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How to Restore WhatsApp Pictures from Samsung

author Emily Watson
date Wednesday, April 06, 2016

WhatsApp is a platform where people can chat with friends with not only texts but pictures. For many, such as Samsung users, they would like to share photos in a chat groups. It is quiet easy and convenient, especially when going to send a picture to more than one person. However, sometimes it is too late to save the pictures because they are accidentally deleted before downloading them. In this case, one will need to restore WhatsApp pictures from Samsung, such as Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S8 Plus/S7/S7 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge+. Here we will show how to do it.

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# Restore Recent WhatsApp Images from Samsung

Step 1. Get Phone Connected and Enable USB Debugging Mode

Click the button above to get the program on your personal computer. Then follow the guide to connect Samsung to PC via cable.

Install Android Data Recovery

Note: You will be asked to enable USB debugging on Samsung Galaxy S/Note (opens new window), so please do as the interface shows.

Connect Samsung Galaxy S to PC

Step 2. Tick "WhatsApp"/"WhatsApp Attachments" to Go On

There are lots of data types presenting to you. Thus, if you tend to continue scanning, click "Next" after ticking the box in front of the data type.Here, we check "WhatsApp Attachments."

Choose WhatsApp to Scan

Step 3. Analyze the Device

In this step, you will see the program is analyzing your Samsung Galaxy S7/S6, etc. When you meet with the screen as below, tap "Allow" / "Grant" on your smartphone so that the software can access the lost files.

Allow Superuser Request

Step 4. Get Back Samsung WhatsApp Photos

As the processing bar goes to the end, you can preview the data as you like. Select "WhatsApp Attachments" to view the images that you had sent or received by WhatsApp. After confirming the scanned results, "Recover" button can help you to regain the ideal photos.

Restore Lost Pictures from Galaxy S

How simple it is to retrieve the WhatsApp photos! Now, you can check the recovered files on the computer. Actually, besides WhatsApp, other cases about data recovery also can be dealt with the help of FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

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