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Micro SD Card in Blackberry Phone Requires Formatting

"My Blackberry powered off when I was taking pictures. Then, I changed a battery and turned on the phone and wanted to continue to take pictures. Here comes the problem. When I turned on the phone, it says that I need to format the memory card before I can use it. I don’t know why it asks me to format the micro SD card, but what I know is that I cannot format it. So I switch off the phone and remove the micro SD card. When I reinserted the card back to the phone, it reports the same error message. I don’t know if there is something wrong with my Blackberry phone, but I really want to get back files stored on the micro SD card? How to restore memory card after format? Can you tell me how to recover files from an unformatted micro SD card when memory card has RAW format on Blackberry phone?"

Solution - Download Program for Unformatted Micro SD Card Recovery

For an unformatted micro SD card, the only way to get back files stored on it is to rely on professional data recovery program. The data recovery program provides easy method to scan and extract files from the unformatted micro SD card, so you don’t need to worry that you cannot access the card. If you receive the unformatted micro SD card on your Blackberry phone, you need to remove the micro SD card and connect it to your computer to perform data recovery. You can also connect the Blackberry phone with micro SD card inserted via a USB cable. The read-only data recovery program - iCare Data Recovery Pro supports all types of memory card on all brands of mobile phone.

Steps to Recover Files from Not Formatted Micro SD Card

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Step1. Connect the micro SD card to computer. Download and install the data recovery program to your computer. Run the program and select a recovery module.

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Step2. Select the not formatted micro SD card as scanning device and then you only need to wait during the scanning.

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Step3. When the scanning is finished, you can preview the found files. Then, you can select the files you need and recover them.

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Take Care

It is a common problem that micro SD card is saying not formatted error on Blackberry phone or other device, but many people still make mistake when encountering the problem. Here are something you can pay attention to:

  • Do not format the micro SD card before you can get back lost files
  • Formatting doesn’t erase the micro SD card completely, but it will make it difficult for data recovery
  • If you have mistakenly formatted the micro SD card when it shows not formatted error, you should remember not to write any new data to the formatted card.
  • Micro SD card error can be caused by many factors. Sometimes, you may find that it takes a long time to scan the unformatted micro SD card for lost data. In this situation, you can stop during scanning to see what have been found.
  • You can preview found files after scanning and you can recover all types of files in batch, but you cannot save the recovered files to the original micro SD card.

Recover Pictures from Unformatted Micro SD Card for Blackberry

Picture is one of the most common types of data that can be stored on a micro SD card. Especially, today’s smartphone including Blackberry often has the function of taking pictures, so lots of people would like to use a phone to take pictures to record precious moment for them. When a micro SD card says not formatted error, those precious pictures are in danger because they may get lost permanently. Now, with the professional data recovery program, you can recover all formats of pictures such as GIF, BMP, JPEG, PNG, etc. The program can scan the unformatted micro SD card and show all found files in the list. You can click each picture and preview them one by one to check if they are the lost pictures on your micro SD card.

Recover Other Files from Unformatted Micro SD Card

In addition to pictures, you may have stored some other types of files like videos and music on the micro SD card. The data recovery program supports all types of files when get lost from your micro SD card, so you can not only recover pictures, videos and music from the card, but also you can restore office files, PDF files, emails, and more. With this data recovery program, you can recover data from all brand of micro SD card such as Samsung, Sony, Toshiba, Lexar, Transcend, Kingston, SanDisk, Kingmax, Maxell and so on. You can also use the software to recover files from unformatted pendrive, external hard drive, flash drive and more.

Format Micro SD Card for Unformatted Error Fixing

Now, you know that the first thing you need to do is to perform data recovery when your micro SD card shows not formatted error. Then, the second thing you can do is to format the micro SD card to fix the not formatted error. Since the micro SD card has converted to RAW file system when requires formatting, you can convert the micro SD card to FAT32 file system during formatting.

==>> If you need help for convert RAW to NTFS, please go to this page - Convert RAW file system to NTFS>>

CF Card Requires Formatting

If your CF card says needs to be formatted due to the similar reasons like virus infection, bad sectors and other reasons, you can use iCare Data Recovery software to retrieve files off unformatted CF card and then format the card.

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