Recover Micro SD that is already Reformatted

Best Way to Retrieve Reformatted Micro SD Card

Ever since 1999, micro SD cards are gained a huge popularity in the market. The reason is that these SD cards meets are memory needs in compact devices such as mobiles and other portable electronic gadgets. Unfortunately the files saved on micro SD cards can easily be prone to loss on account of different scenarios.  In this page, we are going see some data loss issues and the way to deal with such issues 

More about SD card:

SD cards are types of ultra flash memory cards. It is extremely small in size and specially designed for external portable devices. Now these SD cards are available in different models which are developed to suit the usage in different electronic gadgets. Some of the popular models are micro SD, mini SD card, SDHC, SDXC and more. These are typically used in portable gadget like cell phones, music players, Tablets to store different categories of files. One can even achieve data portability by making use of this storage media.

Although, the files you save on your micro SD card disappears in a moment after you encounter certain errors. One of the common events of data loss is reformatting. Reformatting?? Does is word seem less familiar to you? If it is not,then let us know what is reformatting


Different people term reformatting process differently. Generally, reformatting refers to the technique of changing the file system from one to another, which implies that one can easily format the SD card from lower FAT to higher FAT versions. Since this process involves formatting, you must backup the files before you conduct it. However, there are instances when you forget to backup the files and end up formatting your micro SD card. You don’t have to panic when you have lost lot of files due to SD card reformatting. All you need is recovery software such as Remo Recover to bring your files back.

Reformatting of SD cards can also happen accidentally by the negligence caused by users.  At certain times, a user may turn out reformatting the connected SD card instead of the hard disk partition. Thus, this incident results in loss of files that were saved on your SD card.

In addition to reformatting, files on micro SD card can also be lost due to instances like virus attack, file system corruption, abrupt removal, accidental formatting and many more. During such scenarios, the only hope is Remo Recover.

Remo Recover is easy-to-use card recovery software that has the capability to restore files from reformatted micro SD card. The software like this can recover most of the file types and helps in previewing it, prior to file restoration. Including these, it embeds capabilities like “Save Recovery Session” that assist you in saving the current scanned results for future use. You can execute this tool on Mac versions like Mac Leopard, Mac Snow Leopard, Mac Mountain Lion and Mac Lion. This utility even has the ability to save your recovered files to any valid location on your computer.

Guidelines to present the loss of files from micro SD card:

  • Save your files in more than one device
  • Always follow the proper guidelines to eject your micro SD card after use
  • Don’t conduct the reformatting process, until you are completely aware of it.



Easy steps to recover reformatted micro SD card Mac:

Step 1: Install the software on your Mac system. Now connect the micro SD card to the same system. Now execute the software and click on "Recover Volumes/Drives".

How to Recover my Files in Micro SD that is already Reformatted - Main Window

Figure 1: Main Window

Step 2: Proceed and select "Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery" option as illustrated in figure 2.

How to Recover my Files in Micro SD that is already Reformatted- Select Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery

Figure 2: Select Formatted /Re-Formatted Recovery

Step 3: Go further and select the micro SD card from the list as illustrated in figure 3.

Restore Files From Reformatted Micro SD Card- Select micro SD card

Figure 3: Select microSD card

Step 4: All the restored files are displayed in a list as illustrated in figure 4. Select the required files and use "Save" option to store it to any location

Retrieve Reformatted Micro SD Card - List Recovered Data

Figure 4: List Recovered Data


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