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Free Recover LOST.DIR Files on External SD Card

Posted by Jean to File Recovery 2015-09-24


What is LOST.DIR folder in Android devices? It performs like the recycle bin in Windows platform, which offers a second chance to restore deleted files from LOST.DIR. EaseUS data recovery software can help free recover LOST.DIR files on Android external sd card with an easy way.

What is LOST.DIR folder, and how to free recover LOST.DIR files with the easiest way? LOST.DIR file folder in Android devices performs like the Recycle Bin on Windows platforms, from which you are allowed to retrieve files like documents and photos. Usually, as you were saving files but suddenly the devices just turned off, or you pulled out the external sd card while the read-write process is carrying on, Android phones or tablets will create the LOST.DIR directory so that the files can be recovered the next time you boot up the device.

But it's not an easy job to recover the lost files from LOST.DIR just like you do from Windows Recycle Bin. Why is that? You'll have difficulty in finding the specific files that you're trying to recover, because the files in LOST.DIR are named with random numbers instead of the original names as given. To overcome this difficulty, you need the help of a proficient data recovery solution.

EaseUS data recovery is the most efficient way to recover LOST.DIR files from Android devices

As I've said, among all the recoverable files in LOST.DIR directory, you will surely find yourself hard to get started. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard can well solve this problem as it offers a full recovery of files and folder structure.

Just connect the external sd card of your Android phones or tablets with a computer, and download EaseUS free recovery software. You can perform SD card data recovery and recover LOST.DIR files on external sd card easily all by yourself with the guide below.

Step 1. Launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the disk from which you want to recover data and click "Scan" to search for all the lost and existing files on the disk.

Free recover LOST.DIR files - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will start first. After it completed, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

Free recover LOST.DIR files - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After scan, preview all the listed recoverable files (only Word documents, text, photos and emails are supported) and choose those you want. Finally, click "Recover" button to retrieve them back. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Free recover LOST.DIR files