It is not a strange situation: a user deletes some of his most valuable photos by mistake. If you have come this far, you may find yourself facing a similar casuistry. However, Not everything is lost. With this guide, we help you recover mistakenly deleted photos on your Android device. But, before getting into the subject, you should have some clear points.
First of all, if the unintentional deletion just happened, it is vitally important that use your device as little as possible. When a file is deleted, it is actually hidden in memory waiting for a more recent document or photo to overwrite it. Therefore, do not perform file system operations such as copying, pasting or moving photos. This will increase the chances of recovery.
On the other hand, you must be aware that the method we propose is not infallible. In fact, none of the ones you find on the net is. For this reason, irreversible loss may occur or some photos may be damaged. With this in mind, it’s time to get down to business.
How to Recover Deleted Photos on Android with DiskDigger
The application we are talking about in this article has turned out to be the most useful of all the existing ones. Additionally, you can use others, such as Photo Recovery, available in the Google Play Store, which also work very well. However, DiskDigger it’s very effective, it’s free, and it’s ad-free. To get it on your device, you can download it, quickly and safely, from Malavida. Use the link you have below.
Once installed, open it and start the recovery by clicking on Start basic photo scan.
Start the scan
Grant access permissions to storage using the button Allow that you will see in the pop-up message.
Allow access to storage
So, wait for DiskDigger to finish scanning your device for deleted files. When it’s done, you’ll see the total number of files found. Pulas in Okay to continue.
Confirm the scan
Select all those photos that you want to recover. Once you have made your selection, click on Recover to begin recovery.
Select photos to recover
Now, choose the destination of the recovered photos. With the first option, you can upload your files directly to the cloud. With the second, preserve them in a directory of the internal storage. With the third, save them on an FTP server. In our case, we have used the second.
Choose recovery destination
To finish, you only have to specify the recovery directory and click on okay to confirm.
Choose recovery directory
DiskDigger will restore the selected files to the location you specified. At the end, you can copy them to another directory, upload them to your favorite cloud in order to make a backup or store them in Google Photos, or similar.