Fix unrecognized micro SD card on Mac


“Hi, my micro SD card can’t be recognized by my Mac. How to solve this issue?” – Montery

It is not rare to see a micro SD card can’t be recognized by Mac computer. Logical error, virus infection and physical damage are the main reasons behind this issue. How to solve this issue? Don’t worry, here is an easy guide to help you fix unrecognized micro SD card on your Mac.

Run antivirus software to scan your Mac system

Connect your micro SD card with your Mac, and then run antivirus software to scan the whole system. Hopefully, antivirus software would find the virus and help you remove the virus-infected files on your Mac or micro SD card. Then you could access to your micro SD card. But, it is not the 100% effective solution. If antivirus software can’t fix this issue, just try the solution bellow.

Two steps to fix unrecognized micro SD card on Mac

The micro SD card can’t be recognized by your Mac. Whatever the causes are, you can follow these 2 steps to solve this problem.

Step 1: Recover your lost data from unrecognized micro SD card on Mac.

Before fix the issue ‘micro SD card can’t be recognized by Mac’, you should export all your data from the micro SD card to a safe hard drive. Mac data recovery software – Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac can help you recover all existing data and deleted data from the unrecognized micro SD card under Mac OS. Here, you can download this software:

Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac is pretty simple to use. It offers deep scan mode to help you restore all files from the micro SD card. Here are the steps: connect your micro SD card with your Mac -> run Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac -> select the micro SD card to scan -> preview and save all files.

fix unrecognized micro SD card on Mac

Magoshare Data Recovery for Mac can help you export all existing data and already deleted data from the micro SD card to local hard drive or a secondary hard disk drive. Then you can reformat the micro SD card on your Mac to solve the issue that the micro SD card can’t be recognized by Mac computer.

Step 2: Reformat micro SD card on your Mac.

Reformat your micro SD card after the data is recovered by data recovery software. How to reformat micro SD card on Mac? Don’t worry, you can use Disk Utility or Mac disk formatting toolAweEraser for Mac to help you reformat the micro SD card on Mac. Here, we will show you how to reformat micro SD card under Mac OS with Awe Eraser for Mac.

Run AweEraser for Mac on your computer, then choose this mode “Erase Hard Drive”. Select the micro SD card and click on “Erase” button to reformat and erase the micro SD card.

fix unrecognized micro SD card on Mac

Posted by Anna, 2017-12-27