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How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android?

Android OS dominates the mobile operation system. Most of the people on the planet are using Android smart phones. If you are using Android and you deleted or lost photos accidently, just read this article. We will show you how to recover deleted photos from Android easily. You just need your android phone and Android photo recovery software. It is really easy to restore deleted photos from Android.

Android Data Recovery software can retrieve deleted pictures/photos from Android. It supports any version of Android system and popular Android devices from Samsung, HTC, MOTO, Sony, LG and so on. It can also recover deleted text messages from Android, contacts, videos, music, and documents for Android users.

Step 1. Connect your Android Device

Download, install and run Android Photo Recovery. Connect your Android device to your computer via USB cable. The software will automatically recognize your phone and load the basic info on the interface.

connect android phone

Step 2. Enable USB debugging mode and get superuser authorization

To recover deleted photos from Android phone, you need to enable the USB debugging mode on your android smart phone and allow the superuser authorization of the program if you rooted your Android phone before.

Enable USB debugging mode

usb debugging mode

According to different Android OS versions, you can follow the steps below or the steps on the interface of Android photo recovery. You will enable the USB debugging mode easily with few clicks.

If you are using Android 2.3 or earlier version, you need to go to the “settings”>”Development”>”Development” and check “USB Debugging”.

If you are using Android 3.0 to 4.1, you need to go to “Settings”>”Development” and then check “USB Debugging”.

If you are using 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".

After you enable the USB debugging mode, you can easily click “Next” button. If you have already rooted your Android device, you need to allow superuser authorization to the program to have the right to analyze the data on your phone. There will be a pop-up message on your Android phone and you need to click “Allow”. The authorization process is done.

superuser authorization

Step 3. Scan deleted photos on Android phone

Now you can select the “Gallery” on the interface to scan to find the deleted photos on Android. Then you need to select the scan mode, I recommend you to choose scan for deleted photos if you just want to retrieve deleted pictures on Android. If you want to scan all the photos on Android, you can choose scan for all photos.

select data

If you also want to recover other data on Android, you can select other sections to scan, such as messaging, contact, call history, videos, audio and so on. But you need to remember that the more data you want to recover, the longer the software will take for scanning.

scan mode

Step 4. Recover deleted photos on Android phone

Once the Android Photo Recovery software finishes the scanning, you can preview and select which deleted photos you want to recover. Select the photos you want to recover and click “Recover” button. You can easily restore deleted photos on Android to your computer.

All the steps are really simple and you can easily recover deleted photos from Android. The software will scan your Android data for some time according to how much data you want to scan. One more tips for Android users. Once you found you deleted photos accidently on Android, please stop using the camera until you recover the deleted photos from Android.