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How to Recover Photos on Your Android Smartphone

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How to Recover Photos on Your Android Smartphone

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Recovering photos from the Google Photos trash

In the event you deleted your images by tapping the trash icon, and the photos were moved to the trash, then they are going to be in the trash for 60 days before being completely deleted.

  1. Choose the Hamburger menu  (hamburger menu) in the upper-left corner.
  2. Choose Trash from the menu.
  3. Choose the photos you wish to recover by tapping the More menu in the upper-right corner. Alternatively, you may tap and hold the images you wish to recover.
  4. After you have chosen all the images you wish to recover, tap the Undo button in the upper-right corner.

Recovering photos using third-party software

You can always attempt to use third-party software to recover deleted images. Below is one of the perfect options to get you started.

Wondershare Dr.Fone ($70+)

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Phone Rescue will will let you recover various media files, together with images. Not only will the software permit you to recover media, but it additionally provides a collection of recovery and repair tools for Android. These include tools that will let you extract information from damaged devices, or recover information lost during an update.

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Backing up your images

We strongly suggest using Google Photos to automatically back up your images, and ensure that you could recover them in the future. Google Photos provides you unlimited free storage for images up to 16 megapixels in size and video recorded at up to 1080p. You additionally get 15GB of free storage for images and movies of high quality.

  1. Tap the Hamburger menu (hamburger menu) in the upper-left corner.
  2. Go to Settings.
  3. Tap Back up & sync, and make sure the feature is toggled on.

Share with us your apps and tips for recovering your lost media on your Android device.

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