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How to Recover Photos Deleted on Android Devices

There are several reasons why you would lose photos on your Android device. The most common one is accidental deletion. Whether you do it yourself or your child suddenly taps delete on your Android device, this is the most common way to lose photos as well as other data on your phone. Another way you can lose photos on your device is if you stored them on your MicroSD and then you lose the storage device. This happens more often that you think and is one of the most debilitating ways to lose data because it is almost unsalvageable.

But perhaps the least common but very serious way to lose your photos and other data on your phone is when the data on your Android phone is suddenly overwritten. It doesn’t happen often but when it does, it is very likely that you will not get the data back.

The above reasons are precisely why you should have a backup of all the data on your phone. This way, if you lose it, you can easily get it back. But if you happen to lose your photos and you don’t have a backup, there are still ways you can get your photos back.

How to recover deleted photos from Android phones and tablets

Obviously you need a little help getting your accidentally deleted photos back, right? Well, how about getting help from the Worlds 1st data recovery software: dr.fone - Android Data Recovery. It will help you recover deleted videos on Android, as weel as other data, such as messages, documents, audio files, videos and others. What’s more, you don’t have to spend time learning how to use it; it works very easily, recovering your data all in one click.

dr.fone - Android Data Recovery

World's 1st Android smartphone and tablet recovery software.

  • Recover data by scanning your Android phone & tablet directly.
  • Preview and selectively recover what you want from your Android phone & tablet.
  • Supports various file types, including WhatsApp,Messages & Contacts & Photos & Videos & Audio & Document.
  • Works for 6000+ Android Device Models & Various Android OS.
Available on: Windows Mac

Part 1. How to recover deleted photos on Android devices

Step 1. Run this Android photo recovery software on your computer, once you've downloaded and installed it. Then you will see the window below.

Enable USB debugging

Step 2. Connect your Android device to the computer. It is important that you ensure your phone’s battery level is at least 20% for you to be able to do this easily.

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

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Once your device is connected successfully, you can see the window of this Android photo recovery software below.

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Step 3. 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.

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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.

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

Step 4. When the scan stops, you can begin 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.

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Part 2. How to recover deleted photos on Android SD cards

Step 1. Choose "Android SD Card Data Recvoery" from the side menu after you launch dr.fone. Then you will see the window below.

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Step 2. Connect your Android device to the computer and make sure that it's detected successfully. Or you can take off the SD card from your Android device, and plug it to the computer via a card reader. When the program recognizes your SD card, the window will be like below. Click "Next" to move on.

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Step 3. Then choose a scan mode and continue by clicking on the "Next" button.

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Then the program will begin scan your Android SD card. Wait until it's complete.

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Step 4. You can preview all pictures in the category of "Gallery" in the scan result. Check the item that you want and click "Recover" to save it.

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Part 3. How to recover deleted photos on broken Android devices

Step 1. Choose "Android Data Extraction" from the side menu of the program, if you want to recover deleted photos from a broken Android device. Then you will see the window as follows.

You can select to retrieve what you want from your broken Android device. For photos, please make the "Gallery" option selected. Then click "Start" to go to the next step.

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Step 2. There are two kinds of situations about a broken Android device that this Android photo recovery works for: Touch doesn't work or cannot access the phone, and black/broken screen. Choose the one for your reason and click on it to move forward.

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Step 3. When you're here, choose the name and the model of your device, and click "Next".

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Step 4. Follow the intruction on the program and set your Android device to get it into the Download Mode.

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Step 5. After entering the download mode, get your device conneted to the computer. When the dr.fone detects it, it will start analyzing and scanning your device for data on it.

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Step 6. When the scan is complete, you can begin previewing all found data on your device. For deleted photos, please choose "Gallery" and select the items that you want. Then click "Recover" to save them.

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