How to Permanently Delete Data on SD Card for Free

Summary

Did you have an experience that you want to abandon your old SD memory but worry about data leakage problem? Don’t worry, you can permanently delete SD card. This article will tell you how to safely and permanently remove data from SD card for free.

Andrew Wright

22/06/2020

by Andrew Wright

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Is It Possible to Permanently Delete Data on SD Card?

"I have an SD card which saves many data on it, but the SD card has some problem, I get a new one, now the old one has been formatted, but I know that formatted SD card can also be recovered by some special way. How can I permanently delete all the data on the SD card?I have an SD card which saves many data on it, but the SD card has some problem, I get a new one, now the old one has been formatted, but I know that formatted SD card can also be recovered by some special way. How can I permanently delete all the data on the SD card?"

----Tom

Privacy is important to us, we are all afraid of data leakage problems. Even deleted and formatted data can be recovered easily, so what’s the best way to hide your privacy on the storage devices? How can we permanently delete some data on the SD card and make it unable to be recovered?

First, you need to know some important knowledge about deletion and formatting.

What is the Truth of Deletion?

When we say delete something from our SD card, USB flash drive, external hard drive, PC, etc., our devices will not remove the data forever, they just mark the place where you saved your old data empty, so you can put new data on the place, the new data cover the old data, the place is occupied, the data is truly erased. Formatting is an improved deletion, it can delete all the data at once. While you need to know that, no matter you delete your data from SD card, or format it, the data can be easily recovered with the help of a professional data recovery program only if you have not put a lot of new data on the SD card.

So, the best way to permanently delete something from the SD card is to rewrite the SD card, that’s the operation principle of partition wipe tool, which can complete it easily and perfectly.

How to Permanently Wipe SD Card Data

It won’t be difficult if you have a partition wipe program to help you.

There is a perfect choice for you, and it is totally free. IM-Magic Partition Resizer Free Edition is a reliable partition resize software, it can wipe your disk drive, extend your drive partition, resize and manage your disk partition, etc. It is safe and useful, most importantly, it is totally for free.

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Instructions to Wipe USB Drive on Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista

Step 1: Install IM-Magic Partition Resizer free on your computer, insert your SD card, start the software.

Step2: Select your SD card, right click it and choose “Wipe Partition” option. Apply the changes.

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Note:

This free edition is only for Windows 7/8/10/XP/Vista, If you use Windows server system, you need to use server edition , you can download here. The steps are the same as mentioned above.

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