2 Ways to Recover Deleted or Lost Webcam Videos

This article provides two effective ways to help you recover deleted or lost webcam videos from recycle bin recovery or use EaseUS video recovery software for help. Follow to recover your lost webcam videos or dvr/cctv videos in AVI, EXE, MEGP formats with ease now.

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How to recover deleted webcam video files

"I accidentally deleted a video file from my computer that was taken by a Nest Webcam, and I even checked the Camera Roll folder my computer: C:\Users\User Name\Pictures\Camera Roll. Only some photos were left there.

How can I retrieve videos created by using the web camera? Any positive suggestion?"

Many users have a similar experience of losing one or more Webcam videos due to accidental deletion, hard drive format, virus attack, and many other reasons. Do not worry, even you know nothing about webcam video recovery. 

To resolve such a problem, the first thing you should do is to stop using the webcam and don't save any new photos or videos to the Camera Roll folder.

Then follow methods on this page to recover the lost videos files from recycle bin or use reliable video recovery software for help.

Go through guidelines on this page and you'll successfully get your lost webcam video files back with little efforts.

Way 1. Restore deleted webcam videos from recycle bin [2 minutes]

A tested and effective way to recover the lost videos created by the webcam is to undelete them from the recycle bin. Normally, webcam videos are saved in the Camera Roll folder on Windows Library section.

Files deleted from the folder will directly be removed to the Recycle Bin on your Desktop. Therefore, all you need is to undo the deletion with the following 3 steps:

  • Step 1: Double-click on the Recycle Bin icon on Windows Desktop.
  • Step 2: Locate and right-click on the deleted photos, select "Restore".
  • Step 3: The deleted videos will be restored from Recycle Bin to its original locations.
  • Undelete photos from recycle bin.

Way 2. Recover lost Webcam videos with video recovery software [3 steps]

When the deleted or lost webcam videos were removed or failed to show up in the recycle bin, don't worry. EaseUS file recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard is a reliable solution. It works well in webcam video recovery.

  • It supports all kinds of video formats: AVI, EXE, MEGP, MOV, MP4, M4V, MKV, ASF, FLV, SWF, MPG, RM/RMVB, etc.
  • It supports video recover on multiple types of webcams and camera: Nest, Blink, CCTV, HD DVR, IP cameras, video surveillance devices, car camera/recorder, etc.
  • If your lost videos are less than 2GB, EaseUS free file recovery software is available here for help.

Download this program and follow the 3 steps to fully recover your deleted or lost webcam videos now: 

Step 1. Run EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard and select the location or device where you deleted videos. Click "Scan" to scan and find the missing videos.

select a location and click scan

Step 2. After the scan, choose "Videos" in the "Filter" drop-down menu. Go to "Deleted Files" or "Other Lost Files" to find the wanted videos. Double click on found videos and preview them on the popped up window.

scan for deleted data

Step 3. Select the video files that you want to restore. Click "Recover" to save these videos to another secure location on your PC or external storage device.

Restore lost videos

To sum up, when you lost precious videos and photos taken by webcams, go to the recycle bin first. You may be able to find them there.

If nothing appears, turn to EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard for help. It will scan and restore all lost videos for you in just a few simple clicks.

BONUS TIP: In addition, we'd also like to recommend you create back up of valuable videos on your computer. For saving the storage space, you can use free backup software like EaseUS Todo Backup Free to fully back up all valuable videos, files into a compressed image in only a few simple clicks.

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Roxanne is one of the main contributors to EaseUS and has created multiple posts on digital devices like PCs, Mobile phones, tablets, Mac, etc. She loves to share ideas with people of the same interest.

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