How to recover deleted photos from Nexus 5

“How to recover deleted photos from Nexus 5? Accidentally deleted photos from my Nexus 5.Is there any way to recover these photos? Perhaps by doing something with the phone directly or something? Just any way at all.”      —— Answers Yahoo

Made in collaboration with Google and LG, Nexus 5 is an affordable device packing top-shelf specs which runs on the newest Android 4.4 KitKat. Nexus 5′s hardware is similar to that of the LG G2, with a Snapdragon 800 system-on-chip (SoC), and a 4.95-inch 1080P display.

You can use it to take clear photos. However, you may sometimes delete some of your favourite photos by accident. Don’t worry, these deleted photos can be easily recovered with some professional Android Data Recovery such as Wondershare Dr. Fone for Android.

Dr. Fone for Android can help you fast and best recover deleted photos as well as videos, contacts, messages, audio, documents and Whatsapp chat history from Nexus and other Google Nexus series like Nexus One, Nexus S and Nexus 4 as well.

Step by step to recover deleted photos from Nexus 5

Step 1: Connect your Nexus 5 to the computer

Run Dr.Fone for Android, you will see the following main interface. Then, connect your Nexus to the computer with a USB cable.

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Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your Nexus 5

If you didn’t enable USB debugging on your device, you’ll see the window below. Check what Android OS is your Xperia device and then follow the instructions below to set it now

Note: If you have enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can skip this step.

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” < Click“Development”< Check “USB debugging”
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check“USB debugging”
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap“Build number”for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”

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Note: If you still get this window and the USB debugging has been enabled, please try to disable it and reset it again.

Step 3. Scan your Nexus for deleted photos

Once your Nexus 5 is detected, the program will ask you to click the “Start” button to start analyzing your Nexus 5.

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Note: Before doing this, make sure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan

If your device is not rooted before, the program will directly scan it after the analysis.

Note: For the device that Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android doesn’t support currently, it may lead you to set USB Mass Storage on your device to scan photos, videos, music and documents, or to root your device by yourself (if there is no USB Mass Storage option). All rooted Android devices are supported well. You can choose to do it or not by yourself.

If you rooted your device before, you need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen of your device. Just click “Allow” when the message pops out on your device’s home screen. Then back to your computer, and click “Start” on the program’s screen to scan your device.

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Note: For some devices, they may ask you to click “Allow” more than one time on your device’s homescreen. It’s normal. Just do it if it askes. It doesn’t matter. Just click it until it doesn’t appear again or the program has begun its real scan.

Do not disconnect your device during the scan, or the scan will fail.

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Step 4: Preview and recover deleted photos from Nexus 5

After scan, a list of recoverable files that have been found from your Nexus 5 will be shown. In addition, there will be a preview window of files where you can preview the contacts, SMS, photos and videos from your Android device. Mark the photos you need to recover and click “Recover“.to save them on your computer.

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