How-to: recover deleted photos and videos on your Android device with DiskDigger

How-to: recover deleted photos and videos on your Android device with DiskDigger
Accidentally deleting important files - unfortunately, it has happened to the best of us. Despite the sinking feeling, this isn't the end of everything, as there are apps that can restore some or most of the lost content. One of the more popular solutions for Android devices is DiskDigger, an app that's able to recover .jpg, .png, and .mp4 files from internal and external memory. Seeing that most of the data you will miss most painfully are all the photos and videos you took, the file type limitation isn't something to be wary of. We will now show you how to attempt to recover some of your lost multimedia belongings through the app.

Before proceeding, root your device if it isn't rooted already. DiskDigger needs low-level access to memory to pull your nuked data out of oblivion.

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16 Comments

1. adecvat

Posts: 639; Member since: Nov 15, 2013

Most necessary app if you bought used smartphone and previous user was a girl.

4. wesley.

Posts: 210; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Yeah, especially if she's a celebrity, right?

14. MichaelCheng

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 03, 2015

You can also use MobiKin Doctor for Android software. Google it. Believe it can help you a lots.

15. MeekSpaul

Posts: 3; Member since: Jun 26, 2015

Don't try MobiKin Doctor for Android. The software don't work for android. Now i use the one i found on google. recovery-tool.com/android-data-recovery.html

20. Xkoiul

Posts: 36; Member since: Dec 16, 2015

MobiKin Doctor for Android is specially designed for Android users to recover lost data. I used it before and works well.

2. RedRingofWar

Posts: 7; Member since: Jul 30, 2014

That was creepy beyond belief.

3. harigrg33

Posts: 188; Member since: May 20, 2013

Root the phone but how? Everytime i try rooting my s4 its unsuccessful. ..

6. TheGenius

Posts: 339; Member since: Mar 06, 2014

Did you try towelroot?

5. phljcnth

Posts: 555; Member since: Apr 30, 2012

Do the files need to be stored for some time before its backup is created? I've been trying to recover my photos that were unintentionally deleted less than a day before they were taken, however I can't find them anymore. I've rooted my phone for those files but to no avail. :(

7. RobynnK

Posts: 2; Member since: Dec 19, 2013

It is a wonderful recovery tool for Android. I ever used anohter Android data recovery named Tenorshare Android Data Recovery to recover my lost data from Android device.

10. KaridaAnne

Posts: 2; Member since: Oct 31, 2014

It is not difficult to recover deleted data from Android cell, if you are sure that you've saved these data on the inner memory card. Pick out this card and connect it to a computer or laptop. (Never try to save anything else on this memory card in case of data loss.) Download android data recovery software to get back your deleted data. There are numerous card recovery tools online. Preview the recovered data to see whether it is restored rightly. Save the restored pictures on a different drive or places in case of data recovery failure. In the future, you should learn to back up your data well. recovery-tool.com/android-recovery/recover-data-fr​om-android.html

13. VinceNigel

Posts: 3; Member since: May 18, 2014

Try with this Data Recovery, you can easily get back these deleted photos from memory card youtu.be/0lMztoOigks

19. hiimanshu

Posts: 9; Member since: May 21, 2015

No, photo recovery is not possible in android system, what really such recovery apps doing is they shows up photos that are hidden somewhere in folders like "cache" or other folders in intenal memory or sd card. No apps can recover deleted items if they claim they are cheating with users

24. ellisfoxx

Posts: 3; Member since: Aug 03, 2016

Android OS has been many phone users’ No.1 choice. However Android data loss seem also more common than before. Many Android users are troubled if they had deleted data (like photos, videos) stored on it accidentally. Then how to recover deleted pictures/videos from Android is the top issue which needs to be settled. We highly recommend FonePaw Android Data Recovery, the wonderful Android data recovery can not only recover photos and videos for your Android device, but also recover contacts, text messages and more. Here is tutorial about how to recover videos and audios from Android.

33. EmilyBaker

Posts: 30; Member since: May 08, 2018

MobiKin Doctor for Android (Win/Mac) can be the best Android Photo Recovery program. It allows Android users to retrieve not only photos, but also contacts, messages, videos, etc. from all kinds of Android phones & tablets in a few clicks. And the built-in preview function enable you to view all detailed contents of your Android data before recovery as you like. What's more, the program can fully compatible with a large amount of Android devices, including Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, etc.

34. CecicliaGarcia

Posts: 27; Member since: May 08, 2018

Want to recover lost videos from Android mobile phone? Here I'll introduce you the most effective tool - Coolmuster Android Video Recovery. With it, you are able to completely retrieve deleted videos from any Android phone, like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, etc. In addition, no matter you lose videos because of touching improper buttons, flashing ROM or getting phone infected by virus, this Android Video Recovery will be always helpful to restore them.

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