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Proven Way to Recover Photos, Videos from Sony Xperia

Alice Meng Dec. 27, 2016

Sony Xperia wins many female users because of its wonderful appearance of the phone body. Most of time, female phone users use their phone to take pictures, send SMS and watch movie on the phone video player. They will feel very upset when having their Sony Xperia photos & videos lost. Now it is your good time for showing yourself if you are pursuing someone. It is very simple for you to do it, what you need is just an excellent Android Data Recovery tool to help you to recover photos, videos from Sony Xperia.


Android Data Recovery is an awesome tool for you to recover videos and recover photos on Android. It supports almost every Android Phone, like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, and more. And supports every Android OS version, no matter you use the previous one or the newer one. Android Photo Recovery can help you get back whatever you want. Android Data Recovery also allows you to retrieve contacts, music, SMS and other files on Android. Just need several simple steps, and you can have your data back.

You can click the icons below to download the free trial version and have a try.

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In the rest passages, I will show you how to recover your Sony Xperia videos and photos back to your Sony with Android Photo Recovery in detail.

Recover Sony Xperia Videos/ Photos with Android Photo Recovery


Step 1 Prevent Your Xperia Data from Being Overwritten
Step 2 Enable USB Debugging of your Sony Xperia
Step 3 Analyze and Scan your Sony Xperia for Lost Photos and Videos
Step 4 Do the Deleted Videos & Photos Recovery
Step 5 Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files

Step 1 Prevent Your Xperia Data from Being Overwritten

As long as you lose your Sony Xperia videos or photos, prevent your Sony from being overwritten so that your lost data can be recoverrable. So that you can recover deleted videos, or recover deleted photos successfully.

Run Data Recovery Tool and Connect it to your Computer

After downloading and installing Android Photo Recovery, launch it. And you will see a pop-up window asking you to connect your Sony Xperia to your computer with USB cable. Make sure that your phone is well connected during the recovery, all the recovery process will fail and you can recover nothing. 

connect sony to pc

Step 2 Enable USB Debugging of your Sony Xperia

After connecting your Sony to the computer, you will be asked to enable USB debugging if you didn't do this before. However, if you have already enabled your USB debugging, you can just neglect this step and skip it to the next part. 

For different version of Android operating system, you will be offered different ways to set USB debugging option.
1. For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings > About Phone > Build number" for several times until you get a note saying that "You are under developer mode". Then, go back to "Settings > Developer options > USB debugging".
2. For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings > Developer option > USB debugging"
3. For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings > Applications > Development > USB debugging".

usb debugging

Step 3 Analyze and Scan your Sony Xperia for Lost Photos and Videos

After enables USB debugging, you entered the scanning mode. Your device will be detected and have your Sony Xperia scanned. Not only the lost Sony data, but also the existing one.

Tick all the files you want to scan as below, like "Videos" and "Gallery" and click "Next".

choose data to scan

Step 4 Do the Deleted Videos & Photos Recovery

As all the deleted Sony data are scanned out and listed in category, you are allowed to preview them one by one and figure out which you want to recover and which not. After previewing all data, mark down those you want and click "Recover" to retrieve them and save them on your computer.

recover photos videos

Step 5  Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files

After finishing the steps above, your lost Sony photos and videos will be retrieved and stored in your PC. In order to protect your data, you can form a habit to do Android Backup from time to time. 

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