How To Recover Google Photos

Google offers lots of facilities to users. With a single account, you can access all the services of Google which include Google photos. You can store and access photos in the Google Photos app. When you do so, you actually can access all your photos from anywhere over a phone or tablet or a laptop. But suppose you lost some photos or deleted some from the app, and now you want to recover them then you would ask how to recover Google photos?

Although Google Photos ensures that all of your photos are always with you, but there are possibilities and situations of photo deletions. So, if you are also one who lost Google Photos due to deletion or other reasons, you can recover them even if you deleted them permanently from Google Photos.

How to recover Deleted Google Photos

It is suggested that you should maintain and take regularly update backup of your photos, restore the deleted photos from the backup folder created on secondary storage devices such as SD card, pen drive, USB flash drive, OneDrive, Dropbox, etc.

But if you did not take a back up, you can use the below methods to recover deleted Google photos:

  1. Recover photos from Google Photos Trash on computer or Trash on Android phone/iPhone/iPad
  2. Recover with Stellar Photo Recovery
  3. Contact Google Support team

Recover Google Photos on Computer

So, you can use one of the methods to recover your photos.

To recover photos from Google photos Trash on a computer, you can follow the below steps:

  1. First, you should open in your browser on your computer.
  2. After that, click on the menu showing on the top left corner.
  3. Then select Trash.
  4. Now, select the pictures which you want to recover. You can place your cursor over the photo and then click on the Done icon.
  5. After that click the Restore icon showing on the top right.

Thus you can follow the same process for all of the photos and they will be restored to your Google Photos library and added back to their respective albums.

Recover Google Photos on Android, iPhone & iPad

Now, you can follow the below steps to recover photos from Google photos trash on Android phone or iPhone/ iPad:

  • Open the Google Photos app on your phone.
  • Now, tap the Menu icon on the top left.
  • Now, click on Trash or Bin.
  • Then touch and hold the photo that you wish to restore and then tap Restore at the bottom.

After this, the photo will be back in your phone’s gallery app, Google Photos library, and in the original album.

Google Photos Recovery

You can also use the stellar photo recovery method to recover your photos.

You can follow the below steps to recover Google photos using Stellar recovery:

Step 1: First, download the stellar and then launch Stellar Photo Recovery on the computer.

Step 2: After that, connect storage drive/media to the computer via the card reader.

Step 3: Now, check-in all the photos that you want to recover in What to Recover window.

Step 4: Then select the storage drive from which the photos are deleted. Click Scan

Step 5: Click Recover

Step 6: Now, select the required photos and click Save.

Step 7: So, this is how you can recover deleted photos from Google photos app by using Stellar photo recovery.

How to Recover Google Photos

If you are unable to apply the above-mentioned process to recover your photos from the Google Photos app, you can always contact the Google support team to recover Google photos. Your photos are essential for you so if lost for some reasons you would like to restore them as quickly as possible and so if you are not able to recover your photos on your own, you can contact Google team to ask for help and they would offer you step by step process to recover your photos.