Cannot format Sandisk sd card in Android mobile phone, digital camera, or media devices? Did you encounter the problem that Windows was unable to format SanDisk Ultra memory card when you attempted to format it from RAW to FAT32 so as to make it available for data storage in Windows 10 or 7 when the memory card did not work as normal? Fix the problem by the following ways.
#1, Delete sd card volume in Disk Management in Windows 10/8.1/7 computer, and then create a new volume, format it.
Create a new volume and get it formatted for new use.
Most often, sd card cannot format errors could be fixed, or you may try a sd card formatter to get it force formatted.
#2, Force format sandisk sd card with memory card formatter
Rufus is a free Sandisk sd card format tool that can be used for a hard formatting on Sandisk memory card.
iCare Data Recovery Pro is a data recovery program which provides read-only solution for data recovery when your SanDisk Ultra memory card says RAW file system and cannot be formatted in camera, mobile phone or PC. This data recovery software has the function of deep scanning RAW memory card so as to get back all inaccessible data.
Step1. Download and install iCare Data Recovery on PC. Launch the software and choose a proper scan mode.
Step2. Select the SanDisk memory card as aim disk and then let the software to scan it.
Step3. You can preview found files after scanning and then save the lost data to a different place.
If you have tried all your best, but PC is still unable to format SanDisk Ultra memory card, you can check if the memory card contains bad sectors or you can rely on professional format tool to format it. As format recovery software, iCare Data Recovery helps data recovery from memory card whether it can be formatted normally or not.
As a matter of fact, many persons have encountered the similar problem:
"I meet a problem that my SanDisk Ultra memory card changes to RAW file system in my smartphone. It says my memory card needs to be formatted, but my phone fails to format the memory card because it says memory card is corrupted. How can I fix the memory card to get back my lost data?"
"I am wondering if there is a way to fix memory card RAW format error when PC cannot format it. Well, I have a SanDisk Ultra memory card for my camera, but I cannot open it because it changes to RAW file system and cannot format. Can anyone share some useful solutions or tips to recover formatted memory card photos?"
Last updated on April 12, 2021