How to Recover Deleted Photos and Videos from (Micro) SD Card

August 21 2017 03:26 am/ Post By Yoli Software to Storage Media Recovery

Nowadays, SD cards are widely used for data storage in many digital cameras, mobile phones, USB drives or PCs. So data loss on a formatted or damaged SD card happens more frequently than before. Many users might come across the similar problem -"Can I recover deleted photos from my SD card?". The answer is definitely yes. You will get a clear understanding of how to do this in the rest of this tutorial.


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SD Card Photo Recovery 

People are used to think photos and videos will be permanently removed from the SD card after performing a delete/format command or when the SD card stops working. While the truth is the data is still there just with the erasion of the address table. That means your deleted pictures and videos are just invisible on the original place even if the SD card does not work.


Yolisoft Photo Recovery software focuses on recovering all kinds of photos, videos, and audio files from SD card, micro SD card, PC hard drive, external hard drive, USB drives, CF card, xD picture card, digital camera and more storage devices. This software supports recovering all types of image, video and audio formats, such as, JPG, PNG, BMP, GIF, AVI, MP4, MOV, 3GP, MP3, WAV, etc. Before recovery, you're supposed to plug your SD card out of the devices like digital camera, mobile phone, etc and stop using it at once to avoid data from being overwritten.


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Step 1: Launch Photo Recovery for SD Card on PC/Mac

After downloading Yolisoft Photo Recovery from the above official links, try it with no hesitation. Connect your SD card to computer by plugging it into a card reader. Then choose "Recover Photo" to proceed.


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Step 2: Scan Lost Photos & Videos on SD Card

Select your SD card from the drive list and click "Start Scan" to search lost photos, videos and audios on your SD card. If you only want to scan the file types you need, you can go to "Advance Scan".


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Step 3: Recover Deleted Pictures from SD Card

Preview the recoverable photos and videos after scanning. You can easily find the files you desire with the built-in filter feature according to the file size. Then tap the "Recover" button to get lost photos back from SD card.


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More Features of This SD Card Photo Recovery Software

1.Create Image File 

You can create an image file of your SD card. It is very useful if you need to get back your data with no actual media device connected. Creating a backup image file of your SD card is strongly recommended before recovery or as your routine. 


2.Resume Recovery

This user-friendly function will record your interrupted scanning process. You are allowed to continue the latest scanning at the break point by simply selecting Resume Recovery. Then wait for analyzing and the results will be displayed later.