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Android Photo Recovery

By Selena KomezUpdated on April 22, 2020

Deleted photos on your Android phone? The tutorial will teach how to recover lost or deleted photos, videos from Android phone and tablet with Android Photo Recovery. You can also learn how to recover photos, videos from Android SD card with Photo Recovery.

Many people would like to take a lot of photos and videos in their daily life and store them on the mobile phone. Have you ever accidentally deleted your pictures, videos and other media files from Android phone or formatted the SD card? Don’t panic! Android Photo Recovery can help you recover deleted photos from Android phone directly, and the Photo Recovery enable you recover deleted, lost or formatted photos from SD card. Let’s learn the below two simple and secure Android photo recovery solution, let’s get start.

Part 1: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Phone

To get the best chance of a successful photo recovery you just need to choose the right tool for the job.Android Data Recovery tool absolutely help to restore deleted photos from Android completely.Besides photos,Android Data Recovery enable to restore several of files on Android,contacts,videos,audio,call logs, messages,WhatsApp messages & attachments,documents are included.Almost all Android device are applicable for Android Data Recovery,such as Samsung, Huawei, OnePlus, HTC, Google Pixel, Google Nexus, LG, Sony, Lenovo, Motorola, etc.

More Features of Android Photo Recovery

  • Directly recover lost or deleted photos, videos, audio files from Android phone or SD cards inside your Android device.
  • Recover deleted contacts, messages, messages Attachments, call history, whatsApp, documents from Android internal memory.
  • Restore Android lost data due to accidentally deleting, factory resetting, system crash, forgotten password, flashing ROM, rooting, ect.
  • Preview and selectively recover photos before recovery.
  • Recover photos from dead/broken Samsung phone internal storage.
  • Fix Samsung Galaxy phone with black screen of dead.
  • Read and recover Android lost data with 100% safety.

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Steps of how to recover photos or videos from Android

Step 1.Run Android Data Recovery and Connect Android
Run this Android Data Recovery software on your computer, then click “Android Data Recovery”.

connect android with computer

Connect your Android device to the computer. It is important that you ensure your phone’s battery is at least 20% for you to be able to do this easily.

connect android with computer

If you didn’t enable the USB debugging on your device before, you will see the window below. Then turn to your device and enable it. If you’ve already enabled it before, skip this step.

enable usb debugging on android

Step 2.Select Data Type to Scan
Once your device is connected successfully, you can see the window of this Android Data Recovery software below.Check “Gallery” and then click “Next” to continue. If you also want to check other kinds of file, you can check them at the same time.

select data to scan on android

Then you can see that there are two modes of scan for your choice.The Standard Mode is recommended as your first try.It works for most of situations. When it doesn’t, you can switch to the advanced one as a second try later. Next, click “Start” to continue.

select scan mode

The process of scan will take you some time.Just wait and keep patient.

You may receive a Superuser authorization prompt while you attempt to restore deleted files on your device. Click “Allow” to confirm it.

allow the super user request

Now the program will analyze the situations of data on your Android device.

analyze data on android

Step 3.Preview and Restore Photos from Android
When the scan stops, you are allow to preview all found data in the scan result one by one. To recover photos from Android, choose “Gallery” and you can preview them. Check the item that you want and click “Recover” to save it.

restore deleted photos from android

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Part 2: Restore Deleted Photos on Android Phone via Google Account

It’s a workable idea trying to get Android photos back from your Gmail account. Please follow the onscreen instructions to recover deleted photos from Android.

Note that photos will be removed from Google cloud after 60 days.

Step 1. Run “Google Photos”/”Photos” app on your Android.

Step 2. Tap on the “≡” icon at the left top of the interface.

Step 3. Select “Trash” option in the panel.

Step 4. Preview your deleted images.

Step 5. Select desired ones to “Restore” on Android.

restore photo google account

Part 3: Retrieve Deleted Pictures from Android SD Card

Have you ever accidentally formatted your memory card with important images in it? Or perhaps your hard drive crashed, you had no backups and you already deleted images from your memory cards? Here I will show you how you can recover and retrieve lost images from Android memory cards and will give you some information on what can be recovered and under what circumstances.

The SD card got formatted, physical damage or corrupt, got virus or trojan attacks, or the device system crashed. All these data loss scenarios cause your data and files lost, you can get a powerful data recovery software to help you retrieve deleted or lost photo files from Android SD card. The most reliable data recovery program for Android SD card recovery, we recommend U.Fone Data Recovery software.It helps you easily and efficiently recover deleted or lost photos, videos and other files from your Android memory card.

Best tool for Android SD card recovery

Recover deleted files from phone memory card effectively, safely and completely.
Recover data files due to accidental deletion, formatted, virus attacked and devices crashed.
Support data recovery from recycle bin, hard drive, memory card, flash drive, digital camera and camcorders.
Support Android phone like Samsung Galaxy Fold/S10+/S10/S9/S8/S7/S6/S5/Note 9/Note 5, HTC, LG, Huawei, etc.
Supported OS: Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista; Mac OS 10.14, macOS 10.13, Mac OS 10.12, OS X 10.11, etc.

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Helpful tips to avoid losing data on Android SD card

*Before formatting or deleting, please make sure that the correct format or delete operation is selected
*Do not install the Android SD card on an unsupported device
*Avoid using the same Android SD memory card on multiple devices

Restore Photos on Android Memory Card in 4 Steps

Step 1. Select a Data Recovery Mode

Launch U.Fone Data Recovery on your computer, to perform phone memory card data recovery, you need select “External Devices Recovery” to get started.

Select Samsung SD Card Data Recovery Mode

Step 2. Select Your SD Card

Make sure the your Micro SD card has detected by the computer. Select it and click “Start” button to process.

Connect Samsung SD Card

Step 3. Scanning the Phone Memory Card

After connecting, the tool will start a quick scan to search your data files on your Android SD card.

Scan SD Card

If you cannot find your data, you can go to scan again with “All-around Recovery” mode. It will search more files from memory card and take more time.

Step 4. Preview and Recover Deleted Photos from Android SD Card

Once done, you can check all recovered files from the phone memory card, such as gallery. Now, preview some recovered photos and select your data to click on “Recover” to get them back.

Scan SD Card

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