How to Recover Deleted Pictures from Memory Card on Phone?

Cell phones are also known as mobile phones, cellular phones and hand phone. Cell phone is a device that can be used to make and receive call over a radio link while moving over a wide geographic area. The present mobiles phones have lot of advanced features and are implemented with new technologies compared to previous cell phones. The present cell phones are most attracted by users due to their style, design, thickness and other additional features that are present in it. The present technology allows users to send messages, voice call, video chatting, MMS and it also supports to store your favorite music, videos, images, documents etc in an external storage device of cell phone known as memory card.

Though the present cell phones allow you to store precious pictures and other important data on its memory card, there might be a chance of losing such precious pictures due to accidental deletion or other human faults. Let us see some of the other causes for deletion of your valuable photos from cell phone memory card as described below:-

  • By mistake you may delete your precious images instead of deleting other pictures on your cell phone memory card
  • If your precious picture files is infected by virus or malware, then those photos will be deleted by anti-virus application while scanning your cell phone
  • Frequently using the same memory card on different cell phone might damage your memory card file system, which leads to deletion of your valuable pictures on memory card
  • While transferring your expensive photos from cell phone to computer or vice versa, if any interruption occurs then this images will get deleted
  • There might be a chance of accidentally deleting your photos from cell phone memory card while it is used by your friends or other family members

Photos are the thing that remembers the precious moments of a person and often they are very important to everyone, because memories are prices less and you can’t take the same photos for second chance. Losing such precious photos from cell phone memory card is very painful to everybody, but if you are thinking that it can’t be recovered is your imagination. There are several recovery software available for retrieving, this type of deleted pictures from cell phone memory card on Windows operating system.

Cell phone memory card recovery tool:

Yodot Photo Recovery is the best recovery tool used by most of the users for regaining their valuable pictures from cell phone memory card on Windows operating system. Yodot Photo Recovery utility will also recover other deleted or lost media files, documents and other information from cell phone memory card. It also supports recovery of deleted pictures or other data from various cell phone memory card brands like SanDisk, Transcend, Sony etc. This software can recover various picture file formats like JPG, JPEG, PNG, BMP, GIF, PCD, PSP, DRW, DWG, ART, WPG, and many more image file formats that are stored on cell phone memory cards.

Procedure for using Yodot Photo Recovery on Windows:

  • Connect your cell phone memory card to the Windows PC through USB cable or card reader
  • Download and install Yodot Photo Recovery application to your computer
  • Launch the recovery software and follow the application procedure present on screen
  • In main screen you will find two option, “Delete Photo Recovery” and “Lost Photo Recovery”
  • Since you need to recover deleted photos from cell phone memory card, Select “Delete Photo Recovery” option
  • The software will scan the entire computer and displays all the logical drives present, including cell phone memory card that is connected to your system
  • Choose the cell phone memory card drive from which you need to retrieve your deleted photos and click on “Next” button
  • The application scans entire selected drive and displays all the deleted photos that are present in cell phone memory card in two different views, “Data View” and “File Type view”
  • Preview the recovered photos by using “Preview” option and save them to the desired destination location on your computer


  • Regularly transfer all your data from cell phone memory card to computer and have proper backups of it
  • Have a habit of properly ejecting your cell phone memory card when it is in use
  • Cross check your cell phone memory card for essential data before formatting it