How to Recover Deleted/Lost Photos from Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2

Summary: This is an useful article on the best way to recover your deleted and lost photos/pictures/gallery from Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2.

Samsung’s second-generation folding screen phone is officially named “Galaxy Z Fold 2”, which is slightly different from the “Samsung Galaxy Fold”, which makes it at the same level as Samsung’s other folding screen product, Galaxy Z Flip. Since last year, the smartphone/tablet hybrid is largely the Galaxy Fold 1, but it will undergo a lot of upgrades and improvements every year. The most noticeable upgrade is that the outer screen now fills the front of the phone. XDA’s technical specifications list the display as a 6.2-inch, 2260×816 OLED display with an aspect ratio of 25:9.

Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 has flagship image quality and handling experience. Professional video mode, AI one-click multiple shooting, super bright night mode and night mode are all available, and every beautiful moment can be perfectly recorded. I believe that many people will use Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 to take pictures. So far, have you encountered a situation where photos are lost or deleted? If you want to recover those data, you only need an Android Data Recovery to solve the problem.

Android Data Recovery is not just a data recovery software, but also data backup. It has many functions. First of all, it can recover contacts, text messages, call logs, memos, audios, videos, whatsapp messages, etc. in addition to photos. Next, it is very compatible and can be used in all major Android phone brands. Last but not least, the transmission process will neither leak user information nor harm the mobile phone.


Part 1 Directly Restore Photos on Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 without Backup

Step 1: Connect mobile phone and computer

First download, install and run Android Data Recovery on your computer, then click “Android Data Recovery”, and finally connect the Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 to your computer with a USB cable, and the connection progress bar will appear on the main interface.

Step 2: Turn on USB debugging of Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2

After entering the program completely, it will automatically detect your Android version. You need to turn on USB debugging according to the steps provided by the program, and then click “OK”.

Step 3: Select the data type

At this point, the main interface displays the file types that can be recovered, tick the “Gallery” and “Picture Library”, and then click “Next”. Then the program will scan your phone.

Note: The program needs permission to scan for deleted and lost data. If your device pops up a window, remember to click the device’s “Allow” to make sure the request is remembered. If your device does not pop up such a window, please click “Retry” to try again.

Step 4: Preview and recover the selected files

After the scan is successful, the main interface will display the data types in the form of a list. Please preview and select the data you need, and then click “Recover”. All the data needed to be recovered will be saved on your computer.

Part 2 Restore Photos from Backup to Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2

Step 1: Run “Android Data Recovery” on the computer, and then click “Android Data Backup & Restore”.

Step 2: Now, please connect Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 to the computer using a USB cable.

Step 3: Now, the main interface has the options of “Device Data Restore” and “One-click Restore”, just choose one.

Step 4: Select the desired backup from the backup list, and then click “Start”.

Then select the desired photos, and then click “Restore to Device” or “Restore to PC” to save them all to the corresponding device. During the entire data recovery process, please do not disconnect the phone from the computer.

Part 3 Restore Deleted/Lost Photos from Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 from Kies Backup

Note: Before using this method, please make sure you have used Samsung Kies to back up your phone data.

Step 1: Connect Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 to the computer, and then launch the Samsung Kies.

Step 2: Click the “Backup/Restore” tab at the top of the menu. Then click “Restore” to continue.

Step 3: Select the Kies backup file you created earlier, and then click “Next”.

Step 4: Select the file type to be transferred and press “Next”.

Step 5: Once your device is recognized, you can restore the selected photos to Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 with one click.

Part 4 Recover Photos from Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 with Best Data Recovery

Step 1: Click the below button to free download a trial version of Best Data Recovery to your computer.


Then install and run this software on your computer. Then connect your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2 to the computer via a USB cable.

Step 2: You can find different data types and disk options on the homepage as well. Please select the file types you want to recover, and select your Samsung Galaxy Z Fold2, then click “Scan” to quickly scan your device.

Step 3: After the scanning is completed, you will find that the scanned result are divided into different formats. Click the file as needed to see the details of a specific item, and then select them. You can use the “Filter” feature to quickly locate the files you want to recover. After selecting, click “Recover” on the page to save the selected photos to be recovered to the computer.

Note: If you can’t find the photos you need, just pressing the “Deep Scan” button which is in the upper right corner of the interface to scan it again.