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How to Recover Pictures on Samsung Galaxy A7 Phone - 4 Options

Blake Sullivan Updated on Jun 23, 2022 4:11 PM

As shutter-flapping has been being a lifestyle for most of us, plentiful random photos are stored in your Samsung Galaxy A7 device. However, often there are times when freeing up some space for device storage, you delete photos off your A7 phone mistakenly or when it crashes, gets broken or gets damage during jailbreaking or flashing, you lost them by accident.

You might be wondering if it is possible to recover photos from Samsung A7. Absolutely the answer is YES. Here are 4 ways to help you retrieve deleted or lost photos. Read on to find more details.

Where did deleted photos go on Samsung A7

Before we set about recovering photos on Samsung Galaxy A7 phone, we ought to make it clear that where your deleted or lost photos might stay. Following are the places enabling us to retrieve Galaxy A7 photos.

  • Samsung Cloud Trash (If you have synced to Samsung Cloud before deleting.)
  • Samsung Internal Memory
  • External MicroSD Card
  • Google Photos (If you have installed it on the device.)

Okay, time for raised eyebrows! Let's check out these options one by one to try recovering pictures on Samsung Galaxy A7.

Option 1: Restore Galaxy A7 photos from Samsung Cloud Trash

The same as Apple's iCloud, there is a Samsung Cloud in the Galaxy A7 device, playing a role in synchronizing, backing up photos in case something unexpectedly happens. If you have synced your photos on Galaxy A7 to Samsung Cloud before the time you deleted the pictures, you may be able to recover them.

Here's what to do to get back your Galaxy A7 photos from Samsung Cloud:

  • Tap Settings on your Samsung A7 device.
  • Scroll down and choose Accounts and backup.
  • Tap Samsung Cloud.
  • Tap Gallery and then tap Trash.
  • Choose the photos and tap Restore.
  • Select them on Recently Deleted and tap Download.

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Bear in mind that after being deleted, there is a final grace period of only 15 days for photos recovery on Galaxy A7 until they're permanently deleted. If you can't find the deleted photos in Trash folder in Samsung Cloud, try one of the following solutions.

Option 2: Recover photos from Galaxy A7 internal memory

If you unluckily haven't succeeded in retrieving deleted Galaxy A7 photos via Samsung Cloud, you can always go with Android Data Recovery, an excellent and reliable utility that focuses on files recovery on Android tablets and smartphones.

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Providing one stop solution, Android Data Recovery keeps things as simple as it can that everyone can use it easily, whether you're entirely new to computing or an expert. Not only recover photos from Samsung A7, it can almost recover everything from both device storage and attached SD card, including contacts, messages, call logs, audio files, videos and more. It also has a preview function to show you the picture in detail before you select the pictures you wish to retrieve.

Meanwhile, the built-in data backup strategy provides you the first line of defense again data loss. With backups, you will no longer get into the trouble of losing photos on Samsung A7.

Here's a look at how to use the software to scan your device and what to do when you need to recover deleted photos from Samsung Galaxy A7 storage.

Step 1: Launch the software and connect A7 to computer

First thing first, download the tool and install it on your computer. Launch it and you will get a simple interface as image shown below.

In order to get back photos from Galaxy A7 device, Click Android Data Recovery mode at the left side.

Then you'll be prompted to connect your Samsung Galaxy A7 into computer via USB cable. Just follow what it said.

Step 2: Allow USB debugging in Samsung A7

In this step, you will need to turn on USB debugging on your Galaxy A7 to access the device data. You can carry out the on-screen instructions to finish the task or follow our easy-to-go guide on how to enable the USB debugging mode on Android.

Step 3: Choose file types and proceed scanning Galaxy A7

The following step is to choose file types. With the target of recovering lost pictures from Samsung Galaxy A7 device, tick Gallery and Picture Library box.

Click on Next button on the lower right to start scanning your Samsung A7.

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If it can't find deleted images you want after the normal scan, you can click Rooting Tools button and download KingoRoot to root your device so that you can get complete access the A7 operating system to look for more information.

For more information of rooting your A7 device, check the article: How to root and unroot an Android device safely.

Once your Galaxy A7 gotten rooted, deep data scanning on the handset for missing photos will commence automatically.

Step 4: Preview photos and retrieve photos on Galaxy A7 phone

Once scanning is done, you can preview all found pictures in clear and organized format on the right side of the screen. For quick view of deleted photos, you can toggle on the "Only display the deleted item(s)" slider at the top center of the interface to let it just display pictures missed on A7.

Go ahead and tick the boxes next to the pictures you want to retrieve and click Recover button. When a pop-up shows up, select where you prefer to save your restored photos.

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Once confirming the output folder, click on the Recover button again and this Samsung Galaxy A7 photo recovery program will recover the pictures you select and save onto computer.

All is done! You can now put the recovered photos back to your A7 phone gallery.

See also: How to recover disappeared contacts from iPhone

Option 3: Recover deleted photos saved on MicroSD card in A7

If your lost photos were saved in external SD card, you could try this.

Samsung Galaxy A7 phone supports attaching an MicroSD card up to 512 GB to extend the storage capacity. If you set your photos taken with the camera always saved to SD card instead of to device memory, recovering photos from SD card in Galaxy A7 is basically the same process as recovering files from a computer.

You will need a card reader, a computer, the MicroSD card (take it out from A7), a file recovery program (here we're using Data Recovery) and a few minutes of your time.

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  • Launch Data Recovery, and insert the MicroSD card into computer using card reader.
  • Check Image file type to scan.
  • Select the drive where the MicroSD card locates.
  • Click Scan.
  • Select the pictures you want to get back, Click Recover.

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Option 4: Retrieve Samsung A7 pictures via Google Photos

Some of you are in pressing need of a place for storing and managing photos instead of limited phone DCIM folder, in which Google Photos app must be the preemptive choice. Providing that you have enabled sync option in Google Photos before you lost the photos on Samsung A7, there is a good chance to restore the photos and get back to Galaxy A7.

Now let's explore how Google Photos works on retrieving Samsung Galaxy A7 phone photos.

  • Open Google Photos app on your Samsung A7 device.
  • Tap Menu at the top left.
  • Choose Trash.
  • Select the photos you want to restore.
  • Tap Restore button.

Your deleted photos will move back to Gallery folder within seconds. It needs to be mentioned that photos that are deleted will stay in your Google Photos Trash folder for 60 days, after the period, they are gone forever.

A7 models: SM-A710M, SM-A750G, SM-A710M, SM-A750F, SM-A720F, SM-A700F, SM-A705F, SM-A710F, and more.

Wrapping Up

No matter how burdensome or formidable the photos loss challenges you're facing are, this valuable guide is always here to give you a motivation boost in restoring photos on Samsung Galaxy A7 phone! But it is still essential for you to commit it to the memory that Backup is a friend indeed when you are in need.

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