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How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Phone

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Jan 15, 2024 • Filed to: SD Card Solutions • Proven solutions

Can I recover deleted photos from my SD card on my phone?

Yesterday, I just found that my photos on my Android Samsung phone just were all gone. I doubted if I accidentally deleted the last time. Can I recover deleted photos from my Android phone? What should I do? Eager for the answer. Thanks in advance.

Can you recover Android deleted photos? The answer is of course YES. When you delete the pictures, the Android phone marks the location that stores the deleted photos before as "available". That's why it is possible to retrieve photos from Android.

How do I recover deleted pictures from my Android SD card?

Another question is how to recover deleted photos from Android Phone. In this article, we will show you the most effective solution to recover photos from Android SD card, and also the ways to recover deleted photos from Android phone internal memory.

Part 1. How to Recover Deleted Photos from SD Card on Android Phone

Some Android Phones carry an SD card as internal storage. When your photos and videos lost from the SD card, you can use powerful data recovery software to get back deleted pictures on Android phones. We'll introduce Recoverit Data Recovery to help you do that.

1. Recoverit - The Best Android Pic Recovery Software

This Android pic recovery software enables you to undeleted pictures in 3 steps (Select > Scan > Recover) and gets rid of your worries about the complicated use or recovery. Besides, it can recover 1000+ formats and types of data, such as pictures, videos, audios, documents, etc. 200+ formats of photos are included too.

When you use Recoverit to scan your Android SD card pictures, you might find numerous RAW data. Don't worry. Recoverit is powerful enough to recover RAW data, which is way ahead of all the rivals in the market. Now, let's download it and recover deleted photos from Android SD card.

2. How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android SD Card

Deleted a photo album by mistake or accidentally deleted photos and videos from the Android gallery? Don't worry, your lost pictures and videos are not going. You can get back deleted photos on android, or you have an external SD card on your phone. The following guide will show you how to retrieve deleted photos and videos back easily.

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Text Guide to Undeleting Photos from Android SD Card

Free download and install Recoverit Data Recovery on your computer. You will need to remove the SD card from the Android phone and connect it to the computer. On this tutorial we will start Recoverit Windows version, if you are working on Mac, you can go to download Recoverit Data Recovery for Mac.

Note: If you want to recover deleted photos from camera SD card free, you can also download this Android Photo recovery tool for a try.

Step 1 Select your Android SD Card

Make sure your SD card is connected to the computer and detected. To recover deleted photos from Android SD card, select your Android phone SD card, then click the "Start" button to process.

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Step 2 Scan Android SD Card

The Android photo recovery software will start an all-around scan to search for your deleted photos from the SD card. After the scan, you can preview some recovered files.

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Step 3 Preview and Recover Android Deleted Photos

  1. After the all-around scan, you can find deleted pictures on Android in the results menu.
  2. Preview the recoverable photo files and click "Recover" button to save your recovered photos.
  3. Please get a safe device to save your all recovered photos in case of data loss again.

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Through this simple guide, you now have a fair idea of how effective and easy to use this phone photo recovery software is. Follow the steps and get back deleted photos from the phone right away.

Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Internal Storage

How do I recover deleted photos from my Android phone internal storage?

It is likely to lose all the photos or videos from the Android phone's internal memory, rather than the memory card. To do deleted photo recovery from phone memory, there are two simple methods provided here.

How to Get Deleted Pictures Back on Android Cloud

When you took lots of photos on your Android phone. You must install many cloud and photo apps on your phone or computer to backup and sync your photos. If you accidentally deleted your photos from the Android gallery or cloud backup, you can get back your deleted photos from cloud backups.

1. Dropbox

Dropbox is the most popular backup program to backup your all-important data. In Dropbox, you need to log in to recover deleted photos on your computer. Launch it and go to File > Deleted Files folder, you can check all your deleted files and photos and get them back. But they're available for 30 days after deletion.

2. Google Photos

With Google Photos, you can recover deleted photos on Android phones. Open it and select the Trash folder on the sidebar. Select each image you want to recover and click "Restore" to get your photos back. All these deleted files will be available for 60 days.

3. Microsoft OneDrive

If you using Microsoft OneDrive back your photos, open it and go to Me > Recycle Bin. Check your deleted files, select your photos, and click Restore icon. All your deleted data and photos will remain 30 days.

If you did not back up and sync any data to the cloud. When data deletion happens, you still can retrieve your deleted photos back from the Android SD card. Follow the specific solution to recover deleted photos from Android SD card on Part 1.

Part 3. Tips for Android Phone SD Card Deleted Photos Recovery

Before the SD card recovery for Android, you need to make sure that you have configured the photo storage settings. To enable the setting, please take the steps as follows. Here take Samsung phones.

How to Save Photos to SD Card on Android

  1. Insert a memory card to the Samsung phone, and then enter the camera app.
  2. A notification pops up - the default storage location will be changed to the SD card.
  3. Click "OK" and you can save photos to SD card on Android phone.
  4. If you do not see the notification, you need to change the settings.
  5. Click the gear icon to open the settings menu in the Android phone camera app.
  6. Press the option of "Storage location" and select "Memory card".
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After following the above steps, the photos you captured by the Android phone will be automatically saved to the SD card. The configuration beforehand is the premise of SD card recovery for Android. To make for a smooth recovery process, a few tips are recommended here.

Tips on Restoring Deleted Photos from Android

  • If you accidentally deleted photos or formatted your SD card, do not store any new data on it before performing data recovery.
  • While removing your SD card from the Android Phone, unmount it before to avoid corrupting it.
  • Do not use any of the Apps in the Play Store for Android SD Card Recovery, as they could overwrite and make further recovery impossible.
  • While recovering your files during Android phone SD card recovery, save them in a location other than the source of SD card.

As we offer a couple of ways to help you recover deleted photos from Android phones. The safest and effective solution is getting your photos back with Recoverit Data Recovery. It will keep your data safe and private and retrieve your deleted photos back with a high success rate. Feel free to download and try it now. Have doubts about the Android photo recovery software? Try the free data recovery version first.

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