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How do I recover deleted pictures from my Android phone?

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asked Mar 15, 2013 by tariq 3 (120 points)
edited Sep 24, 2013 by Julia Bocchetta

I deleted my important pictures on my Android phone by fault. How could I get them? Please reply!

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answered Sep 24, 2013 by Julia Bocchetta (193,560 points)
edited Oct 11, 2013 by Daria Bobyleva 1

If you delete a photo and it's stored on the internal storage, you cannot recover it. I am afraid that the content is lost if you haven't performed a backup of your phone regarding content.

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answered Nov 7, 2013 by sophiahgreen (140 points)
edited Nov 7, 2013 by sophiahgreen

When files deleted from android, the os removes the pointer to the files from the file allocation table and flags the deleted files as no longer needed. in order to recover the deleted pictures, you need to avoid writing data to the card or internal storage, plug in your device and set the usb setting as mass storage so that both the sd card and built-in storage should be recognized and mounted as removable drive, scan the drive, then recover the deleted pictures from android.

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answered Dec 24, 2013 by vinietolly (720 points)

The first thing you need to do after photo loss from Android phone is stop using it. Indeed, those deleted files are still in the tab but just invisible. If you keep using it, those deleted files will be overwritten, and your can't recover deleted photos from Android phone. Then you can use Android data recovery software to see and get back deleted photos, know more here:Android deleted photos recovery

video guide:

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answered Jan 22, 2014 by happyfenty (140 points)

I think you can try to use Android data software to recover deleted pictures from Android. However, before you get back photos, you had better not use you phone to take photos.

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answered Feb 24, 2014 by cassybruth (220 points)
edited Feb 28, 2014 by cassybruth

If the pictures are stored on a flashcard then you can probably get them back. Just make sure you stop using that card right away, because you can risk writing over your "deleted" pictures. You can use almost any software to recover deleted photos from Android mobile phone.
I used Android Data Recovery and successfully recover my photos. I think you can have a try.

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answered Feb 26, 2014 by alysathorne (180 points)
edited Mar 2, 2014 by alysathorne

It is a simple method to open the deleted images from your mobile if you had viewed that pics before to do that just follow my steps to recover deleted pictures from Android phone.
1.Firstly go to main menu of your phone.
2.Now tap on the 'My Files' option.
3.Now tap on the option of 'DCIM'.
4.Now tap on the menu option.
5.Now tap on the 'Setting' option and then 'Show hidden files' option.
6.Now go back to DCIM option and then you will find '.thumbnails' option.
7.Now open it and you will find the all the images and also the images of your videos which you have deleted before.
All the best!

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answered Jul 7, 2014 by Kiyomi (440 points)
edited Jul 8, 2014 by Kiyomi

Keeping a backup file on computer must be a good choice. Later, if you mistakenly delete photos or any file from your mobile phone, you are able to directly restore them with backups. Now if you lose data from Samsung device without backups, try to use sd data recovery.
How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Phone

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answered Aug 14, 2014

Maybe you can try to use Android Data Recovery. Note: before recovery, it is highly recommended not to save or edit pictures on your Android phone memory in case data overwritten may happen.

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answered Aug 26, 2014 by domi (180 points)

Maybe you can have a try on Android Data Recovery. Note: before recovery, it is highly recommended not to save or edit pictures on your Android phone memory in case data overwritten may happen.

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answered Sep 1, 2014 by emilyiaa (260 points)
edited Sep 10, 2014 by emilyiaa

Don't worry, friend. Before recovery, you should stop inputting data into the file in case the data will be covered. As you are using Android phone, it's easy to recover pictures from it. No matter whether you have backed up your pictures, you can recover them. To carry out this recovery process, you can try Android Data Recovery, which is able to recover various files like contacts, messages, videos, etc. With this program, you can easily recover deleted pictures from your Android phone. You can refer to the guide of how to recover deleted photos from Android here:
1. Connect your phone to computer then run Android Data Recovery
2. Enable USB debugging
2. Select the files to scan
3. Recover deleted pics you want to get
It's easy to use, right? I hope it can help you.Good luck to you!

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