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3 Awesome Methods to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5

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“I found this morning that all of my photos had been deleted from my Galaxy S5. What’s worse, I don’t know how it happened... My phone is not rooted. Does anyone have any advice on how to recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy S5?”

Samsung Galaxy S5 do well in taking photos for lifetime moments. While data loss might happen accidently. It is so painful to lost precious photographs from Samsung Galaxy S5(actually from all the devices). In order to protect the data, you’d better do data backup from time to time. If you haven’t and found the already lost, no worry, this post will show you how to recover Samsung Galaxy images from internal memory, SD card with or without PC. Let’s go on and see.

Part 1: The Reason that a Galaxy S5 deleted Pictures Can Be Recovered
Part 2: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 without Computer
Part 3: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 Internal Memory
Part 4: How to Recover Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 SD Card

Part 1: The Reason that a Galaxy S5 deleted Pictures Can Be Recovered

Some users may want to know why the deleted files can be restored. For SD card, when you deleted the files, a delete command only removes the pointers to these files from the file system's allocation table. Then the data get delisted, but not destroyed. So it is can be retrieved, what’s more, the deleted photos from SD card is easier to get back photos from internal memory. Since the memory space where the deleted files occupied will be available for other files, and can be over-written. Once over-written, you can’t get back the files any more.

Part 2: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 without Computer

If you want to recover the galaxy images without using a PC, you can turn to GT Data Recovery, this tool allows you to recover photos in the situations of accidentally deletion, format, factory reset and so on. But note that this app only for rooted devices. If you got a rooted phone, just use this method.

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1.Go to Google App store and download GT Data Recovery.

2. Launch the app and choose the file type that you want to restore.

samsung s5 photos recovery tool

3. Tap “Start new scan” to move on.

scan deleted pictures

4. When the scanning process finish, the result will list the lost photos, and  just select the ones you want to recover and click “recover”.

recover deleted pictures from s5

5. Be patient and wait for the recover process finishes.

Part 3: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 Internal Memory

If your phone haven’t been rooted, you can use Android Photo Recovery to get the pictures back. The recovery process is very easy. And you can preview the lost files before recovery. No matter you want a recover a few files or a large amount, this software is the best choice. 

Click icons as below to try it for free:

Step 1. Connect Your Samsung Galaxy S5 to PC

Launch the software for Android on your computer, and select Data Recovery option from the primary interface as below.
how to recover deleted photos from samsung galaxy s5

Link your galaxy s5 phone to the computer via a USB cable. And don’t forget to enabled USB debugging on the phone.

Note: If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or newer, you will get a pop up message, just tap OK to process.

Step 2. Select Photos types and Scan Mode

Once connect well, it is time to choose the files type to scan. For the lost photos, you should choose the “Gallery” type. Since all the files types are selected by default, you can uncheck the ones you don’t need to recover.
scan files from samsung s5

Tap “Next” and you will be asked to choose the scan mode, there are two modes, "Standard Mode" and "Advanced Mode". If want to save time, choose the “Standard Mode” first.  "Advanced Mode" for further scanning.
scan mode

Step 4. Preview and Recover Deleted Photos on Samsung S5

When the scan finish, you can preview the found images one by one. Check the items you want and click "Recover" to restore and save them to PC.

How to recover photos on Samsung galaxy s5

See Also: How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android?

Part 4: How to Recover Photos from Samsung Galaxy S5 SD Card

Android Photo Recovery also permit you to recover deleted photos from Samsung S5 photos from SD card. Let’s see how it works.

Step 1. Connect a Micro SD Card via S5 Device or A Card Reader 

After download and installation of this program, select Data Recovery among toolkit. Click on Android SD Card Data Recovery at the bottom of the program.
connect sd card for recovery photos

Then connect your SD card to the computer. You can use S5 device or a card reader to link the SD card to PC. Just select the convenient one.

Once well connected, you galaxy S5 SD card will be detect by software and show the window as below. It is time to tap “Next” to go on.

samsung galaxy s5 sd card

Step 2. Choose Scan Mode to Scan SD card

For Android SD card recovery, there are “Standard Mode” and “Advance Mode”. Choose the “Standard Mode” first, it can save time. If cant find the files you want, then choose “Advance Mode”. Then click “Next” to Scan.
recovery photos mode

Step 3. Preview and Recover Photographs from Galaxy S5 SD Card

After the scanning complete, the lost photos will be displayed in the window. From the left column, click “Gallery” to show all the lost pictures. Then you can preview them one by one. And then select the ones you need to get back, click “Recover” to start the recovery process. Be patient for the recovery process finish. And the lost files will be recovered and save to PC.

How to restore photos from Samsung galaxy S5 SD card

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