Guide to Recover Files from Android Phone SD Card

 

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

 
 
 
 

Recover SD card on Android

Android is an operating system for mobile devices such as smart phones and tablet computers. Android is developed by the Open Handset Alliance led by Google. Android is based on the Linux kernel. SD cards are a type of flash memory card which is highly compatible with all the latest and advanced electronic devices such as mobile phones, MP3player, iPod, PSP, etc. SD card offers powerful advantages of storing andtransferring multimedia files in a customized manner. The popularity of this card is due to its high-speed in data transfer. It has built-in content protection technology that provides a shield against unlawful piracy. Thestorage capacity of Standard SD card ranges from 4 MB to 4 GB. Androidsupports EXT2, EXT3 or EXT4 file system. Generally, in Android we use a SD card which is FAT32 file system. We cannot use FAT32 file system's SD card on Android phone, since it doesn't work. So we must reformat SD card to EXT2/EXT3/EXT4 file system. After that, plug SD card into Android phone.

Aswe know, that this secure digital card is capable of storing large volume ofdata together in a very compact form, therefore there are more chances that stored data may result in loss if your SD card gets corrupted. There are numerous reasons responsible for file loss from your SD card.

Some of the common scenarios accountable for deletion or loss of file from SD card are mentioned below:

  • Using thirdparty tool for accessing any file directly from SD card: It may happen that your file gets deleted fromyour SD card if you open it directly by using any third party application. Most of the third party application do not creates a copy of the original file.Therefore, if you directly open and modify the original file and unfortunately if you delete it by accidentally clicking on delete option then in that situation your original file gets deleted from your Secure Digital card. You cannot recover it back until and unless you use the best SD card data recovery application.
  • Accidentalformatting of the SD card on the computer: You may lose your important files forever if youaccidentally format your SD card. Accidentally, your SD card gets formatted if you press on the format option. Quickly all your files get disappeared within a minute as soon as you click on format option. If your cardgets formatted because of any reason the chances of recovering all data are very high because the formatting process never actually deletes the files from the SD card – it simply labels the SD card as “free” and prepares it for writing.
  • Interruptedread / write operation: Sometimesdue to interrupted read / write operation your important file may get deleted or lost from your SD card. It is essential that read / write operation must take place efficiently without getting interrupted. Power surge, systemmalfunctioning, synchronizing error are some of the most common interruptingfactors responsible for interrupted read / write operation. Due to these interrupting factors, your SD card gets corrupted leaving all multimedia files inaccessible. As a result, some of the important data gets deleted and some of them become inaccessible due to card corruption.

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Android users must be troubled if they lose datastored on SD card accidentally.In suchsituations, SD card data recovery application can easily recover lost data. But it is essential thatyou should take the help of competent SD card recovery software in order to recover already deleted files.

SD Card Recovery Software is auseful tool for recovering all lost / deleted data. It proficiently restore formatted SD card and helps to recover media files fromformatted partitions even if you have re-installed your operating system. Ithas powerful algorithms and strong scanning process that helps to recover allfile formats within a few minutes. It efficiently recovers data from hard drives (SATA / SCSI / IDE etc.), flash memory cards (SD, XD, MMC, Memory Stick,etc.),FireWire Drives, USB external drives and iPods. This software is best suited to recover deleted files from microSD card. The most important feature of this softwareis that it creates a disk image in order to bypass the bad sectors and moreover you can easily recover data from these disk images. It supports well-known file formats of different files, for example, it supports JPEG, JPG, TIFF, etc. of photofile, AVI, MP4, MOV, MPEG, MPG, M4V, etc. of video file and MP3, MP4, WAV,MIDI, M4b, M4A, etc. of audio file. This application can also recover data from Samsung galaxy SD card, Blackberry SD card and more on all thelatest versions of MicrosoftWindows operating system such as MicrosoftWindows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows server 2003 and Windows server 2008. This tool can recover files from SD card brands like Transcend,Kingston,Patriot and many more.

Usefulsteps that will help you use this software are mentioned below:

Step 1: Download and install this software on your computer and you will see the main screen as shown in figure 1.

Android SD Card Recovery - Main Window

Figure 1 : Main Screen

Step 2: Select the appropriate drive and click "Next" as shown in figure 2.

Android SD Card Recovery  - Select Recover Lost Photos screen shot

Figure 2 : Select Drive

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

Step 3: The recovered files are displayed as shown in figure 3.

Android SD Card Recovery - Drive selection screen shot

Figure 3 : Recovered Files

Requirements: Microsoft Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003, Windows 2008

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