Samsung SD Card Recovery: Recover Data from Micro SD Cards

SD cards are mostly used as mass storage on Android smartphone. The important and precious data files, such as picture, movies, songs, audio and other multimedia files, are all stored on SD card on the device to save space of internal memory. Imagine this stuff: You have kept a lot of personal data on the 16GB SD card on your Samsung smartphone, but lose them due to mistakenly deleting or factory resetting. Would you feel mad with yourself?
Don't worry. All you need is a useful data recovery program. Now, you are fortunate enough to have Android Data Recovery to help you with SD card data loss trouble. Android Data Recovery is one of the fantastic and powerful programs available in the smartphone market, which is pretty easy to use and can help you get back all your lost data files from an Samsung or other Android SD card quickly as well as safely.
Free download the trial version here and start the recovery all by yourself now:

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Wonder how this magic software works? Now follow the tutorial below and you will know how to recover SD card lost data from your Samsung Galaxy device.

How to Restore Lost Data from Samsung Micro SD card

Step 1 Keep Your Samsung Data from Being Overwritten
As we all know, any update may overwrite your data and your precious data will get lost and can never come back. So, remember not to do any update once you find your Samsung data get lost.

Step 2 Install and Run the program
Firstly, go to download Android Data Recovery. Two versions are provided: Android Data Recovery for Windows and Android Data Recovery (Mac). Choose the right one and install it on your computer. Then run the program and you will get the primary interface below:

Connect Samsung Phone to Computer

Step 3 Connect your Samsung to the PC and Enable the Debugging
Now, connect your device to the computer and you will get the following window. Do as the window shows, you need to enable USB debugging to let the program detect your device.
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" < "Applications" < "Development" and click to open "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < "Developer options" < "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < "About Phone". Press "Build number" for several times until you get a note that "You are under developer mode". Then go back to "Settings" < "Developer options" and open "USB debugging".

Enable USB Debugging 4.2

Step 4 Scan for SD Card Lost Data
When your Samsung device has been detected by Android Data Recovery, you can start scanning for your SD card lost data by clicking "Start" in the window below.

Start to Scan Samsung Phones

You are allowed to choose the certain types of files that you want if you lost your critical Samsung data that stored in your Micro SD cards.

Restore Android Deleted Data

Choose "Scan for deleted files" or "Scan for all files" according to your preference. Each has its advantage. To scan for deleted files only, it will save you time, and to scan for all files, it will be more comprehensive.

Extract Deleted Data with Android Data Recovery

You can see the scanning process and remaining time from the progress bar.

Scanning Result of Samsung Phones

If you see the following interface after clicking "Start", go to the homescreen of your Samsung device and press "Allow" until it disappears. Press "Start" again to begin the scanning.

Click Allow to Scan Samsung for Lost Data

Step 5 Preview, Check and Recover Lost Data
After scanning, the results will be listed in categories on the left. You can go to "Messages", "Contacts", "Videos" and other data files to preview the lost data files having been found out.  Selectively check the files you want to get back and click on "Recover" button. Choose a folder on your computer on save the recovered files thus we finish the recovery successfully.

Recover Lost Samsung Data

Step 6 Frequently Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files
You can try to back up your Android data frequently so that you can prevent the data from being deleted forever. A useful data back-up software named Android Transfer is provided to help you do backup of your Galaxy data.

This is how to retrieve SD card deleted files from Samsung device. You can turn to the article How to Recover Lost Data from Samsung Internal Memory to know more about how to recover internal memory data. If you have any questions, let us know in the comments.

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