Retrieve Deleted Screenshots on Android Phone

You are a game lover and want a screenshot of your highest score that you made after a hard try also you made some changes on your cell phone home screen and want to keep a screenshot of it then you can do that by using your Android cell very easily. Take a screenshot of things that you want to keep and that you want to share with other with the help of Android default screenshot features. Different Android running cell phones use different combinations of keys for screenshot features. Just hold both of them simultaneously until you see that your Main / Home Screen shrink with a frame containing your screen details. Some phones will frame your screenshot along with a camera shutter sound notifying you that your screenshot is taken and some doesn't support sound notification feature. You will find a notification on your notification bar you can tap on it to view your captured screenshot.

In Samsung Android devices like Galaxy S2, S3 you can capture your screenshot by using use the Power Button and Home buttons simultaneously. Lenovo, Sony, HTC, Nexus user can frame screenshot by using Power and Volume Down buttons simultaneously. Devices supporting screenshot features mostly use one out of these two options for taking a screenshot. But unfortunately, for Android 2.3 and below devices, they don't have screenshot features built-in but you can use certain screenshot apps to capture screenshot. After taking your screenshot open the picture gallery you will find a folder named as Screenshot, view your captured Screenshots from there. What if your screenshot folder get deleted accidentally, it will be a disaster for you, after losing your screenshots containing details that you have saved for your own reference or to share with others. Still it is possible to recover Android deleted screenshots by using a specially designed Android deleted screenshots recovery software. Some of the common scenarios are mentioned below:

  1. Accidental Deletion of Screenshot Folder: In case user performed an accidental deletion on the Screenshot folder in Android photo gallery.
  2. Virus Attack: If your Android device is not protected with a trusted antivirus program virus then chances are there that your photos get deleted after virus infection on your device.
  3. Improper removal of Memory Card: Improper removal of your memory card from Android device, containing your screenshots may lead to memory card corruption.
  4. Formatting and Factory Restore: Formatting and factory restore process removes all folder from your memory card and device memory respectively.

Why Android deleted screenshots recovery is possible?

In case screenshots accidentally got deleted, but those are not are removed permanently from your cell phone or from your memory card only index entry / pointer pointing to those screenshots and screenshot folder are removed from file system database. Those screenshots are still present without any index entry / pointer, so stop using your Android phone after such unfortunate event get back Android deleted screenshots.

How to recover Android deleted screenshots?

Android deleted screenshots recovery is possible just make use of Picture recovery software. This software is compatible with Windows OS and perfectly able to recover android deleted screenshots. This software comes with in-built signature which recognizes default screenshot picture formats, so that it is quite able to retrieve Android deleted screenshots.

Steps to recover deleted screenshots Android

Download and install the demo version of the software in your machine to recover deleted screenshots Android. Now Run the software which will display you the main screen

Step 1: From the main screen, select “Recover Deleted Files” to recover deleted screenshot Android.

Recover Deleted Screenshot Android - Main Screen

Fig 1: Android Home Page

Step 2: Now select the connected your Android device in "USB storage mode" and select the phone internal memory to recover deleted screenshots Android.

Recover Deleted Screenshot Android - Select Android Drive

Fig 2: Choose Samsung Android Cell Phone Drive

Step 3: Once you recover deleted screenshots Android, preview and save them after buying the full version.

Recover Deleted Screenshot Android- Save Recovered Data

Fig 3: Save Restored Data