Get Data from Memory Card Partition

“Hi, I had saved numerous data on my memory card and today I partitioned the card without taking backup of its data, which wiped off all data. Can anyone tell me how to recover data from partitioned memory card? Please guide me an effective way to accomplish this; many thanks in advance.”

Usually, partitioning memory card is quite a tricky job and is not necessarily carried out by everyone; also one might have to use some third party utilities to partition memory card. While using memory card on mobile devices like cellular phones, users partition memory card in order to increase internal memory of phone. However, users mess up things while partitioning memory card or lose valuable data from memory card partition due to reasons as mentioned here:

  • Incomplete procedure followed for partitioning memory card or using unauthenticated program to partition the card can corrupt memory card
  • Deletion of important files instead of unwanted data from memory card partition or unintended deletion of selected files while performing any task can remove those files from memory card partition
  • Partition on memory card can be lost due to severe virus or malware intrusion because of memory card corruption or format errors
  • File system corruption, wrong usage of memory card, forceful removal of card during data read / write process and logical errors can cause loss or missing of partition from memory card

You need not worry when you encounter any of these situations and lose data from memory card partition. Nevertheless, this kind of circumstance can be minimized by holding proper backup of data saved on memory card partition. In the absence of backup, data from memory card partition can be accomplished with the use of third party memory card recovery tools.

Memory card partition recovery software:

Among well known and established recovery tools, Yodot Photo Recovery is an amazing memory card recovery program. It is developed with high-tech modules to retrieve photos, videos, music, RAW images and other file types from memory card partition with ease. This software can get back files from partition on various memory cards such as SDXC, SD, mini SD, micro SD, SDHC, CF, MMC, XQD, SM, memory stick, etc. One can employ this utility to retrieve data after memory card errors like card not formatted, memory card showing 0 bytes data found, memory card unrecognized, card not initialized and so on. Apart from memory cards, it also supports to regain files from external hard drive, iPod, SSD, USB pen drive, FireWire drive and others. There are two separate versions of the software to support memory card partition data recovery on Windows and Mac platforms. Windows version of Yodot Card Recovery software works on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems; whereas Mac compatible version i.e. Yodot Mac Photo Recovery is designed to work on Mac machines running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion and Mavericks OS X.

Steps for retrieving memory card partition on Windows system:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software on any computer and connect your memory card to this system
  • Install the tool by following on-screen instructions
  • Main screen comes up with two options, ‘Deleted Photo Recovery’ and ‘Lost Photo Recovery’ option
  • Click on appropriate option to retrieve deleted or lost data from memory card partition
  • Then choose the drive that represents memory card partition from which data has to be recovered and click next
  • Also, mention file types that are to be recovered or simply click on ‘Mark All’ and proceed next
  • Software starts to scan the memory card partition to rescue all possible files
  • Upcoming screen displays all recovered files in two distinct view modes – ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’
  • Preview selected media files from list and save all necessary files to destination location on host computer hard drive and not on to same memory card

Handful Instructions:

  • Follow proper procedure while partitioning memory card
  • Recurrently backup essential files from memory card to avoid data loss issues