How to Recover Permanently Deleted Photos From Gallery on Android Mobile and Iphone

Written by Lucas

There are occasions when we delete images from our phone’s gallery by mistake. We will help you recover your lost photos by following these simple steps.

One of the most valuable things you can own is a smartphone. It contains some of your most memorable moments in the form of images, among other things. You could remove pictures from your phone now and then to clear up space. However, you may delete the incorrect photo. If that’s the case, you’re undoubtedly wondering how to restore permanently deleted photographs from the gallery. Don’t worry; we’ve included some simple instructions on how to fix irreversibly lost images.

How to Restore Lost Android Pictures and iphone Images

Most smartphone manufacturers pre-install their specialized photo album app. Some of which are more than capable of performing essential functions such as seeing images, playing movies. It also comes with a life-saving feature: a trash bin/folder where all of your pictures are temporarily kept when removed.

Examine the trash folder

If you wish to retrieve deleted images, check the trash folder in your phone’s camera folder. However, if the photographs are permanently deleted from there, you’re out of luck because it only keeps them for a limited time.

This step is similar in Android devices as well as iPhones.

Take a look at Google Photos.

Google Photos is the main album app on some phones that run stock of pictures. Aside from that, anyone trying to recover lost photographs should check Google Photos’ trash bin because who knows which gallery program was used to erase the images.

Restoring lost photographs from Google Photos on Apple devices is similar to recovering lost pictures on Android smartphones.

Examine the Cloud

Occasionally, photos get erased from local storage but thankfully get stored in the cloud. In this situation, Google Photos, which comes preloaded on all Android smartphones, is the most popular online backup service. If you are lucky, you can find the erased pictures in the Cloud or maybe in your Google Drive. If you can’t even see the erased photographs in the ‘Photos’ app on an iPhone, try searching for them in the iCloud backup connected with your Apple Account.


So those are the strategies or ways for recovering your favorite gallery of images on both Android and iPhone if you mistakenly erased them.

About the author


Lucas is an all-around geek who loves learning new stuff every day. With a background in computer science and a passion for web-based technologies and Gadgets, he focuses on writing about Web Trends, Smartphones and Tablets.