"Please help me recover data after quick format memory card for Xiaomi mobile phone. I have connected my Xiaomi phone memory card and a USB flash drive to my computer in order to transfer some data from the memory card to the flash drive. Since data stored on the USB flash drive is not important, I wanted to format the USB flash drive to prepare the flash drive space for new data storage. However, I mistakenly format memory card instead of the USB flash drive. I performed a quick format on the memory card. What can I do to recover all data off formatted memory card?"
"Can I restore photos and videos from a quick formatted memory card for Xiaomi phone? I mistakenly formatted my Xiaomi phone memory card on my computer, and everything has been deleted when I realize the mistake. Is there anything I can do to restore data after formatting?"
There is some difference between quick format and full format, but data will be lost immediately whether you perform a quick format or full format. However, the good thing is that you are able to recover lost data whether after quick format or full format. In other words, you can recover lost files after quick format a memory card for Xiaomi phone. Now, this article will share solution and tips for Xiaomi Android phone memory card photo video recovery whether you quick format it by mistake or on purpose.
When you quick format a Xiaomi phone memory card, it only erases the file names from the card, in which situation all data will become invisible. In this situation, you only need to use a data recovery program to recover all invisible data. iCare Data Recovery provides a an easy and read-only solution for data recovery when you quick format memory card for any Xiaomi mobile phone. This data recovery software is able to work on Windows OS to recover lost files from memory card after formatting, so you should connect the memory card for Xiaomi phone to a computer to perform format recovery. You cannot install the data recovery software on your Xiaomi mobile phone to perform data recovery because it is not phone recovery software.
Preparation: Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on your computer. Then, you can connect the memory card to this computer and launch the data recovery software.
Step1. Select a proper scan mode after running the software.
Step2. Choose the formatted memory card and then you just need to wait patently when the software is searching lost files.
Step3. You can preview files after scanning and then you can save al lost files to a different drive.
Mistakenly perform a quick format on memory card for Xiaomi Android phone? It is an unavoidable problem to make mistake sometimes, so it is a common situation that you might mistakenly format memory card in your Xiaomi mobile phone or other devices. However, you should not make another mistake to write new data to the accidentally formatted memory card. If you write new data to the memory card after formatting, it might overwrite the lost files and make them unrecoverable. The reason why you are able get back data from a quick formatted memory card for Xiaomi mobile phone is that quick formatting does not erase the true data permanently and completely.
You want to quick format a memory card because Xiaomi cell phone reports memory card error? Or you quick format a memory card by accident when receiving the unformatted error message on the card? Memory card error is another situation, in which you may be asked to format the card. If your Xiaomi mobile phone reports memory card error like "Memory card is not formatted do you want to format it now", "memory card has RAW file system" or "memory card is unformatted error", etc, you may try to quick format the memory card to fix the error. If you quick format a memory card for Xiaomi mobile phone due to such kind of error, you can also use iCare Data Recovery to restore lost files as long as you do not write new data after formatting the card.
Quick format is able to fix memory card error mentioned above, but the previous inaccessible data might be easy to be overwritten after formatting the memory card. As you know, data that has been overwritten is unable to be recovered. Therefore, in order to recover all lost files from the memory card, it is highly recommended not to format the memory card which reports any error before data recovery.
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