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Three Steps to Help Recover Cut Files from SD Card

Updated on Oct 23, 2018 by Jean to Storage Media Recovery


To recover cut files from a memory card becomes possible for ordinary people since data recovery software has been produced. Use EaseUS Data Recovery Software to recover cut files from an SD card for the camera, Android phone, and other devices, which only requires three steps.

The case of files loss from cut and paste transfer

"Hi! If anyone could help I'd be really grateful. I need your help with this issue. I was moving my photos and music from a USB to my new PC and thought I'd hit skip when asked to confirm a file overwrite. Must have hit cancel, the transfer stopped and now have no idea on how to find and recover the files. They are not in the original folder, nor the target folder. I cannot find them in a folder, or by searching the computer. They are my son's baby snaps which are very precious to me. So I've lost all my photos. Please, could you tell me how to recover cut files from SD card?"

Many users may want to know how to recover cut files and where do cut files go when they lost data during the transferring process. No matter how you lose your data, or what reasons cause file lost on your computer hard drive, partition or SD card, EaseUS file recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard will it easy for you to retrieve these moved files. The EaseUS software is reviewed as the best and most efficient data recovery software on the market. 

Have had data lost? Data recovery software is ready to help

The one who asked for help to recover cut files from an SD card is not an IT technician so he can't do the data recovery by himself. Thus, experienced users suggest that he carry his card to a data recovery store and find an expert to help recover his data. Or, as I've told him, use data recovery software since the SD card is not physically damaged.

How does SD card data recovery software work? Take EaseUS file recovery software as an example. Deleted files including images, videos, documents, emails etc. all have the possibility to appear again after a quick and deep scan by the software. 

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  • Recover deleted, formatted, and inaccessible data in different data loss situations.
  • Recover photos, audio, music, and emails from any storage effectively, safely and completely.
  • Recover data from the recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera, and camcorder.

Don't want to lose files anymore? Backup is another way out

Cut and paste transfer happens all the time for you and me. Perhaps you cut files from one device to another or just cut from C: to E: so that the space of one storage device can be released. However, at the same time, you are experiencing a high rate of file loss during the transfer. You should copy the files in case of data loss.

I understand that copying files can not completely replace the role of cutting them. Here is another method for you which cannot only cut files to release space but also will also protect the cut data from loss. Yes, it is data backup. Whenever your device receives new data, back it up. The advantages of having a data backup are a safe and worry-free operation.

Is EaseUS software easy-to-use? As the name suggests, it only requires three steps

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Stop using your SD card immediately once you lost files on it. Continuing using the card would hugely increase the chance of data overwriting, which makes data unrecoverable.

Step 1: Connect the SD card to PC

Insert the SD card to a card reader, and connect the card reader with your SD card to a healthy computer.

Step 2: Run SD card recovery software and scan the card.

  • Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your PC and select your SD card under the External Devices column.
  • Then click Scan to start finding lost data on your SD card now.
Run SD card recovery software.

Step 3: Check found SD card data.

After the scanning process, you can preview and find your lost SD card files from below listed tabs:

  • Deleted Files: List your deleted files there.
  • Drive X: All lost files can be found here.
  • Lost Partition Files: Check first if it's for formatted recovery.
  • Extra Files: Finds files that lost names or paths.

And you can use Filter and Search to quickly find your files.

Find lost SD card files.

Step 4: Restore SD card data.

  • You can check and preview found files by double-clicking each one of them.
  • Then click Recover to save found SD card files to a secure location on your PC or an external storage.
Restore lost SD card files.

See? It is not difficult at all to recover lost files from an SD card by using the EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. Besides, this software can help recover formatted files from hard drives and recover deleted files, too. Do remember to keep a good habit of backing up data all the times. Only with backups will you not feel disappointed when you unexpectedly lose important data.