Why Files get Deleted/Corrupted after Transferring to SD Card

Files are getting deleted/corrupt after transferring to your SD card? Then, Remo Recover software could be the right choice to get back the files from the SD card. So, download the trial version of the software now, and start recovering your files.


It is not uncommon for files to be transferred from SD card to system and vice-versa. During transfer, there could be an interruption in the process and files could get corrupted. These files are now inaccessible. It is frustrating to discover some of your pictures being damaged and you are left wondering how to get them back.

Remo Recover is an excellent data recovery software to restore all the lost or deleted files from your device. Before we go into the data recovery procedure followed by Remo Recover, let us check out few solutions to overcome this issue.

1. Insert your SD card again

If it is a minor issue, try to re-insert your SD card.

  • Go to Settings -> Storage -> SD card -> Unmount SD card.
  • Turn off your device and then take out your SD card.
  • Re-insert your card and switch the device back on.

  • 2. Insert your SD card in another device

    Some devices are incompatible to certain SD cards. If the above solution didn’t work, insert your SD card in a different device.

    3. Use CHKDSK command

  • Plugin your SD card to the computer using card reader.
  • Click on Start menu. Type cmd in search bar and hit Enter.
  • In the search results, right-click on cmd.exe and select Run as administrator option.
  • In the Command Prompt window that opens up, type chkdsk h: /f and hit Enter. You can replace h with the drive letter of your SD card.

  • 4. Remove Nomedia files

    Nomedia files are files stored on Android phone or SD card connected to an Android drvice. These Nomedia files make your data on SD card to be invisible. They are neither deleted nor corrupted.

    You need the help of ES file explorer to unearth these files.

  • Open ES File Explorer. Now click on blue icon at top left corner to open the menu.
  • Select Tools from the list and click on Show hidden files.
  • Now Nomedia files are visible. Delete them.

  • 5. Uninstall problematic applications

    Certain apps on your SD card can also cause SD card corruption. Just uninstall the app, clear all its data and re-insert to check if it is working fine.

    6. Restore factory settings

    A factory reset will reset all the settings on your phone back to manufacturer default settings. Note that a factory reset will delete all the data stored on the device. It is therefore important to take a backup of all the data on your system, before going for factory reset.

  • Go to Settings -> Backup & Reset.
  • Now select Factory Data Reset.
  • Click Reset Everything to remove them completely from device.

  • Recover corrupt SD card data using Remo Recover software

    Remo Recover is a great utility to repair and recover all data on your device. The software works on all types of memory cards including SD, XD, MMC, Memory stick and so on.

    If the corruption on your SD card was caused by bad sectors, Remo Recover creates a disk image of the SD card bypassing the bad sectors and then recovers data from the image.

    If you formatted your SD card without a data backup, Remo Recover explains in simple steps on how to unformat sd card.

    Remo Recover can also restore RAW images. The data recovery software can restore data from lost, deleted, formatted and re-formatted partitions as well.