How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android without Root

How to recover lost photos from Android phone without backup or rooting? Now with UltData - Android Data Recovery, you can easily retrieve lost photos from Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, OnePlus, etc. without rooting.

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To get started, download Tenorshare UltData - Android Data Recovery and install it on your PC. Then follow the guide below to recover lost photos from Android.

Step 1. Connect Your Android Device

Launch the program and select the feature "Recover Lost Data".

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Then connect your Android device via the OEM USB cable. (During the process, please do not launch any other Android phone management software.)

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Step 2. Enable USB Debugging

Before scanning the data, you need to enable USB debugging on your Android phone. Follow the instruction below:

  • First, click the “USB Charging” from the Phone taskbar and switch USB option to "Transferring files".
  • Go back to “Settings”, search "Build" and choose "Build number" on result, then tap it 7 times or several times depending on your device model.
ultdata for android reminds to enable usb debugging

Tip: Still unable to enable the USB debugging or connect your device to PC? Don't worry, click the button on the bottom left or right, it will give you a further guide. (Read about what is USB degugging?)

ultdata for android warns to trust device

After enabling the USB debugging, you need to allow the authorization on your device to allow USB debugging. Once the USB debugging is enabled, your device will pop up a window to ask you allow the the authorization on your device. Simply click "OK". If the window doesn’t appear, please click “Show Again” on the program.

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Step 3. Start Scanning

Choose the files types you'd like to scan when connection is finished. Then click on "Next". The software will scan your deleted/lost photos on your device.

Note: To scan your phone data, you will be asked to install Connector app on your phone. The Connector app is totally safe and free to install.

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Step 4. Preview And Recover The Lost Photos

After scanning, the program will display all picture data, including the deleted pictures. You can preview the photos before recovery.

preview and recover lost photos with ultdata for android

Select the photos you want to recover and then click the “Recover” button in the lower-right corner.

recover lost photos successfully with ultdata for android

Photo enhancement: Check the box next to “Turn on Photo Enhancement” feature after clicking the “Recover” button and it will automatically increase the resolution for recovered images.

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Tenorshare also offers you an awesome Android data recovery app to recover deleted WhatsApp messages, photos, videos from Android internal storage and SD card without computer or root.

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