Can I Restore deleted photos on my Samsung Galaxy S phone?
Photo recovery on Galaxy s3 Help
I hope someone can help, I have deleted photos and movies from my galaxy s3 running latest version of android, the movies were saved on the phone rather than on the card, I have no backup, silly I know. I believe that due to the latest version of android not having a mass storage option, that nothing can be done to recover my movies.Can anyone please help!
Regular backup of our Samsung Galaxy phone is a good habit to prevent data loss from accidentally deletion, formatting, OS updating, corruption, etc. But once it happens, we must face the truth to retrieve our deleted photos and other files from Samsung Galaxy S smartphone.
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How to recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S3?
Step 1. Connect your Galaxy S and run the Android Recovery
launch the program after installing it on your computer. The program will show you the main interface prompting you to connect your Android device to PC via USB. Just connect and proceed to 2nd step.
Step 2. Enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy S3
If you have enabled USB debugging on your Samsung S3, you can skip this step and go to Step3 directly. If you haven’t, follow the ways below to enable it.
There’re three ways for devices with different Android OS.
- For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
- For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
- For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Note: If you have enabled USB debugging on your Samsung device before, you can skip this step. If you’ve enabled USB debugging before, but still been stuck here, you can try to disable USB debugging and enable it again. Usually it works. Or you can click the button at the lower corner of the window: Opened? Next…. It also can direct you to the next step.
Step 3. Analyze and scan Galaxy S3
Before of the Galaxy S scan, the program need to analyze it first. Click "Start" to analyze the data on your Samsung device.
After that, the program continue to scan your device now. At the very beginning of the scan, you need to turn to your device and click “Allow” popping up on the screen, to let the scan continue. Sometimes, the button will pop up for several times. It doesn’t matter. Just “Allow” it.
After that, the program continue to scan your Samsung Galaxy S3 phone. Now your phone will pop up a request asking your the SuperUser autorization on the screen. Just click "Allow" to let the scan continue. Sometimes, the button will pop up for several times. It doesn’t matter. Just "Allow" it.
Now your device has been successfully detected. Click "Start" to begin scanning. Please make sure your phone keep connecting during the scan.
Step 4. Preview and Recover pictures from Samsung Galaxy S3
The photos and videos scanning will take you pretty a while. Preview recoverable SMS, contacts, photos and videos in scan result below. Mark those you want to retrieve and click "Recover" to restore them on your computer.
Notes. Please do not save the found files back to your Samsung Galaxy S3. Otherwise the recovery might fail. If you want to import your contacts, photos and video back to your device, you can use another Android Manager program, which lets you import and export, as well as manage contents on your Android smartphone and tablet, including messages, contacts, photos, videos, apps, etc.
If your deleted photos and videos are stored on SD card inside of your Samsung Galaxy S phone, you can recover them by using a Digital Photo Recovery (compatible with Windows 8/7/Vista/XP) or Mac Digital Photo Recovery (compatible with Mac OS X 10.8, 10.7, 10.6, or 10.5). This software can also recover your deleted images, videos and music from external hard drive, cameras, camcorders, USB drivers, iPod, MP3/MP4 players, etc. Here’s the free trial link.