Android Phone Pops up Message Saying Micro SD Card Has Unsupported File System

"My Android phone pops up a message saying micro SD card has unsupported file system just now. Did anybody encounter the similar problem? Who can tell me how to access the micro SD card in my Android phone? Once I click the memory card to access it, my phone will pops up message says unsupported micro SD card. What should do to recover photos off the micro SD card on the Android phone?"

"When I inserted my micro SD memory card to my mobile phone, my phone says memory card has unsupported file system. My PC recognizes the micro SD card as an unknown drive when I connect the mobile phone to computer. PC does not allow me to access the micro SD card because it says micro SD card has an unrecognized format and needs to be reformatted. How do I fix the micro SD card for my mobile phone? I want to open the micro SD card and get back all files."

Sometimes, mobile phone or PC will ask you reformat micro SD card when it has unsupported file system. Probably, it says micro SD card has an unrecognized, reformatting will erase all data, reformat now? If you receive such kind of error message when attempting to open the micro SD card on Android phone or computer, you had better not reformat it unless you do not care about all data stored on this card.

Data Recovery When Phone Says Micro SD Has Unsupported File System

Probably, micro SD card file system gets corrupted, so Android phone says that the card has unsupported file system. iCare Data Recovery is a data recovery tool, which enables you to recover files from micro SD card though it is not accessible due to unsupported file system. This data recovery software allows you to restore different types of files from any brand of micro SD card when its file system shows as unsupported, RAW or unknown format. This software provides read-only solution for micro SD card recovery when it stops working in Android phone, so it is completely safe and does not cause any damage to the micro SD card by using this software.

Steps for Phone Micro SD Card Recovery When Has Unrecognized Format

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Preparation: Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on Windows computer. Connect the micro SD card to this computer and launch the data recovery software.

Step1. Select a proper scan mode after starting the software on your computer.

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Step2. Choose the micro SD card which shows as unknown device on your computer and then the software will search lost files on the card.

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Step3. Preview and save the files you need to another drive.

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Micro SD Card Shows Unsupported File System Requires Reformatting

Smartphone reports that micro SD card has unsupported file system when you try to open the memory card on your phone. Meanwhile, you may find that micro SD card shows as unknown device or RAW drive when you connect it to your computer. When you double click the micro SD card which shows unknown file system, Windows system will say micro SD card is not formatted and ask you to reformat micro SD card. What else can you do when facing such kind of problem? Reformatting will erase all data, but you are unable to access the micro SD card without reformatting. In order to get rid of the problem, you just need to use make use of iCare Data Recovery to extract all inaccessible data from the micro SD card which shows unsupported files system on your mobile phone or computer. Then, you can reformat the micro SD card on your phone or computer without worrying that it will cause any data loss.

Why Does Phone Say Message That Micro SD Card Has Unsupported Format?

A micro SD card usually has FAT32 file system, but phone might say the micro SD card has unsupported file system when micro SD card turns to RAW format because Android phone does not support RAW file system. Why does a micro SD card turn to RAW file system in Android phone? Here are some possible causes:
1. If you remove micro SD card from Android phone without switching off the phone, it might cause file system corruption.
2. You should unplug your micro SD card to computer safely. If you disconnect your micro SD card to computer during data transferring, it may corrupt the card and lead data loss.
3. Please use your micro SD card carefully to protect it from suffering physical damage or unexpected disaster, because it might lead micro SD card to be corrupted and show unsupported file system.
4. Your micro SD card might be infected with virus or Trojan if you use your smartphone to visit some unsafe websites or open some unsafe links.

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