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How to Retrieve Deleted Photos from Sony Xperia

Sony Xperia Series phones have a huge amount of fans. They are fascinated by the design and service of Sony Xperia. Taking photos are the third most used function of Sony Xperia users after calling and sending text messages. Sony Xperia users have lots of photos in their phones and if they deleted important photos by accidentally, please read this article to learn how to recover deleted photos from Sony Xperia phones. We will show you the easiest and the most reliable way to retrieve photos from Sony Xperia phones. No matter you are using Sony Xperia Z1, Z2 or Z3, you can follow this article to get back the deleted photos.

We will use Android Data Recovery when we recover deleted photos from Sony Xperia. It can scan your Sony mobile phones and recover the deleted photos and other data, such as videos, contacts, text messages, call logs, whatsapp messages, and document files on your Sony Xperia phones. Read more about how to recover deleted text messages from Sony Xperia.

Step 1. Run Android Data Recovery and Connect Sony Xperia

Free download, install and run Android data recovery software on your computer. Connect Sony Xperia phone to your computer. The software will detect your phone.

connect Android phone

Step 2. Enable USB debugging mode on Sony Xperia

Once the software detects your Sony Xperia, it will ask you to enable the USB debugging mode on your Sony Xperia. You can go to the next step if you have enabled USB debugging mode before.

You can follow the little guide on the interface to do this. According to your Android OS version, you need to follow different way to enable USB debugging mode.

For Android 2.3 or earlier version, you need to go to the “settings”>”Development”>”Development” and check “USB Debugging”.
For Android 3.0 to 4.1, you need to go to “Settings”>”Development” and then check “USB Debugging”.
For Android 4.2 or later version, you need to go to "Settings" > "About Phone", tap "Build number" for 7 times until getting the note "You are under developer mode". Go back to "Settings" > "Developer options" > check "USB debugging".

usb debugging mode

Step 3. Scan Sony Xperia Phone to find deleted photos

You need to choose the data type you would like to scan on your Sony Xperia. We recommend you to choose all the data type to scan. You can scan the deleted photos and existing photos on your Sony Xperia and also other data on your phone. So you can find some important data on it.

Select the advance scanning mode, this enables you to scan deleted data on your Sony Xperia.

choose scanning mode

Step 4. Recover deleted photos from Sony Xperia

The recovery software will list all the data in your Sony Xperia on the interface. You can easily find the deleted photos. You can preview the photos and select the photos you want to recover. Once you select all the photos you want to recover from Sony Xperia, you can click “Recover” button. The software will recover all the selected photos for you.

scan result photos

You will find the recovered photos on your computer easily. It’s really easy to recover deleted photos from Sony Xperia. You can also recover deleted contacts, text messages, videos, call logs, etc. from Sony Xperia phones and other Android phones with this software.