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How to Recover Images from Samsung Galaxy

author Emily Watson
date Friday, February 12, 2016

"I bought Samsung Galaxy S6 a day after it was released. Now almost a year later, I have collected tons of pictures in the SD card of my phone. Yesterday, I accidentally wiped all my favorite pictures in the gallery. So it is important for me to recover images from Samsung phone. I hope to get your helps!" – Question from Android forum.

"Hi. You can get back your Samsung photo with FonePaw Android Data Recovery," answered Emma, a user of FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window) allows you to restore deleted photos from the SD card and internal memory of your Samsung phone. Images in png, jpg, and other formats are supported. The program won't damage your files and it is able to help you get back photos in full size.

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# Recover Images from Samsung Phone

Step 1. Open FonePaw Android Data Recovery

Click the Download button above. When the exe file is downloaded completely, you can install FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. Then please run the program.

Install Program on PC

Step 2. Connect Android Phone to PC/Mac

Now you can connect your Android phone to PC or Mac. Then check USB debugging on your phone (opens new window). Go to your Galaxy S6 and act as below:

  1. Open "Settings" app.

  2. Tap "About".

  3. Hit "Build number" for 7 times or above.

  4. Go back to "Settings".

  5. Tap "Developer options" > "USB debugging".

Connect Android and Enable USB Debugging

Step 3. Select Data Types to Scan

Now, choose data types to scan. To regain photos from Samsung phone, select "Gallery" and "Picture Library". After that, check the "Next" button.

Select Data Types to Scan

Step 4. Allow Superuser Request

Go to your Samsung Galaxy S9, S8, S7 or others. When there is a pop-up Superuser request on your phone, hit "Allow" / "Grant" / "Authorize". Then FonePaw Android Data Recovery will scan your Samsung phone and detect deleted images.

Allow Superuser Request on Samsung Phone

Step 5. Recover Photos from Android

When scan is completed, you can preview pictures before retrieving them. Check "Gallery" or "Picture library". Then you can preview photos in the table and mark the ones you want to "Recover".

Recover Photos from Samsung Phone

Got it? If yes, download the program and have a try. Otherwise, you can leave message and let us know what problems you have encountered. In addition, FonePaw Android Data Recovery (opens new window) can be used to backup and export photos from Android to computer (opens new window).

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