How to Recover Photo, Videos from Android

Accidentally deleted files (photos, videos) off your Android phone or tablet such as HTC M8, Samsung Galaxy S6, LG G3, Sony Xperia Z3 etc. To you, those photos and videos are more valuable than the phone itself. Well, be no worry, you can get them back.

Android Data Recovery can recover deleted/formatted files from Android devices without taking out the SD card or CF card inside the Android phone or tablet. This program has a strong ability that not only can recover photos and videos, but also can recover contacts, text messages, and other data. Click the below buttons to download the right version for Android Data Recovery.

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Easy Steps to Recover Lost Photo/Video from Android

Note: Don't add new data or delete the existed files in your phone so as to keep the Android data from being overwritten any more. If, unfortunately, your Android data was overwritten, I will be sorry to tell you that what you just lost can't be retrieved any longer.

Step 1 Connect your Android device to computer
After launching Android Data Recovery, connect Android devices to your Windows and Mac computer via usb cable.

Android Data Recovery

Step 2 Enbale USB debugging for your Android phone
If you don't open the debugging on your phone, this program will prompt you to enbale USB debugging on your phone. Please check what's the version of your Android phone, then follow the right steps to do it.
1) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for 7 times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" > Back to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"

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Step 3 Analyze and scan your Android Phone
After the Android phone being detected by the program successfully, you will get the window below. Now please click on the green button "Start" to begin the data analysis.

In the latest version of Android Data Recovery, you are empowered to seletively choose which type of files to be scanned.

Restore Android Deleted Data

Besides, you are also required to choose a storage scanning mode as follow:

Extract Deleted Data with Android Data Recovery

Finish analyzing, you will get a picture as below, turn to your phone and click "Allow", so that you can go to the next step. At the same time, click on the "Start" button again.

Extract Android Deleted Files with Android Data Recovery

Note: The "Allow" button sometimes will appear several times, just click it until it disappears. Don't be panic when it happens on your device.

Step 4 Recover deleted videos and photos from Android phones
All scanned result will be organized by file types(including Messages, Contacts, Gallery, Videos). You can select photos and video files to preview in the right windows, and then click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

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Note: Please make sure that the battery of your Android device is more than 20%.

Step 5 Back up Your Android Device Frequently
After those 4 steps mentioned above, you have get back your lost Android data on your computer. Here, by the way, I will prompt you to back up your Android frequently. Therefore, your Android backup is updated to the latest version. And you can restore the Android deleted photos, videos, music back from your Android backup.

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