How to Recover Files from Corrupted Mini SD Card?

Mini SD card is removable flash card used for storing information on many portable gadgets. User can easily store and access data from Mini SD card with excellent transfer speed. It is compatible on various portable devices such as digital camera, camcorder, Smartphone, Tablet, etc. With its reliable features, Mini SD memory card attracts many user around the globe. Nowadays, Mini SD with storage capacity of about 2GB to 64GB is available at affordable prices. Sometimes due to various reasons Mini SD may get corrupt causing deletion or loss of vital data such as images, RAW pictures, songs, videos, etc. saved in it.

Let us discuss an issue: Assume that you connected your Mini SD card to system that often showed error messages for any kind of peripheral devices. This could be because of virus intrusion on system or on mini SD causing data inaccessibility. After removing the card from system, when tried to insert on other device you may notice that card is completely corrupt. Now you will start thinking like how do I retrieve data from mini SD card? No need to worry, because there are few reliable card recovery programs to ease your situation. To know exact recovery product, read further.

Reasons that tends to loss or deletion of data from Mini SD card are mentioned below:

  • Utilizing same card on multiple devices can corrupt the card, due to which files in it becomes inaccessible
  • You may unintentionally cancel file transfer process from / to mini SD memory card, which may causes files loss or even damage to the card
  • Continuous usage of camera or device to shot photos and videos even when battery life is about to die can result to card corruption
  • Improper ejection or insertion of mini SD without ending data read or write processes could result in missing of data
  • Accidentally removing important data instead of unused data from Mini SD card

Corrupted Mini SD card data recovery:

Yodot Photo Recovery application can easily restore data from corrupted Mini SD card on various versions of Windows system. By performing prominent file signature scan, user can retrieve files of required types successfully. User can regain photos from wiped memory card, external and internal hard drive, SSD drives, pen drives, etc. using this tool. In addition to pictures, it has ability to bring back songs, movies, Office files, compressed files and more than 300 file types. This product is entirely safe to use on corrupted Mini SD card as well as micro SD, CF, MMC, XQD, xD, memory stick and other flash drives to get its data in secure way. One could utilize this application on all popular Windows operating systems such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008. The advantageous feature of this program is that you can save recovery process at any time and resume it at later stage without rescanning the entire drive again. By using Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software, one can retrieve media data from mini SD on Mac OS X such as Leopard OS 10.5, Snow Leopard OS X 10.6, Lion OS X 10.7, Mountain Lion OS X 10.8, Mavericks OS X 10.9 and Yosemite OS X 10.10.

Steps to retrieve data from corrupted Mini SD card:

  • Connect your Mini SD card to Windows system through card reader
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery utility and install it on your computer
  • After completion of installation, run the program to start recovery process
  • You will get two options on main screen that is 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • In that opt for either of the options to rescue data from Mini SD card
  • The software will now show all available drives associated with computer
  • Select drive that represents Mini SD card and click next
  • Later, software scans selected drive and displays all retrieved data
  • You can easily choose files with two different views such as 'File Type View' and 'Data View'
  • Select preferred data from the list given and click 'Next'
  • At last preview and browse for desired destination location to save restored data


  • Scan Mini SD memory card often using reliable antivirus tool to avoid data loss
  • Avoid adding new files to mini SD card after losing files from it

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