How to Recover Blank Micro SD Card for Samsung Smartphone

"How to recover blank micro SD card for Samsung smartphone? My micro SD card for Samsung smartphone contains many precious photos, videos and music, but it shows blank on my Samsung mobile phone. PC says micro SD card is blank and has unsupported file system when I insert it to my computer. What can I do to make the micro SD card for Samsung mobile phone show all data stored on it?"

"I was not able to view any file on the micro SD card in Samsung mobile phone because it says micro SD card is blank. I have never deleted any data or formatted micro SD card, but why does the micro SD card show nothing? How do I recover all lost files from this micro SD card on Samsung mobile phone?"

Micro SD card is a type of memory card that is mainly used on different brands of mobiles phones including Samsung mobile phone. Usually, Samsung smartphone recognizes a micro SD card as storage media and all data will be stored on this micro SD card when you take pictures, videos or save some other files. However, why does the micro SD card become blank on your Samsung mobile phone? This article will tell possible reasons and share solution for micro SD card data recovery when the card becomes blank on Samsung smartphone.

Data recover from Blank Micro SD Card for Samsung Mobile Phone

If you have not deleted any data or formatted micro SD card but it shows blank on your Samsung mobile phone, probably all previous data is still on the micro SD card but it becomes invisible. In this situation, you need to rely on data recovery software to extract all files off the micro SD card. iCare Data Recovery is a read-only data recovery tool, which is able to search every lost file from your micro SD card for Samsung smartphone. This data recovery software works on all brands of micro SD card such as SanDisk, Lexar, Transcend, Samsung, Toshiba, Sony, etc when it is blank on Samsung mobile phone or other devices.

Steps for Samsung Phone Micro SD Card Recovery When Becomes Blank

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Preparation: Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on Windows computer. Then, connect the micro SD card to your computer and run the data recovery software.

Step1. You can select a proper scan mode after running the software.

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Step2. Choose the micro SD card which shows blank and then you only need to wait before the scanning is completed.

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Step3. Preview files after scanning and then save the lost data to another drive.

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Micro SD Card Is Blank on Samsung Phone due to Virus Infection

Virus infection makes many people frustrated because sometimes Samsung mobile phone will be attacked by virus even if you have installed antivirus software on your phone. If your Samsung smartphone is infected with virus, the micro SD card inserted in this phone will also be infected with virus. Virus might corrupt the files stored on the card or lead the micro SD card to be corrupted. In this situation, your micro SD card might show blank on your Samsung mobile phone. In order to avoid such kind of error, one the one hand, you should install a good and powerful antivirus program on your phone, and on the hand, you should not visit websites which might not be safe. iCare Data Recovery allows you to recover data when micro SD card for Samsung mobile phone is corrupted due to virus infection. However, if the data is corrupted by virus, the recovered files might become inaccessible.

Samsung Phone Micro SD Card Shows Blank with RAW File System

When you realize that your micro SD card becomes blank, you should check if its file system becomes RAW format. When micro SD card turns to RAW file system, you will not able to open the card and it will show 0 byte space. iCare Data Recovery is also available for micro SD card file recovery when it turns to RAW file system and becomes not accessible on Samsung mobile phone or computer. However, you should remember not to format the micro SD card before recovering everything you need.

Similar Issue on Other SD Card

You might meet the similar issue on other SD card for Samsung mobile phone or other devices. iCare Data Recovery is able to help restore data in following situation:

  • Mini SD card is blank and becomes not accessible
  • SDHC card becomes blank on phone or camera
  • SDXC card shows blank and unsupported file system


When you encounter the similar problem on any other SD card or memory card, you can free download iCare Data Recovery to perform file recovery, which does not cause any hurt to your memory card or previous data.

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