Extract Files from Micro SD Card

“Couple of days back I went to visit my friend and took many snaps together. After reaching home I planned to transfer them to my desktop, unfortunately something went wrong and I cannot access the card. Due to inaccessibility of SD card, I am unable to view any of the files present in it. Is it possible to retrieve files from micro SD card? Please let me know!!!”

Micro SD card is smallest removable card used for saving files in many electronic gadgets such as digital cameras, smartphones and camcorders to extend its storage capacity. It has many positive features that makes micro SD card more popular among users worldwide. However, wide usage of SD card can cause unexpected file loss.

Few scenarios that leads to loss or deletion of files from micro SD card:

  • User would accidentally cancel the process of file transfer which stops transfer of files from micro SD card to computer which causes files loss
  • Erasing important files instead of scrape files leads to permanent data loss from micro SD card
  • Using same SD card on multiple devices can corrupt the card, due to which files in it becomes unreadable
  • Severe virus attacks on SD card can sometimes remove vital files
  • Continuously usage of camera to shot photos and videos when battery life is low tends to loss of files
  • Improper ejection or insertion of card could result in loss of files from it

Even if you take precautions to avoid file loss, you may still experience unknown file loss one or the other day like mentioned above. In this situations, it is recommended to use reliable card recovery software to get back deleted or lost files from micro SD card with ease.

Utility to recover micro SD card files:

Yodot Photo Recovery is outstanding tool to retrieve lost or erased files from micro SD card on various versions of Windows operating system. Its read-only option will not alter original source file from SD card. It is built with advanced scanning technique to recover files from SanDisk flash drive, xD card, CF card, MMC, memory stick, etc. along with SD card from various other manufacturers too. Addition to memory card, it can recover media files from external hard drive, SSD drives, pen drive, hard drive partitions and other storage devices on computer. This program can on Windows 10, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and Windows Server 2008 operating systems. Try the demo version of Photo Recovery utility to verify chances in restoring lost or erased files from SD card. If satisfied with result then user can buy the product to activate 'Save Recovery Session' and save recovered files. Macintosh user can utilize Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to rescue files from Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite OS.

Steps to retrieve files from micro SD card:

  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it on PC
  • Connect micro SD card to it where recovery process had to be carried out
  • Launch the software and follow given instruction on screen
  • On main screen you will get two options namely 'Deleted Photo Recovery' and 'Lost Photo Recovery'
  • Select required option to restore files from SD card on Windows computer
  • This tool will scan the entire hard drive and displays all logical drives that are present on it
  • Select card drive from which you want to recover files and press on 'Next' option
  • Now the utility scans selected drive and displays all recovered files in two views such as 'Data View' and 'File Type View'
  • User can view retrieved image files using 'Preview' option
  • Finally save them using 'Save' option to destination location

Points to Note:

  • Do not use same SD card on multiple storage devices
  • Avoid deleting files from SD card drive when connected to system

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