Deleted photo recovery

Approved methods to recover deleted photos on Android mobile devices (LG, HTC, Samsung Galaxy models, etc.):

  • without computer / PC, 
  • from Instagram and Google Photos web services, 
  • from sd card, internal memory and usb stick. 

Do you need more help? Also I'll recommend you the best Android apps and PC software to retrieve digital data from phone or tablet. 

The best programs to recover damaged jpg files

Submitted on 07/15/2018

After recovery there are a lot of damaged files left and most often they are in jpg format. Also, after shooting on a digital camera especially with an old sd card you can find a lot of corrupted files which aren't suitable for storing.

Let's see what tools to recover jpg (and other image formats) exist and find out how useful they can be.

Programs list:

Recovering disappeared pictures via PhotoRec

Submitted on 06/02/2018
PhotoRec is a great tool for searching for images and photos on a sd card of a mobile device (Android). The program is compatible with the popular OS, supports more than 300 file extensions and allows for performing a last chance recovery. In this article we'll tell you how to properly use PhotoRec, which options you should pay attention to when recovering the data from your phone or the memory card of a digital camera.

How to Recover Deleted images from Google Photos

Submitted on 05/24/2018
A lot of Android users store pictures in Google Photos cloud. On the one hand, it's convenient, on the other problems with the inaccessibility of photos often occur. If syncing is turned off or files are deleted from the Trash it'll be difficult to recover photos on your phone. The methods of data recovery from Google Photos cloud are listed in this article.

How to retrieve deleted pictures on Samsung phone: a step by step guide

Submitted on 05/23/2018
In this guide we consider effective ways of recovering pictures on Samsung Galaxy phone. In this case such free recovery programs as PhotoRec and DiskDigger will help us. And there is a separate guide on recovering images from the internal memory of your phone / tablet with answers to the questions from Samsung smartphones and other devices users.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from SD Card

Submitted on 02/08/2018
When recovering photos from a sd card it's preferable to use all the possible options which increase the chances of successful finding of files. We're going to work with Recuva program and we'll set it in a proper way. The process of recovering photos on a sd card is presented in the way of step-by-step instructions: from installing Recuva to saving the results.

Where are images stored on Android? What is DCIM thumbnails folder?

Submitted on 02/04/2018
When starting to recover photos it's desirable to know from where they've been deleted. It makes no sense to spend time on scanning the entire phone if the files have been deleted from a particular folder, for example, on the memory card. Further we're going to consider the main places of storing images on Android. We'll explain what is DCIM and why the folder thumbnails is needed.

How to Recover Deleted Instagram Photos using Archive feature

Submitted on 12/29/2017
Not all Instagram users know that the service allows recovering. However, if you haven't placed the posts then this feature is useless. In this article you will find out how to recover photos from Instagram posts in alternative ways.

How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Gallery app

Submitted on 12/17/2017
Android Gallery is the main photo and video storage on smartphones and tablets. We often receive emails having questions like: how do I get the files back to the Gallery or complaints about missing photos; pictures disappear or instead of them smaller images which are called thumbnails are displayed. In general, read our guide which lists all known cases of recovering multimedia files from the Gallery.

How to Retrieve Deleted Photos from Phone Internal Memory

Submitted on 09/18/2017
As always we'll answer the questions from the users. The theme is recovering photos and other files from the internal memory of a mobile device. In addition to this there are detailed instructions for how to recover photos and videos from the copy of the internal memory.

Best photo recovery apps for Android phone

Submitted on 08/25/2017
The comparative review includes the best software to recover photos on Android both from the internal storage and the sd card of a phone. Key features of such recovery tools as DiskDigger, Recuva, Wondershare Dr Fone and EaseUS MobiSaver.