How to Recover Deleted Photos Pictures from Android/SD Card/iPhone

"I deleted some important pictures on my Samsung Galaxy S5 by mistakenly deleting a folder. Is there any way to recover my deleted photos? These photos are stored in SD card, how to recover deleted photos from SD card?"

Recover Deleted Photos

Due to various reasons, you may access data loss. It is more like a regular problem which happens on both Android and iOS users. Whether you delete the valuable Android pictures by mistake, or lose your iPhone photos after iOS updating, you can find the effective ways to restore deleted photos.

Method 1. Restore deleted photos on Android (Samsung Galaxy phone, etc.)

At this first part of this post, we will show you how to recover deleted photos from Android. Also, if you want to restore pictures from SD card, the method will be the same. Here you need to use the professional Android Data Recovery, you can free download and have a try.

Step 1. Launch Android Data Recovery

Download, install and open this powerful deleted photos recover tool on your computer. Connect Android to it with a USB cable. It can automatically detect your Android and show its basic information in the interface.


Note: During this step, you may need to check your Android to enable USB debugging if it fails to be connected or detected.

Step 2. Scan Android photos

You are allowed to only select the picture categories that you want to recover. Select Gallery and Picture Library to scan.

Note: During this step, you Android phone will be rooted. Then you can allowing this program to scan your phone data.

Step 3. Choose Android photos

Click "Gallery" or "Picture Library" on the left control to find the Android photos you deleted. You are able to preview the detailed information of each picture before recovering.


Step 4. Restore deleted photos

Mark the deleted pictures you want to retrieve, and then click Recover button to restore deleted photos to your computer.

Recover Deleted Photo

Within just a few seconds later, you can easily recover deleted pictures on Android. With the same way, you can recover other Android data like call logs, contacts, videos, audios and more.

If you want to restore the deleted pictures from SD card, go to recover deleted pictures from SD card.

Method 2. How to restore deleted photos with Gmail

With the method above, you can handily recover your deleted/lost pictures from Android phone. But as an Android user, you may still prefer to get deleted photos back without rooting. This part will show you how to restore Android images with Gmail.

Restore Deleted Photos with Gmail

Step 1. Unlock your Android and open "Google Photos" or "Photos" app.

Step 2. Tap the "≡" icon at the top-left corner of the interface.

Step 3. Choose "Trash" option in the panel.

Step 4. Check your deleted pictures and choose the ones you want to recover.

Step 5. Tap "Restore" to restore deleted photos on Android.

With this method, you can easily recover your lost or deleted pictures from Android without rooting. One thing you should know is that, you can only restore photos deleted in 60 days.

Method 3. How to restore deleted photos on iPhone X/8/7/6/5/4

If you are an iPhone user and lose some treasured photos, what should you do to find the missing iPhone photos back? If you don't have a suitable iTunes/iCloud backup, you need to rely on the professional iPhone Photo Recovery to help you recover your lost photos.

Step 1. Install and launch the deleted iPhone photos restoring software on your PC/Mac. Connect your iPhone to it via a USB cable and select the recovery mode of Recover from iOS Device.


Step 2. Click Start Scan button to scan all types of data on your iPhone. After scanning, all iOS files will be classified in corresponding category on the left control.


Step 3. You can click on Cameral Roll, Photos Stream, Photo Library or App Photos to search for the deleted photos. It enables you to preview each picture (existing/deleted one).

Restore iPhone Photo

Step 4. When you choose all photos you want to restore, click on Recover button to restore deleted photos from iPhone. Check this post to if you want to know more about how to recover deleted text messages on iPhone.

Just a few seconds later, your deleted images will be retrieved to your computer. With this all-featured iOS data recovery, you can also recover other data like contacts, videos, audios, notes, etc. with ease. What's more, it allows you to recover iPhone data from iTunes and iCloud backup in just a few clicks.

If you unluckily lose some of important pictures on your Android phone or iPhone, hope you can restore deleted photos after reading this post.

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