How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung SD Card?

“Hi everyone, I have caught in a problem. I hope that I would get a good suggestion from any of you. Yesterday night, I accidentally deleted some memorable photos that are saved on my Samsung SD card of my digital camera. I was trying to delete some unwanted photos from it but accidentally I selected some few essential photos and deleted them. I don’t have any backup of those pictures. So, anyone please suggest me how to recover deleted photos from Samsung SD card.”

Samsung SD card is mostly used memory card for saving captured videos and pictures on various digital cameras of Samsung brand. It offers fast speed both during transferring files and saving files as well as facilitates large storage space in very small size. If you are using Samsung SD card on various digital gadgets like camcorders, digital camera, smartphones, etc. users may undergo various situation which causes loss of photos and other data that are saved on Samsung SD card. In such case, you can take the help of Samsung Recovery software which can easily recover deleted photos from Samsung SD card with great ease. This software provides you solution to recovers JPEG, PNG, GIF, JPEG, JPG, TIF, etc. file formats of pictures.

Scenarios that Lead to Deletion & loss of Photos from Samsung SD Card:

  • Third party tool like antivirus may delete your photo files while scanning Samsung SD card. The antivirus app may not recognize some of the photos which got corrupt and deletes them from Samsung SD card.
  • Formatting of Samsung SD card delete the photos along with other files that are saved on the card as entire data will get deleted after formatting of the card.
  • While previewing photos on digital camera which are saved on Samsung SD card, you may select ‘Delete’ option in a hurry and delete photos from Samsung SD card.
  • Forced to format the Samsung SD card when connected to a system, because of the error message "Disk need to be formatted"
  • Using the Samsung SD card when digital camera battery is low.
  • Ejecting the Samsung SD card from digital camera or system abruptly during file transfer.
  • Sudden shutdown of system in between transferring photos from Samsung SD card to system or vice-versa.
  • Using the Samsung SD card even after its memory is full.
  • Samsung SD will get corrupt due to virus infection, thus, photos stored on it turns inaccessible.
  • File system corruption is another reason which leads to inaccessibility or loss of photos that are saved on Samsung SD card.

Whatever may be the condition in which photos are deleted or lost, you need not get panic by thinking on how to recover deleted photos from Samsung SD card. You can how to recover deleted photos from Samsung SD card using Samsung Recovery software which is the good card recovery software. Apart from Samsung SD card, it also recovers photos from Micro SD card, SDHC, CF, MMC, SDXC, etc. card on Windows as well as Mac based system.


  • Always keep backup photos of Samsung SD card on other storage drive.

  • Scan Samsung SD card using powerful antivirus software regularly to get rid of external threats like malware or spyware, Trojans, etc.

Features of Samsung Recovery software:

  • Samsung Recovery software is capable of recovering deleted photos from Samsung SD card.
  • With the assistance of the Samsung Recovery software, one can easily restores RAW image file such as DNG, SR2, ARW, etc. captured from various digital camera brands.
  • You can preview the media files along with photos using “Preview” option of the software before saving them.
  • Save Recovery Session option is there is demo version of the software which allows you to save the recovery process at any point of time which is very much useful when you activate the software.
  • This software also recovers pictures and various files from external hard drive, system hard drive, flash drive, SSD drive, memory stick, pen drive, USB drive, etc.

Steps to Recover Deleted Photos From Samsung SD Card:

Step 1: Download and Install the free version of Samsung Recovery Software on your system. Connect the Samsung storage device to the system, and launch the software by double clicking on the desktop icon. Choose the samsung storage drive from where you wish to recover the files and click on Scan.

Restore Samsung Data - Main Screen

Fig 1: Home Screen

Step 2: Note - If you are unable to find the device then click on the Can't find the drive option to locate the device.

Retrieve files from Samsung - Scanning in progress

Fig 2: Click on Can't Find Drive Option

Step 3: After QuickScan is completed, click on Dynamic recovery view to see the recovered files.

Samsung Recovery tool- Recovered Data in Data View & File Type View

Fig 3: Recovered Data in File Type View & Data View

Step 4: Double-click to preview the recovered file. If you are satisfied with the recovery, click on Restore to save them on your computer.

Recover data from Samsung- Preview recovered files

Fig 4: Preview Recovered Files

Step 5: If you are satisfied with the recovery results, select the files and hit Recover to save at your desired location.

Samsung Recovery software - Save retrieved files

Fig 5: Save Recovered Files