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
Step1 – Install Android Data recovery and launch. Now connect your Android smart phone to computer with the help of Data cable.
Step2 –Now enable USB debugging. To enable USB debugging follow the steps:
For Android 2.3 or its earlier version go to “Settings” -> click “Applications” -> Click “Development” ->and check “USB debugging”.
2. For Android 3.0 or 4.1 versions go to “Settings” ->click “Developer options” -> check “USB debugging”.
3. For Android 4.2 or the newer version go to “Settings” -> click “About Phone” -> click “Build number” for number of times until you receive a note “You are under developer mode” go back to “Settings” ->click on “Developer options” -> and check “USB debugging”.
This step will connect your device to computer. After this follow the next steps:
Step 3 – Click on “Start” button to Scan your Android device to recover deleted data. After few seconds , you will get a picture as shown below, click “Allow“, so that you can go to the next step. At the same time, click on the “Start” button again.
Step 4 – Once the scan process completes it will show all the recovered data such as images, text messages, mp3 songs, contacts, videos, documents and other files. Select the DCIM folder to Preview and restore the recovered images or videos from your Android Phone.
Select the files which you want back and click on “Recover” button to save them on your computer.