How to Recover Deleted Videos from Android Phones & Tablets

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" How to recover deleted videos from SD card or Android phone? I just accidently deleted the videos on my Android phone by emptying the "recently delete". I can find it anywhere. Please help, they really mean a lot to me. "

It is very easy for people to delete videos on Android phone unintentionally, that’s the main reason for people to lost photos from Android phones. And other issues, such as Android system crash, third-party malware can also result videos lost in Android phone. Don’t worry. There is still chance for you to recover the deleted videos from Android phones and devices.

To avoid people from deleting videos unintentionally, Android phones and tablets manufactures have developed an album named as "Recently Delete", which functions as a dust bin for Android devices. Whenever you delete a video from Android phone, you can recover it from the Recently Delete album. Find the video here, tap on it and select “Restore” After then, you can see the deleted video is restored to the original album.

Though it is quite easy for people to recover deleted videos from Android phone by restoring them from the Recently Delete album, you need to pay attention to the valid time period. A single file remains in the folder for only 30 days. After then, it will be overwritten permanently. If you can’t find your videos in the Recently Delete album, you need a professional tool to scan your Android device for the deleted videos. To recover deleted videos on Android phone, I recommend you iBeesoft Data Recovery.

iBeesoft Data Recovery – Professional yet Affordable Data Recovery Tool

iBeesoft Data Recovery is specially designed for individuals to recover deleted or lost videos, photos, documents, archives and more on computer, Android devices, SD cards, flash drives, etc. It supports all the commonly used files fully, there will be no incompatibility issues at all. Compared with other data recovery tool, this one is much easier to use. And it allows you to recover up to 200MB videos from Android phones for totally free. You can download it to have a try. Below are the simples steps for how to use iBeesoft Data Recovery to recover deleted or lost videos from Android phones and tablets.

Step 1. Download and Install iBeesoft Data Recovery

You can click the download button below to get the installation package of iBeesoft Data Recovery. Both Windows and Mac versions are available, please select the right version according to your computer os. After then, feel free to install it on your computer. It is a standalone tool which works independently, in this case, no extra software will be installed at the same time.

Step 2. Connect Android Device with Computer

Either you’re using a Mac or Windows PC to recover the deleted videos on Android devices, you need to connect the Android device with your computer via a USB digital cable. Please make sure the USB debugging feature is enabled on your Android device. If you don’t know how to enable the USB debugging feature, please click here for reference.

Step 3. Select Videos to Scan

You can see the software is ready to scan your Android phone for the deleted or lost videos after you launch iBeesoft Data Recovery. By default, all supported files are selected. Please uncheck them and only keep the “Videos” category selected. And click "Start".

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Note: you can also ignore the this step by only clicking "Start", but it will take longer for the software to scan for all the file types. You know, more files, longer it takes to scan.

Step 4. Select Android Phone to Scan

In the newly popped up window, all external hard drives as well as partitions on your computer are listed. You’re supposed to select the one that represents for the Android phone and click "Scan". Now, the software starts to work right away.

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Step 5. Select Videos to Recover

A progress bar in the main window will tell you how it is going with the scanning process. When it finished, the found videos are listed in the main window. You can select and preview them before you recover them. When find the target videos, select them and click "Recover", find a place on your computer to save them. Don’t save the recovered videos back to your Android phone again, it will cause the deleted videos recovery fail.

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If you don’t find the target videos in the result window, try the "Deep Scan" feature in the result window, where will scan your ANDROID phone more carefully and deeper for the deleted videos.

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