How to Retrieve Deleted & Lost Photos from SanDisk Memory Card?

If you have lost or accidentally deleted your photos from SanDisk SD Memory card, don't panic, as they aren't lost permanently. Deleted and lost photo files from SanDisk memory card can be easily retrieved with the help of SanDisk Recovery Software. Download the SanDisk Data Recovery Software for free, and start recovering your lost/deleted photos now..!

SD card or secure digital card is a small portable external storage device which can be used as a primary storage device in various multimedia devices like digital cameras, iPods, camcorders, mobile phones, etc. However, at times your vital collection of photos, videos, music collection, applications, RAW files, documents, spreadsheets, and so on. get deleted/lost due to various known or unknown factors.

How photos get deleted/lost from Sandisk memory cards?

  • Accidental Deletion: Users tend to mistakenly delete important photos by hitting on the Delete All option.
  • Photo Transfer Interruption: Ejection of the SanDisk memory card whilst transferring photos from the card to/from the computer will lead to loss or deletion of the photos.
  • Unintentional Formatting: Sometimes when you connect SD card to your system, you might receive an error message to format the SD card. If you unintentionally click on Format option then SD card contents will be straightaway wiped.
  • Bad Sectors: SanDisk also becomes inaccessible due to the presence of the bad sectors on the SanDisk memory card. These sort of damages to the SD card can turn the card files inaccessible.
  • Other Reasons: Some other reasons responsible for the deletion or loss of photos from SanDisk SD cards are improper handling of SD cards, virus threats, capturing photos under low battery conditions, usage of unreliable third-party tools, SD card crash, and so on.

SanDisk Recovery Software to Recover Deleted & Lost Photos from SanDisk SD Card

Now, don’t get annoyed thinking about "How do I recover photos from a SanDisk SD card", as here's a good solution to recover deleted & lost photos from SanDisk memory card. You just need to download the free version of SanDisk Recovery Software and install it on your Windows/Mac system, and just follow few simple instructions given below to get back your photos from SanDisk memory card.

Steps to recover deleted & lost photos from SanDisk SD 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 card. Click on the Recover button to select a location to restore them.

Save Recovered Files

Figure 5: Save Recovered Files

More About SanDisk Recovery Software

SanDisk Recovery is an highly-effective solution to perform photo retrieval from SanDisk SD card. Rather than just recovering media files from all series of SanDisk memory cards, it is also capable to restore deleted files from SanDisk flash drive, SSD, and so on. The software employs a strong recovery engine to securely to recover SanDisk images of various file formats like TIFF, JPG, JPEG, IMG, PPM, Exif, BMP, DWG, and PNG so on. Including RAW photos, it can restore all other media file formats of audio files, video files, text files, etc.

Further reading: Learn the easy steps to retrieve data from SanDisk Ultra SSD using this amazing file recovery utility.

This program can be installed on any edition of Windows and Mac operating systems. There is even a demo version of the SanDisk Recovery program available for free. The trial version of this software lets you Preview the recoverable files and also Save Recovery Session. When the photo recovery is complete, you can save the restored media items in the desired storage drive.

Frequently Asked Questions on SanDisk SD Card Recovery

  • Can I recover pictures from formatted SanDisk SD card?
  • Yes you can recover pictures from formatted SanDisk SD card. All you have to do is to make use of SanDisk SD card recovery software and recover files and photos from SD card that is formatted by scanning the SD card.

  • How to recover deleted photos from SanDisk SD card?
  • To recover deleted photos from SanDisk SD card, first you need to download and install SanDisk SD card recovery software and follow the steps mentioned below:

    • Launch SanDisk SD card recovery software, connect the SD card from which you want to recover photos from and click on Scan
    • After Scanning the SD card, you can choose the photos from the formatted SD card
    • Save the photos and files you want to recover on to desired location by clicking Recover button.
  • How to recover deleted photos from SanDisk memory card for free?
  • You can recover deleted photos from SanDisk memory card for free if you have the photos available on Recycle Bin. If you have permanently deleted photos from SanDisk memory card, you will need to make use of free SanDisk SD card recovery software like Remo Recover to recover photos easily.