Android Photo Recovery Mac Guide

Part 1How can I Restore Android Photo on Mac?

Dear all, what can I do to recover accidental deleted photos from my Android phone? My computer is a Mac. Best regards.

The answer depends on where your photos were deleted from. If the photos were saved in your Android phone's internal memory, I'm sorry to tell you that you can hardly get them back unless you have a backup on your Mac. But if it was the SD card of your Android phone where the deleted photos used to located, I’m glad to tell you the chance of retrieving your photos is great as long as they are not overwritten by new data on your Android phone.

So, stop using your Android phone and take out the SD card immediately after the photos were lost, then you can use Recoverit for Mac to restore Android deleted photo on mac easily. This program is able to recover lost data from almost all kinds of memory devices, including SD card, external hard drive, flash drive, etc. You only need to connect your Android phone or its SD card to your Mac and use this easy Mac android photo recovery application to scan your Android phone’s SD card. Get a free trial now!

Note: Please do not utilize Recoverit photo recovery software to recover deleted photos from iPhone or phones without SD card.

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Part 23 Steps to Perform Android Photo Recovery Mac

Step 1. Select a Recovery Mode to Start Mac Android Photo Recovery

Connect your Android phone's SD card with your Mac and launch the program. To recover deleted photo from Android, select the option of "External Devices Recovery" to start.

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Step 2. Scan Lost Photos on Your Android Phone

Here, please choose the drive letter for your Android phone's SD card and click "Start" to begin scanning for lost photos. It will start a quick scan for your Android phone's SD card.

Note: If you can't find your lost photos from the quick scan, please go to "All-Around Recovery" option to start a deep scan after the quikc scan.

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Step 3. Preview and Recover Android Photo on Mac

After a short while, all found photos will be listed in folders on the left of the window. You can preview them so as to check whether your lost Android photos can be recovered or not.

Then select photos you are going to recover and hit on "Recover" button to save them on your Mac.

Note: Please do not keep the recovered photos back to your Android phone’s SD card during the recovery.

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Note: Recover Lost Mac Data under Mac OS X 10.13 (High Sierra)

Due to macOS High Sierra (macOS 10.13) requirement, Mac users are not allowed an access to the built-in system drive from any apps. Therefore, if you need to restore lost data from the system disk under macOS 10.13, please "disable System Integrity Protection" first.

How to disable "System Integrity protection"? Please follow the steps below.

Step 1Reboot the Mac and hold down"Command + R" keys simultaneously after you hear the startup chime, this will boot OS X into Recovery Mode.

Step 2When the "OS X Utilities" screen appears, pull down the "Utilities" menu at the top of the screen instead, and choose "Terminal".

Step 3In the "Terminal" window, type in "csrutil disable" and press "Enter" then restrart your Mac.

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