How to Recover Lost Files from SD Card?

Phone SD Card RecoveryHave you lost files from SD card and struggling to get back them? Then, nothing to worry about it. You can easily restore them by using some third party applications. To know more about it go through this page carefully.

Committing mistakes is human born nature. While working with mobile phones or any other electronic gadgets, pressing something by mistake may result in loss of files from SD card. It can be memoraable picture files, favorite music tracks and worth watching videos preserved from long time. Let us know what kind of mistakes one usually may do while using SD card:

  • Removing SD card from system or any other electronic gadgets without using “Eject” option
  • Cancelling “Copy” operation in the mid
  • Using same SD card on different OS based computers or different electronic gadgets
  • Unknowingly formatting SD card
  • Connecting SD card to virus infected system

In above all cases, files may get lost from SD card.

Once the files are lost from SD card is it possible to bring them to live?

“Yes” it is possible. Once the files has lost, user might think that he cannot get back those files once again and files are lost permanently, but it’s a big myth. Even though file seems to be lost from SD card, you can still restore them easily. To know “how” read the below section…..

Software to restore lost files from SD card:

You can use Yodot Photo Recovery software to retrieve lost files from SD card. This tool can easily perform SD card data recovery within short period of time. By using this program, you can retrieve different type of files such as media files (mp3, mp4, WAW, XVID, etc), pictures (JPG, JPEG, PNG, DRW, etc), raw images (CR2, NEF, SR2,etc) document files, PPT, PDF, text files, etc. Not only healthy SD card, it will assist to do corrupted SD card data recovery, inaccessible and emptied SD card data recovery with utmost ease on Windows system. Addition to SD card, it can get back files from other storage media card such as CF, MMC, SDHC, SDXC, XD, memory stick and other types of flash memory cards. It supports different brands of SD card such as SanDisk, Sony, Samsung, Kingston, Lexar, etc. This utility is compatible with all Windows versions such as Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating system.

Note: If you are a Mac user, then use Yodot Mac Photo Recovery tool to recover data from SD card on all Mac OS X (like Leopard, Mountain Lion, Mavericks, Snow Leopard, Lion and Yosemite)

Procedure to retrieve lost files from SD card:

To get back lost files you need to connect SD card to a Windows system and you need to follow below mentioned steps:

Step1: Install Yodot Photo Recovery tool on Windows computer. Then run it to start file recovery process. As soon as you run it, you can see two options like “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery” on main screen; choose second option to retrieve lost files

Step2: Next, it will display list of drives which is associated with that system, select the drive which represents SD card. Later, it will start scanning

Step3: Then, this software will display recovered files in two views i.e, “Data view” and “File Type View”, Select the files which you need and save them in a desired location other than source location (same SD card)


  • Avoid using same SD card on different electronic gadgets
  • Handle SD card carefully by using “Eject” option
  • Protect SD card from virus attack by installing antivirus software in your gadgets

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