Restore Accidentally Deleted Photos from SD card

“SD card inserted in my mobile was showing a message that its memory is full. In order to make free space, I have decided to format the SD card. As photos present in it were very precious, I thought of taking their backup before commencing the format process. Therefore I have connected SD card to my Windows computer and selected few photos that are very important. However, instead of selecting ‘Send to’ option, I have mistakenly clicked on ‘Delete’ option. Windows showed a confirmation message about file deletion and I clicked on ‘Yes’. Now pictures which I wanted to transfer to my computer is no longer exist on SD card. Is it possible to get back accidentally deleted pictures from SD card?”

It is not unusual that many users accidentally delete files especially photos from their storage device and specific emphasis are considered for SD card. Due to over usage of digital devices, many users are utilizing SD card in order to increase storage capacity. There is no issue in using SD card to store photos, but problem arises when you accidentally click on “Delete” option provided in different portable media devices.

Vital reasons for photo deletion from SD card

  • Accidental Formatting: In order to simplify digital lives of users; cameras, Smartphones, camcorders and multimedia players are designed with “Format” option so that all unnecessary files stored on SD card can be erased in one click. However, one accidental click operation will increase the chances of losing important data saved in SD card
  • Deleting Specific Photos: While previewing clicked photos, you may mistakenly erase vital photo from SD card used on camera
  • Antivirus software scanning: It is recommended to run Antivirus software as soon as you connect any external storage device to your computer. If you run Antivirus software to scan SD card and if the software finds any virus infected pictures in SD card, then they will be immediately removed from it

Deleted photo recovery software for SD card:

Taking bakup of SD card is supposed to be the best way to overcome unexpected data loss issues. However without backup prepared in advance, it becomes impossible to manually restore accidentally deleted pictures from SD card. But using Yodot Photo Recovery software you can completely restore images which were unintentionally deleted from your SD card. One can restore any number of photo file formats from SD card along with RAW photos which are taken using standard digital cameras and camcorders. It has numerous features and best among them is “Skip”, “Preview” and “Save Recovery” options. “Skip” option will allow you to choose complete data without making you to choose for specific file type to retrieve from SD card. Preview option can show you the exact replica of recovered photo files where as “Save Recovery session” will save recovery process at any point of time which is useful when you activate the application. Along with recovering accidentally deleted photos, it will also assist you to restore missing pictures from SD card, SDHC card, SDXC card, Micro SD card, CF card, XD card, SM card and other flash memory card types on Windows system.

Guidelines to this software for restoring unintentionally deleted photos from SD card:

  • Connect SD card to your Windows computer and wait till it gets detected
  • Download Yodot Photo Recovery software and install it to the system in which you have connected SD card
  • Main Window will show two options which are “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Select “Deleted Photo Recovery” option to regain deleted photos from SD card
  • Then this application will show you the list of drives available on your computer including externally connected SD card
  • Hit on SD card drive followed by ”Next” option to begin the scanning
  • Next screen shows you list of file types which can be recovered using the software
  • Click as many photo files types as you want; otherwise directly hit on “Skip” option to select all file types by default
  • Cross check recovered files using two view types i.e. ‘Data View’ and ‘File Type View’ and then preview photos for confirmation
  • Finally save restored pictures in any desired location you prefer on your computer

Directions to Follow:

  • Carefully choose option while moving photos from SD card to your computer or vice-versa
  • Hold extra copy of photos in a separate location other than SD card

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