Deleted Pictures on Camera? Here is to Retrieve on Android
It is recommendable to save important camera photos to Android phones. For one thing, it can create a backup so that we still have the photos even if we accidentally format camera memory card. For other thing, on Android device, the Canon/Nikon/Olympus/Sony/Leica/Fujifilm photos can be easily shared or posted via social media apps.
It sounds like a perfect plan, only that sometimes we could accidentally delete both the pictures on the camera and those saved on Android device. If this is the problem now you are dealing with, here is a workaround: retrieve the deleted camera photos on Android with FonePaw Android Data Recovery.
Troubleshooting: Retrieve Camera Pictures on Android
When a camera picture is deleted on Android phone, it is not completely gone in the phone memory. As long as the picture has not been replaced by new data, FonePaw Android Data Recovery can use the data to retrieve the camera picture. On the program, you can see the thumbnail views of the camera photos. If you are not sure if a photo is your lost camera picture, you can also check detailed information: the date the photo is taken, with which camera it is taken and more.
Step 1. Stop Using Your Android Phone
To preserve the data of the deleted camera photos, stop using your Android phone once you realize the photos are deleted.
Step 2. Download & Install Android Data Recovery
Click the download button below to get FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your Windows or Mac PC. Then install and launch the program.
Step 3. Connect Android Phone to Recovery Program
With USB cable, plug your Android phone into the computer. The program will quickly detect your device. You'll be asked to enable USB debugging if you haven't turned it on.
Step 4. Select Gallery to Scan
Your camera photos are usually saved on Gallery/Photos on your phone. So select "Gallery" > "Next" to make the program to scan your deleted camera photos.
Step 5. Give Access Permission on Android Phone
To detect deleted camera photos, the program need get access permission on your Android phone. When pop-up windows as below appear on your Android phone, click "Grant"/ "Allow" and the program will begin to scan your device.
Step 6. Recover Deleted Camera Photos
After scanning, find the deleted camera photos that you want to get back. If you are not sure, click the "i" icon on the bottom left corner of the thumbnail image to see details of a photo: name/size/format/date/camera information (including camera brand, model, firmware version). For example, in the below screenshot, we can see the chosen photo is taken by Nikon D7100 on Version.1.0.1.
After you have chosen all the photos that you need, click "Recover" to retrieve the camera photos on computer.
To better protect your camera photos, besides keeping the photos on Android phone, you can also save a copy of important photos on computer. FonePaw Android Data Recovery can also help you to export photos from Android to computer.
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