1. Android Central Question's Avatar
    I moved all of my pictures and videos from my phone's internal storage to an sd card then i removed it from my phone without unmounting because i didnt knew we have to do that, i gave it to someone he inserted it in another computer and copied a game in it,when i inserted it back into my phone all of the pictures and videos were lost the card was empty except the game and some odd files in it i tried recovery softwares and reinserted the card in my phone but no result.plz help
    01-05-2021 01:25 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! If you already tried recovery software and were unsuccessful, then I'm afraid you're out of luck. I doubt removing the card without unmounting first was the real problem -- it's probably more likely that the other person formatted the card bfore copying a game onto it.

    In any case, see this guide: [Guide] Recovering Deleted Files - Android Forums at AndroidCentral.com

    Please register on this forum, which will allow you to engage in discussion more easily, as well as post images. https://forums.androidcentral.com/as...community.html
    VidJunky and ManiacJoe like this.
    01-05-2021 01:40 AM
  3. bobobo3's Avatar
    Did you root your phone before using the recovery softwares? To restore files with this tool, root is required.Then it can access your internal storage.
    01-05-2021 08:29 PM
  4. anon(10614692)'s Avatar
    You don't need to root the phone. Put the SD card in a card reader connected to your PC and run the recovery software.
    ManiacJoe likes this.
    02-11-2021 06:24 AM
  5. belodion's Avatar
    It is perhaps wise to back up personal data, including photos and videos, to more than one place.
    02-11-2021 01:25 PM

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