How to Unformat USB Flash Drive and Restore Data Back

How to Unformat USB Flash Drive to Restore Data Back

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Dec 21, 2020 • Filed to: USB Recovery • Proven solutions

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Is it Possible to Unformat a Hard Drive/USB Flash Drive/SD Card?

Accidentally formatted your USB flash drive, SD memory card, or computer hard drive? Or the file system kept asking you to format the device error like "SD card is not formatted. Do you want to format it now?" All the data files stored in the drive become formatted and inaccessible. The most important thing is you must do not save any new data on it, or your formatted data would be overwritten and cannot unformat the device. On this page, we will show you the easy way to unformat flash drive, SD memory card, and restore your data.

How to Unformat USB Device with Freeware

Recoverit Data Recovery is a safe and reliable USB data recovery software. This USB drive data recovery tool can help you unformat your USB drive and recover lost data, including pictures, videos, music, documents file, and emails.

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Recoverit - The Best Unformat USB Drive Freeware

The program can easily recover formatted files from USB flash drive on Windows and MAC. Undeleted files from the formatted USB device, restore files after virus-infected USB, or any other data loss issue from USB flash drive.

Steps to Unformat USB Device with Recoverit Data Recovery

Download and install Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer. Connect your external USB drive to the computer and follow the next simple steps to perform USB data recovery on Windows computer.

Step 1. Before getting Recoverit started, you need to connect the external device to your computer. Make sure that it can be recognized or detected.

Step 2. Please select your formatted hard disk drive or external hard drive, then click the "Start" button to go on.

select formatted hard drive

Step 3. An all-around scan will be launched on the external storage media. Wait a few minutes to finish the scanning. During the process, you can locate the targeted files, as well as pause or stop it.

scan data from USB drive

Step 4. Once the scanning ends, you can preview the files from the scanning result. To get the files back, click "Recover" and save them into another safe location.

usb drive recovery

Note: When recovering files, don't save them on the original USB stick. If you save the on the USB drive you could overwrite hidden data on there or cause your data lost again.

By now, you should have learnt how to recover data from formatted flash drive. Recoverit unformat flash drive freeware can easily help you recover data from formatted USB flash drive, it also can help you recover deleted or lost data from any external hard drive, SD memory card, camera, and other devices. Get download Recoverit Data Recovery as below and retrieve your data back.

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