How to recover data from a formatted microSD card

Smartphones have become a basic necessity of our life, these days, it will be hard for anyone to live without a smartphone.

Similar to computers, smartphones are also prone to damages, however, what most of us fear is the loss of data. That’s one of the main reasons why we keep a copy of our data and use various cloud storage services.

Nonetheless, sometimes even if we don’t want to, due to some reason we end up formatting or erasing all of our data from our microSD card. Erasing data from a microSD card is very easy but recovering isn’t.

Now, if you want to how you can recover data from a formatted microSD card, then please do keep on reading because, by the end of this post, you’ll get all the information on how to recover data from a formatted microSD card.

How to recover data from a formatted microSD card?

Now, before we begin, first of all, you’ll need to download EaseUS data recovery by clicking here.

(Note: The EaseUS data recovery is a proprietary software, so you need to pay some bucks to use all the features, you can get the job done by using the free version, however, with the free version, you will only be able to recover up to 2GB of lost or formatted data.)

Once you install the software, you need to have a card reader with you. Insert the formatted microSD card into the card reader, and then connect it to your PC.

Next fire up the Ease US data recovery software. Just below all the hard drive partitions, you’ll be able all the external devices connected to your PC.


Now, select the device you want to scan.

Then click on ‘Scan’.


Once the scan starts, it may take 5-30 minutes depending on the drive size, for example in the case of 250 GB Hard Drive, it will more than 1 hour.


After scanning is complete, on the left panel, all the folders that are recoverable will be listed.


According to your need select the desired folder, then click on ‘Recover’.

Other than microSD card, with EaseUS data recovery software, you can recover lost data from your Pen Drives, External Hard Drives, etc. Furthermore, if you have the premium version then you can also use it recover lost data from Servers.

Moving on, if you have gotten a rooted Android smartphone, then to recover your lost data you don’t need to pay a buck. As, EaseUS offers a free Android SD card data recovery tool, which you can download by clicking here.

Once you install this software on your machine, connect your rooted Android smartphone. The software will automatically detect your smartphone.

Once detected, you can start the scan by clicking on ‘Scan’.

Quite similar to the EaseUS data recovery, the SD card recovery also has a similar UI. So, once the scan is completed, you can retrieve all the data by clicking on ‘Recover’.

Using this tool, you can not only recover files but also other important data like contacts, messages, etc.

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