Does your Samsung phone store many precious videos that were shot on some important events like birthday party, the wedding ceremony or the day of graduation? No one would want to see these cherished videos disappear, but data loss can happen due to many unpredictable reasons like accidental deletions, SD card crash, factory reset or virus attack, etc. If that happens to your Samsung phone, don't panic yet, there are still ways to get your videos back. Here we show you 5 ways on how to retrieve deleted videos on Samsung. Read on to get more details.
Where are the deleted videos stored on Android?
Before we go to the detailed methods on how to restore the videos, you may want to know where the deleted videos stored on Android. Can we get back the videos on the trash bin just like PC?
Well, there is no such thing as a recycle bin on an Android phone. In fact, the deleted videos are storing on their original place in a form that is invisible and inaccessible. Unless they are covered by new data, there is still a chance to recover them through the recovery tool. If the deleted video was stored on the internal memory card, then you should find a recovery tool to get your video back through the internal storage of your phone. If you use an SD card to save the videos, you should first remove the card from your phone and use a card reader to insert it to your PC and restore videos with the help of the recovery tool.
Part 1: How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on Samsung with Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android
Part 2: How to Recover Deleted Videos from Samsung via Samsung Kies
Part 3: How to Restore Deleted Videos on Samsung using Samsung Cloud
Part 4: How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on Samsung with Google Drive
Part 5: How to Retrieve Deleted Videos on Samsung with DropBox
SD card can help us extend the storage on Samsung phone, especially for storing media files. If you accidentally delete some videos on your SD card, you should turn to Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android. It is a professional Samsung data recovery tool that helps you recover multiple file types from the internal and external cards on your phone.
Key features of Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android:
>> Directly retrieve deleted photos, videos, music, and documents on the SD card attached to your Samsung phone.
>> Recover deleted files from Android internal memory & SIM card. For example SMS, contacts, call history, photos, and documents.
>> Restore your deleted files on Samsung and save them on PC in original quality and different formats (JPG (JPEG), PNG, BMP, HEIC, MP4, 3GP, M4V, EPUB, DOC, DOCX, XLSX, PDF and more).
>> Preview and backup both your existing and deleted data on Samsung phone.
>> 3 simple & quick steps to recover your deleted or lost data.
>> Lab.Fone for Android will not misuse or disclose your data on Samsung. It is completely safe to recover data with this software.
>> Well compatible with almost all the Android devices such as Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e/Note 9/Note 9+/S7/S7 Edge, Huawei, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, ZTE, Xiaomi, etc.
Welcome to download the free version of Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android and have a try:
Step 1: Run the software on your PC
Firstly, launch Lab.Fone for Android on your PC, and then Choose SD Card Recovery. Plug your SD card into PC with an SD card reader. Then click Next to continue.
Step 2: Select the SD card to recover
Select the inserted SD card and click Next to start the scanning.
Step 3: Retrieve deleted videos on Samsung
After scanning, all the recoverable files on the SD card are shown in the interface. Select Videos type and tick the videos you want to restore, then click the Recover button.
Now, the deleted videos are saved to your PC in the original quality. You can download them to your Samsung phone again.
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Samsung Kies is a freeware that can synchronize Samsung data between phone and computer. If you have backed up your files on a computer via Kies before data loss, you can get them back easily.
Step 1: Open Kies on your PC & Connect your Samsung phone to PC.
Step 2: Click Phone name, then go to Back up/Restore tab.
Step 3: Click Restore data. Here you can see the backed up files.
Step 4: Find and select the videos you want to retrieve, then click the Restore button on the top right corner.
If your videos have automatically backed up to the Samsung cloud, then you can restore your deleted videos without the computer or other third-party tools.
The steps are as follow:
Step 1: Open the Settings app on your Samsung phone.
Step 2: Tap Cloud and account.
Step 3: Tap Samsung Cloud. Here you can look for your deleted videos.
Step 4: Select the videos you want and tap Download.
Google Drive which offers 15 GB free storage space is a popular cloud service app among many people. If you have set up an automatic backup on your Google Drive, you may find the deleted videos on this app.
Step 1: Open Google Drive app on your Samsung phone.
Step 2: Tap More icon on the top left corner and then tap Trash.
Step 3: Select the videos you want to restore and tap the three-dot icon from the bottom right and select Restore.
Dropbox is a useful file backup and manager app which allows you to keep your deleted files for 30 days. If you have backed your videos on Dropbox, here is how to get them back:
Step 1: Log in to the Dropbox website with your Dropbox account.
Step 2: Click Deleted File on the left side.
Step 3: Select the deleted videos and click Restore.
To sum up, if you have backed up your files regularly, you can first check your back up files on some cloud services or backup apps like Samsung cloud, Kies, Google Drive or Dropbox when you accidentally deleted your videos. But don't be desperate if you can't find your deleted videos on back up files. There are great recovery tools for you to retrieve videos on Samsung phone. Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android is a worthy option that you could download it and have a try.