Unformat SSD – How to Recover Data from Formatted SSD

SSD, Solid State Drive or Solid State Disk, using flash memory as a storage medium, the reading speed is faster than a mechanical hard disk. So, people like to choose SSD to store applications or important data, like photos, music, videos, emails, documents, portable programs and more. It is a great device to extend your storage for the computer. However, from time to time, you might format it for some reasons, which will result in data loss and you need to unformat SSD.

Why format SSD?

  • Accidental/unintentional format: it is quite easy to format the SSD. You just right-click on it and select "format", then it is done and done. Because it is so easy to format SSD, people may do it accidentally.
  • RAW SSD, the SSD displays as RAW or 'Media/Drive is not formatted, would you like to format now?'
  • Virus attack: if you haven’t had any precautionary measure to prevent virus attack for your SSD, it may get infected while you using it to store files that have been virus attacked. Formatting will erase all data on it, including the virus infected ones, clearing your SSD.
  • SSD get corrupted: while you using the SSD, it may get corrupted due to the operating system issues. Formatting will reset the SSD to the original settings, fixing the corruption problem.
  • SSD Re-partitioned: for some geeks, they like to shrink or extend the size of the SSD partition, which may get the SSD formatted.

What happens to format SSD?

While you format SSD, all the files on SSD, including photos, videos, emails, audio files and more are marked as deleted files, and become invisible on SSD, waiting to be overwritten by new data. So, when you intentionally or unintentionally format the SSD, resulting in data loss. Please don't worry, you still have a chance to recover data from formatted SSD. At this point, you can use the SSD data recovery technique is that unformat SSD software scans for the formatted data, and save them back to your computer before new data overwritten them permanently.

Important!!!: to increase the chances to recover data from formatted SSD, you need to stop using your SSD as soon as you find you have lost files. Next, find a professional SSD data recovery tool to perform the SSD data recovery as soon as possible.

What kind of SSD data recovery software you need to unformat SSD?

You can find some SSD data recovery tools over the internet, but you need to choose a professional one. iBeesoft Data Recovery is such a tool. It is more professional, the unformat SSD tool uses the latest powerful scanning algorithms, provide two scan modes to achieve better recovery. The interface is simple and clean. Even the most inexperienced user can use it to unformat SD card, SSD, hard drive, digital camera, etc. Then why not give it a try? Here are its main features:

Your Powerful & Effective Unformat SSD Tool

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  • Professional, stable, easy-to-use. It doesn’t require you to learn any SSD data recovery techniques to use it.
  • Supports more than 550+ file types, covering the commonly photos, videos, audio files, official documents, all kinds of pictures, emails, and more.
  • Fully compatible unformat SSD in Windows 10/7/8/XP/Vista and Mac OS X 10.6 and later.

How to unformat SSD to rescue data?

The following is a step-by-step guide for how to use iBeesoft Data Recovery to unformat SSD, rescuing data.

Step 1. Install the Unformat SSD Tool

Click the download button to install the Unformat SSD Tool on your computer. Both the Windows data recovery and Mac data recovery are available currently. Next, follow the built-in wizard to install the unformat software on your computer. It is a secure tool, will not bring you any virus or affect other programs on your computer.

Step 2. Select the type of file you want to recover

The unformat SSD software supported all file types. By default, all of them are checked and the unformat SSD software is ready to scan for all of them. If you want to unformat SSD quickly for the target files, I suggest you uncheck the unneeded ones. Otherwise, it takes longer for scanning unwanted files. After selecting file types to unformat, you need to click the "Start" button to unformat your SSD.

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Step 3. Select the formatted SSD to scan

All paritions and external hard drives are displayed in the next window. You need to select the SSD you want to unformat and click "Scan" to let the software scanning formatted data on it.

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Step 4. Unformat SSD

How long it takes to scan for the formatted SSD fully depends on how many files it scan for. If it takes longer than you expected to scan for the formatted files, calm down, it means it can find more files for you. The longer it takes, the better the result is. After the scanning process, the result will be displayed. You can unfold the categories respectively to preview files belong to them. When you find the target files, you can click "Recover" to recover data from formatted SSD.

If you are not content with the result the unformat SSD software offer to you, please try the "deep scan". It will dig deeper for the formatted SSD data fro you.

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