Deleted Photo Recovery from Samsung Galaxy Mini

“Hello there!! I have recently purchased Samsung Galaxy Mini Smartphone and captured lot of pictures on it. And when I was going through the photos, I deleted few important images accidentally. I didn’t copy these pictures on other storage media too. So, how can I recover those erased pictures from Samsung Galaxy Mini? Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated.”

Samsung is the best producer of various electronic gadgets and most popular in manufacturing Android Smartphones. Samsung Galaxy series has many models of Smartphones, among which Galaxy Mini is the most cost effective and well groomed Smartphone that has 3.14 inch display with dual–touch functionality, working with Android OS version 2.2 (Froyo) upgradable to version 2.3 Gingerbread and internal memory of 160MB that can expanded up to 32GB with the use of external storage media (micro SD card). It supports Wi-Fi functionality, Bluetooth file transfer, advanced navigation pane to locate and travel to new places with Google maps, 3megapixel camera to capture pictures and videos and many more.

However, pictures and other data on Galaxy Mini can be lost by accidental deletion as mentioned above. Since, Galaxy Mini doesn’t include any Recycle Bin functionality to keep deleted files; photos that are accidentally erased will be lost from the Smartphone. Other occasions those leads to deletion of pictures from Samsung Galaxy Mini are:

  • unintentionally deleting pictures when memory card of Galaxy Mini is connected to system
  • Unexpectedly formatting Galaxy Mini memory card after connecting it to system
  • Resetting the Smartphone to its factory settings will also erase all the data present on the phone as well as on the memory card
  • Anti-virus scan or severe virus infection may also remove photos from Smartphone
  • Installation of unsecured applications on Galaxy Mini Android phone may sometimes cause deletion of pictures and other data without user notice

What to do when photos are deleted from Samsung Galaxy Mini?

Do not panic when any of these situations interferes. Just relax and immediately stop using the gadget as well as its memory card to store new data. This is because; deletion of any file doesn’t mean complete removal of that file. It simply made invisible to the OS, but data still stays in the same memory location until new data is placed there. So, by avoiding data overwriting erased photos can be retrieved back with the help of proficient Android recovery tool.

How to retrieve deleted pictures from Samsung Galaxy Mini?

Among the vast recovery tools available today, Yodot Android Data Recovery is the best program to extract pictures deleted from Samsung Galaxy Mini Smartphone with utmost ease. This tool is efficiently built with advanced scanning techniques that thoroughly scans the internal as well as external memory of Android phone and retrieves all the files lost or deleted on the device. This software supports not only Samsung, but also Smartphones from Sony, HTC, LG, Motorola, Micromax, etc. It also upholds recovery of videos, songs, apk files and other data from Android Tablets with OS versions including Froyo (2.2), Gingerbread (2.3), Ice cream Sandwich (4.0) and Jell bean (4.1). This utility can be used on Windows OS based systems like MS Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows 2003 and 2008.

Working procedure of Galaxy Mini Smartphone photo recovery tool:

  • Connect your Samsung Galaxy Mini Android phone along with its memory card to a Windows computer via UMS mode
  • Download and run Yodot Recovery for Android utility on that system and wait for main screen
  • Now, select the drive representing Galaxy Mini Android phone and click next
  • From the given two options, click on “Deleted Photo Recovery” option and proceed
  • Then, software scans the device for all erased photos within few seconds and displays a list
  • Go through the list of restored picture files using Data view and File type view options
  • Select required images, view it using preview option and proceed to save them
  • Specify a destination location on system drive and click on Save button

Precautionary Measures:

  • Always have a backup of necessary pictures from Galaxy Mini on other storage media
  • Do not perform slip ups like accidental / wrong deletion of important pictures
  • Avoid mishandling of memory card that holds all precious pictures of Galaxy Mini