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How to Restore Deleted Photos on Sony

"Taking photos is one of my favorite entertainments after I purchased a Sony Xperia Z2. Before I mistaken deleted them, I had saved more than one thousand pictures on my Sony phone. Now I'm here to ask if there is any way can help restore lost photos on Sony smart phone. I'd appreciate it if you could help me."

Want to recover deleted pictures from Sony Xperia phone? In fact, you can easily retrieve lost photos if you have kept a backup file. Unfortunately, most users haven't realized the importance of backing up vital data until they get them lost by accident. According to the reviews, various reasons may lead to losing photos from Sony Xperia Z2/Z1/M2/T2/C/ZR, such as making improper operations, getting SD card formatted, or flashing the ROM, and so on. Under these circumstances, you'd better turn to a data recovery tool to restore deleted photos on Sony device as soon as possible, if you have no backup.

In this page, my recommendation is Sony Photo Recovery, which has been commonly considered as the most effective program to help restore lost photos on Sony smart phone. With it, all lost photos can be scanned and displayed with detailed info and thumbnails. Then you can preview them before restoration. As this software allows you to regain the whole or part of the lost pictures, you should mark your needed ones selectively while previewing them. At last, with only one hit, the entire marked photos will be completely recovered to your computer without any quality loss. That's quite easy to use.

Aside from photos, this software can be used to retrieve lost contacts, messages, videos and various documents on your Sony mobile phone. Now you can get the free trial version to try it by yourself.

Note: If you want to work this program to recover contacts and messages, please root Sony phone first.

Sony Photo Recovery - Restore Lost Sony Photos with Simple Steps

Step 1. Install and Launch the Software on Computer

At first, download and install the right version of Sony Photo Recovery software on the PC. Then work it and connect your Sony smart phone to the computer via USB cord. If this program fails to detect your mobile phone, please follow the direction to enable USB debugging on your device.

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". Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

If your Sony device runs Android 4.2 or newer, you will see a pop-up window on the screen. Then choose "Always allow from this computer" and "OK".

After the above process, you should turn on the USB storage on your phone. Then click the "Refresh" button to get your device identified smoothly.

Step 2. Preview Deleted Sony Photos, Ready to Restore

After getting your device detected, you will see that all lost photos are scanned and arranged into different folders according to the formats (see picture). Now you can touch the corresponding options to view and mark your lost photos.

view lost pictures

After one hit on "Recover" icon, you will save all deleted photos to your computer in a flash. In the same way, you can try to regain lost videos, contacts, text messages and more from Sony phone without any difficulty.

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