Samsung Galaxy S3 Photo Recovery

Everyone has now jumped into the world of Android which made a drastic difference in smartphones. Samsung mobile phone is a popular brand of Samsung devices which includes Galaxy S, Galaxy S2 and Galaxy S3 etc. Samsung Galaxy S series are the most popular Android smartphones announced by Samsung. Samsung has been one of the big players of the smartphone market, a tight competitor for Apple and Nokia. One thing Samsung always tried to do is to offer smartphones that looks bigger, better and cheaper as soon as you see it and Galaxy S3 doesn’t do any difference. This is a large phone with stunning and exciting features that strikes you once you lay your eyes on it. With S3’s 8MP rear camera you can not only capture good still photos but also 1080p perfect quality HD videos.

You can see so many people in the street dial, take photos, enjoy music, games, surf the internet with Galaxy S3. It proves that Galaxy is one of the most popular smart mobile phone which has big share in the market. Samsung Galaxy now becomes the most popular cell phone with 200 billion users. As a result users are now complaining about losing data from Samsung phones.

Like most Samsung Galaxy users, it might be unavoidable for you to delete important and priceless photos accidently from your phone. Data loss can also happen due to some other known reasons like virus attack, OS updates, jailbreak, accidental deletion, formatting, improper usage and failed syncing process and many other unknown reasons. You may have lost your important Samsung Galaxy S3 photos due to any of these reasons.

Consider a scenario in which you have planned to delete a single photo and instead of selecting single photo you have selected the entire album and deleted!! Or let’s imagine some other cases that you might have deleted photos from your Galaxy S3. You are viewing a beautiful picture but all of a sudden you delete it since you click the wrong option. Or else, you might have just pressed format option and then everything is no longer there. Since Android operating system have featured Google Service firmware, backup of Samsung Galaxy S3 can be performed by syncing them to Google server. If the automatic sync is disabled or Google account didn’t sync the data you want to sync with server you may think that you have lost all your photos and have no idea what to do to recover photos from Samsung Galaxy S3. There is no need to worry or panic. In such case, Samsung Recovery software is necessary to recover photos from Samsung Galaxy S3. This software not only recover generic image file formats like JPEG, GIF, PNG etc., it can also restore raw photos which are deleted or lost due to any of the common reasons. It also supports different types of memory cards like XD cards, SD cards, CF cards, memory sticks etc. To recover deleted or lost photos from your memory card, refer here.

What should we do before recovering photos from Samsung Galaxy S3?

Firstly stop using your phone. Don’t save anything on your phone as it can overwrite your previous photos and can reduce the chance to restore photos from Samsung Galaxy S3. When you delete a photo, your photo is not actually deleted. It will be still there. Only that particular storage will be emptied for the new data to be created. If you overwrite your previous data then the chance to recover photo from Samsung Galaxy S3 will be less.

Secondly, find good and efficient recovery software. You can restore photos from Samsung Galaxy S3 with the help of a Samsung Recovery software. This Samsung recovery software also has the ability to retrieve photos from Galaxy S3 internal memory.


  • Supports wide range of Android smartphones and tablets.
  • Utilizes completely a risk free process to restore Samsung camera photos on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista and other versions.
  • Recover media files from both Samsung internal memory and external storage devices like memory cards.
  • Preview” option helps you to preview the recovered photos.
  • Perform recovery at later stage by creating replica of SD card.
  • Restore files from improperly mounted SD cards of Samsung Galaxy S3 and other versions.
  • It also has an ability to recover photos from Samsung SD Card and other brands of SD Cards.

Steps to recover photos from Samsung Galaxy S3:

Step 1 – Download and install Samsung Recovery Software to your computer.

Step 2 – Select “Recover Deleted Files” or “Recover Lost Files” from the screen.

Recover Photos From Samsung Galaxy S3  - Main Screen

Fig 1 : Main Screen

Step 3 – Now your Android device will be detected. Select your Samsung Galaxy S3 from which you want to recover photos and click on “Next

Recover Photos From Samsung Galaxy S3  - Formatted / Reformatted Recovery

Fig 2 : Select the Samsung Galaxy S3 Phone

Step 4 : After recovery process, you can view the recovered photos by clicking “Preview” option. Save the file. (You cannot save the file if you are using the demo version)

Recover Photos From Samsung Galaxy S3 - Select Drive

Fig 3 : Preview