How to Restore Photos from Android SD card

By Emily Watson, Sunday, May 15, 2016

It's happened to many of Android users. When your Android phone with SD card fell into the wrong (toddler's, newbies' and many others') hands, and when you head to "Delete All" button without hesitation, you will lose all pictures you cherished so much from the Android SD card. Then what you need to do is to recover photos from Android SD card as soon as possible. If you fail to get files back from the phone in time, they may be overwritten.

We are going to restore pictures with FonePaw Android Data Recovery that deals with various picture loss situations. It checks data status, locates lost images and restores deleted ones from Android. The program is absolutely safe as the scanning is just read-only and no changes done to the data of your Android device.

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Recover Photos from Android SD card

Step 1. Connect Android SD Card to Your Computer

Open FonePaw Android Data Recovery program on your computer. Then connect your Android phone equipped with SD card to the computer. To ensure that your phone can be detected, check USB debugging mode on your device.

Install FonePaw Android Data Recovery


Step 2. Choose File Types to Scan

When your Android SD card is detected, you can select data types to scan. To recover photos from Android SD card, you should select "Gallery" and "Picture Library". Then check the "Next" button.

Choose File Types to Recover


Step 3. Allow Superuser Request

Go to your Android phone. You should receive a Superuser request. Check the "Allow"/ "Authorize"/ "Grant" button to confirm the Superuser request. This will allow FonePaw Android Data Recovery to enter and scan your Android SD card.

Analyze Device and Get Privilege to Scan Files


Step 4. Recover Photos from Android SD Card

Now wait for the scanning result. When scanning is completed, check "Gallery" and "Picture Library". You can preview deleted pictures in details. Then check the "Recover" button to get them back.

Recover Deleted Pictures from Android to Computer


Safety Tips:

Create backup of important Android picture and update it regularly

Avoid installing applications from unknown resource.

Charge up your Android cell phone as soon as the battery is low.

Avoid rooting Android or factory reset without instruction.

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