"I have a 32GB Transcend micro SD card which has been used for several years. When I inserted it to my Android phone, it says there is no storage media ie the sd card is not readable. When I connected it to my computer, Windows pops up a message that I need to repair bad sectors on the micro SD card. So I choose to fix the bad sectors on the micro SD card, but Windows says that I cannot fix the bad sectors. Then, I reconnected the micro SD card to my computer, this time the Windows cannot detect my memory card anymore. I have many important files on the micro SD card. Can you tell me how to recover deleted files from micro SD card Android when it is unable to be detected by any device?"
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iCare Data Recovery software has the function of retrieving files from Transcend micro SD card when you cannot access the card because it cannot be detected on digital camera or computer. The data recovery software enables you to recover all types of files such a s pictures, videos, music, etc from Transcend micro SD card from all types of micro SD card even if it cannot be detected. This data recovery software allows you to preview the found files after scanning, so you can check whether the found files are the lost ones or not. Now, you can follow the guide below to recover data from your Transcend micro SD card when it is not detected in digital camera or PC.
Step1. Connect the micro SD card to your computer. Download and install the data recovery software. Then, run the software and choose a proper recovery module.
Step2. Choose the micro SD card so that the software can scan. You just need to wait when the software is scanning.
Step3. You can preview the found files after scanning. Then, you can choose the files you need and recover them.
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Many factors can lead a micro SD card to not be detected in digital camera or computer, so you should make it clear the reasons why your micro SD card is not detected. Sometimes, problem can be easily resolved if the reason is clear.
1. You had better connect the micro SD card to another computer or you can try to connect the micro SD card to your PC via a different card reader. If there is something wrong with the card reader, your micro SD card might be unable to be detected when you connect it to your computer.
2. If the micro SD card is not detected in "My Computer", but it shows as unknown device under "Disk Management, and meanwhile, Windows pops up error message when you try to open the card, probably that the micro SD card is corrupted. In this situation, you need to rely on professional data recovery software to restore files on the microSD card.
When a micro SD card has been used for a long time, it may have bad sectors due to various reasons. A memory card that has bad sectors will initially work fine in digital camera, cell phone or other device, but eventually it may be corrupted when it has more and more bad sectors. Therefore, if your micro SD card is not detected in digital camera or computer, probably the card is corrupted due to bad sectors. Windows PC has built-in error-checking tool, with which you can check and repair bad sectors on the micro SD card. If you need to repair bad sectors on the micro SD card when it cannot be detected, the first thing you should do is to get back files on the card.
Also read: how to fix sd card bad sectors
Last updated on Nov 01, 2022