How to Recover Data from Dead Micro SD Memory Card

REMO Recover offers handy options to recover data from dead memory card. Try the demo version of the tool for free to recover your files when SD memory card or USB flash drive is dead, corrupted, formatted, failed or inaccessible.


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Recover Data from Dead Memory Card

Is there a way to recover a dead SD card?

Hi, I have a 32 GB SanDisk microSD card that often shows formatting option. Should I need to format the card? But I have lots of vital data saved on the card. Can anyone tell me how to recover data from dead Micro SD memory card? Please help.

Easy and safe way to recover data from dead memory card

To recover files from dead Micro SD card, you need to make use of Remo SD Card data recovery tool. It offers an effective and easy solution that enables you to find and retrieve data from a dead, formatted, failed, virus infected or inaccessible SD memory card with no hassle. File folders or files including photos, music, videos, documents and other saved on the memory card will be recovered even by a newbie with minimum efforts. The software is also helpful in recovering files off a dead laptop hard disk, external hard drive, USB flash drive and others effectively in just a few clicks.


Things you need to pay attention for a successful data recovery from dead memory card

  • Stop performing any operation on the dead memory card as it might overwrite existing data;
  • Do not try to save the recovered files to the same SD memory card;

How to recover data from dead Micro SD memory card with Remo Recover tool

To perform data recovery from unreadable Micro SD card that is dead, you need a card reader or USB cable that helps connect the memory card to a computer. Then, download the demo edition of Remo Recover software for free that will guide you throughout the recovery process.

Step 1: Launch Remo Recover data recovery tool and click on “Recover Files” option. Then, a list of all the available drives are displayed on the screen, choose your dead memory card and click Scan button to scan the memory card

Click on Recover Files option to recover data from dead memory card

Step 2: Now the software thoroughly scans the memory card to locate files from it. Once scanning is completed, the list of all the recovered files will get displayed on the screen. You can view the recovered files in Data View or File Type View

File Type View of the Recovered Files

Step 3: Now, preview all the recovered files using Preview option

Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: If you find that all your lost files from your memory card are recovered, and satisfied after evaluating the recovery results, you can activate the license key of the software and save the recovered files at your desired location

Save Recovered Files

Additional info

Scenarios that can turn SD memory card dead are:

  • Using the same memory card in multiple devices may lead to data loss leaving your card dead or inaccessible
  • If your memory card gets infected with virus or malware, then your card will become dead or completely useless
  • Abruptly ejecting the memory card from your devices without using safe removal option can corrupt its file system and make the SD card dead or unreadable

So these are some common factors that can make an SD memory card dead. However, as said earlier, REMO comes with user friendly GUI to perform hassle free data recovery from SD card after factory reset, and data recovery from dead or inaccessible memory cards of all brands. The tool supports to recover data from all popular brands of memory cards like Lexar, Kingston, PNY, Samsung, SanDisk, Transcend and many more after they go dead, damaged or crashed.


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