By Jessie / Last update October 21, 2020

Why transfer data from microSD card to laptop?

microSD card, a kind of small storage medium, has been widely used nowadays. It has been preferred by lots of users due to its small size and other merits. microSD cards come in all sorts of capacity. Generally speaking, 128GB SD cards are more common, because these microSD cards have relatively large storage space to store files, photos, music, and documents, etc.

All storage devices have their own pros and cons, so does the microSD card. It has two main drawbacks.

  • microSD card is easy to lose. microSD card is about the size of a fingernail so that a little carelessness could make a loss of it.

  • microSD card can break easily. This storage card may be affected by electronic corruption which would make entire card unreadable. In addition, it may simply stop working due to a number of reasons: overheating, energy supply issues, and cable connection failure, etc.

It is not a good idea to keep data in a microSD card for a long time. For some business people, they prefer to transfer data from microSD card to their laptop. How to transfer data from microSD card to laptop? Don’t worry! File sync can solve this problem easily.

Freeware to transfer data from microSD card to laptop

With file sync software, you can transfer data from microSD card to computer effortlessly. AOMEI Backupper Standard is professional synchronization software that allows you to sync files to laptops, desktops, network, NAS and cloud drives, etc.

Unlike file backup, file sync will not create image files. Thus, you can view your contents at any time after syncing. Besides, there is no difference between the synchronized files and the source files. What’s more, Schedule in this freeware can help you sync files automatically. For schedule settings, you can choose daily, weekly or monthly by your needs.

How to transfer data from SD card to computer? All operating steps are easy and simple. You can download this freeware (supports Windows 10/8.1/8/7, Windows Vista and Windows XP) to perform file synchronization. Now, you can refer to the following quick guide.

How to transfer data from microSD card to PC step by step?

Before copying files from SD card to computer, you need to connect the microSD card to the laptop. Make sure the memory card can be detected by your laptop.

Step 1. Install and launch AOMEI Backupper Standard.

Step 2. Click Basic Sync under Sync tab.

File Sync

Step 3. The Task Name can be modified by your needs. Choose Add Folder to select your files. 

Add Folder

Step 4. Select a location (here is D:\) as the destination path. Then click Start Sync.

Select Destination For Documents


  • If you want to distinguish your files from others easily, you can write a comment for you current operation by clicking Options.

  • Schedule can help you create automatic file sync task. You can choose Daily, Weekly, Monthly, Event triggers or USB plug in. But to choose the last two options, you need to upgrade to the advanced version – AOMEI Backupper Professional.

  • With Pro edition, you can also click Sync > Real-Time Sync to sync changed files from the source directory to the destination directory in real time.

  • Do not change the folder name of the source after syncing. Otherwise, the software cannot sync it anymore.


How to transfer data from microSD card to laptop? The best answer is AOMEI Backupper Standard. This freeware enables you to sync files in a very short time. With this practical utility, you also can sync My Documents with network folder, sync local folder to Google drive and sync desktop to OneDrive, etc.

If you are a Windows Server user and want to transfer files from SD card to server computer, you can turn to AOMEI Backupper Server.