How to Restore All Files from SD Card?

If you are reading this page means you might have lost entire files from SD card due to continuous usage of it on different gadgets. And don’t have back up of those files. You might be thinking whether you will be able to recover files from SD card or not. Luckily the answer is yes! Just go through this page to know more details about it.

Popularity of SD cards is increasing day by day. It is used as a major storage device on many electronic gadgets, such as mobile phones, cameras, audio players, camcorders etc. However, one may face situations where files from SD card get erased or lost completely due to many factors. Some of such situations are discussed below:

  • You might have clicked on delete all option instead of clicking some other option while using SD card on cameras, mobile phones etc.
  • All files from SD card might get erased due to unintentionally formatting it
  • If you face abrupt system shut down while sharing SD card files to other systems, then files from it may get deleted
  • SD card file system corruption will also result in losing files from it

Utility to restore all files from SD card:

Here is an amazing application called Photo Recovery which help to retrieve all files from SD card excellently. This software is developed with easy and attractive user interface which helps every individual to operate and recover files easily. By using its advance scanning technology, it scans selected drive to restore lost/ deleted files from it. When you select particular drive for scanning, it will show all details about that drive on left side corner of the window such as drive type, size, start sector and sector per cluster. And by using “Save Recovery Session” Option, one can resume recovery process, which help to avoid rescan of whole drive. You can make use of this tool to recover audio, video, picture, documents and many other files from devices/ drives which are formatted with Fat16, FAT32, NTFS, NTFS5, exFAT and ReFS file systems. You can use this application on all computer running with Windows 10, Windows 8.1, Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and Windows server 2003 operating systems. Mac users can make use of Mac Photo recovery tool to restore all files from SD card.

Directions to use the software:

Connect SD card to a healthy computer. Download and install Photo Recovery application on that system. Then, launch tool and follow instructions displayed on screen. You will find two options on main window i.e. “Deleted Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”.  Choose any of the option as per data loss situation. In next window it will display a list of logical and physical drives available on the system. Select drive which represents SD card and proceed. Then, application will scan the selected drive deeply and displays recovered files in “Data View” or “File Type View” options. Mark the files which you want to regain and click on “Next”. Choose an appropriate destination drive to save the restored files.