How to Get back Data from Micro SD Card Showing Incorrect Capacity

"My micro SD card has 4GB capacity with about 2GB data inside, but I found it shows 0 byte space when I connected it to my computer. Reinserting the micro SD card to my mobile phone, the micro SD card is not recognized by phone. What is wrong with the micro SD card and how to get back files?"

"I have a 16GB micro SD card, but it has 0 byte space. I cannot open the micro SD card. Whether I attempted the micro SD card in my mobile phone or connecting the card to my computer, I received an error message to say micro SD card needs to be formatted. "

"My micro SD card has RAW file system and shows empty, which had an FAT32 file system and had 32GB capacity. I have more than 20GB files including photos, videos, music, games, and documents on this micro SD card, but I cannot view any of them because micro SD card is not readable. Can you tell me how to recover files from a RAW micro SD card?"

"Can anybody tell me how to recover data when my micro SD card says blank and turns to unsupported file system? I am wondering where my data is. I have never deleted any data from the micro SD card, but why it shows empty? The micro SD card has unsupported RAW file system. I think the card is corrupted, but how to recover files from a corrupted micro SD card?."

Data Recovery When MicroSD Card Shows Incorrect Capacity

The reasons why micro SD card shows incorrect capacity are various, but what you should remember is not to format the micro SD card or write any new data to the card. Then, you can use iCare Data Recovery software to recover files off the memory card. This data recovery software supports to recover pictures, videos, music, documents, etc from all brands of micro SD card and other types of memory card such as SanDisk, Kingston, Samsung, Transcend, Lexar, PNY, Kingston, Sony and more. Now, you can follow the steps below to recover data from micro SD card:

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Step1. Run iCare Data Recovery and choose a recovery module.

select recovery mode

Step2. Select the micro SD card as aim disk and let the software scan it for lost files.

wait while scanning

Step3. Preview the found photos and recover the files you need.

preview found photo

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Why Cannot Format Micro SD Card?

Usually, formatting does not erase the micro SD card permanently. In other words, data is still recoverable after formatting. However, you might mistakenly write new data to the formatted micro SD card. New added data may occupy the space which was used to store the lost data. If the original data is overwritten by new data, you will lose the chance to recover it.

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