Recover Photos From SD Card in Just Three Clicks

Did you just lose all your photos from SD cards? Don’t panic! You can easily recover all your deleted photos in no time using iSkysoft Data Recovery software. Try it free!

May 31,2019 • Filed to: Card Recovery • Proven solutions

"I recently got engaged and had all my engagement photos on my desktop. However, Windows 10 ended up getting reinstalled and the pictures were lost."

"I wish to recover the lost photos I erased by error in my phone. Which product should I purchase to recover that lost data?"

"Is there a possible way to use a tool to restore my SD card (which will swipe it clean) and then use the recovery data software to recover my lost photos?"

- questions from Quora

If you have just lost the photos from your SD card, don't panic! Here is an incredibly easy method that works for all on how to recover photos from SD card.

Part 1. How Data Loss Occurs in SD Cards

First, let’s have a quick look at how data loss occurs in SD cards:


Here, is a method on how to recover deleted photos from SD card using best SD card photo recovery software, iSkysoft Data Recovery.

Part 2. Why iSkysoft Data Recovery Software Is Best for You?

iSkysoft Data Recovery software is an all-in-one software which you can use to recover data from all types of storage devices and it supports more than 1000 file types. It can recover deleted photos in more than a hundred major formats created by the camera, smartphone, android phone or saved by image editing software. In case the quick recovery mode could not undelete the photos it has an all-around recovery mode, which deep scans the storage device and restores the lost photos. And it is very easy to use even for the novice users.

iSkysoft Data Recovery

Why Choose This SD Card Photo Recovery Software - A Life Saver to Solve Your Data Loss Problems!

  • It supports both Windows and Mac systems. For the file system, it supports FAT32, FAT16, NTFS, exFAT and additionally HFS+, HFSX in Mac.
  • It supports a variety of cards like SD cards, Micro SD cards, XD Picture card, Compact Flash card, and Multimedia cards.
  • All major types of files can be recovered including music, images, video, documents, emails, and archives.
  • It has a deep scan features for in-depth scanning of the hard drive for searching files to recover.
2,526,067 people have downloaded it

So let’s start recovering your photos using iSkysoft Data Recovery software

First of all download the iSkysoft Data Recovery software to your laptop or computer.

Step 1: Select a recovery mode

Once you download the software, launch the program and select the "External Devices Recovery" mode.

data recovery for external devices

Step 2: Connect your device to the computer

Connect your SD card with a computer using an SD card reader. You may also directly connect your digital camera or other devices. Press “Next”.

connect devices to pc

Step 3: Select the disk to start scanning

Once the computer recognizes the external device, select the drive from which you want to restore your photos. Now click the “Start” button to initiate the scanning for lost files.

select the device for scanning

Step 4: Preview recoverable photos

The scanning is very fast and the whole process will finish before you have your tea or coffee. You can preview all recoverable photos. Select the photos that you want to recover and press "Recover". Save all your photos on a drive other than your SD card.

recover data from external drives

You will recover all deleted photos in their original format with the same quality.

In case you are not able to recover your photos go back to step 1 and select "All-Around Recovery" mode. In this mode, it scans in-depth and recovers more photos or files.

Bonus Tips:
  • Do not use the card as soon as you realize that you have lost photos. Once the lost files are overwritten the chances of recovery will be very less.
  • Don’t wait until the batteries of your digital camera or any other device die on its own. Replace much before to avoid abrupt shutdown of the device.
  • Backup data regularly using external drives or cloud base backup.

Part 3. Understand How Data Is Written, Erased or Recovered from Any Drive

Now that you have learned how to recover your lost photos you may like to enhance your understanding on how the data is saved on your storage device, what happens when the data is lost and how it is recovered?


So in case you want to permanently delete the confidential data you can use utilities that wipe out all the free space on your storage device by overwriting data. In case you are disposing or selling out your device you may consider using a disk-wiping program that completely erases all data from your device.

Can't Miss:

In case you need to delete data on your phone, iSkysoft provides a most reliable iOS data eraser you'd find, iSkysoft Toolbox - Erase (iOS), which helps erase everything on iPhone to protect your privacy. Click to learn more!


Developments in technology have changed how we collect, exchange and store the memories. But sometimes it is challenging to preserve this information or memories for a long time.

Take the necessary steps to prevent data loss and whenever a situation arises use only the reliable data recovery tool like Skysoft Data Recovery software.

If you have the stories on how you recovered your photos please share with us. Feel free to contact our 24 hours online support for any further queries.



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