“Hey guys, the SD card of my Samsung Galaxy Nexus corrupted. The card is blank and all my photos and videos gone away. Is there any way to recover deleted files from SD card of mobile phone? Any ideas or suggestions would be greatly appreciated.”
Accidental deletion, mistaken formatting, system error, virus infection, and many other reasons could lead to SD card data loss. Most people are often too panic to ever think whether it is possible to undelete the files, but the answer is actually positive. As long as the card can be recognized as a drive by computer and no new data has been written into it, there are chances to recover data from SD card.
Jihosoft File Recovery can help you do the recovery on a Windows PC or macOS computer. Free download the best SD card data recovery tool, and you will be able to recover all deleted/lost files, including videos, photos, music files, document files, etc., from an SD card with ease. It is also the best software to retrieve deleted files from USB flash drive.
Note: Connect your SD card to a Windows or Mac computer via a good card reader. After that, run the SD card file recovery software on your computer, then follow the steps below.
Launch the program from your desktop, then click Recover File from the three available options (Recover File/Create Image/Resume Recovery).
Note again: Please take the SD card out from your cell phone or digital camera and plug it into computer with a card reader. Now you should see the SD card in the drive list detected by the program. Then click “Scan Now” to scan for deleted files on SD card.
Tip: The “Advance Scan” is an option for you to specify file types to recover from corrupted SD card.
When scanning completes, all recoverable files will be listed by category. You can preview the scanned files and mark the ones you’d like to recover from corrupted SD card. Finally click “Recover” to undelete files on SD card.
Jihosoft File Recovery supports all memory card brands including SanDisk, Kingston, PNY, Lexar, Transcend, PQI, Emtec, Axiom, and more. It can also restore images (both common JPEG and camera RAW pictures), videos (in various formats), Office documents, and other 150 types of files from microSD, SDHC, USB flash drive, and hard drive.
Multiple filter options are enabled in Jihosoft File Recovery to help users find the files they need faster and more accurate. You can view all the files by file name, size, type, modified time, created time and detailed contents in the right panel. The Filter button on the top bar enables results filtering by file size so that you can easily find a video file large than 200MB out of hundreds of files easily. The switch button on the top-right corner can display the results by list or thumbnails.
In addition to data recovery, you can also use Jihosoft File Recovery to backup your SD card before formatting, which will work as a full backup of the entire storage device.