Your pictures on Samsung phones, like the most popular Samsung Galaxy S5, S4, S3, would be saved on your phone or its SD cards. Normally if you would back up your Samsung Galaxy phones regularly, you do not need to worry about data loss. However sometimes you might delete some pictures from your Samsung Galaxy phones or its memory card by mistake. Or what’s worse, you may accidentally format the SD card, or reset your phone to factory reset. There are many possible scenarios you may lost or delete pictures, videos, other media files on Samsung phones. How can you get back your photos or image files once they have been removed from your Samsung Galaxy phones? To help you retrieve deleted pictures on Samsung phones, we introduce you an powerful Android photo recovery tool in this article. It is able to recover deleted photos, videos, music and more data from your Samsung and other Android smartphones. See some related guide below:
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When you noticed the photo loss on your Samsung Galaxy phones, stop using your cell phone for new data storage, such as taking new photos, recording videos. Download and use this Samsung photo recovery software to recover your data immediately. It can help you scan your Samsung phone’s internal memory or external SD card to find the lost, deleted or formatted files. The sooner you can use it to recover your data on the phone, the more likely you can bring back your lost data. It is because those deleted pictures or photos will be saved on Samsung phone’s memory for sometime until they are overwritten by new photos or other data. Download the Android recovery for Samsung and other Android powered mobile phones below.
Install the Samsung recovery software onto your Windows PC. Then follow below instructions to recover deleted pictures on your Samsung phones.
How to Retrieve Deleted Pictures on Samsung Phones?
Step 1. Connect Samsung Galaxy Phone to Computer
Connect your Samsung mobile to computer via USB and start this phone recovery software on your computer. You will see a screen like below.
Step 2. Enable USB debugging on your Samsung phone
The Samsung recovery tool will detect your phone connection and prompt you to enable USB debugging on it. To proceed the photo recovery on Samsung phone, you have to enable USB debugging to allow this photo recovery software to access your phone. You can simply follow the on-screen tips. It has the clear instructions on how to do it for various Android viersion, including Anroid 2.3 or earlier, Android 3.0 to 4.1 and Android 4.2 or later. Basically it is able to recover your deleted pictures from almost all Android versions and phones. You can also refer to this step-by-step guide with screenshots and specific instructions: how to turn on USB debugging on your Samsung Galaxy S5, S4 phones?
Step 3. Analyze phone and search lost photos on Samsung
When you have activated the USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy series phone, the picture recovery program on your laptop or desktop computer will automatically proceed to the next step, right before you can use it to search for your deleted image files on Samsung mobile, you will have the option to narrow down the search to photo gallery, other than other files types. The Android recovery can help you retrieve many different types from your Samsung phone, such as photos, videos, contacts, text messages, music, call history, WhatsApp chats, WhatsApp attachments and other documents. To narrow down the search for photos only on your Samsung phone, you can save a lot of time by not to scan for many other data or content you do not need to recover.
Also you have another option to narrow down the search for those deleted photos only, not all image files. These two options can make the photo recovery much faster, takes much less time in scanning your phone.
When you are ready, go and let the Samsung photo recovery tool scan your device for the lost pictures. It will take some time, several minutes, half an hour, or maybe longer, depending on your storage and its usage.
Step 4. Preview and recover deleted Samsung photos
All found image files will be displayed in the scan result page within the photo recovery software. If you have enabled recovery for other files, like messages, contacts, you will find these files and data are grouped into different categories. You can click the Gallery menu from the left navigation panel of this Samsung photo recovery application on your desktop computer. Then all found pictures will be displayed on the right as thumbnails, preivew these thumbnails to find your lost photos.
To quickly recover specific photo from Samsung to computer, right click on it and choose “Recover Highlighted” item from the pop-up dialogue. To recover multiple deleted pictures on Samsung, click to check the photos, then right click on the photo and choose “Recover Checked”. If you need to recover all photos, simply click the Recover button on the bottom right corner. You will then get a dialogue where you can choose a folder on your PC to save the photos. After the recovery, you can browse to this folder and find your deleted Samsung photos there.