Recover lost/deleted/formatted DCIM folder from non-rooted android phones and tablets
You might have found yourself in an awkward situation where you have accidentally deleted DCIM folder from your android Smartphone or Tablet. To get back the deleted DCIM folder as well as to recover the lost photos videos and other data stored in it use Android Data Recovery Tool. This data recovery tool is capable of recovering the lost or deleted data from both rooted and non-rooted device,
- Recover files such as contacts, call logs, photos, text messages, videos etc.
- Works well with both rooted and non-rooted android device
- Preview and selectively recover data you want to recover
- Supports all android devoices including Samsung, LG, HTC, Sony, Motorola etc.
- Compatible with every Android OS
Now most of the Android Smartphones and devices like Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Galaxy Notes, Samsung Epic, Motorola Droid, Sony Ericsson Xperia, Google Nexus, HTC EVO, Micromax, Karbonn etc, carry camera features so that you can take beautiful photos with your mobile or tablets. However, you may find yourself in embarrassed situation where you accidentally or intentionally deleted DCIM folder from your Android Smartphones or tablets and lost images files that was stored in DCIM folder.
For example – Your Phone is not rooted and you have accidentally deleted your DCIM folder in which you have stored precious and beautiful pictures of yours. And therefore you are now looking for any possible way through which you can get your DCIM folder and its content back. Well, you can get back your photos that were stored in your device’s DCIM folder but before that let us know some other common reasons that may cause DCIM folder to be deleted.
Reasons which may delete DCIM folder
1 – Formatting of memory card (SD card, xD card, microSD card, CF card) will result in deletion of DCIM folder.
2 – Virus infection may corrupt or delete DCIM folder
3 – Application like Photo gallery may delete DCIM folder and it photos.
Hence many users look for DCIM folder recovery solution online and therefore we bring this post to help you how to recover deleted photos and videos files from deleted DCIM folder.
Note – First and most important thing you must do is to stop using your phone/tablet when you come to know that files are lost. This will avoid new data to be written to the device and therefore you can easily recover your DCIM folder.
How to recover DCIM Folder from Non-Rooted Android devices
If you are using android Smartphones such as Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, S2, Note 2, Note 3, tablets, Sony Xperia, HTC Desire, HTC Hero, HTC EVO, HTC One, LG Optimus series phone, Google Nexus, ZTE Blade, Asus Padfone, Motorola, Motorola Droid, Motorola Atrix or Android tablet like Google Nexus 7, Sony Xperia Tablet Z, Google Nexus 10, FonePad, Asus Transformer Pad Infinity, Amazon Kindle Fire HD, Nook HD+, Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0, Samsung Galaxy Tab 2 10.1, Archos 80 Titanium, Tesco Hudl, LG G Pad, etc, the DCIM folders are stored in phone’s or tablet’s internal memory. In order to recover deleted DCIM folder you must download Android Data Recovery.
Steps to Recover deleted DCIM folders and its content
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.