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Recover Encrypted SD Card Photos

Posted by Jean to Resource 2016-07-14


Download the best free SD card data recovery software to access and recover encrypted SD card data all back. Learn how to recover photos, pictures and image files from encrypted SD card in just 3 simple steps.

Files on an Encrypted SD Card Won't Open. How to Restore?

"I encrypted my SD card using the encrypted SD card feature in Android Lollipop. Later, I upgraded my phone to Marshmallow and I removed the SD card from my phone during the entire process. After successfully upgrade Lollipop to Marshmallow, I reinserted the SD card to my phone. To my huge surprise, the phone now won't read the encrypted files stored in the card, every time I try to open files (images, photos, music, videos...), it says 'the file couldn't be opened, it could be corrupted or damaged.' Can anyone tell me how to recover data from encrypted SD card? I know the exact password, by the way."

Demands for encrypted SD card data recovery come in these ways. Data become inaccessible, files got damaged or corrupted; Or forgot encryption password that needs format the encrypted SD card, resulting in complete data loss. Thus, here we're going to help how to use the best data recovery software to recover locked SD card pictures/files in just simple three steps.

Guide: Recover Encrypted SD card Data with Best Memory SD Card Data Recovery Software

When you can't access, open and view files on an encrypted microSD card of an Android phone, a camera or elsewhere, the most efficient way to solve the problem is to make use of sd card data recovery software. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the most recommended among all. Refer to the following 3-step guide, you'll see how easy it is to recover data from an encrypted SD card. But first, download and install the recovery software here.

This method can not ensure a 100% success. You'd better first find a way to decrypt the SD card and then let the program to scan your device.

Step 1. Select a location

Connect your memory card with PC. After the SD card is recognized by Windows as a storage device, choose the SD card storage and click "Scan".

select the encrypted SD card to recover data

Step 2. Scan encrypted microSD card

The software will start a quick scan first. After the quick scan completes, a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more files.

scan encrypted sd card

Step 3. Preview and recover files stored on encrypted SD card

After the scan is over, all the recoverable files will be listed out. You can preview document and image files before click "Recover". You'd better save the files to another storage device instead of the original place, the encrypted SD card, in case of data overwriting.

preview and recover encrypted sd card data