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How to Recover Files from Formatted SD Card?

Updated on Oct 17, 2018 by Tracy King to Storage Media Recovery


This article gives a step-by-step instruction to recover files from formatted sd card with EaseUS data recovery software.

What can you do to retrieve lost data after accidentally formatting a SD Card? This article is mainly about recovering files from formatted SD card. After reading through this article, all things became easy. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional really did a magic job for me to recover files from formatted SD card.


With the widely use of SD card, data loss from SD card may happen every day because of some careless doing. You must have trustable data recovery software in hand so as to get your data back when SD card has been formatted. EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Professional is a good choice for computer users to do SD card data recovery after format under Windows environment.

Recover files from formatted SD card with EaseUS Data Recovery software

EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is really easy to use and suitable for all levels of users. You just need to answer two simple questions: which types of files you have lost and on which drive you lost the files, the software will then scan the disk to help you make format recovery and find all the lost files. So, you can preview and selectively recover the files you want easily.

Only three simple steps will recover formatted sd card data easily:

Step 1. Use a card reader to connect the micro SD card to your computer so that Windows can recognize the card and assign it a drive letter.

Step 2. Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Under "External Devices", select the SD card that you performed a quick format on it. Then, Click "Scan".

select your sd card and click scan

Step 3. Wait until the scan is over. And check the results in "Lost Partition Files" at first. Also, check the other results as well if necessary.

scan the lost data on the sd card

Select the wanted files. A double click allows you to preview the files before recovery. Next, click "Recover" after making the decision.

select files and click recover

The quicker you perform SD card format recovery, the more chance you will get your files back. Once your SD card is overwritten, you will lose the chance to recover files from formatted SD card forever. So there is no time for you to regret for not taking good care or backing up the SD card, stop using the SD card immediately and hurry up to try data recovery software to recover your formatted SD card and settle other sd card troubles like SDHC Card Recovery.