Recover Deleted Files from SD Card Android Easily with MiniTool

Seeking Android SD card recovery solution?

Have deleted files on your SD card accidentally? You must feel pity about that lost data and have to give up this empty and useless card. Is it possible to recover deleted files from SD card Android if you delete some important files by accident? It will be easy to regain data from backup files if you have backed up data on Android SD card to the computer.

The files will not be wiped from the Android SD card immediately after the deletion until the original data are overwritten by new ones. Then, you still have the chance to undelete files from SD card Android as long as you have a piece of Android SD card data recovery software.

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted SD Card Files Android
Way 1: Use MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android

To meet the demand for recovering deleted files from Android SD card, different programmers have designed different kinds of special Android SD card data recovery software. Apparently, you must want to achieve this aim in a safe way. So, MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android is a good choice for them. It is luck that this software’s free edition is available to retrieve 10 pieces of files each time, and MiniTool official site supplies this SD card recovery software for Android mobile free download service. You can install it and have a try. Besides, this tool can be used on Windows 10/8.1/8/7.

Step-by-step guides to recover deleted SD card files Android:

Step 1: After installing this software to the computer, just double click on its desktop icon, or right click on the icon and press “Open” from the context menu to launch it. Then, you will enter this “SELECT THE DEVICE TO RECOVER” interface. Both of its two recovery modules will be listed on this interface. you need to press the right side module “Recover from SD-Card” to continue.

main interface

Step 2: This interface prompts users to connect their Android SD card to the computer. Just do it, and then click on “Next” button to continue.


Step 3: On this interface, you can select the inserted SD card. In case that there is more than one item, you can choose the target SD card by judging from the drive labels and letters, as well as their storage space. Then please click on “Next” button to continue.


Step 4: Then this software will start to analyze the SD card firstly. It will take some time to finish the analyzing process, please be patient. And then this software will begin the scanning process automatically.


Step 5: You will see the scan result after the scanning process. Just select the file type from the left side type list, and then the scanned items will be shown on this interface. For instance, you may want to know how to recover deleted pictures from SD card on phone. In this case, you can click on “Camera“, “App Picture” and “Picture“, and then choose the deleted items you want to recover. After that, you should click on the lower right side button “Recover” to choose a proper path to save these selected files.


After finished these five steps, you will be able to open and use these recovered files directly.

Way 2: Use MiniTool Power Data Recovery

Except for MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android, there is another piece of recovering deleted files from SD card free software, and it is called MiniTool Power Data Recovery. This data recovery software has five recovery modules. Among them, “Undelete Recovery“, “Digital Media Recovery” and “Damaged Partition Recovery” modules can be used to recover deleted files from SD card Android.

pdr main interface

Take “Damaged Partition Recovery” module as an example in this post.

Firstly, connect the Android SD card to the computer and then choose this recovery module. Users will enter the “Damaged Partition Recovery” interface with all hard drives and SD card displayed there. You can select the target device by judging from their drive letter and capacity. Then click on “Full Scan” to continue.


Secondly, after the scanning process, you will enter this scan result interface. In case that there are so many scanned files, you can click on “Type” button or “Filter” button to make a selection of the file types. Then you can select the files they want to recover and click on “Save” to find a location on the computer to store them. Still, the chosen location should not be the target SD card to avoid original data from being overwritten.


Way 3: Use MiniTool Photo Recovery

If you only want to recover the deleted photos and videos from your Android SD card, you can also try this free software – MiniTool Photo Recovery. This software is specially designed to recover the deleted photo and videos from digital camera, memory card, USB disk, hard drive and more.

Step 1: You need to remove the SD card from your Android device and then insert it into the SD card reader. After that, connect the SD card reader to your computer. Next, open the software to enter its main interface as follows and click on “Start” button.

main interface

Step 2: The software will show you the storage devices it can detect in the following interface. You need to select the target SD card and click on “Scan“.


Step 3: When the scan process is finished, you will see the following scan result interface. Here, you are able to preview the photos and videos. Then, just choose the items you want to recover and click on “Save” button to choose a suitable location on your computer to save them.

scan result

At last, you can open the specified storage path on the computer and use the recovered photos & videos directly.

This post mainly introduces three pieces of free Android SD card data recovery software for Android users to recover deleted Android data from SD card.