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Recover Lost Files from Unrecognized SD Card on Mac

by Ava, 2019-06-10

Sometimes when you connect an SD card to a Mac computer, you will hear the sound of the connection. But the SD card is not recognized and loaded successfully on Mac system. Why would this happen? Mostly, there are following reasons that would cause the SD card unrecognized on Mac:

  • Controller chip damaged: Controller chip of the SD card would be damaged by a voltage spike, sudden power off, etc. In such a case, it’s not able to access the storage chips and cause the SD card unreadable.
  • File system crash: File system of SD card would become corrupted because of logical errors, human errors or suddenly interruption during the use of the SD card.
  • Virus infection: After attached by virus or malware, the SD card would be damaged and unrecognized.

And any other damages or errors would cause the SD card undetectable. Thus, it’s not able to access the SD card and lead to data loss for users on Mac.

Appropriate software to recover unrecognized SD card on Mac

In order to get the lost data back from the unrecognized SD card, you need an appropriate data recovery tool. Among so many data recovery products, TogetherShare Data Recovery for Mac is most recommended. It’s a nice software specialized in SD card data recovery. It can recover lost videos, photos, music files and any other files from unrecognized SD card.

Straightforward, easy and intuitive is the most standing out features of this product. It’s very easy to understand the product. In each step, you can get the point of how to operate without any difficulty. With this software, it’s smooth to recover unrecognized SD card on Mac.

How to recover lost data from unrecognized SD card?

You need to check and ensure the SD card can be detected in Disk Utility. Otherwise, there would be a physical issue with the SD card and cannot be recovered with software. Mostly, if the SD card is readable for Disk utility, TogetherShare data recovery software can also recognize the SD card.

Step 1. Select the unrecognized SD card.

From the drive/device list, select the SD card and click the Scan button to continue.

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Step 2. Scan the SD card.

TogetherShare Mac SD card recovery tool will scan the SD card for lost files on it.

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Step 3. Preview and recover lost data from the unrecognized SD card.

Once the scan is completed, preview the found files first, then select the desired files to recover directly.

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If you lost data from SD card due to deleting, formatting or any other situations, TogetherShare Data Recovery for Mac is also the best choice for you. This top-leading data recovery software can perform data recovery on SD card and other devices, such as hard drives, SSD, USB flash drive, and other devices. In general, if you lost data in any case from any device, just download this powerful Mac data recovery software for your data recovery tasks.

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