How to Unformat Memory Card and Recover Data

A friend of mine lent me his memory card. There was not enough space so I decided to format it. It deleted all the files from it. Later, my friend told me he had important files on it. I feel so regretful now. Is there any way I can Un-format a formatted memory card? Thank you so much.

Well, accidently formatting of a memory card always brings us grief. You might have lost all important files on it due to carelessness. You might believe that they have been lost forever, but is this the real truth? The answer is a big fat NO! Formatting a memory card will wipe your data, but files are still on it until you replace it with new data. You should stop using your memory card immediately so it can be recovered.

How to Unformat Memory Card and Recover Data

Recoverit Data Recovery is an easy-to-use and risk-free data recovery utility that helps you to unformat memory card. It enables you to unformat almost all files from a formatted memory card, including photos, videos, audio files, and more. Memory card like SD card, MMC card, SDHC hard, etc are all fully supported.

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Here is the process to recover lost data from formatted memory card by using Windows version of Recoverit Memory Card Recovery. If you're a Mac user, please choose the Mac version, and follow the steps below.

Step 1. Select a recovery option to Recover Data from Formatted Memory Card

After you launch the recovery softwatre, select the "Formatted Disk Recovery" option on the interface to start the Memory Card recovery.

recover data from memory card

Step 2. select the formatted memory card to scan and search your lost data

Select your memory card which will be automatically detected, and then click "Start" button to start scanning.

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Step 3. Start scanning your formatted memory card.

After you click "Start" button, it will quickly scan your formatted memory card to find your lost data. If you can't find your lost data after the quick scan, please turn to try "All-Around Recovery" option which can start a deep scan and search for more data. But it will take more times.

scanning formatted memory card

Step 4. Preview and select targeted data to start recovering.

Once the scan completed, you can preview all the recoverable files. Select the files and click "Recover" to recover data from formatted memory card.

scanning formatted memory card

Note: Please do not save the recoverable files to your memory card after the recovery. It's better to keep them in your computer or another storage device to avoid recoverable data from being overwritten.

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