How to recover deleted pictures

If you have ever lost precious photos by mistake, don’t worry, there are chances you will recover deleted pictures.

Today most of the phones are running either on Android, which is dominant for sure across the globe, and among the rest, iOS takes the lead.

It is much easier to recover your accidentally lost pictures on iPhone. First checkout how to do it on Android.

How to recover deleted pictures on Android?

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Most of the Android phones today come with an option to keep your deleted image on the phone bin for some time. We can easily recover it from there. However, sometimes you are helpless and really need some assistance to recover deleted pictures throug an App.

Though, Play Store is filled with tons of apps but it doesn’t mean you should download every other piece of software. We have selected some apps for you so you don’t think about their authenticity.


Our first pick is Dumpster that has over 10 millions downloads all over the world. It has positive rating from its customers and enjoys an average rating of 4.1 on Google play store.

We chose this app because apart from images it can also restore videos, Audio, Docs and other files. It works pretty much similar to the built-in Recycle Bin application on Windows.

How does it work:

Open Dumpster from menu → Tap and hold the deleted file until selected → Tap on the arrow button on the Top Right corner

Dig Deep:

Dig Deep has over 5 million downloads with a 4.3 rating on Google play store.

This app made to our list as it has a very interactive interface and it’s also very easy to use. The deleted images are divided into various folders that give easy access to the user.

How does it work:

Open Dig Deep from menu → Select the appropriate folder where your pictures are→ Tap on the file you want to restore → Tap Restore from the bottom of the screen

Disk Digger:

Disk Digger enjoys over 10 million downloads and 4.1 rating.

This app can recover the deleted photos from the cache of the smartphone. The size of the application is just 1.15MB.

How does it work:

Open Disk Digger from menu → Tap on to “Start Basic Photo Scan” → Select the files you want to restore → Tap Restore from the top of the screen

GT Recovery:

GT Recovery has over 5 million downloads. This app is best suited for users that have root devices as this app can help them recover, Images, messages, Contacts, Wifi Passwords and a lot more.

How does it work:

Open GT Recovery from menu → Tap on to whatever you want to recover e.g. Photos → Tap on “Start New Scan” → Select the files you want to restore → Tap Restore from the screen

How to recover deleted pictures in iPhone?

Open your photos app on the iPhone. Touch “Albums” option and then tap “Recently Deleted”. You will find all your deleted pictures there. The deleted images, which are older than 30 days are automatically removed from the “Recently Deleted” folder.



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