How to Recover Disappeared Photos & Videos from Android Gallery

Perfect Way To Solve Your Android Gallery Problem

Though it is obvious that android devices are well known for its stability, reliability but still it faces problems at times. One of the common issues nowadays is android gallery problem where users face loss of photos and videos.

But still it has a simple solution and it can be fixed. This will help in fixing without disturbing pictures and movies in the android device.

Luckily there is an Android data recovery software that will easily recover your GALLERY PHOTOS and VIDEOS in just few simple clicks.

It is the best suited software for the recovery of your voice memos, notes, reminders, safari bookmarks, contacts, messages, call history and many other things from any of your android set.


  • Capable of retrieving photos, messages, contacts, as well as App data like WhatsApp messages, iPhoto, Instagram etc.
  • Before the recovery you can selectively preview each of your recovering files which is greatly time saving.
  • You can choose to extract data to PC or put them back to the device.

Recover gallery photos from Android

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Every android users has a gallery folder on their devices which is also known as a primary storage for photos and videos taken from Camera, downloaded images or WhatsApp images. It means that gallery stores all your important images and videos.

But many times, it happens that you cannot find the photos and videos on your gallery. It shows error and the files are not visible. In such situation what can be done to get back your gallery files?

Well, many user ask such types of questions like how to recover lost pictures from gallery, why images are not showing etc.

So today, let us find out common gallery problems where photos and videos are lost or disappeared and how to get them in easy way.

Practical scenario

“Hello, everyone. I have a problem with the gallery of my galaxy phone. I put the photos into a folder but when I open it, the photos don’t in the gallery app. This drives me crazy. Someone kindly has a solution to my problem?”


The common issues which includes:

  1. Pictures disappearing from gallery.
  2. Some pictures emerge in the form of a cracked-film type of file and cannot be opened
  3. When the picture is taken, it is saved but still if the user wants to view it the phone displays a message that the file is corrupt.
  4. Some pictures within few minutes are missing
  5. Device freezes when the gallery is opened or viewed.

Several android users want to know how to get back lost gallery photos in efficient way. Here I have mentioned few methods that can help you to restore disappeared photos in gallery.

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Method 1: How to view vanished photos from gallery

After you come to know that your important images are not available in your gallery then you can get a shock, but there is nothing to worry. This can happen many times because your Smartphone cache plays important role where mistake of cache sometimes corrupt the process. But there are ways to fix it.

See the below steps:

Step 1: Pull down the notification bar and hit on gear icon or you can click on menu settings

Step 2: You have to go to “Application Management” that can be on the memory or in the main menu depending on the Smartphone model.

Step 3: Now in “Application Management” go down until you find “Gallery” and then click on it

Step 4: Here you have to click on gallery and then “Clear cache

Step 5: After this, go back to main screen, close all background apps and restart your device

Now its done. Now you will get the invisible images in your gallery. This is one of the simple methods, which no technical knowledge required, and you can easily rescue your erased photos from gallery in minutes.

But many times, this process also don’t work and you have to look around for any other method which can help you to recover missing photos from gallery.

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Method 2: Use Android Data Recovery to get Invisible Photos from Gallery

When method 1 does not work for you then it’s a serious issue that should be resolved soon. Using some third party recovery software can deal with the situation in better way. So taking the help of Android Data Recovery software can easily get your deleted pictures back.

This professional recovery tool is especially designed to rescue all erased or deleted data from any android devices. Not only it recovers lost images from gallery but also able to rescue several other data deleted from your android devices including contacts, call history, messages, documents, notes and many other.

So don’t wait any more, simply Download Android Data Recovery software and retrieve all your disappeared images or photos from gallery.

Feasible solutions for recovery of Android Gallery Issues:

There are few things to be done at least to get rid of this problem.

  1. Restart the phone.
  2. Unmount the SD and mount it back.
  3. Switch off the phone and turn it on again.
  4. Switch off the phone, remove the battery and SD card, wait for a few seconds then put it back all.
  5. Remove the SD card, and insert it into another phone to check if the files can be accessed on it.
  6. Try a different SD card, sometimes the problem must be with the SD card.
  7.  If there are any system updates available for Android phone and then install them. Go to Settings > About > Software updates and click Check now.
  8. Clear Gallery cache. Go to Settings > Apps >All > Gallery and Clear cache. This method worked when almost when nothing else helped.

These are some of the solutions which could help in Android Recovery for fixing android gallery issues.


Steps to recover your deleted gallary from your Android device-

Step 1: Connect Your Android device

First install Android Data Recovery on your computer and run it. Connect your android device and select 'Recover' among all the options. You can take help of a USB cable to connect your Android phone to the computer.

Note: Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging on your Android device.

Step 2: Choose file types to Scan

After establishing connection between your phone and computer, this tool will show all the data types it supports to restore.

In this window you will see that all the file types are checked by default. Choose the type of data that you'd like to restore. And after it click 'Next' to continue the data recovery process.

Step 3: Scan your device to find the lost data on it

There are two scanning modes are available first is “Scan for deleted files” and the second one is “Scan for all files”. Read the given description below the both options and select one from 'Scan for deleted files' and 'Scan for all files' according to your requirement.

And then click on 'Next' to initiate the analyzing and scanning your device.

After that, this android data recovery tool will scan the Android phone completely to restore deleted data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient.

Step 4: Preview and recover deleted data on Android devices

After the completion of the scanning process, you can preview the recoverable files one by one. Check the items that you want back and click on 'Recover' to save them all on your computer.


Gallery only contains photos and videos that are necessary for users. Losing them without any knowledge is an embarrassing situation but with little trick, one can get back their erased photos or videos from gallery.

I hope whatever solution I have mentioned in this blog will easily deal with the situation and you will get back your invisible gallery photos and videos easily.

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