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How to Restore Lost Photos on Galaxy S7 Edge

By Emily Watson, Thursday, April 14, 2016

Samsung Galaxy S7 is the first Android phone with dual-pixel technology, which allows you to take better shot in a low-light environment. Of course, S8 is with the same screen. With Galaxy S7/S8/S9, you must be addicted to capturing beautiful sights and meaningful moments. However, once photo loss happens to the touch-screen phone, memory recorded in the picture that helps you cherish the old days will fade. Worse than that, it is tough to restore lost photos on Galaxy S7 without help. Now, the guide will show you the way to get deleted stuffs back with FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

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Overall View on FonePaw Android Data Recovery

• All is not lost. The program can retrieve pictures with several steps.

• Supports images in .jpg, .png, .gif, .bmp, .webp, .tiff and more.

• Fully compatible with Samsung Galaxy 7.

• Works on Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP and Mac OS 10.11 / 10.10 / 10.9 / 10.8 / 10.7.

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Restore Lost Photos on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge (S9 is also available)

Step 1. Plug Galaxy S7 to your Computer

For a start, run FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. Then connect your Samsung Galaxy S7 to the computer with a USB cable. If the device cannot be connected after 3 minutes, please try manually connect it again.

Select Pictures from Android Devices


Step 2. Open USB Debugging Mode

To ensure a successful connection, you need to open USB debugging mode on your phone. If your phone fails to install in your Windows computer, try to install/upgrade Android USB driver on your Windows computer to fix the issue.

Turn on USB Debugging on Android Phone


Step 3. Choose File Types to Scan

Once your Galaxy S7 is connected, you can select file types to scan. To restore deleted photos on Galaxy S7, please mark "Gallery" and "Picture Library". Then click the "Next" key.

Select Pictures from Android Devices


Step 4. Confirm Superuser Request

Go to your Galaxy S7. There should be a Superuser request. Touch the "Allow/Authorize/Grant" button.

Allow the Program to Scan Android Phone


Tip: If your computer is stuck at this screen for a long time, you will not go on scanning. Actually, FonePaw Android Data Recovery is required to get privilege to access more deleted data. If your Android device receives no Superuser Request, please try:

1. Click the "Retry" button for three times on the stuck screen on PC.

2. Download an access management app on your Samsung device, like SuperSu.


Step 5. Selectively Restore Photos on Galaxy S7/S7 Edge

After getting privilege to enter your Galaxy phone, FonePaw Android Data Recovery will scan your device. When scan is done, check "Gallery" or "Photo Library" to preview photos in details. Then mark items you want and click "Recover" to get them back.

Recover Deleted Pictures from Android to Computer


With this all-in-one program, you can easily get back what you want from your Samsung phone. Note that photos recovered are stored in your computer. If you want to transfer them to your Android phone, plug your cell phone to the computer and copy them from the computer to the handset.

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