SD card is the flash memory device used to store and manage data in almost all portable devices such as cameras, camcorders, PDA's, Smartphones, Tablets, etc. This SD card is safe and secure to store all types of files such as audio, video, images, etc. It provides good performance and high transfer speed. Due to increased use of electronic devices like SD card, there are chances of data loss due to accidental formatting while performing some other task.
Real Time Scenario: "Last week I was on tour with my college friends. There I clicked a lot of nature photos, recorded yakshagana videos which I am really crazed off, old idols pictures, etc. on my Android phone containing SD card. But all of a sudden those photos and videos got deleted because of the carelessness of one of my friend. While viewing those clicked images, he unintentionally formatted my phone. After this incident, I connected my Smartphone to laptop to check whether the files are still there but unfortunately, they were deleted. I want those files back. Is it possible to retrieve files from formatted SD card? If yes, can you please tell me the procedure to recover files?
Deletion of photos or any media files from the SD card is very annoying. But be cool. There is still chance to restore accidentally formatted SD card data if they are not overwritten. The only thing you need is reliable recovery tool one like formatted data recovery software that can retrieve formatted SD card data within less time. This tool is highly rated and reviewed by many industry experts.
What happens after formatting?
Formatting wipes out all the data from the SD card. When you erase data from the device, file pointer from the index gets removed making files invisible to the OS. Hence people think the data is lost forever and start adding new photos and other files to the SD card. But actual thing is, deleted files are still intact to the hard disk until it is overwritten with a new one. Once you add new data to the available free space, deleted data will be removed beyond recovery.
It's better to follow some safety measures instead of wasting time in searching for a solution after format.
- Always maintain a backup of important files on some external hard drive, so that you can place that after the device is formatted.
- Always double check the content of device before hitting on format option.
Incredible features of Formatted Data Recovery tool:
Formatted Data Recovery is one of the fabulous toolkits that provides the perfect guide to perform accidentally formatted SD card recovery in just mere seconds. This restoration tool retrieves files from different type of memory cards like XD, CF, MMC and many more on all version Windows OS like Windows 10, Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, etc. This utility is capable enough to rescue data from the RAW drive on all versions of Mac including macOS Sierra as well. Any user can effectively restore accidentally formatted SD card data without any complications as the software is included with simple GUI. With the help of this wizard, you can retrieves data easily from FAT16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, and ExFAT formatted Windows partitions as well as HFS+ and HFSX formatted Mac volumes. Even you can utilize this application to recover data from the quick formatted drive without any difficulty.
This software provides a free trial version using which you can easily know how to recover accidentally formatted SD card data. If you find any difficulty in recovery process then you can contact our experts any time and clarify your doubts. This application is also suited to recover data from external hard drive irrespective of the loss scenarios, on Windows and Mac systems
Steps to perform accidentally formatted SD card recovery:
Step 1: Connect the SD card to the computer through a card reader and then download and install Formatted Data Recovery software in its hard disk. After the software is successfully launched, select "Recover Drives" option from the main window
Figure 1: Main Screen
Step 2: Then, from the second screen choose "Formatted / Reformatted Recovery" option in order to restore files from the formatted SD card
Figure 2: Select Recovery Option
Step 3: After that, select the SD card to recover files from a formatted device and click on an arrow to proceed.
Figure 3: Select SD Card
Step 4: Once the recovery process is done, you can view the files using "Preview" option.
Figure 4: Preview Restored Files