[Solved] How to Recover My SD Card Partition | SD Card Partition Recovery

How to recover my SD card partition? With the professional help of partition recovery software, it’s easy to restore deleted or lost partitions on SD cards in Windows 11/10/8/7.


By Lora / Updated on December 30, 2022

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“Please insert a Disk into removable disk”


When I insert my SD card into the laptop, a new drive is displayed under my computer. However when I try to open this drive, a message is displayed, ‘please insert a Disk into removable disk’. Is there any way to recover my SD card partition? It stores lots of memorable pictures. I really need them.

Are you experiencing the same situation as above? You couldn't find the partition you'd made on the SD card? Maybe you delete the partition by accident, or it could have been deleted or lost for a variety of reasons. When you try to open the SD card, you could see the drive icon that notes “please insert a disk into a removable disk”. Before performing SD card partition recovery, let's have a look at some of the possible causes of partition loss on an SD card.

Possible reasons for SD card partition loss

There are many reasons for erasing a partition from your SD card. Here are the most common causes of a deleted or lost partition, ranging from accidental deletion to system errors.

Accidental deletion. It’s the most common reason for SD card partition loss. Deleting a partition is actually quite simple. For example, you may use Disk Management to repartition an SD card, which can easily wipe out an existing partition when creating new ones.
Malware and viruses. Some dangerous viruses could delete partitions of hard disks, USB drives, SD cards. Generally, viruses could target the partition table and make the partitions invisible in Windows File Explorer.
Corrupted partition table. If the partition table gets corrupted or damaged, it would make the whole partition inaccessible.
Bad sectors. If there are bad sectors on an SD card and those sectors contain system files, the whole partition would be hidden. 

How to recover lost partitions on SD cards?

To restore partitions and data from a USB drive or SD card, reliable partition recovery software should be the first option. It is a safe and efficient method for recovering deleted partitions and data in them unless being overwritten.

To make SD card partition and data recovery successful, you’d better not write anything or make new operations to the SD card. And then find a partition recovery tool to recover SD card partitions.

Partition recovery software such as AOMEI Partition Recovery Wizard, can recover deleted or lost partitions on SD cards. In Windows 11/10/8/7/Vista/Server, it supports all file system types, including FAT, NTFS, Ext2, and Ext3/Ext4 partition recovery. This partition recovery software offers a complete USB/SD card partition recovery solution. It allows you to recover partition and data from it within three steps.

To recover SD partitions, please download and install AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional demo first and then follow the steps below.

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Step 1. In the main interface of AOMEI Partition Assistant, select “Partition Recovery Wizard” on the left panel. In the pop-up window, choose the SD card and click “Next”.


Step 2. There are two search methods offered. You can choose one based on the specific situation. It’s recommended to select “Fast Search” at the first time. Then, click “Next”.


Step 3. The software will list all deleted or lost partitions on the SD card. Choose the partition that you want to recover and click “Proceed” to continue. After SD card partition recovery completes, you’ll receive the congratulation message.


How to fix a corrupted SD card?

If the SD card becomes corrupted or damaged, check to see if your Windows PC can detect the corrupted SD card. You could use AOMEI Partition Assistant for error checking first. Then recover files from the SD card and format the SD card with the software.

Error checking SD card

Step 1. Launch AOMEI Partition Assistant and right-click the partition you want to check and select “Advanced”> “Check Partition”.


Step 2. Tick one option according to your needs and click “OK” and then wait for the process to finish.


Format SD card partition

Step 1. Right-click on the partition of the SD card, then select “Format Partition”.


Step 2. Set a partition label first, then choose the same file system as before and click “OK”. At last, click “Apply” to confirm the operation.



This post provides an easy way to solve the problem of "how to recover my SD card partition". Users could try AOMEI Partition Assistant to restore lost or deleted partitions on an SD card within three simple steps. If the data stored in the partitions have not been overwritten yet, the software will recover data together with the partitions.

Besides, AOMEI Partition Assistant could be the best partition manager for error checking and other partitioning operations to repair corrupted SD cards. If you accidentally deleted some files from SD cards, MyRecover is recommended to save the vita data. 

However, Both SD cards or USB sticks have a limited life. To keep the data stored safe, you'd better make backups via freeware-AOMEI Backupper. It supports the system, disks, and file backup for HDD, SSD, external hard drives, SD cards, and USB drives.

Lora · Editor
Lora is an editor of AOMEI Technology. She is also a tester and editor of AOMEI Data Recovery Tools. -- "Keep testing, write the most useful tutorials for helping people recover the lost data for Windows and phones" is the most meaningful thing for her. Dedicated to creating helpful tutorials, she hopes her tutorial can assist users to effortlessly solve data loss problems on their personal computers and mobile phones.