Last updated on May 10, 2021
"My 4GB SD card with holiday pictures now has the message 'the drive is not formatted do you want to format it now ?' whenever I insert it in the camera or computer card reader." - A user from a forum post.
Can you access the card without formatting when memory card asks to format? Or Can you recover deleted photos after format memory card when receiving the error message? How to recover corrupted micro SD card in RAW file system format?
Video - Fix sd card not formatted
iCare Data Recovery Pro is a fast effective software which can help us with different kinds of data lost problems. Not only can it restore sd card not formatted files, but can also restrieve files even you formatted the sd card.
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Follow the tutorial to recover deleted videos from SD card kingston which has unformatted error:
Step1. Connect the Kingston micro SD card to your computer. Download and install the data recovery software. Launch the software and select a recovery module.
Step2. Choose the unformatted micro SD card and let the software scan it for lost files. You just need to wait when the software is scanning.
Step3. You can preview the files after scanning. Then, you can select the files you want to recover and save them.
Notice: after you press Recovery, iCare Data Recovery will help you find all the data you lost, you should choose what is the information you really need.
Along with Kingston Micro sd card not formatted error, it often can not be reconginized by computer and you probably can see nothing or the computer will say noting is in the port. How frustrating it might be to you while you have tons of beautfitul shots in the sd card. If memory card of camera is formatted, can you recover deleted files from micro SD card if you format it when receving not formatted error alert?
As we know Kingston is a large media storage manufacturer together with some other big ones producing sd card like SanDisk, Mini SD card, etc. And there are also some similar storage device like USB memory stick, memory stick, sd card, mp3 player, flash mp3 player, usb flash drives with different shapes, different designs... However all of these is easy to get the not formatted problem.
There are many other causes for memory card data loss. You can download memory card deleted photo recovery software for Samsung Galaxy S3 and other recover lost files in other data loss situations.
Kingston micro SD card is available in different capacity from 1GB to 128GB. You can use such kind of microSD card in digital device like mobile phone. In order to fix the not formatted error for Kingston micro SD card, the best way is to format it after recovering all files.
==>> If Kingston micro SD card won't format on any device, please refer to this article - Windows was unable to format memory card>>