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How to Recover Photos and Videos from Android

With exciting scenery, happy moments with family and friends, novelties on the trips, etc.Phone camera enables us to record our life anytime and anywhere. All pictures can be well stored in our phones. However, have you ever faced the trouble of deleting your photos accidentally? Delete media files (pictures, videos) on your Android phone or tablets by careless,such as Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge, HTC M9/M8,Sony Xperia Z3/Z4, Google Pixel, Nexus 6P, Huawei Mate 9/P9/P8, Motorola, LG G5, etc. Are you looking forward an useful method which can help you recover missing photos and videos from your Android mobile phone?

When you accidentally delete photos&videos file on Android phone, you just make the deleted files invisible, actually,those deleted pictures still on your android phone. File system just marks them as blank states and provides the possibility to recover them back before new data come in and occupy the blank states. However,you still have chance to recover deleted photos on Android phone directly.

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Android Photo Recovery–The most powerful Android media file recovery to recover any photos, videos and audio files from Android phone. It allows Android users to retrieve not only photos and videos, but also contacts, messages, call logs, WhatsApp messages, music, etc. from all kinds of Android phones & tablets in a few clicks.

You can directly scan your android phone with android data recovery,the android data recover allows you to restore deleted pictures,gallery,images,videos,music,WhatsApp photos & videos from android phones just like Samsung galaxy,Sony,HTC,LG,etc.

Part 1. Is It Possible to Retrieve Deleted Photos from Android?

When you delete your photos(whether stored in internal memory or SD card) by accident, the delete data wouldn’t be wiped out from your Android phone before being overwritten. That’s why you need to stop using Android phone after data loss.

To recover deleted/lost photos, you have to perform ‘Data Recovery’ on your Android phone like Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Sony, LG, Huawei, Lenovo, etc. The following offers you three ways to retrieve deleted or lost pictures on Android phones and tablets.

Part 2. Directly Recover Deleted Pictures from Android Phone

Step 1:Connect your smartphone and enable USB debugging

To begin with, run the program on your computer after the installation. Then connect your Android device to the computer. If your device can be detected by the program, you can directly skip to the next step. If not, you’ll get the window below and need to enable USB debugging on your device at first.

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Step 2:Connect Android phone to your computer and enable USB debugging

Use an USB cable to connect your Android phone to your computer, Then the program will prompt you to “Enable USB debugging” according to three different situations:
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” < Click “Development” < Check “USB debugging”
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap “Build number” for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”

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Step 3:Analyze and scan your Android phone

When your Android phone has been connected to the program successfully, select data you want to recover then click “Next” button to scan your device.

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Now turn to the screen of your Android phone, you will see a request pops up on it. Just click “Allow” and “Start” button one-by-one to scan lost data from your device.

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Now, the program is scanning Android phone to recover deleted pictures.

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Step 4:Preview and recover photos on Android phone

This program can help to find a large number of pictures lost at different time, so the scan will also cost you quite a long time. Just be patient and you’ll get back plenty of your lost photos.

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Note: Photos scanned out here contain those deleted recently (black font) and those currently existing on your device (orange font). If you only want to recover deleted photos from Android, you can slide the tab on the top to separate them: Only display deleted items.

Part 3. Retrieve Deleted Photos from Android SD Card

You can use SD card to insert into a camera to save photos, or you can use it in a MP3 to enjoy the music. However, data loss on Android SD card may happen a lot. The professional Android SD card recovery – Android Toolkit’s one of key feature,which performs well in restoring deleted pictures on Android SD card, videos, music, audios and other media files are included.

Free download the Android Toolkit for Windows or Mac and try to recover Android SD card’s lost photos:

Step 1. Launch the program on your computer and choose “Android SD Card Data Recovery” option, then connect a micro SD card to PC via a card reader.
Step 2. Select SD card to scan and click “Next” to go on.
Step 3. Select the modes to scan, “Standard Mode”, or “Advanced Mode”.
Step 4. Click “Next” to begin scanning your SD card.
Step 5. When the scanning process is finished, you can preview and selectively recover the files you want by clicking “Recover” button.

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Part 4. Recover Deleted Photos/Videos from Broken Android Phone

There are so many ways that people can break their Android phones, from accident dropping, water damage, broken screen, blue screen.However,how to extract photos and videos from a broken Android phone?In this party,we’ll recommend you a Broken Android Data Recovery to recover files from Android with broken or black screen.

Broken Android Data Recovery has special advanced functionality to detect and scan your Android phone even if it is broken. With it, you can effortlessly retrieve files from broken Android phones with broken screen, black screen, touch screen not work, can’t enter system and more, such as photos, music, videos, contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messages and documents.

Step 1. Run Android Data Recovery and choose “Broken Android Phone Data Extraction” option. Then connect your Android phone to the computer and choose the file type that you want to recover, click on “Start”.

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Step 2. You can choose the fault type of your Android device.

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“Touch doesn’t work or cannot access the phone” or “Black/broken screen”. Then choose the correct “Device Name” and “Device Model” for your Android phone and tab on “Next”.

Step 3. Enter Download Mode on Android phone
1. Power off the phone.
2. Press and hold Volume “-“, “Home” and “Power” button on the phone.
3. Press “Volume +” button to enter download mode

Step 4. Here the program will analyze your Android phone automatically.

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Step 5. After that, all data will be displayed in the categories. Choose the photos you need and hit “Recover” to save data to computer.

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You are able to retrieve photos, contacts, music, text messages, call logs, videos and more from Android phones and tablets/Android SD card/broken Android device by Android Data Recovery.

Tips: Back Up Important Photos and Videos More Often

Though you are able to retrieve the deleted pictures and videos if it hasn’t been overwritten on your Android phone, the best way to prevent data loss is to back up important photos&videos more often.

Download and install Phone Transfer and then launch it on your computer.

If phone is broken such as broken scree, black screen, bank screen,lock screen,or non-responsive screen.You can follow this tutorial to recover/extract photos, videos and other files from your broken phone directly.

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