Recover Lost Photos/Videos on Locked Samsung
Photos and videos often record the most memorable moments in your life. Meaning if this type of data is lost for any reason, it may cause unnecessary problems in losing time and money, based on the situation or circumstances. That's why people choose to set password protection on their mobile phones, for one hand, to protect the privacy pictures and videos from leaking, and for another hand, to prevent other people access your phone and get your precious data deleted. Some people delete their photos and videos by accident by performing the wrong functions. In some situation, the person is simply navigating their way through different functions to quickly, and it seems to just happen. Then, anybody want to know how to recover photos and videos from a locked Samsung phone?
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First of all, you need to unlock your Samsung device. You will be popped up with a 'forgot password/pattern' prompt on your Samsung phone after you enter the wrong combination few times. Just choose the option when it appears. Enter your Google account to access your phone, and now, you are able to reset the password or pattern as your will. After you entering the password locked Samsung device, you can then draw support from Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) - the world's best Android data recovery software to help you recover your deleted or lost photos and videos from your locked Samsung phone. It is able to restore everything from any Android device with only 1 click easily. All the recovered photos and videos will keep their original format and quality.
Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android lets you recover everything from Android mobile devices, including contacts, SMS, call logs, photos, videos, music, apps, documents, etc. and it is compatible with Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge+/S6/S6 Edge/Note 4, Galaxy A9/A7/A5 etc. Keep on reading the following guide on how to recover deleted photos and videos on locked Samsung device.
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How to Restore Missing Photos/Videos on Locked Samsung Phone?
Step 1. Connect your locked Samsung phone to computer
Follow the instructions above to unlock your Samsung phone, use a USB cable to connect it to the computer where you have the Lab.Fone for Android installed. Run the Lab.Fone for Android and it will detect your Samsung phone as soon as possible.
Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your Samsung phone, the Android data recovery tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your phone.
For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
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" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Step 2. Select the videos and photos you need
All recoverable file types are scanned and shown on the left. Tick the boxes next to the "Photos" and "Videos" you wish to retrieve, make sure you have examined and selected all you want before you move on to the next step.
Step 3. Recover photos/videos on lock Samsung
After you selected all the photos and videos you want to recover, you can finally give a click on the "Recover" button from the lower right corner and the program will direct you to choose a location on your computer that you wish to save all this data on.
OK, the recovery process will start at once. Do not disconnect your Samsung phone with the computer until the recovery task is finished.