How to Recover Formatted SD Card on Mac?

2017-08-30 04:53:22 / Posted by Connie Wisley to Recover Follow @ Connie

Now, SD card is commonly used in most devices, including Smartphone, Camera, Mp3 player, etc since it can store different type files like photos, videos, audio, documents, etc. But SD card is also easy to be formatted by accident. How to recover formatted SD card on Mac? To me, this question is not difficult at all. Follow my steps, formatted SD card recovery is just a piece of cake.

Why need to recover formatted SD card?

We all know, SD card is different from the hard disk, it can be transferred. For instance, you can take your SD card out from your Mp3 player, and then you can insert it to your computer or phone. At some times, SD card may need to be formatted when you insert it to other device, special in phone. So, when you transfer your SD card to you phone, you phone may ask you whether or not formatted SD card so that you can access it. Someone doesn’t know he or she can directly restart phone and this problem will be solved. Or if you click it in a hurry, even you don’t see the content, your SD card will be formatted and all of your files will disappear.

Some novice user who is not very familiar with some functions of phone also may accidentally format SD card. What’s more, when set connecting between SD card and Mac, formatting SD card happens just as often. So, recovering formatted SD card is particularly important.

What do we need to prepare for formatted SD card recovery?

Before recovering files from formatted SD card, we need to do some preparations. What do we need to prepare for formatted SD card recovery? At first, you should set connection between your Mac and your SD card. And then you need a formatted SD card recovery tool to help you. So, there is other problem, what is the best formatted SD card recovery tool? Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac may be a good choice.

Undoubtedly Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac is the best formatted SD card recovery tool that can help users to recover files from formatted SD card. What’s more, it also supports other devices, including internal/external hard drives, USB drives, optical media, memory cards, digital cameras, iPods etc.

Cisdem Data Recovery provides 5 Recovery modes, including Basic Data Recovery, Trash Recovery, Formatted Drive Recovery, External Hard Drive Recovery. User can speed up the scanning and recovery by choosing the Basic mode, or use Advanced mode to find back those files lost a long time ago from a large-capacilty storage device.

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How to recover formatted SD card on Mac?

Cisdem Data Recovery is super easy-to-use, no matter novice or advanced users you are, you can recover files from formatted SD card with ease. Detailed steps of recover formatted SD card will be shown below.

  1. Start Cisdem Data Recovery on your Mac. 
    Open Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac in your Applications folder. Please remember to connect your SD card to your Mac.
  2. Choose recovery mode according to your needs. 
    Next, you should choose recovery mode. As noted above, there are 5 recovery modes available for users and each mode has provided detailed instructions. For example, if you want to recover files from formatted SD card with original names, you should choose “Formatted Drive Recovery”. Still, you can try other modes according to your needs.
  3. Select your SD card to recover data. 
    Then, Cisdem Data Recovery for Mac will list your entire storage device for you, including hard disk or other. You need to select your formatted SD card.
  4. Click “Scan”, Cisdem Data Recovery will start to scan your SD card so that all the formatted files can be found. The entire process doesn’t need too much time as it will run fast.5. Preview and recover formatted SD card on Mac.
    A moment later, it will list all formatted files for you. It allows users to preview files. You can click file to view file details. Then you can check all the target files you want to recover, and click “Recover” to recover files from formatted SD card. 

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