Recover Deleted Partition on SD Card Step by Step

April 20, 2019

Try to recover lost or deleted partition on SD card? You can employ AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional to perform partition recovery successfully within few clicks.

Accidentally deleted partition                  

“During Windows reinstallation process, I have accidentally deleted the partition on micro SD card that is connected to my computer. In Windows Explorer, I still can view the drive icon but it says please insert a disk into removable disk (F:) when I try to open it. Does my SD card partition still exist? If is, how can I can access the SD card partition again. I don’t want to lose the data saved on it. Any advice will be appreciated!”

Please Insert a Disk into Removable Disk

A partition recovery tool for SD card

After having mistakenly deleted the partition on SD card, enter Disk Management and you’ll see that the deleted partition is shown as an unallocated space on SD card. Unallocated space is not able to be used directly, so you can’t open SD Card in File Explorer. But don’t worry, the partition is not missing from SD card forever and you can recover deleted partition on SD card via partition recovery tool, if you haven’t rewritten to it.


Here AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, especially designed for Windows operating system, will be your great choice. It enables you to recover deleted or lost partition on SD card, USB flash drive or external hard drive within few steps. Beyond that, it allows you to recover deleted boot partition. At the mean time, it is with concise and user-friendly graphic interface, allowing you to handle it without any obstacle even you are a computer novice.

How to recover deleted partition on SD card?

Now, install and fire up AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional and have a look at the following detailed steps on how to recover deleted or lost partition.

Step 1. In the main user interface, click Partition Recovery Wizard on the left panel under Wizards menu.

Partition Recovery Wizard

Step 2. In the pop-up window, locate the SD card disk contains the deleted partition and choose it. Then, click Next.

Select Disk

Step 3. In this screen, two search methods are offered. You can choose one based on specific situation. Then, clcick Next.


  • Fast Search– scans the first sector of each partition on the selected disk; costs less time (Recommended).

  • Full Search – scan each sector of the selected disk; is time-consuming. You can select this method if Fast Search fails to find out the deleted partition on SD card.

Step 4. Choose the deleted partition that you want to recover and click Proceed to continue.


PS.: The partition found will be listed in details. You can see file system, capacity and flag (primary or logical).

Step 5. When the deleted partition on SD card is restored successfully, you’ll receive a congratulation message from AOMEI Partition Assistant. Click Finish button.


Note:This function only supports recovering deleted or lost partitions; if you need to recover files from corrupted partition turn to professional data recovery software.

Final words

If you accidentally deleted the partition on SD card, you can turn to AOMEI Partition Assistant for help. From all above, it is can be easily concluded that you can recover deleted partition on SD card in Windows 10/8/7 without any efforts.

What’s more, there are many other useful functions are built in AOMEI Partition Assistant Professional, helping you a lot in managing disk. For example, it can clone system disk to another disk, thus you can perform disk replacement without reinstallation.