Summary: To recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S7, S6, S4, etc. can be very easy, you just need an Android Data Recovery to restore them from the internal storage or Data Recovery to recover photos from the memory card.
“Hi, I made factory reset on my Samsung Galaxy S6 and all photos are gone, do you know how can I recover the lost photos? Thanks for your help in advance. ”—Jimmy
As is known to all, due to different reasons, we may delete the photos from our Samsung Galaxy phones, by accident, for certain purposes, and so on. But do not worry, it is possible to recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S7, S6, S4, etc., what you need is an Android Data Recovery or a Data Recovery if you lose photos from memory card.
Why deleted photos can be recovered
In fact, the deleted photos are not erased from the phone immediately from the device, they are still on the device but marked free to use; or rather, the space is free to new data. Professional data recovery tools can recover lost photos before they are overwritten by new data.
How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S4
Part 1: Recover photos from internal storage
Android Data Recovery is specially developed to recover files from the phone storage on Android device. It can recover photos, contacts, text messages,whatsapp messages, whatsapp images, and so on.
Step 1. Download the Android Data Recovery program to your computer
At the beginning, download the data recovery for Android here, and install it to your computer. Then, link your Samsung Galaxy phone to the PC via USB cable.
Step 2. Enable USB debugging
Before the program enters your phone’s system, you are required to enable USB debugging on your phone. After that, hit on Start button to scan your phone for the lost photos.
Step 3. Preview and recover deleted photos from Galaxy S7,S6,S4
In the end, after the program finishes scanning, you will find all recoverable files listed in the left panel, you can preview them. After tick the ones you need, click Recover button to restore photos from Samsung Galaxy phone.
Part 2: Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S4 Memory Card
If you lose photos from the memory card in your Samsung phone, you can use Data Recovery to restore the photos. Below is how.
About Data Recovery
- Can recover more than 550 types of files including videos, photos, audio, documents, and many more
- Support hard disk, SD card, CF card, USB drive, etc.
- Read-only, risk-free
Step 1. Select recovery mode
After you run the Data Recovery on your computer, you will see the Wizard mode first. You can try this mode first. And here, I will walk you through the standard mode, where there are four modes, and you just need to select the first mode to retrieve deleted pictures from your Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S4.
Step 2. Select file type and specify the location
Next, you can select Photo as file type you need to scan, and then, select the memory card in the next window, after that, hit on Scan button to scan the memory card.
Step 3. Preview and retrieve deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S6/S7/S4
At last, when the scan is over, find the recoverable photos in the Photo folder, preview them and tick those you need, click Recover button to recover deleted pictures from Galaxy S7, S6,S4.