The SanDisk microSD card is a storage device/medium in the TransFlash/microSD format. The standard ones come in all different capacities, up to 2GB.

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How to recover data after card went through washing machine?

My sd card was caught in the washing machine. Of course it came apart but the chip is still intact.. at least it is attached to one side of what was the sd card. How can I access the data? Replacing it is not a solution since I have some 2000 pics on it and they aren't all backed up.

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can you provide a large, perfect photo of the card?

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The first thing you need to make sure is that if your card still work or not. If yes, you can easily to get your photos back. If not, you can send your card to the repair shop to ask the expert to fix it. After this, you can find ways to get your photos back.

Why I ask you to find ways to get your photos but not save the photos on your computer? Because once you fix your card, it just like you format your card. To the normal users, format the card means all the data on the card has gone.

Moreover, don't put any new data into this card, it will do harm to your data-actually the data are not deleted. They are still remained on your card, but you cannot find them 'cause the space of the data are freed up.

More info of the details you can check this post: http://www.uflysoft.com/data-recovery-ma...

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Hard to say without knowing exactly what the situation looks like.

Perhaps I would try to use and old SD card as an donor and transplant the chip into that SD card.

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That's what I would do as well.

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Although you might have the issue resolved by now, you can try letting the card air dry for a day or two in a warm, dry area. If possible, carefully pry open the cover of the card and tap-dry the logic board with a dry cloth :D. Do not use toilet paper as this can leave residue on the board, potentially causing more problems.

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You guys are bunch of losers here. What you talking about.??? Water?? Washer and dryer can't do anything to SD card. Micro SD card you can destroy only by setting it on fire or nail it to the wood.

I can't believe how shallow you are people. Don't worry bud just dry it before putting it back into phone and you are all good. Cheers

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water <> electricity? too many folks have been purposefully educated to keep these things separated, even to the point of making them losers. like you say, let it dry, thats often difficult as the soapy wash water will fully enter the edge crevices of the card and remain for days even if 'allowed to dry' on a windowsill in sunlight. then theres the contamination on the contacts that may also affect recovery of data. if possible slighly crack the side joint apart and insert a fine wood toothpick to hold it open. then immerse in deionized water (get a gallon of it for a buck, usually has a purple cap). THEN let it dry, or gently use a hair dryer to warm it until dry. pull out the toothpick, allow the side seam to close, but DON'T use any glue or super glue, as the card reader will provide enough clamping force to keep it together when inserted.

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Not even getting wet but from what i understood from his post the whole thing broke apart so he is just left with peices of what once was an as card

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Can the card be recognized after connecting to PC or Mac?

If yes, try the SD card recovery solution here.

If no, send it to a computer shop. Regards.

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Some data simply cannot be recovered from a corruption, it depends on how badly the data is actually corrupted. I would suggest purchasing the brilliant software Tenorshare data recovery to recover your lost images. You can get it here -http://www.any-data-recovery.com/product...

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If the card is not damaged ,you can use the special software to recover your data.And before recover,you should not delete or add new files.But you'd better connect you cellphone custom server to ask for some professional help.

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I would suggest you to keep your card in the air to make it dry completely then connect it to your system check whether the system is recognizing the card or not. If the system recognized the card then you can use a data recovery software to recover your data.

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For memory card data recovery, I'd recommend that you use Asoftech data recovery which is very reliable for memory card recovery. You may refer to this guide that helped me before

http://www.asoftech.com/articles/sd-card...

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Actually your card gets damaged and before your data is going to be loss please be quickly show to any data recovery specialist who recover your all data in a proper mannner.

Gateshead Data Recovery

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You recover your data from data recovery specialist because it cant do it yourself.

External Hard Drive Data Recovery

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Its not a hard drive its an SD card which are 2 completely different things.

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firstly your card still can work. then use sd card data recovery software, such as here. you can get 100% data back.

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Download: http://goo.gl/3NXzNc

You can download MobiKin Doctor for Android to recover data from android SD Card. Believe it can help you get back lost data or files easily. Hope this helps!

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even this can be used when desperate>>

http://www.gsm-support.pl/en/cdr400-sd-c...

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The best option is to see if it works if it does great! If it works but says there's no data try one of the SD recovery software commented above. If no data is found sorry but its dead. You can try other recovery software but if nothing can find data its gone. If it shows up in windows or mac but you can't open it there's still some hope.

Hope this helps and good luck fixing!

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Firstly, you are supposed to check out whether the SD can work or not. If not, maybe you can try to use Android Data Recovery to solve this problem. This program can retrieve deleted contacts, messages, videos, notes, WhatsApp messages and other data from your SD card, which is pretty useful and practical.

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