DIY - Guide to Recover Deleted & Lost Files from SanDisk Flash Drive

Make use of SanDisk USB Flash Drive Recovery Software to easily recover deleted or lost files from USB flash drive without any hassle. With this free to use SanDisk USB flash drive recovery software you can recover more:

  • Eminent utility to recover deleted and lost files from SanDisk USB flash drive
  • Best-suited to recover files from SanDisk pen drives, memory cards, SSD, hard drives or other external storage drives
  • Recover more than 1000 file formats like photos, videos, audios, documents etc.
  • Preview the files before saving them to check the success rate of USB flash drive recovery
  • Smooth data recovery across both Windows and MacOS

How files get deleted/lost from SanDisk USB Flash Drive?

Deletion of files from flash drive usually happens due to user mistakes. We usually end up losing vital files from the SanDisk flash drive due to the following reasons-

  • Accidental deletion
  • Formatting the flash drive intentionally or unintentionally without data backup
  • Interruptions occurred whilst transferring files to/from SanDisk drive
  • Corruptions or damages to the USB drive
  • File system corruption
  • Virus and other malicious threats

Nonetheless, we can't restore data from the Recycle Bin or the Trash when deletion of files takes place from a USB drive. The files will be immediately wiped without leaving behind any manual ways to retrieve them back. But this doesn't mean that it is never possible for you to extract the deleted or lost data from SanDisk USB drive.

SanDisk USB Flash Drive Recovery now made simple with SanDisk Recovery Software

Yes, it is possible to regain deleted or missing data from the SanDisk Flash Drive with the help of a robust tool called SanDisk Recovery. You can successfully get back SanDisk files if you have not added new files to the flash drive storage. It is because when deletion occurs from the flash drive, only its reference is erased from the drive file system. The space of the deleted files will be marked as free to save new files. Therefore adding new files will simply overwrite the data that you want to retrieve and make files go beyond recovery.

SanDisk Recovery Software to Recover Data from SanDisk Flash Drive

SanDisk Recovery software is an excellent solution to retrieve files deleted, lost, corrupt, or formatted from the SanDisk USB Flash Drives. It uses a powerful recovery engine that scans and extracts all formats of data from the SanDisk drive. It identifies images, audio, videos, documents, and other media file formats by using its unique file signatures. It is the highly-suitable tool to resolve all issues of data loss with the SanDisk flash drives.

This amazing file recovery application can also be used as SanDisk Cruzer Titanium recovery software. It also works with SanDisk memory cards and Solid-State drives.

SanDisk Recovery tool runs in a read-only mode and hence will not modify any part of the original file structure or the content. This program can be installed on any edition of Windows and Macintosh machine. One can also check out the ease of flash drive recovery using the demo version of the SanDisk Recovery software.

Steps to Recover Deleted & Lost Files from SanDisk USB Drive:

Step 1: Launch the SanDisk Recovery tool on your computer. Connect the SanDisk flash drive to it.

Step 2: Select the SanDisk SD card drive to restore data from it. Click on the Scan button to initiate the scanning process. If the connected drive didn't appear on your screen. Click on the Can't find the drive? option.

Step 3: Locate the connected SanDisk flash drive from the list of available drives on the computer. Hit on the Scan button.

Main Window

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 4: The software is built with Dynamic Recovery View option, which allows you to have a look at the recovered files without having to wait till the completion of the scanning process.

Software Scans The Drive

Figure 2: Scanning for files

Step 5: After the scanning process completes, all your recovered data from SanDisk flash drive will get displayed.

Save Recovery Session Window

Figure 3: Recovery results

Step 6: Double click on the recovered files to Preview it. You can make use of the Filter option to sort the files based on file types.

Preview Screen

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 7: Select the files, photos, or videos that you want to recover from SanDisk flash drive. Click on the Recover button to select a location to restore them.

Save Recovered Files

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files

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Frequently Asked Questions:

How to Recover lost files from SanDisk USB flash drive for free?

You can recover deleted files from SanDisk USB flash drive for free by restoring deleted files from Recycle Bin. You can also recover files from SanDisk pen drive for free using command prompt. You can follow the steps mentioned below here to know how to do it:

  • Open search box by pressing Windows + R then type cmd
  • Type chkdsk H: /f and hit Enter ( H with the drive letter of the USB drive).
  • Type SanDisk flash drive letter again in this case it is H and hit Enter
  • Type the attrib command- ATTRIB -H -R -S /S /D drive letter:*.* and hit Enter
  • After completion of the process see if you have successfully recovered data from your USB drive
  • The files found after the above process can be used by adding extensions at the end.

How to Recover Deleted Files from SanDisk USB pen drive?

To recover deleted files from SanDisk USB pen drive follow the steps mentioned below:

  • Launch the SanDisk USB pen drive recovery software
  • Connect the USB drive from which you want to recover data from
  • Scan the drive from which you want to recover data from
  • Recover files from SanDisk drive after using preview files.

Where is Recycle Bin in USB Flash Drive?

If you are looking for Recycle Bin in USB flash drive, your search for it ends here. Finding Recycle Bin in USB flash drive is quite easy. Follow the steps mentioned here based on the file system you are using:

  • On FAT filesystem, Recycle Bin will be found in the name of \RECYCLED.
  • On NTFS filesystems, Recycle Bin will be found in the name of \RECYCLER (excluding Windows Vista).
  • On NTFS filesystems on Windows Vista, Recycle Bin will be found in the name of \$Recycle.Bin