Can anyone help my 32GB RAW SD card? It says "SD card not formatted". When I right clicked it to see the properties, the file system was RAW and the used space showed 0 bytes. I need to get back my photos. Please help me how to fix SD card not formatted error and recover data from unformatted SD card.
After encountering SD card not formatted error, the user becomes unable to access anything stored on SD card. If you check the properties of this SD card in disk management, then you find that the used space and free space are showing O bytes. Moreover, the file system is shown as RAW instead of FAT or NTFS or without file system.
To get back the accessibility of the SD card, you have to format the SD card, but formatting would erase all the data from SD card, it is not preferred until you recover data from SD card. So the first thing that is recommended in such situation is to stop using the affected SD card, you should immediately attach it to a computer where the data recovery software is installed and perform the recovery operation. Moreover, if you have formatted your SD card unknowingly after getting this SD card not formatted error, you still have the chance to recover data from unformatted SD card, but chances of complete recovery are less.
Fix SD card not formatted error and recover data from unformatted SD card
Tutorial to fix SD card not formatted error and recover data from unformatted SD card
Step 1: Connect the unformatted SD card to your computer through card reader.
Step 2: Download, install and launch M3 Data Recovery. After that, choose RAW Drive Recovery module on home window.
Step 3: Choose unformatted SD card and click Next.
Step 4: Check the files in unformatted SD card before fixing SD card not formatted error or recovering data from RAW SD card.
Recover data from formatted SD card
Compared with unformatted SD card, the chances of the complete data recovery from formatted SD card are less. As a professional data recovery software, M3 Data Recovery can also recover data from formatted hard drive, USB flash drive, SD card, memory card, etc.
Step 1: Launch M3 Data Recovey and choose Data Recovery module on home window.
Step 2: Select formatted SD card and then tick Deep Scan option.
Step 3: Follow the data recovery wizard to complete data recovery from formatted SD card.