Canon PowerShot Photo Recovery – Recover Deleted Photos from PowerShot

Updated to File Recovery Tips by Nancy on Mar 1, 2024 | Approved by Jennifer Allen

"I accidently deleted all the photos from Canon PowerShot while showing photos to friends during the party. Is there any way to retrieve them? I really need to get them back since there are some of the pictures for my grandma who passed away last year. how to do Canon PowerShot photo recovery. Please help."

It happens all the time that people accidentally or intentionally delete videos and photos from the camera. And even sometimes, people lost photos unconsciously. Unfortunately, there is no folder on a camera like the "recently deleted" item on a phone or tablet, which makes it easier for you to recover the deleted photos or videos. Though there is no option provided by the device manufacturer, you can still recover deleted photos from Canon PowerShot as well. Check out the workaround.

How to Recover Deleted Canon PowerShot Photos

Let’s make it clear at first, you need a photo recovery tool. You can search in Google for the tool or directly try iBeesoft Data Recovery. To judge whether a tool works or not, you need to make sure:

After making sure it meet the requirements, then you can try it to do photo recovery for Canon PowerShot. I recommend you iBeesoft data recovery, not only because it meets all the demands, but also it allows you to recover up to 200MB files in size for totally free. If the deleted photos on your Canon PowerShot is less than 200MB, then you’re lucky to get task done without any payment. The best photo recovery software can undelete and unformat photos from hard disk, digital camera, SD/CF card, USB drive and more. Why try it?

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Step-by-step to photo recovery for Canon PowerShot

Here in the following, I’m going to tell you how to recover deleted photos from a camera memory card with iBeesoft Data Recovery. Follow me now!!!

  1. Install iBeesoft Data Recovery on you PC
  2. Click the download button to get the free trial version. You should select the right version according to your computer operating system, macOS or Windows. It has separate version for both the operating system. After then, follow the built-in guide to install it on your computer. It is quite simple and easy, just like the way you install other software.

  3. Connect Canon PowerSHot with computer
  4. Use a digital cable to connect your Canon PowerShot with your computer or remove the memory card for Canon PowerShot and connect the memory card with computer via an e-card reader, making sure it appears on your computer as an external hard drive. Generally speaking, a memory card connected to computer is preferred, because it will avoid any data overwritten on the card via the camera device.

  5. Select Pictures to Scan
  6. Run the photo recovery software for Canon PowerShot. In the first window, all the supported file types are selected by default. Please clikc "go to setting" to uncheck them and only keep "Pictures" checked. It means you only want to scan for deleted images.

  7. Select Camera card to extract data
  8. All the partitions and external hard drives are listed in the next window. Please select the one that stands for the PowerShot Camera from where photos are deleted or lost. Click "Scan", letting the software recover the deleted photos from Canon PowerShot for you.

  9. Preview and recover deleted photos from Canon PowerShot
  10. How long it takes for the scanning process fully depends how many photos on your Canon PowerShot. The more it finds longer it takes. During the scanning process, you can have a cup of coffee or doting other tasks in the background on the computer, letting the software do it. When it finished, checkout the result page. Select photos to preview. When find the ones you’re looking for, select them and click "Recover" to save them on your computer. To make it safe, I’d rather suggest you never save the recovered photos back to Canon PowerShot again. It is risky to lose them again.