How to Recover Deleted & Lost Files from SDHC Card?

SDHC cards have always proved that they are useful for many gadgets that most of us use now days. These cards with high storage capacity are used in digital cameras, gaming consoles, mobile phones etc. to store many photo files and other multimedia files. But it is also very easy to lose these photo files on SDHC cards by formatting the card or deleting files. Sometimes we come under a situation where we are left with no option other than formatting SDHC card. We may have to face this situation due to corruption of SDHC cards which can’t be ignored. The main reason behind intentional formatting is corruption of SDHC card. Due to this corruption one will not be able to access any file type which is stored on these cards. Errors such as "SDHC card not formatted" keeps popping up until and unless the card is freed from corruption. You can use this tool under such situations to overcome such errors and to recover data from a damaged SDHC card. For more information on this fact you can visit

So we must format SDHC card under such situation painfully. It’s obviously undesired to lose files on SDHC card like music, videos and photos especially if the files are some old memories. So if you don’t want to lose your important files on SDHC card then you must keep a backup for your files so that even if you format your SDHC card knowingly or unknowingly you will still be having a chance to use a copy of those files. Suppose you don’t create a backup, then also you need not bother as SDHC memory card data recovery software do the work of recovering your SDHC card files. Read more about software and its features visit the home page.

Why or how SDHC card files are lost?

The files stored on SDHC card of your cell phone or digital camera can be lost very easily due to various reasons. Let us have a look at those known or unknown reasons.

  • Accidental SD card formatting - By pressing format card option which will be there in your mobile phone or digital camera you will lose all your important files on SDHC card. This is one of the unavoidable situations and that is when SDHC card recovery software is required.
  • File system corruption - This is one of the common reasons due to which the images on your SDHC card become inaccessible. Because of file system corruption, errors such as “drive not formatted” will be displayed when your SDHC card is connected to the system. These errors actually make the pictures inaccessible.
  • Virus attack - It’s the most common reason that we will find behind any file deletion. Malicious viruses corrupt SDHC cards and lead to deletion of files stored on it. In case, files from Lexar card deleted due to virus attack then you can use this software to recover files from Lexar card.

Many other factors results in deletion of files on SDHC card. After formatting your SDHC card if you are thinking how to recover SDHC card files then you can try SDHC card recovery software. Using SDHC card recovery utility you can easily retrieve photos from SDHC card which is formatted due to the reasons mentioned above. SDHC card recovery supports recovery of file types such as mp3, png, jpeg, mp4, gif, mpg, mpeg etc that are deleted or lost from SDHC cards. This tool is also very useful to recover damaged SD card on Mac operating system in just few minutes. SDHC card recovery tool is capable of restoring files that are accidentally deleted or else lost from MicroSDHC cards, miniSDHC cards etc. You can recover files safely from any SDHC card using SDHC card recovery tool since this tool is read only. If you have formatted your SDHC card unintentionally then by using SDHC card recovery software you can recover formatted SDHC card quickly. Now let us see how to recover files from SDHC card using SDHC card recovery tool. This popular utility has the ability to rescue photos lost from SDHC card on Windows OS of different versions such as Windows XP, 7, Vista, etc and Mac OS of different versions such as Mac OS X, Lion, Leopard, etc at your finger tips. If your SDHC Card got corrupted due to any kind of situations then, you can also make use of SDHC card recovery software to perform corrupted SDHC Card recovery process without any difficulty.

How to recover SDHC card files?

Follow some simple steps given below to recover files from SDHC card

Step 1: Download and install SDHC card recovery tool in your system. Connect your formatted SDHC card to the system. From the main screen choose "Recover Files" option.

How to Recover SDHC Card Files - Recover Files

Figure 1: Recover Files

Step 2: Next select "Recover Lost Files" option to recover files that are lost due to formatting of SDHC card. After this step the software will begin the process of scanning.

Step 3: As soon as the tool completes scanning you will be able to view the recovered files. Preview them before saving by clicking on "Preview" option.

How to Recover SDHC Card Files - Preview Recovered Files

Figure 3: Preview Recovered Files

Step 4: Finally if you are satisfied with the performance of the software then you can buy it and then you can activate it to resume the recovery process and you can save the recovered files.

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