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Many Android users use the SD card to expand the storage space. How if the SD card data is lost? In this essay, we will talk about SD card recovery for Android mobile phone.

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Part 1: What is SD Card?

SD card is the semiconductor flash memory device. Due to the small size, fast data transfer and support for hot plugging, the SD card is widely used in portable devices, such as digital cameras, tablet computers, Android phones and media players.
Next, we will talk about SD card recovery for Android mobile phones.

Part 2: How to Recover SD Card with Renee Undeleter?

1. What is Renee Undeleter?

Renee Undeleter is the software specializing in data recovery. It can recover the deleted files, the emptied Recycle Bin and the formatted disk. The software includes 4 scan modes, Fast Partition Scan, Whole Partition Scan, Whole Disk Scan and Image Creation, which provides comprehensive solutions to data loss. Besides, its fingerprint technology and the file system rebuilding technology can skip the damaged blocks of the SD card to rebuild the file system. That can help us retrieve the lost data as much as possible.
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Easy to use Only simple steps to recover data from storage devices.

Multiple scan modes Fast partition scan, whole partition scan and whole disk scan for different recovery needs.

File types Support to recover pictures, videos, audios, documents, mails, etc.

Supported storage devices Recover data from recycle bin, SD card, external disk, etc.

Supported systems Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2000 and Mac OS X10.6, 10.7, 10.8.

Easy to use Only simple steps to recover data from storage devices.

Multiple scan modes - 3 scan modes for different recovery needs.

Supported storage devices Recover data from recycle bin, SD card, external disk, etc.

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2. How to Use Renee Undeleter?

It is easy to use Renee Undeleter to recover the deleted data from a SD card. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Insert the SD card into the card reader and then connect the reader to the computer. Download and install Renee Undeleter. Open the software and select [Fast Partition Scan].
Note: Please do not install Renee Undelete in the disk where you lost data from.
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Functions of different recovery modes:

Fast partition scan: Recover the files after emptying Recycle Bin or deleted by mistake without data backup.

Whole partition scan: Scan the whole partition and list all files, especially for the formatted partition or inaccessible issue.

Whole disk scan: Scan entire disk to find out all partitions’ information and simulate the partition table.

Image creation: Create a partition image which can be used in case that reading partition is slow or need a backup.

Step 2: Select the SD card and click on [Next] to go on.
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Step 3: Select [Fast Scan] or [Deep Scan].
Fast scan: It searches for the accidentally deleted, corrupted, and overwritten files.
Deep scan: This is a far more thorough method, but it takes a long time to scan the disk. This mode can be used when the fast scan mode cannot find out the target files.
select fast scan mode in renee undeleter
Step 4: After that, select the file types and click on [Next] to go on.
select the file types in fast partition scan
Step 5: Next, preview and select the files. Click on [Recover] to retrieve the files.
select the target files to recover in fast partition scan
Step 6: Finally, select a destination to save the files. Note: select the other disk instead of the SD card. Click on [Recover] to save the recovered files.
select the destination to save the recovered files in renee undeleter to restore sd card to full capacity
Attention: Please save the recovered SD card photos to other storage devices instead of the SD card. Besides, if [Fast Partition Scan] cannot find the target photos, please try [Whole Partition Scan] and [Whole Disk Scan].

Part 3: Reasons of SD Card Data Loss

The followings are the possible reasons of SD card data loss.

1. Accidentally Delete

The data may be accidentally deleted. Please check the data carefully when you are going to delete.

2. Format SD Card

Sometimes, you should format the SD card to fix its problems. All data will be emptied. It is suggested that you should back up the SD card data at schedule, or you should transfer the SD card data before formatting the card.

3. Damaged SD Card

If you receive the notification saying that the SD card is damaged, you will not be able to view the SD card content. There are many reasons of the symptom. For example, the SD card is not inserted probably; the SD card contacts are dirty. You can use an eraser to clean the dirty contacts.

4. Virus Attack

You should use the anti-virus software to clean the data and try SD card recovery for your Android mobile phone when it is attacked by virus.