How to Recover Data from Formatted SanDisk Memory Card?

  • The instant and secure way to unformat SanDisk memory cards
  • Also performs restoration of files from USB drives and SSD
  • Capable to extract various file formats of pictures, songs, videos, documents, and many more
  • Fully compatible with all latest editions of Windows and Macintosh OS



“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 Format SanDisk Memory Card:

  • Accidental formatting of the memory card
  • Corruption of SanDisk memory card file system
  • Virus attacks on the memory card
  • Card file system errors

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 for memory cards

SanDisk Recovery program is an ultimate application that securely brings back formatted card data. 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. To know more about flash drive data recovery, check this page:

Notable Features of Formatted SanDisk Memory Card Recovery Software

  • Helps to get back your various types of files such as images, text files, video clips, music files, etc. in simple clicks
  • Retrieves even corrupt, inaccessible, or unrecognized memory cards from SanDisk and also other brand manufacturers like- Transcend, SanDisk, 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
  • 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: Run the SanDisk Recovery tool on your system.

Step 2: Connect the memory card o the system where the recovery program is installed.

Step 3: Now, from the main screen options, select Recover Files option.

Step 4: Browse the memory card storage from the list of available drives. Hit on the Scan button.

Figure 1: Main Screen

Step 5: Wait for the recovery software to finish the scan on the memory card.

Figure 2: Scanning for files

Step 6: Check for the recovered media files in File Type View or Data View panes.

Figure 3: Recovery results

Step 7: Preview the media files and continue to mark the files that you want to restore.

Figure 4: Preview Window

Step 8: Specify an output folder path to save recovered video files and click on the Save button.

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files

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