How to Recover Deleted Photos From Smartphones?


Delete ! oh my God, I deleted a folder without realizing that the folder had all kinds of information like a family photo. Now, how to recover deleted photos. This is the most unfortunate situation but Thankfully, there is always a way to recover lost photos, If the card is not physically damaged.

When you delete a photo from your Smartphone, it is not deleted permanently and remains there but the deleted file is no longer displayed on your Smartphone and you can recover photos by professional Smartphone recovery program as long as the original data was not overwritten by new data.

How to recover deleted photos from Smartphones?

The possibilities of successful photo recovery will increase if you choose the right tool or App.  There are various Apps and methods that will help you recover your lost photos. Here are some recommendations for apps to use.

1. DiskDigger photo recovery App

This is one of the best free App to recover photos and can be downloaded from the Google Play store and installed on your phone. This is how to use the app:

Step 1:  Download and install DiskDigger photo recovery App from Google Play Store

Step 2: Open the DiskDigger photo recovery App and tap Refresh List.


Step 3: Select the System folder and then tap Scan Device. Wait till the time App will populate  a list of most recent deleted files


Step4: Select the photo that needs to be recovered and tap on Save option.


Step 5: Select the location where you want to save the photo and your photo will be recovered and saved.


2. FonePaw Android Data Recovery

If you still unable to recover your photo by using mobile Apps, then you can try desktop Apps.  The FonePaw Android Data Recovery is the best desktop app to recover lost photos.

Step 1: Download FonePaw Android Data Recovery and install on your PC

Step 2: Connect your Smartphone to PC and run FonePaw Android Data Recovery on the PC


Step 3. Select File Types to Scan and Recover

Step  4. Allow the FonePaw Android Data Recovery to Scan Deleted Photos. The scanning process may take some time if there are many photos on your phone.

Step 5. Click on “Gallery” or “Picture Library” at the left pane. The Deleted photos will appear in red. Mark the pictures you want to restore and click “Recover” to retrieve them to PC.

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