How to Recover Deleted Pictures from Samsung Memory Card

By Emily Watson, Wednesday, May 04, 2016


It should be the first two words once you realize some photos are deleted from your Samsung memory card. It seems you cannot do anything but utter such a modal verb because all actions taken to rescue your data are in vain. But the fact goes contrarily. In fact, your deleted pictures still stay in the phone. They are just temporarily erased. If an efficacious recovery method is adopted, you can recover deleted pictures from Samsung memory card. But this requires a program. And FonePaw Android Data Recovery is your choice.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery is a quick and safe recovery program. It can scan Android memory card and detect deleted images. Supported files include those snap by Android camera, transferred from other devices and downloaded from the Internet.

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Recover Deleted Pictures from Samsung Memory Card

Step 1. Connect Samsung Phone to your Computer

Run FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. Then plug your Samsung phone (Samsung Galaxy A7 for example) to the computer via USB cable. This will require USB debugging. For Android 4.2 and above, follow the path:

Activate the "Settings" app on your computer.

Then go to "About".

Tap "Build number" for 7 times.

Go back to "Settings".

Touch "Developer options" > "USB debugging".

Connect Android Phone to PC

Step 2. Choose Data Types to Scan

When your Samsung phone is connected, please select file types to scan. In the selection box, mark "Gallery" and "Picture Library". Then click the "Next" button.

Select Pictures from Android Devices

Step 3. Confirm Superuser Request

You should receive a pop-up Superuser Request on your Samsung device. Touch the "Allow"/ "Grant"/ "Authorize" button. Once the request is confirmed, FonePaw Android Data Recovery program will analyze your phone. After that, the memory card will be scanned.

Allow FonePaw Program to Scan Your Android Phone

Step 4. Selectively Recover Deleted Pictures from Samsung Memory Card

When data scan is completed, you can preview contents. Check "Gallery" or "Picture Library" at the left pane. You can preview images in the table. Then mark items you want to regain and click the "Recover" button to get them back.

Recover Deleted Pictures from Android to Computer

All right! You have done a nice job. If you are willing to view photos in your portable device, just transfer them into your Samsung phone. Then you can read and share your Android photos.

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