Recover Photos from Samsung Galaxy S3 Internal Memory
Is there any way to recover deleted photos from the internal memory?
I just hooked my Samsung Galaxy S3 up to my PC via USB to transfer some photos from one folder to another on the device itself. Well, the USB cable got accidentally unplugged during the process, and I lost all the photos that didn’t have a chance to transfer before the device got unplugged.
Is there a way to retrieve deleted photos from the internal memory? My phone is rooted and I tried downloading “undelete” but then it told me that I didn’t have afat file system, and because you cannot select mass storage option on the Samsung Galaxy S3 you cannot format it. I have also tried copying all the files from my phone to my computer and running a photo retrieval recover wizard but no avail. Can anyone help???? Is there ANY way to do this on the Samsung galaxy s3?
I’ve spent several days researching this issue, too. It seems it’s impossible to recover deleted photos, videos, and other files from the internal memory of Galaxy S3. However, I found a program, a new android recovery tool that supports recover deleted files from the internal storage of the Samsung phone. For rooted Galaxy S3, it is quite possible to retrieve deleted pictures from its internal storage. What a fantastic program! OK, let’s calm down and I’ll begin by introducing the recovery tool.
The android internal recovery tool is called Android Data Recovery. It is quite a specially designed Android data recovery, especially for Samsung phones and tablets. It is capable of recovering messages, contacts, photos, and video on internal memory and SD card inside of Android devices. It supports any rooted Samsung device like Galaxy S 8/7, Galaxy Note series, Galaxy Nexus, etc. For some models of the Samsung phone, you can recover files from them even without rooting. You can check the detailed supported device models and Android OS, if your device is not listed, don’t upset, you can root it first and then use dr.fone – Android Recover for recovering.
Download the free trial of the recovery software, start with recovery of deleted photos from the internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S3.
How to recover photos from Samsung Galaxy S3 internal memory?
Note: avoid taking photos or videos to keep the internal memory from being overwritten.
Follow the steps below to recover your precious photos from the internal memory of your Samsung Galaxy phone.
Step 1. Install S3 Internal Memory Recovery and Connect your Device
When you run the program on your computer, you’ll see the primary window as follows. Select and click the “Data Recovery” to recover deleted photos from Samsung phone.
Step 2. Connect your Galaxy phone to computer
Now plug your Samsung Galaxy phone into the computer with its USB cable. When your device is detected, all recoverable file types on the internal memory of your Samsung Galaxy S8 – S3 phone will be displayed on the primary window. Select the types of data you want to recover and click “Next” to continue.
Before connecting your Samsung Galaxy device to the computer, firstly you should enable USB debugging on it. There are the 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”
Or you can just follow the steps on the main window of the program if you didn’t enable USB debugging. After that, connect your Galaxy phone to the computer and move to the next step.
Tips: 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. Scan internal memory of Samsung Galaxy S3 for deleted photos
For rooted Android phone, this recovery software provides two options: Scan for deleted files and Scan for all files. Scan for all files will take longer time, but will scan for files more thoroughly.
Click “Next” to begin data analysis. Here you need to make that the battery on your Samsung Galaxy S3 is not less than 20% to ensure the successful scan and recovery.
After that, the program will continue to scan your Samsung Galaxy S3. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient. Precious things are always worth waiting for.
Step 4. Preview & recover photos, videos on Samsung S3 internal memory
For photo and video recovery from internal storage, you need to spend some time on the scan. After that, you can preview and check those recoverable pictures one by one in the scan result screen. Choose those pictures you want to get back and click “Recover” to save them on your computer.
That’s all! Now you have retrieved your precious pictures that you think lost forever. Is that amazing? I have successfully restored my pictures and videos on my Galaxy phone. As to contacts, messages, call history, this recovery software can also work.
Apart from restoring files deleted from the internal memory of your Android Samsung Galaxy phone, this recovery software also helps to scan and recover data from the SD card on your Android phone, along with extracting data from broken Samsung phones. The free trial version allows free scan, to proceed recovery step, you need to buy Android data recovery the registration code for $49.95.