Faulty SD Card

File Recovery from a Faulty SD Card

With Advanced File Recovery, restore files from a corrupt SD card in just a few clicks without hassle.

How to Recover Files From a Corrupted SD Card?

Are you struggling with a corrupt SD card? Is the data you cannot afford to lose on your SD card, which is not responding? Well, we have a fix for you!

SD cards are common storage devices used in smartphones, cameras, and laptops. While the small size and high storage capacity add to the features of an SD card, the downside is that they easily get corrupted. In the event of an SD card getting corrupted, the only thing you can do is either replace it or try to fix it by formatting it. In both cases, your data is sacrificed.

This blog will discuss recovering files from a corrupted SD card.

Advanced File Recovery: The Best Way to Recover Files from a Corrupted SD Card

When you plug your SD card into your PC, and it asks you to format, or worse, it doesn’t respond; you know the SD card is corrupt. Ideally, formatting an SD card is the device’s way of telling it is the only way to keep using it. And you should format it as soon as you get a chance. Otherwise, you might lose the data forever.

But if you format it, how will you get your data? If you decide not to format the SD card, the device will be unusable, which means, either way, you will lose the data. However, you can retrieve your files and data once you have formatted the SD card.

Advanced File Recovery is a tool designed specifically to help in such situations. You can use either Quick or Deep Scan to find and retrieve deleted files from an SD card. It is reliable, safe, and easy to use. Take a look below to understand how exactly the tool works -

  1. Download the tool and install it on your computer.

  2. Connect the SD card to the PC and run the application.

  3. Register Advanced File Recovery to recover files. Click the key icon and copy paste the key received in your registered e-mail address.

    Register Advanced File Recovery to recover files
  4. Next, select the connected device from under Location.

    select the connected device from under Location
  5. Click Next.

    Click Next
  6. Select Scan All Data to search for all types of files saved on your SD card.

    Select Scan All Data to search
  7. Click on START SCAN to initiate the process.

    START SCAN to initiate the process
  8. Once the process is finished, you will have a list of all the deleted files you can retrieve.

    Once the process is finished
  9. Preview files and select the ones you want to restore. Click on RECOVER NOW to initiate the data recovery for your SD card.

    Preview files and select the ones you want to restore
  10. Select the location to save retrieved data. This will take some time, so make sure you leave the process running.

    Select the location to save retrieved data
  11. Once the process is completed you will get a summary of files recovered.

    Once the process is completed

Do not try to open or copy any file to the formatted SD card as it might overwrite the existing deleted data on your SD card, making it hard to retrieve.

Advanced File Recovery is the best way to handle the situation. Other than that, if you have access to your SD card, you can try to unhide the hidden files and recover them, but the chances of that are minimal on a corrupted SD card.


Download the Advanced File Recovery tool today to ensure that your SD card data is safe, even if it is corrupt. The tool is one of the best investments for you as it can help retrieve deleted files from any device or internal storage. Install the application today and lead a stress-free delete-proof life!