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

micro sd not formatted"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."

What Does Incorrect Capacity Mean?

What does it mean when a micro SD card says incorrect capacity? If the micro SD card is not a fake one, it often means that the card is corrupted. The reasons leading this problem are various, but you can fix the problem without data loss.

==> If you want to know detailed reasons and solutions for the problem, please go to this page: My SD Card Shows Wrong Storage Capacity>>

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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Retrieve Files When Micro SD Card Has 0 Byte Capacity

"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?."

A 4, 8, 16, 32, 64GB micro SD card has 0 byte space? It is also one of the situation that micro SD card shows wrong capacity. When micro SD card turns to 0 byte, it usually has RAW file system.

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Micro SD Card Capacity vs. MicroSD Card Size

Capacity of a micro SD card refers to the storage size of the card. For instance, you buy a 16GB micro SD card, then we say it has 16GB capacity. The size of a micro SD card usually means to the volume of the card. Micro SD card has a very small size, which can be inserted into a smartphone. The capacity of a micro SD card has no relation to its size.

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