How to Retrieve Data from Samsung Memory Card?

Samsung is one of the best producers of storage solutions and gadgets. Among its top products flash memory card is the widely used storage device. Samsung has wide varieties of memory cards like SD, micro SD, SDHC Pro, micro SDHC, micro SDHC Pro with different storage capacities ranging from 2GB to 64GB. All these cards provide fast data transfer speed hence, most of the users prefer using Samsung memory card on gadgets like digital camera, Smartphone, camcorder, cellular mobile phone and others. However, files on Samsung memory card can be lost under many circumstances.

Here is a real time scenario to depict data loss from Samsung Memory card. Assume that you had captured valuable pictures and videos of an occasion on digital camera that saved all these files in Samsung memory card. Later, you used this card on another camera model. But, the card didn’t show up on that camera. So, you connected it back on your previous digital camera. However, nothing changed; all the pictures and videos present on that card is inaccessible now. This is not the only situation wherein data from Samsung memory card gets lost. Few other causes are mentioned below:

  • Unplanned deletion of data from Samsung memory card on gadgets or when it is connected to system
  • Appearance of Format error like ‘card is not formatted’ as soon as connecting it to any system will force you to format the card and lose its valuable data
  • Severe malware attack to Samsung memory card might cause file system corruption or missing of infected files from the card without user notice
  • Unintentionally formatting / reformatting the card without backing up required files
  • Samsung memory card corruption due to malfunctioning of gadgets, on which card is used, can also become vital reason for inaccessibility of its files
  • Memory card not getting recognized due to logical error can make all its data out of reach

Whenever files like pictures, videos, songs, etc. on Samsung memory card are lost or unreachable due to any of these above reasons then one may naturally get depressed for losing crucial data. But, good news is that lost files from any storage device will not be removed forever. All data will be just made invisible and hence user thinks that data is permanently lost, though manually it can’t be recovered. If the card is not used for further data activities after encountering any file loss scenario, then recovery of Samsung memory card data is simple as never expected.

With the use of efficient card recovery tool, it is possible to retrieve files from Samsung memory card just in few mouse clicks. One of the most recommended software for Samsung memory card data recovery on any Windows computer is Yodot Photo Recovery. This tool is professionally recognized by many industry experts as the best ever program that can bring back lost, deleted, hidden and formatted data from any memory card model. The application can restore photo files, audio files, videos, RAW images of file types JPG, IMG, PIC, BMP, TIFF, GIF, AIFF, WAV, WMV, MP3, MPG, AVI, MOV, MP4, DIVX, 3GP, CR2, NEF, CRW, PEF, ORF and so on with utmost ease. This software supports to work on computers operated with Windows 8, windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and Windows 2008 OS. Mac OS X users can employ Yodot Mac Photo Recovery software to perform the same on Macintosh machines. Other than Samsung, this tool also recovers data from memory cards of Sony, SanDisk, Kingston, Transcend, Lexar, etc brands.

Simple steps to rescue data from Samsung memory card:

  • Connect the victim Samsung memory card to a healthy Windows computer
  • Download the software on to this Windows PC and install it
  • After complete installation, launch the tool and wait for the main screen
  • Here in main screen, you will come across two options
  • Click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to retrieve erased files from memory card
  • Else, press “Lost Photo Recovery” to get back lost and missing data from the card
  • Further by clicking on Next, software displays a list of logical and external drives present on the system
  • Choose the drive that represents your Samsung memory card, which is connected externally and click next
  • Now, select required file types to be retrieved or simply skip the step
  • Press next to start with recovery process that takes few seconds
  • After completion of scanning process, all restored files will be displayed under a list
  • Toggle between Data view and File type view lists to select required files
  • Examine rescued files using Preview button and proceed to save these files by specifying target location on host system drive

Necessary Tips:

  • Do not mishandle Samsung memory card while using on gadgets or on system
  • Avoid interruptions during file transfer from Samsung memory card
  • Employ good antivirus program to get rid of malicious programs
  • Avoid using same memory card on multiple gadgets that might lead to card corruption