How Can I Recover Deleted Photos & Videos on Android without Root?

RothmanStarred Page By Rothman, 8th Apr 2018 | Follow this author | RSS Feed | Short URL
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Read on to learn how to recover deleted photos and videos from Android no root.


It’s often the case that Android users encounter media file loss disaster due to accidental deletion, factory reset, system crash and some other system errors. Fortunately, there exists many third-party Android Photo Recovery tools in the market that can help us recover lost photos from Android with/no root.

Yes, some of the tools require users to root their Android phone before performing data recovery. But some users don’t want to do that because they don’t want to valid the warranty of the phone. While others don’t mind that. Therefore in the following parts, we will tell you how to recover deleted photos from Android with or without root.

Why Some Android Photo&Video Recovery Need Root Privileges?

In order to work effectively, most of the recovery softwares require a root access on the phone device. That’s because the program needs to perform a low-level interaction with the device so as to perform the recovery operation. But most of the Android devices follow an MTP protocol to prevent from getting any malware attack and restrict customization, so users don’t have an advanced level interaction with the phone. However, in order to restore lost photos and videos, recovery software demand a root access to the device.

Honestly, root is the process of getting superuser control for Android device and only you root the phone can recovery software do deep scan on the device. Since rooting is an indispensable process, this Android Photo Recovery is a better choice to recover photos from Android mobile phone.

How to Recover Deleted Photos and Videos from Android Phone without Root?

With the help of Dr.Fone Recovery for Android, you can easily restore lost photos and other files from Android without root. You may want to know why this tool can recover Android photos and videos no root. For a simple reason: this tool will temporary root your phone automatically when it performs the recovery. And then after the recovery, it will unroot the device as well. Hence, the status of the phone still remains intact and it won’t valid the warranty.
The recovery steps are also easy:
Step 1. Connect phone to computer.
Step 2. Select photo and video file type to scan.
Step 3. Choose and recover the lost data found in the scan result.

How to Recover Lost Photos and Videos from Android without Computer?

Disk Digger App is an outstanding tool for you to recover deleted data directly from Android phone. This app has two version, one is Pro version, and another is Free version. As the free version allows you to recover only photo and video files, so if you don’t want to spend the money at all to recover photos, then the Free version is the best option for you.
Step 1. Download and install this app on your phone.
Step 2. Run the app and click on “START BASIC PHOTO SCAN”.
Step 3. Select photos from the scan result, and click on the “RECOVER” button.
Step 4. Select a location to save the recovered files when prompted.

Once the recovery process finishes, all the photo files will be recovered to the storage of your choice and you can then view them at any time.

The Bottom Line

Above are all the best methods to restore deleted photos and videos on Android with/without root. I hope these can help you get rid of the data loss trouble. Also, if you have any question, please feel free to share with us in the comment section below.

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