How to Regain Lost Files from SD Card?

Rescue Lost Files from SD Card

SD (Secure Digital) card is an ultra-small memory card that uses flash technology to provide high storage capacity in compact size. This potable storage component is used as secondary storage device in many digital gadgets such as mobile phones, media players, digital cameras, video camcorders, phablet, handheld tablets and others. Most of Digital devices store the data in SD card. However, sometimes you may lose photos, music files or other files from SD card in an expected way.

Reasons for loss of data from SD card:

Common reasons related to SD card file loss are human mistakes like unintentionally deleting files or accidentally clicking on “Delete All” button, formatting the SD card by coincidence or due to format error, SD corruption because of virus attack, interruptions while transferring files from SD memory card to other devices and overusage or using same SD card on multiple devices.

Solution to bring back files from SD card:

Have you ever mistakenly come across any of the above discussed scenarios? And wondering about how to recover lost files from SD card? Most of the users may think it is impossible, however it is quite possible. You can perform an SD card file recovery easily by relying on any of the card recovery softwares like Yodot Photo Recovery.

Note: Although the most important thing you have to do after missing files from SD card is avoiding overwriting of the data. In order to prevent data mishap, you have to immediately stop using affected SD card to save any new data. In case you preserve any new data, it will results in overwriting of the original data and leading to permanent loss of files. So it is highly suggested to keep SD card out of your portable device.

SD card lost file recovery software:

Yodot Photo Recovery software is also considered as card recovery, which bring back all your lost / deleted photos (JPG, JPEG, PNG, GIF, BMP, PSD, TIF, TIFF, etc), audios (MP3, MP4, AIFF, AIF, AMR, M4b, WAV, MIDI, M4A, AIFC, etc) videos (AVI, MOV, MPEG, MPG, MP4, 3GP, etc) and other files from your SD card on Windows system. This tool efficiently reduces wide variety of RAW image file formats such as NEF, CR2, CRW, DNG, ARW, SR2, ORF, MRW, 3FR and others captured from various brands of digital cameras. It will give best file recovery results in all versions of Windows operating systems like Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003. One can even get different version of this utility for Mac users and that will support all the latest version of Mac OS X.

Steps to restore files from SD card:

  • Eject the affected SD card from your camera or any other  device and connect it to your Windows system via USB or card reader
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery on that Windows PC
  • Run the software and follow the onscreen steps
  • Use “Deleted Photo Recovery” or “Lost Photo Recovery” option from the main screen based on data loss scenario you have met
  • Know the device scans the complete system and displays all the drives present in it. Select the partition that denoted your SD card and click “Next”
  • The Software scans the selected SD card drive and displays all the deleted / lost files
  • Mark the corresponding files and folders, which you want to restore back
  • At last, browse for your preferred location to save your retrieved files, but not the same SD card

Important tips:

  • Maintain updated backup of SD memory card data on some other storage devices
  • Avoid using SD card after you come across any data loss scenario
  • Do not use SD card on unsecure or unauthentic devices or system to get rid over viruses

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