Deleting an important video from the mobile storage by accident and not being able to Recover it for not having made a full backup is something that you could wish for your worst enemies. But, you are not the only one who suffers this experience.
Whatever happens, whether or not you have accidentally Deleted a video, there are ways to recover deleted content from the phone's internal storage.
The Android operating system does not eliminate these items completely. We have all made mistakes once and have deleted a Photo or video that we did not want. The good news is that we can recover photos and videos deleted from the mobile by mistake.
- When you delete a file by mistake, time is important - the sooner you try to recover it, the better.
- The location also matters in these cases. It is easier to recover files that you had on your micro SD card than in the internal memory.
- But let's keep calm. If you had it stored in the internal memory of the phone, you can also recover your deleted photos and videos.
The first thing you have to do is disable the Wi-Fi connection and the data of your smartphone. The reason is synchronization. And when data is deleted they are not really deleted. In memory, a mark is placed in front of the file that says that this space can be used for something else.
So until something is overwritten about this part of the device memory it is not permanently deleted. We will give you two options to recover your videos, photos or files deleted on Android – one is for the user with root and another without root.
Recover deleted photos and videos without root
The first thing you should do is connect the mobile memory as a Mass Storage Device on the computer. Connect a USB cable to the computer and then to the device.
If the file was in an external micro SD memory that is not formatted as the internal the memory of the device you can also take it out of the phone and use a micro SD memory adapter to insert it into the computer.
Now download and install any FILE RECOVERY SOFTWARE for Android which is a program to recover files.
The first thing to do is to select the types of files you want to recover - Images, Videos, Music, Documents, etc. Then choose the option to recover from a specific location and the letter in which is the memory of the phone from which you want to recover the Files.
It takes several minutes depending on the size and memory occupancy. Once the search is over, the software returns all the files that have been deleted but have not been written in them, in their original quality.
Recover deleted photos and videos with root
Download the free VIDEO RECOVERY SOFTWARE available for Mac or PC on your computer. There are so many programs available which you can also try. Install the program, run it and register.
You will see this screen - Connect your smartphone to the computer with a USB. Connect your smartphone to the computer through a USB cable. You will have to have USB debugging enabled on your device for the process to function. To do this you just have to go to Settings > About Phone > and in 'Build number ' press repeatedly until the option is activated.
Back in Settings, you will see Development options, go down to USB Debugging and activate it. You will see a notification at the bottom of the software screen saying that USB debugging is active. The next question the computer asks you is if you want to explore the deleted files or all the files.
Click the primary option of erased files if you need a faster recovery of files. You just have to choose the files you want to save and press recover. As you can see, it is quite simple to recover your photos if you act on time. The best to not lose them in the future and have a backup of your photos.
Prevention, your best weapon
If you want to avoid taking these scares in the future, you can make a backup of your photos. With Google Photos you can have unlimited capacity to save your photos and the backup function is very easy to configure.
Once you have installed the application you just have to go to the application settings and choose backup and synchronization, that way you can choose how often you want to make the backup. So you never miss an important video or photo again.
For the files, you can use Google Drive that has 15 GB for free although there is a good alternative offer for cloud services where you can store your data.