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    Hello im new here ,my wifes s4 was stolen yesterday .verizon locked down phone or whatever and we got replacement today.my question is can we retrieve any pictures and videos that were not backed up to g+
    or are they lost forever.

    Thank you
    Jeff

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbcarman View Post
    Hello im new here ,my wifes s4 was stolen yesterday .verizon locked down phone or whatever and we got replacement today.my question is can we retrieve any pictures and videos that were not backed up to g+
    or are they lost forever.

    Thank you
    Jeff

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    I'm afraid it will lost forever... unless the phone is found and haven't wiped by the thief.

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    Default Re: galaxy s4 stolen

    Quote Originally Posted by jsbcarman View Post
    Hello im new here ,my wifes s4 was stolen yesterday .verizon locked down phone or whatever and we got replacement today.my question is can we retrieve any pictures and videos that were not backed up to g+
    or are they lost forever.

    Thank you
    Jeff

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    Welcome to the forums.
    I am inclined to agree. Unless you can get the actual device back, there is no way to get them.

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    Sadly without a cloud backup I a wouldnt know what advise to give you.

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    I agree. Always remember to back up pictures no matter what app your using...I have all pics sync'd to dropbox and I refuse to lose anymore pictures.
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    If you had lookout or Google device manager active you could track the phone and find it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbcarman View Post
    Hello im new here ,my wifes s4 was stolen yesterday .verizon locked down phone or whatever and we got replacement today.my question is can we retrieve any pictures and videos that were not backed up to g+
    or are they lost forever.

    If you took the pictures with the S4 it automatically puts them in Google + if you logged into your Google account. Go to Google + app on your phone and check to see if your pictures are there. If not try syncing your accounts and look again. Good Luck!

    Thank you
    Jeff

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    Welcome to this great forums! :thumbup:
    I'm afraid you lost those pics.
    Sorry.

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    Thanks for all the support. It sucks all the pics are gone but an important lesson was learned .won't lose em again for sure. Love these forums by the way you all are great!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by jsbcarman View Post
    Thanks for all the support. It sucks all the pics are gone but an important lesson was learned .won't lose em again for sure. Love these forums by the way you all are great!!

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    No problem and good luck! :thumbup:

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