How to Recover Deleted Files from USB Flash Drive

A USB flash drive is a data storage device that includes flash memory with an integrated Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface. USB flash drives are typically removable and re-writable, and physically much smaller than a floppy disk. Most weigh less than 30 grams. USB flash drives are often used for storage, back-up and transfer of computer files. They are smaller, faster, have thousands of times more capacity, and are more durable and reliable because they have no moving parts.

Common causes of USB flash drive data loss:

  • 1. Accidentally delete files from USB flash drive
  • 2. Accidentally format the USB flash drive
  • 3. Virus attack
  • 4. Power failure & electronic-static discharge
  • 5. Not properly removing the USB flash drive from a computer
  • 6. Symptoms of USB flash drive data loss:
  • 7. The file system of USB flash drive is display as raw
  • 8. Windows may ask if you want to format the USB flash drive

If any one of these symptoms happens to you, do not panic. All you have to do is stop using your USB flash drive so that the lost files won’t be overwritten by new created files, and then implement a file recovery process immediately.

USB Flash Drive Data Recovery here is recommended to recover deleted/lost files from USB flash drive. It solves all USB flash drive data loss problems including recover deleted files or file loss due to USB flash drive formatting/corruption, virus attack and other similar reasons.

Supported file formats by USB Flash Drive File Recovery

Photo: PNG, BMP, JPG, GIF, TIF, PEF, DCR, SR2, NEF, PSD, CRW, ORF, RAF, MRW, WMF, RAW, XCF, X3F, DWG, PNM, CAM, DJV, PSP, WIM, PCX, ARW, CR2, DCR, DNG, ERF
Video: MP4, MOV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPEG, 3GP, 3G2, M4V, VOB, MTS, TOD, MTS, M2TS, TS, MKV, DV, AVI, WMV, RM
Audio: MP3, M4A, AAC, RIFF, MID, OGG, AIF, AU, RA, APE, CAF, FLAC, RNS

How to recover deleted/lost photos, music and video from USB flash drive

Step one: Plug the USB flash drive into computer USB port

Step two: Download and install Jihosoft Photo Recovery for Mac and select the USB flash drive as the storage device to scan.

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Step three: Select the specific photo, video and audio file formats to scan and recover in the “Filter Options” window.

Step four: Scan and recover USB flash drive deleted/lost files.

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Video Guide about how to recover deleted files from USB Flash Drive

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