How to Recover Data from Formatted SanDisk Memory Card?

  • An advanced data recoveryt tool to recover data from formatted SanDisk memory cards
  • It recovers deleted, and lost photos, videos, audios, and other documents
  • Available in free demo edition that recovers all the deleted & lost files, and allows a free preview of the recovered files before activating the complete edition of the software

“My SanDisk memory card has a collection of music files, images, video recording along with many other files. In order to transfer a few other precious images and songs, I connected it to my laptop with the help of a card reader. As soon as, SanDisk memory card got detected, an error message reported saying- “Memory card needs to be formatted”. Without reading the error message, I click on 'Yes' button and so the SanDisk memory card data got completely wiped. The delete files are very important to me, I somehow need to restore it. Please suggest me the correct solution to recover data from formatted SanDisk memory card after format!”

Data loss situations like this with your SanDisk memory card will threaten all the valuable images, videos, text files, audio tracks, documents, etc. However, there are still many other factors responsible for formatting or deletion of the SanDisk memory card.

Scenarios Wherein we usually Format our SanDisk Memory Cards:

  • Formatting the SanDisk memory card accidentally by mistake without taking any backup
  • We format SanDisk memory card when it's file system is severely corrupted, and pops us a message "The disk is not formatted, do you want to format it now? - in such cases we usually format the card for it's further usage resulting in huge data loss
  • When the SanDisk memory card is severely corrupted with harmful viruses and malwares, we format the memory card
  • While changing the file system from exFAT to the other one, we format the memory card (formatting without backup of the files resulting in data loss)

The media files on the memory card also get deleted due to interrupted file transfer, improper ejection, and other conflicts. Nevertheless, when you format the memory card all the files will no longer be accessible at your end but they reside in the same storage location, only their reference will be erased. Now, it is only possible for powerful tools like SanDisk Recovery to unformat the card data.

SanDisk Recovery software to recover files from formatted SanDisk memory card

SanDisk Recovery is an advanced data recovery application that securely recovers data from formatted SanDisk memory card. It functions with a deep scan mechanism that unformats SanDisk memory card data without affecting its original file contents. This utility can also perform media file restoration from USB drives and SSD drives with ease.

Key Features of Formatted SanDisk Data Recovery Software

  • Helps to recover deleted photos from SanDisk SD Card, along with other file formats such as text files, video clips, music files, etc. in few clicks
  • Retrieves even corrupt, inaccessible, and unrecognized memory cards of SanDisk and other popular brand manufacturers like- Transcend, Kingston, Lexar, Sony, PNY, Panasonic, Canon, Samsung, Toshiba, etc. very easily.
  • Avails an effective way to recover data from SanDisk Micro SD card, MiniSD, SDXC, SDHC, xD picture card, CF card, Multimedia card, etc.
  • Provides a preview of the recovered card files in two different layouts (Data View & File Type View)
  • The tool is also available in a demo version and is supported by all OS editions of Windows and Macintosh
  • Sorts retrieved file items based on their filename, size, type, creation date, and modification date.

Steps to Recover Data from Formatted SanDisk Memory Card

Step 1: Launch the SanDisk Recovery tool on your computer. Connect the SanDisk device 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 memory card 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 memory card 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 memory SD card. Click on the Recover button to select a location to restore them.

Save Recovered Files

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files