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Free Recover Data from FAT32 SD Card

Updated on Dec 28, 2018 by Jean to Data Recovery


Deleted files from FAT32 SD card? Relax! Just free download and apply FAT32 data recovery freeware - EaseUS Data Recovery Free Edition to effectively perform FAT32 file recovery on your SD card within 3 simple steps now.

How do I recover files from FAT32 SD card

"Hi, I have a 4GB FAT32 SD card with some family pictures on it. By inserting the card into a card reader, I correctly connect the card to my Windows 10 computer, preparing to back up the images to the computer hard drive.

However, when I double click the SD card in Windows, an error message occurs, which says the card needs to be formatted. Before I could figure out what's going on there, abruptly, I click yes, and everything now gets removed. I need to recover files from FAT32 SD card, do you have any suggestion?"

Overview of FAT32 file recovery

SD cards of many popular brands, such as Samsung, SanDisk, PNY, Transcend, Sony, Kingston, Lexar, and Toshiba, facilitate our life and work by adding extra large storage capacity, universally from 2GB to 32GB. Such capacities of SD cards are using the FAT32 file system, and we can use them on PCs, cameras, smartphones, game consoles, etc.

Be careful while using FAT32 SD cards. As the scenario presented above, the memory card can turn bad, corrupted and FAT32 file system converts to RAW. Once SD card becomes RAW, it indicates there is no file system on it. To bring it back to normal, it has to be reformatted to FAT32 on a Windows-based computer. In this case, you'll lose all data on the memory card.

How to Recover Data from A Bad FAT32 SD Card

Besides, accidental deletion, formatting, virus infection and other threats attack will risk contents on the SD card. Most of the cases require an instant FAT32 SD card data recovery solution. Here you need to learn how to recover data files on FAT32 SD card after format, delete, corrupted, RAW, inaccessible or damaged with free memory card recovery software.

EaseUS free data recovery software ranks to the top list, and it's helped millions of SD card customers retrieve vast types of files on FAT32 SD card successfully. Meanwhile, it's simple to operate.

EaseUS data recovery software also supports fully FAT32 file recovery, at the same time, it's also the best choice for NTFS file recovery for computer hard drive, partition, external USB flash drive, pen drive, etc. Just free download, install and let this FAT32 file recovery freeware help you get lost files back from SD card now:

Follow the guide below and recover FAT32 SD card data all by yourself now:

Getting Ready:

  • If the FAT32 device is an external device, connect the FAT32 SD card, USB or hard drive to your computer first.
  • Download and install the effective data recovery tool.

Step 1: Open EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the FAT/FAT32 partition.

Select the location where you lost files from the FAT/FAT32 drive. Then, click Scan to find the lost files/data.

select the location

Step 2: Click the "Scan" button and the process starts immediately.

Wait for the program to scan the FAT/FAT32 drive to find lost files. After that, you can preview the found files by double-clicking them.

click scan

Step 3: Click the "Recover" button to retrieve the FAT/FAT32 data.

Choose the files you want to restore. Click Recover to save them to other places on your PC or to an external storage device. 

click recover