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How to Recover WhatsApp Photos & Videos

author Emily Watson
date Thursday, December 19, 2019

*"Accidentally my WhatsApp images were deleted by a clean master app, how can I recover them?"*To recover WhatsApp photos and videos from Android, you might turn to backups automatically made by WhatsApp. However, to restore photos and videos from a WhatsApp backup is way too complicated, not to mention the fact that only the most recent data and that of the last seven days are recoverable. Therefore, you need a user-friendly program to help you easily retrieve the deleted WhatsApp photos and videos. FonePaw Android Data Recovery comes to your rescue.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window) is capable of recovering deleted files from Android devices (opens new window), contacts, messages, call logs, photos, videos, etc. WhatsApp photos and videos are included, of course. Moreover, it is compatible with most Android brands running on Android 2.1 to Android 10.0, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Google, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, Huawei, Asus, Xiaomi, Acer. So what are you waiting for? Get started to regain your WhatsApp photos and videos with FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

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# A Simple Way to Recover Your WhatsApp Photos and Videos

STEP 1. Connect Cell Phone to PC

Start FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your PC and connect your phone to the computer with a USB cable. Make sure that USB debugging (opens new window) on your phone is on; if not, turn it on by following the instruction of the FonePaw program.

Connect Android to Computer

STEP 2. Choose File Type

After the phone and PC are connected, you will be led to the "Choose File Type" window. Select WhatsApp files to recover by ticking "WhatsApp Attachments", then click "Next" to scanning WhatsApp pictures and videos on your phone.

Choose File Type

STEP 3. Allow FonePaw Program to Access Your Phone

To get your deleted WhatsApp pictures and videos back, the program needs to access your phone. To do that, a FonePaw app needs to be installed on your Android phone. Follow the instruction on the program to install the app via USB.

Install FonePaw App via USB

After the app is installed, you get its requests asking for the privilege to read data on your phone storage, tap Allow to each request. And click Scan Authorized Files after you have granted the privileges.

Allow FonePaw App to Access Phone Memory

Authorize FonePaw App

STEP 4. Recover Missing WhatsApp Photos &Videos

After given access to the phone, the program will begin to scan WhatsApp files on the phone. It could take a while if there are many pictures and videos. After the scanning is done, click "WhatsApp Attachments" and even Gallery, Picture Libary to preview the photos and videos to see if there are the deleted WhatsApp files you need. If not, click Deep Scan to find more deleted WhatsApp images and videos.

Deep Scan for Deleted WhatsApp Photos

Select WhatsApp files that you would like to get back, and click "Recover". The lost files you are looking for will be restored and saved onto your computer.

Recover Whatsapp Photos from Android

Just like that, you have successfully get you deleted WhatsApp images and videos back.

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