How to Recover Deleted Files from Flash Drive

Get Recoverit free USB flash drive recovery software to help you recover deleted files from flash drive, undeleted files from formatted USB flash drive, or the drive got corrupted and damaged.

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Apr 10, 2023 • Filed to: USB Recovery • Proven solutions

I got a USB flash drive that stored my data files like photos, videos, and some important document files. But while I connect the USB to the computer, I accidentally deleted some of my photos and files. I go to the recycle bin try to get the files back on the computer but found nothing. How can I recover deleted files from USB flash drive?

What to Do When Your Data Got Lost from USB Flash Drive?

The first thing, you should not store any new data on the USB flash drive, or your deleted files will get overwritten, and eject the drive from the computer safely. Suppose you can not find your lost data from a backup or the recycle bin. On this page, we will show you the easy way to recover deleted files from flash drive with the best USB flash drive recovery software - Recoverit Data Recovery program.

What Causes USB Flash Drive Corruption?

Why your data stored on your USB flash drive will get lost? Several problems can cause the data lost from the USB drive. The most Common USB Flash Drive Data Loss Scenarios:

  • Mistakenly or carelessly deleting files from the USB flash drive that cannot be found in the recycling or trash bin.
  • Losing files when transferring from USB flash drive to other devices for an unknown reason.
  • Forgetting to unplug USB flash drive after shutting the computer down causing some files to be deleted.
  • USB flash drive suffering a virus or malware attack and files become hidden or deleted.
  • The data stored on the USB drive becomes inaccessible for unknown reasons.

How to Recover Deleted Files from USB Flash Drive?

Recoverit Data Recovery software is a professional USB flash drive recovery program, it can easily undelete files from any flash drive device, and retrieve files from corrupted or damaged flash drive, even the USB flash drive got formatted.

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Steps to Recover Deleted Files from USB Drive:

Step 1. Launch Recoverit USB Flash Drive Recovery on your computer, select the USB drive detected on the program, and next.

select USB flash drive device

Step 2. The recovery software will start scanning the device to searching your lost files, the scanning will take a minute.

scanning the USB device

Step 3. After the scanning, you can check all recovered files. Preview some recovered photos, videos, music, and office files. Select your files and click the "Recover" button, then select a safe path to save all recovered files.

preview recovered USB files

Sometimes, the data that get lost is hard to retrieve back. To prevent important data loss, you should keep backup regularly. But no worry, once your data files got lost from USB flash drive, Recoverit Data Recovery program can effectively to restore all lost data and files.

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