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How to Recover Data after Quick Format

Posted by Aimee , Feb 16, 2018

A recent research tells that many people have the experience that they format their storage device accidentally. Even worse, some of them are quick format, which is more difficult to recover. It is quite a hard issue because there may be many important files on those devices. Therefore we all want to know if it is possible to recover files after quick format. If yes, how to recover files from a quick format device?
In this article, we are glad to tell you that the answer is yes and we will show you how to do it.
Actually, after formatting, the data are still on your storage unless being overwritten by new data. So the first thing you need to do is stop using that device. Then you need a professional recovery tool. Here we recommend you RecoveryTool Data Recovery, a practical data recovery tool. It can help to recover almost all kinds of files no matter in what way they were lost. It is available for computer, external hard drive, USB flash drive, memory card, pen drive and so on.

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Part 1. What is quick format

A quick format means to format a storage device quickly. To make the formatting process quickly, not all the sectors on the drive will be checked in detail.
Compared with a full format, a quick format is much faster while erasing less existing data. That is why we still can find data on a storage device after a quick format.

Part 2. How to Recover Files after Quick Format

Step1. Launch the Program

Download the software and then launch it on your computer first. If it is a phone, just connect it to the computer too.

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Step 2. Select the Type and Location of Your Formatted File

In this step, you need to provide some information of your formatted files. Select the type of your files on the interface and the location.

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Step 3. Scan for Formatted Data

Then the program will begin to scan for your formatted data on your device. You can have a try on the "Deep Scan" if your wanted data are still not found.

Step 4. Preview and Recover Lost Files

After the scanning process, all the found data will be listed in categories. Now you are able to preview them one by one. For the items you want, just tick them and at last click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

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The passage had showed you how to recover files after quick format, I hope it will help you a lot. Except from the function above, the program can also recover deleted data or other lost data. For details, you can download it and have a try.

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