How to Undelete Data from Android SD Cards

“My son accidently formated my Galaxy S5’s SD card this morning, all my photos, videos, apps and contacts are stored inside, I know some recovery tool can help recovering my data, but I don’t know which one is better and reliable, any suggestions?” – Juday

As the memory expansion of mobile phones or tablets, SD cards are widely used. Currently, SD cards have become the most widely used type of memory card in mobile phones and other digital devices. SD card is the multi-function memory card which with a large capacity, high performance, security, and other features. It’s read and write speeds four times faster than the MMC card, up to 2MB/sec and even faster. However, the situation of losing data from Android’s SD regularly occur, Android’s users often accidentally delete theirs data from SD card, or get the SD card formatted. What’s more, these loss data is often important. So, lots of Android users are looking for an effective and secure way to restore the lost or deleted data from Andriod SD card or memory card. To the point, Android Data Recovery is such a data recovery tool which well-known by Android users.

Android Data Recovery can not only direct recover data from your Android devices, but also can scan and restore the lost or deleted data from your Android’s SD card. You can easily recover lost or deleted contacts, text messages, photos, WhatsApp messages, audio files, videos, documents and more from your device or its SD card with the help of this program. Besides, Android Data Recovery perfectly compatible with any Android devices running the Android OS, including Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, ZET, Huawei, etc. If you don’t want to miss a free trial version of Android Data Recovery. Click the below button to download now!


Before getting down to the recovery process, you must do the prep work first:

1). Stop using your Android phone or tablet the moment you find you have deleted some important files accidently or the files missing without any reason. You know, the deleted or lost files are not gone right away from your Android device or its SD card, but waiting to be overwritten by new data. Because of this, if you continue to use your device, then the deleted or missing data will disappear forever.

2). Find a computer nearby, being ready to recover Android files. The sooner, the better. Download and install Android Data Recovery on the computer and follow the instructions below to recover Android files.

Step 1. Launch the program and connect your Android device to your computer via its digital cable.

Step 2. Enable USB debugging for your device

In order to make the recovery program detect your device, you need to follow the steps on the pop-up window to enable USB debugging for your Android device. Don’t be worry, it’s very easy, just do it.

Step 3. Analyze Android phone or tablet

After enabling USB debugging on the Android device, Android Data Recovery will recognize your phone or tablet automatically. And then, you should click “Next” to let the program analyze the data on your Android device or the SD card inside.

Note:Note: In order to make it work favourably, please remember to ensure there is at least 20% of battery for your Android.

For the device which have been rooted before, you need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen of your device before the scan. When below window pop up, just turn to your Android device and click “Allow”, when you can not see this screen any more, turn back to the program and click “Start” to let the program scan your lost data.

Step 4. Choose file type and scan mode

In the next screen, you are empowered to seletively choose which type of files to be scanned.

And select a storage scanning mode, if you select the Standard Mode, you still need to select the mode of “Scan for deleted files” or “Scan for all files”. There no doubt that, choosing the “Scan for all files” mode will spend more time for scanning.

Step 5.Preview and recover whatever wanted data from Android SD card

After scanning, all the data found from your Android device or its SD card will be listed as category. You are allowed to click all of them in the left sidebar, and preview the details on the right of window, just mark those what you want, and click “Recover” to save them back to your computer.

Note: To make sure that there is no any error, please keep your device connected during the recovery process.