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How to Recover Data from Encrypted SD Card

Updated on Jun 06, 2018 by Abby Haines to Storage Media Recovery


Best encrypted SD card recovery software helps you to recover data from encrypted SD card. Try it to retrieve encrypted files such as photos, videos, audio files, documents, etc from sd card easily and effectively.

How do I recover encrypted photos?

"To prevent other people to access or view files like photos, videos, documents, etc on my Samsung phone, I locked my SD card with third-party encryption tool. But recently, the memory card seems to be corrupted and become inaccessible. Now I am also not able to open encrypted files on SD card, even I have the password. So, is there any software that can help me recover data from encrypted SD card?"

Overview of encrypted SD card data recovery 

Being portable and safe, SD card now is widely used in digital cameras, Android phones & tablets and other devices to store photos, videos, audio files, etc. And with its popularity, a lot of third-party encryption software comes to encrypt SD card and lock data with a password. It is truly a nice way to protect your data from information leaking. But it also makes data recovery from SD card much more difficult.

Suppose that you get your precious pictures lost due to accidental deletion, SD card formatting & corruption, partial data transfer, virus attack or some other reasons, how can you restore them from encrypted SD card with no backup? Here, if you have no ideas about how to do this job, please read on to get the right SD card recovery solution to effectively and easily retrieve encrypted files like photos from SD card.

Recover files with the best encrypted SD card data recovery software

No matter how you get your data lost on encrypted SD card, you should find reliable encrypted SD card data recovery software if you want to get them back. Here, EaseUS file recovery software is recommended for its ease to use feature. 

Different from common SD memory card recovery, file recovery from SD card with encryption is a little bit difficult as few data recovery utility can do this job. So please decrypt your card first before trying the following steps to retrieve encrypted files from SD card.

To recover data from encrypted SD card, follow these steps:

Step 1.  Connect the encrypted SD card to PC, launch EaseUS data recovery software, select the card and click "Scan" button.

Recover data from encrypted SD card - select to scan the specific disk

Step 2. A quick scan will first start to search for all the lost encrypted photos and other files, and then a deep scan will automatically launch in order to find more data.

Recover data from encrypted SD card - run quick scan and deep scan

Step 3. After the scan,  preview all the listed recoverable encrypted photos and other files and then select those you want. Finally, click "Recover" button to retrieve them back from the encrypted SD card. Here, you'd better save all the recovered files on a different drive or device in case of data recovery failure.

Recover data from encrypted SD card