There are still more unpredictable situations besides those metioned above, like memory card in Canon PowerShot gets corrupted or photos become inaccessible. Is there any solution to recover lost photos from Canon PowerShot camera?
When this kind of memory card error problem happens to your, don't worry. Take out the memory card from your Canon PowerShot and connect it to other digital cameras or mobile phones or personal computers (better via a card reader). Then check whether the card is OK or not while in other devices.
Still don't work? Then the best way to check if your photos (deleted or inaccessible) can be recovered is to try a Canon photo recovery program. As long as the SD card of your Canon PowerShot can be detected by your computer, the chances to undelete Canon are very high. But before doing anything, you need to install a data recovery program on your computer and then connect your Canon PowerShot memory card to it.
If you are using Windows OS, try Recoverit Data Recovery – a recovery program that can recover photos, videos and music lost from computer hard drive, digital camera memory card and flash drive etc. Besides, it can also recover photos lost from Canon camera to computer.
Tips: Do not attempt to take new photos before you recover lost photos from your memory card, and put the memory card in secure places in case any damage situation will happen.
Step 1. Select the right location. To recover deleted or lost photos from Canon PowerShot, you can go to select camera memory card and click "Start" to scan lost files.
Step 2. Scan the location you select. Recoverit Canon Recovery will start the all-around scan on your camera or memory card.
Step 3. Preview recovered photos and click to recover them.
Attention: when saving recovered photos, don't save them on the original canon powershot again. Choose an other media storage or directly save them on your computer.