3 Easy steps to recover data from SD card

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July 21, 2023


Modern-day technology has enabled us to store high storage SD cards. There is no reason to think twice before purchasing SD cards. But sometimes, it fails due to technical or logical reasons. But we are fortunate with recovery. Author Divya Jain View all posts

In this article, we will know three easy steps to recover data from an SD card. But before we discuss solutions, let us first discuss the reasons behind failures. Here are five reasons and solutions to recover data from SD cards given below:

Human error: One significant damage caused to the SD card is humans. Sometimes humans fail to understand the warning signals or ignore them, which causes significant damage to the SD card. Though humans are not infallible, it is better to have a backup available to prevent such situations. Some backup options are; google drive, iCloud, external hard disk etc. 

Logical Damage: Another major cause of damage is logical damage, and SD cards become vulnerable and unable to read or write data. Therefore, it is always the best option to replace it immediately. If replacement is not feasible, timely updation can prevent SD card breakdown. You may end up losing your SD card data otherwise. 

Device error: Sometimes your SD card may not show any data, and error messages pop up on your screen. It is due to the failure of its functioning. In that case, you need expert advice not to lose your data permanently. 

Virus and malware attack: Viruses may corrupt your data and break down your SD card. Frequent virus and malware attacks may make your SD card vulnerable. Hence, keeping your antivirus updated and protecting the device from virus attacks is essential. In severe scenarios, taking advice helps to secure your valuable data. 

Physical damage: You can use the SD card protection shield or cover to protect it from physical damage. Physical damage to the SD card has been seen as the reason for the breakdown of the SD card. And if such happens, act immediately as possible delay inaction may cause the failure of SD card entirely and data get permanently inaccessible. 

Here are the three easy steps to recover your data:

Keep your Backup available. It is always a safer option. 

Keep antivirus updated and protect the device from any technical or physical attack.
Recover your data through Disk Drill
Download and Install Disk Drill on your Windows.
If your hard drive is external, connect your Hard Drive with the Disk Drill.
After installing it, click on the ‘search for lost data which will appear on the bottom of the right side of the screen.
Preview the files and folders you desire to recover.
Now start the recovery procedure by clicking the ‘Recover’ button.


Having discussed all the reasons and recovery methods available, it is all up to you to choose wisely to protect your data. Since every case is different, and if your case is severe, understand your data’s severity and recover it with professional help. If you are looking for such professional data recovery solutions, then get in touch with us.

Techchef has over 25 years of professional experience in successfully recovering data,even in complicated situations. To know more about us, visit our official website https://www.techchef.in/ or call us at 1800-313-1737. We will be happy to help you with the best suitable solutions.

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