How to Use Data Recovery

A non-destructive data recovery that enables you to retrieve data deleted, formatted or otherwise lost from PC and removable storage devices.

Flash Drive Recovery

Recover files from Flash Drive:

STEP1: Connect the flash drive to the computer and launch Wondershare Data Recovery software:

Connect your flash drive to your computer or laptop then click the Wondershare application icon on your windows desktop or search in start windows bar to launch the application.

Connect flash hard drive to computer

STEP 2: What type of Files you want to Recover:

You can select All Data option, or select a specific type of file such as: Photos/Graphic, Videos, MP3/Audio, Emails, and Office Documents.

Flash Drive Recovery - enter Wizard Mode

• STEP 3: Select a Location to Start Finding Data:

Go with the option of External Removable Device, choose your Flash Drive where your files lost from. If you cannot find your flash drive, please click refresh icon and check it connected well.

select the files to recover from flash hard drive

STEP 4: Quick Scan your Flash Drive:

After the quick scan to search all the files on the flash drive, you can preview and recover the lost files from your flash drive.

recover data from flash drive

STEP 5: Deep Scan your Flash Drive:

What if can’t find your files after the quick scan, please try Deep Scan option. It will take longer than the quick scan. Please be patient and do not interrupt it in the middle of the process if not necessary.

Raw Recovery and Deep Scan options

STEP 6: Preview the Recovered Files before Recovering it:

After the scan, you can preview all the listed recoverable files in the left Quick Scan and Deep Can section. Also, you can switch the File View and Tree View to preview the lost files.

preview and recover the lost file from flash drive

STEP 7: Click Recover to get your Lost Files:

When the scan is completed click the recover button and specify the location to save your recovered files. Save all the recovered data on another disk to avoid data overwriting.


Wondershare Data Recovery - Recover your data safely&completely

  • Recover files in 550+ formats from your computer storage quickly, safely and completely
  • Supports to recover lost files under different situations
  • Supports data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcoders
  • Preview before recovery allows you to do a selective recovery
  • Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista, Mac OS X (Mac OS X 10.6, 10.7 and 10.8, 10.9, 10.10 Yosemite,10.10, 10.11 El Capitan, 10.12 Sierra) on iMac, MacBook, Mac Pro etc.
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