Restore Data from Sony 16GB USB flash drive

Sony has recently introduced excellent flash drive with 16GB memory space. It is extremely slim, compact and accomplishes glossy finish which makes it attractive for users. It has LED indicator light that monitors transfer activity. The light blinks when file transfer process is going on and thereby enables you to check whether the data has been transferred or not. In addition to this, it is installed with data recovery software that helps you to restore your files if it has been accidentally removed. This flash drive is also covered with protective shield which reduce the risk of damaging it. It weighs only 9 grams and measures smaller than a thumb which makes Sony 16GB USB flash drive an ultra-portable device. Using this device is very simple as well as convenient as it plugs to the system’s USB drive without needing extra cable or extender.

Even though, it is preinstalled with file recovery application, users remove it from Sony 16GB USB flash drive assuming that it is occupying space on it. It is good to remove files which are not important, but situation becomes worst when you face data loss instances and you will not find recovery software installed in it. Certain situations responsible for loss of files from Sony 16GB USB flash drive are listed below:

  • You may mistakenly delete important files from Sony 16GB USB flash drive from Mac Terminal when it is connected to Mac system
  • You might be prompted to format the drive if you connect HFS formatted Sony 16GB USB flash drive to Windows computer
  • Clicking on “Delete” option instead of hitting on “Copy” option at the time of transferring files from Sony 16GB USB flash drive to your Mac computer will remove transferrable files from Sony 16GB USB flash drive
  • Files present in Sony 16GB USB flash drive may go missing if you abruptly remove it from your Mac computer without using proper option

As Sony 16GB USB flash drive is installed with file recovery application, few users utilize it to restore data which they have lost. However, as said above few users might data remove recovery software and worry about lost or erased files from Sony 16GB flash drive! Such users can get back files off Sony 16GB USB flash drive by using suitable file recovery software on your Mac computer.

Sony flash drive file recovery tool:

Yodot Mac File Recovery tool will give positive outcome by restoring entire files which you have lost or erased from Sony 16GB USB flash drive. Incorporated with easy user graphical interface, it will assist you to commence file recovery from Sony 16B USB drive smoothly without any complications. It will allow you to get back MS Office documents, iWork Suite files, archive files, PDF files, animations, HTML files and also few media files (only generic) from Sony 16GB USB flash drive. One can restore data from SanDisk Cruzer Force USB 20 Memory Stick, Sony MicroVault USB drive, LaCie XtremKey 64GB USB 3.0 flash drive, LaCie 16GB RuggedKey USB 3.0 flash drive, Kingston Datatraveler Locker G3 USB drive and many other external USB devices which works compatibly Mac machines running with Leopard, Snow Leopard, Lion, Mountain Lion, Mavericks and Yosemite operating systems.

Steps for getting back files from Sony 16GB USB flash drive:

  • Connect Sony 16GB USB flash drive to your Mac computer and wait till it gets detected
  • Download and install Yodot Mac File Recovery software to that system in which you have attached Sony 16GB USB flash drive
  • Launch the software by double clicking on the software icon and then select any one option out of the two which are “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Select anyone to move further and then choose the drive from where you want to regain files
  • Once you give command to scan the drive application starts scanning and present you recoverable files
  • Pick files which you want to restore otherwise click on “Skip” to select all files by default
  • Utilize two view types “Data View” and “File Type View” for easy selection
  • Finally save recovered files to desired location on your Macintosh computer hdd

Helpful Information:

  • Do not remove data recovery application which is already installed in your Sony 16GB USB flash drive
  • Follow proper procedure at the time of ejecting Sony 16GB USB flash drive from your Mac computer