3-Step Solution to Recover Deleted Picasa Photos with Ease [2019 Updated]

Abby Haines updated on Aug 06, 2019 to Data Recovery Solution | How-to Articles


If you need a quick tip to recover deleted Picasa photos in Windows or Mac computer, try the Recycle Bin or Trash recovery. When you find nothing appears in the Recycle Bin or Trash, here a 3-step solution provided by EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is your best shot.

How to recover lost photos from Picasa

Picasa is a popular photo management tool introduced by Google. Most people like it because it provides a very great photo editing experience and managing feature. However, pictures stored on Picasa are not 100% safe.

Accidentally deleting photos and even image folders can get them lost in a few seconds. That's why so many people post questions like that "how to recover deleted Picasa photos".

Can I Recover Deleted Photos from Picasa

"About half a years ago, I started to Picasa and I really like this amazing tool. It works so well in photo management that I usually use it to view, edit and share all my photos on Facebook, Flickr and Google accounts.

This morning, I accidentally clicked on "Delete from Disk" button on my photos of Picasa while trying to move some photos to another image folder. I tried to search them on my computer hard disk and even looked in Recycle Bin, but it didn't help. Is there any efficient photo recovery solution that can recover deleted Picasa photos?"

Delete photos in Picasa.

If you lost Picasa photos or pictures in Windows or Mac computers, relax. Read on and you'll learn a quick tip and 3-step Picasa photo recovery solution provided by EaseUS data recovery software to fully resolve your issue. 

Quick Tip: Undelete Picasa Photos from Recycle Bin or Trash

Picasa was designed as a handful picture editing tool by Google which simplified the way to recover deleted Picasa photos. Both Windows and Mac users can easily recover lost Picasa photos from the Recycle bin or Trash as the quick tips listed here:

For Windows users:

  • Step 1: Open the Recycle Bin on Windows Desktop.
  • Step 2: Locate the deleted Picasa photos by the image thumbnail.
  • Step 3: Right-click on the selected photos, select "Restore".
  • Undelete photos from recycle bin.

The selected photos will be restored to the original location where you saved Picasa photos such as the Picasa album.

For Mac users:

  • Step 1: Open the Trash.
  • Step 2: Magnify the photos to identify your deleted Picasa photos.
  • Step 3: Drag these photos to other location on Mac (Desktop, a specific folder on Mac volume or an external storage device). 

See, this is the whole process of Picasa deleted photo recovery. Pretty cool, right?

If you've emptied the Recycle bin or Trash as mentioned in the above case, finding no elsewhere to track the lost photos, what will you do? Here EaseUS software offers you a 3-step photo recovery solution to fully restore lost Picasa photos with ease.

3-Step Solution to Recover Deleted/Lost Picasa Photos

EaseUS disk data recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard is powerful to recover lost data from computers and all storage devices. It can be applied to various data loss situations including deleted file recovery.

If you are a Mac user, select the Mac version of this software and apply for Picasa photo recovery immediately.

It just takes 3 simple steps to recover deleted photos from Picasa on your PC:

First, get to know some useful features when you recover deleted pictures:

  • Filter: it provides a quick way to wanted files. To find wanted pictures, choose "Graphics" in the Filter list.
  • Search: search for an exact file name or file type. For example, type .png, .jpg, .jpeg, .tif, etc. in the search box to search for the specific types of pictures.

Second, follow a detailed guide to recover deleted pictures:


Step 1: Choose a location.

Choose the drive with the correct drive letter (it can be a local disk or an external device) and click the Scan button.

select the location

Step 2: Scan the lost data.

It won't take long for EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard to find deleted contents on the selected drive. Soon, the "Deleted files" result comes out. After the scan is over, there are many scan results showing up under different categories.

click scan

Step 3: Filter pictures and recover.

Use the Filter feature to quickly filter picture files from the results. Also, search for a file name and file type in the Search bar. In the end, select the wanted pictures and click the Recover button.

click recover

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

2. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

3. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

4. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files to better verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

5. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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