Recently some of our viewers send messages asking on how to get back deleted or missing pictures from Android phone. And we are going to talk about this topic in this post.
Unexpected Android data loss happens everyday. And in most case, no way to get back the disappeared data back to your android unless getting the help from some professional data recovery experts.
Unlike iOS, Android doesn’t have a Recently Deleted album for users to undelete mistakenly removed photos and videos. But the lucky thing is that your deleted data and files will still be stored in cloud storage, or internal storage on your Android phone until they are overwritten by new data. Therefore, you can check the cloud storage, or use some professional Android data recovery apps like dr.fone to retrieve those accidentally deleted or disappeared photos on Android phone.
If you are using Dumpster, you can check the recycle bin. If you are using cloud storage for photos like Google Photos, you can check the cloud server to find back your lost photos. Of course, if you didn’t use some apps to store your pictures, you have to use some professional data recovery services or apps, just jump to the part 2.
The first choice for you to recover missing pictures on Android device is installing Dumpster app on your device. Dumpster is a free app that provides you a recycle bin to keep your deleted items so you can effortlessly recover deleted photos as well as videos and other important files.
Here is one thing you need pay attention to: don’t forget to empty the dumpster regularly, or you may run out of memory of your Android phone. Download Dumpster app from Google Play >
In addition, if you are using Google Photos app to manage your Android photo, you can recover deleted photos with back up & sync feature on. Open Google Photos app and tap the menu option at the top left. Then you can go to the Trash and restore your deleted pictures to Google Photo Library.
Alternatively, you can also download and install Android Data Recovery software on your computer to retrieve disappeared photos on Android. Most of these apps support the latest Android OS and various Android device models, such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Nexus, etc. To get back missing Android phone pictures, you need to:
1. Install Android Data Recovery on your computer and open the program. (Before downloading, you should know that these apps are not free. And some of them requires you to firstly root your device.)
2. Plug in your Android phone and enable USB debugging on your device.
3. Select Gallery and click Next. You can choose either Standard Mode or Advanced Mode, and then click Start to scan your Android device.
4. Wait a few minutes for the scanning process and then you can preview all deleted photos on Android phone, select the items you need and click Recover to save them on your computer.