For the above case, we often use SD card to store various data. So, we may be losing data because of intentional or unintentional format the SD card. When it happens, please don't worry. We still have a big chance to unformat SD card.
You may think, like the "reset to factory settings" function on phones, computers, cameras and more, formatting SD card means you are deleting everything you have added to the SD card. However, the fact is your data is not gone permanently right after you format the SD card. Just only you can't see it. It is somewhere on your SD card with its once occupied space marked as space available for new data. So, the format SD card data will wait to be overwritten by newly generated data. Therefore, if you after format the SD card. please perform unformat SD card as soon as possible, you will have a big possibility to get formatted data back.
Want to unformat SD card, the first thing you need to do is to stop using the SD card until you start to perform unformat SD card. Otherwise, you can’t get back the data again. Second, try any of the following ways to unformat SD card on Mac or Windows.
Unformatting SD card with a professional Windows or Mac data recovery tool is the most reliable and easy thing you need to do. You know, it will scan your format SD card to find and recover formatted data from SD card, you need without many efforts. About the unformat SD card tool, I recommend you try is iBeesoft Data Recovery. It is the exclusive tool that allows you to recover files from formatted SD card under Windows or Mac. It is a safe and easy-to-use unformat and undelete tool to help you recover formatted, deleted or lost data from SD card, hard disk/partition, USB drive, digital cameras, MP4/3 player and other drives.
Insert your formatted SD card into the computer SD card slot or use an SD card reader to connect your computer. If connected successfully, your SD card will appear on your computer as an external hard drive.
Click the download button below to download iBeesoft Data Recovery installation package. After then, double-click the .exe/dmg file to install it on your computer. It is fully compatible with the latest Windows and Mac. Please select the correct version and start to unformat sd card.
From the main window, you can see that all supported file types. Since you want to unformat SD card, I suggest you scan for all the file types. If you only want to recover photos or videos, or other files, please uncheck the unneeded ones before clicking "Start".
In the new window, you’re required to select your formatted SD card to scan. Click the "Scan" button to start the scanning process.
If you have hundreds of files on your SD card, it may take a few minutes to finish the scanning process. Otherwise, it only takes a few seconds to finish it. After then, you’re required to select files you need and click "Recover" to save them to your computer.