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. Google photos are one of the best applications to store your photos over cloud storage. Photos captured using your mobile phones are sometimes very important and you need to back-up them, so Google pPhotos act as a storage unit for your photos of the android phone. Many times while using Google photos some photos gets accidently deleted which is important for us. We need to recover the deleted photos from the Google photos. However if you have deleted photos from the Google photos, you can recover it within 60 days of deletion from the trash of the Google photos. Google photos is one of the most needed photo backup services that is accessible online. It permits you to access your photos stored on your phone and the web. So, in case, if you have ever unintentionally deleted photos from Google photos, then there is a way to recover them. The procedure of deleted recovery Google photos is very simple on smartphone and Android devices. So, if you are one of those users who are facing issues in recovering your deleted Google photos on your Android device? Then you should not worry. You can follow the steps described below to do it.

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.

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.

How to Recover Google Photos on Computer

You can use one of the methods to recover your Google photos 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.

How to recover Google photos using recovery app

Google photos recovery storage is important if the deleted photos are of your need and you have accidently or unknowingly deleted it. Thus recover your deleted photos within 60 days of deletion otherwise it will be permanently deleted from the Google Photos.

Steps to Recover Google Photos using recovery app

  • Open Google photos from your mobile home screen.
  • Tap on “Library” option.
  • You will see “Trash” option. Tap on it to open.
  • You will see here the deleted photos from the Google photos.
  • Select the photos which you want to restore.
  • Tap on “Restore” button to get back those deleted photos back on your android mobile.
  • The selected photos and videos will now show in the Google photos folder. You can view it.

Google photos recovery over web

  • Sign in to your Google account.
  • Click on the “Google Apps” icon at the top right of the screen beside your profile picture.
  • Click on “Photos” app.
  • Now look for “Trash” icon showing in the left side panel and click on it.
  • You will see the deleted photos over there.
  • Select those photos and videos which you want to recover.
  • After selecting, click on “Recover”.
  • All the selected photos get back in your Google Photos folder.

You can view the recovered photos in your android phone too.

How to 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:

  • Firstly, open the Google photos app on your smartphone or Android device.
  • Then tap on three horizontal lines located at the upper left of your device screen. Pick ‘Trash’ option.
  • Now choose the photos that you would want to restore by just pressing on them.
  • Then you have to wait for a few minutes until the options appear. Then tap on the ‘Restore’ option to recover Google photos.
  • Now your Android device will automatically reappear in your photos library section while you go back.
  • That's all.

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

Google Photos Recovery

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 photos 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 photos team to ask for help and they would offer you step by step process to recover your photos.

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