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How to recover lost files when the files on SD card become invisible?

by Justin Kenny, 2017-03-14

“Hi, I have an 8GB Samsung SD card stored my photos and videos. But now I can’t view any files on the SD card, all the files are lost. I connect it with another computer, but the files are still invisible. I have tried many ways to try to restore my files, however can’t get them back. Could you tell me how to recover my files?” – TOBY

Some customers tell us that their important files on SD card become invisible suddenly. If you are facing this issue, you can read this article to find solution to recover lost files when you can’t view files on SD card. First of all, we should find the reliable data recovery software.

Do Your Data Recovery Free is one of the most powerful DIY data recovery software. This freeware can help you recover all lost files from any kind of hard drive or media device. When your files on a SD card get hidden or lost, Do Your Data Recovery Free can help you easily get them back. It can restore hidden files, invisible files from all brands of SD card under Windows OS or Mac OS.

Easy steps to recover invisible files from SD card

Virus attacking, local error will lead to loss of data on SD card. The files may become invisible so you can’t view your photos, videos, documents, etc. Do Your Data Recovery Free can scan the SD card, find hidden/invisible files and help you export all of them to your computer. It is complete DIY data recovery freeware. Here, you can follow these steps to easily recover lost files when you can’t view any files on your SD card.

Step 1: Run Do Your Data Recovery Free and connect your SD card with your computer. Select the SD card to start data recovery.

recover lost files when the files on SD card become invisible

Step 2: Select the file types you want to recover. Then click on Scan button to start scanning your SD card to find all hidden and lost files.

recover lost files when the files on SD card become invisible

Step 3: Preview and recover lost files when the scanning gets finished.

recover lost files when the files on SD card become invisible

Do Your Data Recovery Free offers two scan modes to find data on your SD card. If you can’t find all your files after quick scan, you can try deep scan mode to find much more files. In a word, it can help you export all your files from your SD card. So when you find your files on your SD card are disappeared, just run it to get your lost files back.

In some cases, the system even asks you to format the SD card and all the data become invisible. Don’t panic! You can quickly run Do Your Data Recovery Free to scan your SD card and recover all lost files. Then you can safely format your SD card to fix the error. Do Your Data Recovery Free is compatible with both Windows OS and Mac OS. So you can recover all invisible or hidden files from your SD card on a PC or a Mac.