How to Recover Lost Data from Android SD Card

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The standard internal memory for most android phone is 8G or 16G, which is quite limited if you want to take more photos or videos. And many of them offer extra slot for SD card, which is a good and effective way to extend storage space on your Android phone or tablet. It is unfortunate when accidents occur that compromise your ability to retrieve the data that you've stored there. There are a lot of different things that can happen. You just deleted the information accidentally, your SD card got damaged or the system crashed. Contact information is hard to relocate. Pictures and videos of priceless moments in time are impossible to recreate. A million thoughts cross your mind and frustration soon sets in when you realize there is little you can do to get it all back.


You've probably already researched different ways to get back lost data and maybe even tried a few different types of software with less than positive results. You may have tried other ways to retrieve the data on your SD card, only to be disappointed with the results. There is a reliable solution for recovering the data stored on your SD card. You are in the right place at the right time. Mobiledic Android Recovery software can help you retrieve lost data with ease and speed. You don't have to be a computer expert to use the software and it is perfectly safe for use with your Android device. There won't be any residual interruptions and your data can be retrieved with its original quality preserved. When you know how, you can recover deleted files from Android SD card. 


Supported Android devices: Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, ZTE and more.

Supported Types of File: SMS, contacts, photos, videos, songs, WhatsApp messages, call history.etc.


Download the trail version to scan your Android device (internal memory and SD card):

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Tutorial: How to Restore Deleted Files from Android SD Card

Step 1Install Mobiledic Android SD Recovery on Your Computer

This program is a platform independent tools that is available on Windows and Mac. And it's first data recovery tool that supports Mac OS X. Please download and install this SD card recovery software on your computer and follow the wizard to complete the installation. A desktop shortcut will be generated and the program will be opened automatically after installation. Click "Recover" tab and Next..

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Step 2 Connect Your Android Device to Computer

Connect your Android phone or tablet on the computer, which Android SD Card Recovery is installed. Make sure the USB driver was pre-installed so the program will recognize your device.


Step 3 Enable USB Debugging on Android

If you already turned USB debugging on , then please skip this step. If not, then you should be done now. Different versions have different settings regarding this issue; there are quick guides on this from the main windows


The general is: Go to Settings -> About Phone -> Tap Build Number 7 times; back to settings, navigate to Developer Options and turn on USB debugging on there. Or learn how to enable USB debugging.


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Step 4 Detect and Analyze Files on SD Card

When all the preparations are done, click ' Start ' button to let the program start analyzing file structures on the device. If the phone is a rooted one, tap ‘Allow ' on your phone to grant access to the app when the alert pops up. Then back to your computer and click 'Start ' to begin the scan process.

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Step 5 Select File Type and Recovery Mode

There are many different files stored on your card, such as contacts, photos, and videos. You need to select the files you wish to recover. For example, if you only deleted photos, then just select Gallery from the options. The more you selected, the slower the recovery will be. Click ‘Next ' to the next step.


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When file types were checked, then you should choose a recovery mode: standard mode and advanced mode. There are explanation on each mode, free feel to select the one you prefer. Click ‘Next ' to start the scanning process.


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Step 6 Preview and Recovery Lost Data on Android

The scanning process will take some time, usually 20 minutes, please don't worry about that and make sure the device is connected during the scan. When it's finished, all the scanning files are listed into different groups, which you can see from the left sidebar. Luckily, you are free to preview each item. After selection, click ‘Recover ' button to start the real recovery task.


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These types of experiences would make anyone a skeptic. But there is no need to worry about that today. Mobiledic Android SD Recovery provides you with a free preview to check and see that your data is retrievable. It is just as simple as clicking on the button to begin your FREE preview right now. Once you are satisfied with what you see, you can proceed with the recovery of your lost items. It is simple to check and just as easy to get your data back using this highly effective recovery software. You can quickly end the stress and disappointment by trying it for yourself. In fact, you can get started right away! Just click on the button below and you're on your way.  

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Iris Bella is the Founder and Editorial Director at Mobiledic Studio. You can also find her on social network.

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