May 16, 2016 at 10:55PM


how to restore recorded videos on Android phone?

I am new to filming and shot a couple of videos with my Galaxy S6. so i just planned to delete the ones that were not that good in quality. It turns out one important one being deleted by mistake. Is there a way to recover them?


It depends. If the file was saved on the phone's drive it will be lost because your phone is writing data all the time and has overwritten the data.
If it was saved on a micro SD it might be possible to restore the files. But you MAY NOT WRITE anything on the card. Bring it to your local computer store. They might can help you. But they also cannot promise anything.

May 17, 2016 at 3:02AM

Eric Halbherr
Director, DP, Editor, Creative Storyteller

Thanks. It's on a Micro SD card.


May 17, 2016 at 9:17PM

You may take the memory card out from android phone, and then connect the memory card to computer with a card reader, you can then use a memory card recovery software to scan the memory card and recover files. here's a tutorial you can follow,

if your videos or other data were saved on internal memory of your Android phone, maybe you need some Android data recovery programs due to common card recovery doesn't identify your Android phone.

Maybe this article is helpful to you:

May 18, 2016 at 7:28AM, Edited May 18, 7:53AM


Thank u very much for the suggestion, it worked. Now I got back the videos.


May 18, 2016 at 10:19PM

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