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How to Perform Formatted Memory Card Recovery

How to Recover Pictures from Formatted Memory Card?

I took hundreds of pictures with my Canon Powershot camera during my trip to Spain. All photos were stored on a 16GB memory card. But last night, I mistakenly formatted the memory card when I was about to check how much space I had used. I'm worried about losing my best time in Spain now. Are there some ways to recover photos from formatted memory card? Any solution would be very much appreciated.

Looking for ways to recover pictures from formatted memory card? This is no big deal as long as you acts fast and have wonderful formatted memory card recovery software in hand.

To do so, you need firstly make sure that you have not put new files on your memory card after you formatted it. And then you can take Wondershare Data Recovery, or Wondershare data recovery for mac as a try. This well designed program enables both Windows and Mac users to recover pictures from formatted memory card without hassle. This tool is compatible with almost all memory card including SD card, cf card, microSD card, xd card, etc.

You can get the trial version of Wondershare Data Recovery below to process formatted memory card data recovery in a few clicks.

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Retrieve Pictures from Formatted Memory Card in 3 Steps

We will do the recover with Wondershare Data Recovery for Windows version. If you are using a Mac, you can perform the formatted memory card recovery in similar steps with Mac version.

Step 1 Select “Wizard Recovery” mode

When launching Wondershare Data Recovery, you’ll be automatically guided into “Wizard Mode”, just as the image below shows. In this mode, you just need to answer a few simple questions.

Click “Next” button in the window to move one.

Note: You can also select “Standard Mode” too.

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Step 2 Choose file type you want to recover from your formatted memory card

Here you just need to select “Photo/Graphic” option and click “Next” to continue.

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Step 3 Select your formatted memory card to scan for lost pictures

Now you’ll need to select the drive letter of your formatted memory card and click “Next” to move to scanning step.

Note: It is important that your formatted memory card can be recognized as a hard disk on your computer.

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Step 4 Scan your formatted memory card

Wondershare Data Recovery will now be ready to search for lost pictures on your formatted memory card.

Note: Please select “Enable Deep Scan” option and click “Start” button to begin scanning.

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Step 5 Preview and recover pictures from formatted memory card

The found pictures on your formatted memory card will be displayed in the program window and you will be able to preview all of them before recovery.

In the end, you can select pictures you need and hit on “Recover” button to restore them on your computer.

Note: Please do not keep the recovered pictures on your formatted memory card during the recovery.

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Jan 13,2016 10:15 am / Posted by Selena Lee to Recover

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