“How to recover deleted videos from Samsung Galaxy S5? I took a really cool video of some lighting. While I was cleaning my phone I accidentally deleted the video. Is there a way to get it back? Thanks for the help!” —— Answers Yahoo
Many people like to use their mobile phones to record videos of their wonderful daily moment. However, they may lost their favourite videos due to either accidental deleting,device crashing or software upgrade etc.
Don’t worry, you can still get them back with professional Android Data Recovery like Wondershare Dr. Fone for Android which can recover deleted videos, photos, contacts, messages, audio, documents and Whatsapp chat history from Samsung Galaxy S5.
Step by step to recover deleted videos from Samsung Galaxy S5
Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to the computer
Download, install and run Dr. Fone for Android, you will see the following main interface. Then, connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to the computer using a USB cable.
Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your phone
If your Samsung device isn’t detected by the program, you need to enable USB debugging on your phone. Check what Android OS is your Samsung and then choose the right way to open USB debugging follow below steps:
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”
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 Samsung Galaxy S5 for deleted videos
Once your Samsung Galaxy S5 is detected, the program will ask you to click the “Start” button to start analyzing your Samsung Galaxy S5′s data.
Note: Before starting, 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 screen. Then back to your computer, and click “Start” on the program’s screen to scan your device.
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.
Step 4: Preview and recover deleted videos from Samsung Galaxy S5
After finishing the scanning process, a list of recoverable files that have been found from your Samung will be shown. In addition, there will be a preview window of files where you can preview the contacts, SMS, photos, videos, audio, documents and Whatsapp chat history from Samsung Galaxy S5. Mark the videos you need to recover and click “Recover“.