Question: My 8GB memory card saying format error everytime when I put the micro SD memory into my LG KS360. What's the error? I have plenty of photos still there but inaccessible. Is there any tool that can help me restore these photos?
Resolution: What is "Not Formatted Error"? Is there any hope to restore photos from the bad memory card in LG KS360?
When memory card cannot be detected in phones like LG KS360, the reading sector of the memory card might get error. The files did not get lost. You can still restore photos off the phone memory card.
Solution: Keep your memory card Sandisk SD card untouched. Better keep it from taking more photos before recovery. Try iCare Data Recovery to restore files with "Format Recovery". It is offered as free trial and it can search your lost files for free. The software allows to recover files from unformatted microSD, XD, CF and memory stick.
Please download a free trial of iCare Data Recovery and run the trial.
If you want to fix the format error that your memory card use in phone like LG KS 360, please connect it to SD adapter or card reader with your laptop or desktop. See disk management, if it could be recognized there, format it by right clicking on the drive (the memory card). You can use FAT32 or NTFS if it asks you to select the file system. However do backup your data or get your data out before doing the reformat if the files were important.
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If you mistakenly reformat memory card before data recovery when it reports not formatted error or other similar error message, you should avoid writing new data to the formatted memory card. Then, you still have chance to unformat memory card and get back any lost file.