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How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Memory Card

author Emily Watson
date Tuesday, April 26, 2016

Manufacturers have released new Android phones for 2017. This year, micro SD slot comes back to Android phone again. Some devices like Samsung Galaxy S8, Note 8, and Huawei P10 carry a card slot. This means you can insert Android memory card into the device for extra phone storage. And you can take great photos and store them in the Android memory card. However, you may lose pictures form the SD card due to errors and accidental deletion. This guide will show you how to recover deleted photos from Android memory card with FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

What can FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window) do for you?

√ Analyze your Android phone memory card.

√ Scan and find out deleted Android photos.

√ Extract and recover lost/deleted pictures from Android.

√ Export recovered images from smartphone to the computer.

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# Recover Deleted Photos from Android Memory Card

Step 1. Connect Android Phone with Memory Card to PC

Start FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. Note that both Windows and Mac are supported. Then conduct connection between the computer and your Android device, for example, LG G5, Huawei P9, and Samsung Galaxy S7.

Connect Android Phone to PC

After connection, you need to enable USB debugging (opens new window). Note that for Android 4.2 and newer, please go to "Settings" > "About". Then tap "Build number" for 7 times. Go back to "Settings". Touch "Developer options" > "USB debugging".

Step 2. Choose File Types to Scan

Now choose file types in your Android memory card to scan. To recover deleted photos from memory card, just select "Gallery" and "Picture Library". Then press the "Next" key.

Select Pictures from Android Devices

Step 3. Confirm Superuser Request

FonePaw Android Data Recovery will analyze SD card in your Android phone. Go to your handset. You should receive a Superuser Request. Choose "Allow"/ "Authorize"/ "Grant" to confirm the Superuser Request.

Allow FonePaw Program to Scan Your Android Phone

Step 4. Recover Photos from Android

Once Superuser request is confirmed, FonePaw Android Data Recovery will scan you phone memory card for deleted files. After that, choose "Gallery" and "Picture Library" at the left pane. And you can preview contents in details. Then choose items you want to get back and choose the "Recover" button to recover deleted pictures from SD card.

Recover Deleted Pictures from Android to Computer

When recovery is done, you can important picture to your Android via USB cable. In the future, you are advised to back up Android photos regularly (opens new window) so that you can preserve them forever.

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