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How to Recover Deleted Files from Mobile Memory Card

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Jan 15, 2024 • Filed to: SD Card Solutions • Proven solutions

How can I recover deleted files from phone memory?
I got a Micro SD card which used on my Android phone. I stored many photos and videos on it; when I managed my card capacity, I accidentally deleted some photos from the Micro SD card. I need to get them back. How do I recover deleted photos from Android Micro SD card?

Android phone is the most popular phone for many people, and some will use a Micro SD card for their mobile phone to release the free capacity. If you get an external Micro SD card for your mobile phone, you can have a reliable phone memory card recovery software to help you retrieve data back. In the next tutorial, we will show you the best way to recover deleted files from a mobile phone memory card.

Causes of Loss of Files from Mobile Memory Card

There are many reasons why the files get lost on the memory card, and if the user is not tech-savvy, then the data is going to stay missing forever. To avoid such a situation, it is advised that the causes of data loss are discovered. Following is a list and a brief description of the reasons that lead to the loss of information that is stored on the memory card:

1. Improper handling: It is one of the most common causes that lead to loss of data on a memory card. It is advised that the user always handles the memory card with care. The related manual that comes with it should be read carefully so that the user never faces such an issue in the future.

2. Formatting not done completely: Formatting a new memory card to make sure that they belong to the device is the first and foremost step that should be taken. If the user has not done this, then it is highly recommended that they do. The formatting should be done entirely, and the user should make sure that the formatting bar is complete before making any further changes. If not correctly done, then the card will give issues in the long run.

3. Exposure to heat and water: It is, once again, a human error that leads to file loss and data corruption. Users should make sure they place the memory card in a dry place. Even your device should be kept in an area with moderate temperatures to avoid any mishaps.

Part 1. The Best Memory Card Recovery Software

To recover deleted files from the phone memory card, we recommend Recoverit Data Recovery software. It is the best memory card data recovery tool. It can help you recover deleted photos and videos from the phone's external micro SD card quickly.

Note: Recoverit Data Recovery software supports recovering deleted files from the micro SD card; it means the card is as external storage for Android phones.

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The Best Memory Card Recovery Software

  • Recover deleted data and files from the Phone memory card effectively, safely, and completely.
  • Recover data files due to accidental deletion, formatted, virus attacks, and devices crashed.
  • Recover any data files from the phone Micro SD card with a high success rate on PC.
  • Supported OS: Windows 11/10/8/7/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.10 - macOS 13 (Ventura).

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Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Files from Phone Memory Card

Free download and install Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer, in the tutorial we will start on Windows computer to recover deleted files from a mobile phone. If you are using Mac, you can download Recoverit Data Recovery for Mac and go on.

Step 1. Launch Recoverit Data Recovery

Launch Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer.

select memory card to scan data

Step 2. Select your Phone Memory Card and scan

Make sure the Micro SD card has detected by the computer. Select it and click the "Start" button to process. Recoverit Phone Recovery Software will start a quick scan to search your data files.

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Step 3. Preview and Recover Phone Data

After the scanning, you can check all recovered files from the phone memory card, preview some recovered photos, and select your data to click on "Recover" to get them back.

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It would help if you had to save all recovered files on a computer hard drive, and do not keep any files on the phone memory card that data was lost before.

With Recoverit Data Recovery software, you can easily recover deleted files from the Phone Micro SD card. But make sure you have an external storage media for your mobile phone, you can get your data back with a data recovery tool. Download and try it for free.

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David Darlington

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