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"I accidentally cleared cache on my SD card storage for my LG smartphone, by which half of my gallery photos were deleted. How do I recover all photos and apps data?"
Android cache files can be saved both on Android internal memory and external SD card. If you completely deleted the folder without doing backups, your data in Android internal memory or some of the external memory SD card will be removed.
So what should you do once you lost files on the memory card?
- First, stop using the Android SD card.
- Next, find a reliable file recovery solution to restore the lost files.
If the cached files and images are on the SD card, you can follow the two provided methods here to restore deleted cached images and files from the Android SD card.
Manual Method - Recover Deleted Cache Images
The provided method here is a third-partition solution, which may be able to bring your lost cache images back, but the recovered images may not show the original size.
Step 1: Open "My Files" or "Storage" on the Android phone.
Step 2: Go to the Android folder, locate and open a folder named "Data".
Step 3: Open a folder named com.sec...gallery3d inside the Data folder.
Step 4: Then you'll see a Cache folder there, open it and you'll see some thumbnails of the deleted files.
Step 5: Change the extensions of these files to .png, .jpg, .jpeg, etc.
Step 6: After this, you can get your cache image files back and view them in the "Gallery" again.
Automated Method - Recover Cached Images and Files from Android SD card
# 1. Download reliable file recovery software
To do so, you'll need to download a reliable data recovery software for help. EaseUS hard drive data recovery software - Data Recovery Wizard supports to scan the Android SD card and find all lost files for you.
If you use a Mac machine, download the Mac version.
# 2. Connect Android SD card to PC
You need to take out your Android SD card from the phone and use a card reader to insert the SD card into the computer.
# 3. 3-step recovery of deleted Cache files on Android SD card
Wait for the SD card to show up on the computer and follow to start Android SD card data recovery:
Step 1. Run SD card recovery software and scan the card.
Launch EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard on your PC and select your SD card. Then click "Scan" to start finding lost data on your SD card.
Step 2. Check found SD card data.
After the scanning process, you can click "Filter" to quickly find wanted files.
Step 3. Restore SD card data.
You can check and preview found files by double-clicking each one of them. Then click Recover to save found SD card files to a secure location on your PC or external storage.
If the cached data you deleted is stored in the internal memory on the Android phone, you can apply EaseUS MobiSaver for Android to restore cache data. This tool covers multiple scenarios that result in data loss from the Android phone. Here are some features for you to check:
- Support recover data lost after accidental deletion, virus attack, device failure, and more.
- Scan and preview all Photos, Contacts, Messages, and more on your Android.
- Recover lost files and data in 3 steps, hassle-free and time-saving.
- 100% secure and works well on all operating systems.
Download EaseUS MobiSaver for Android now and follow the guide below to recover cache files on Android.
Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer
Install and run EaseUS MobiSaver for Android, connect your Android phone to the computer. Click the "Start" button to connect your device.
NOTE: As the software can only access the rooted Android device, you need to make sure that your phone has been rooted before recovery.
Step 2. Scan Android phone to find the lost data
After connected your Android phone, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the existing and lost data. You can easily find the lost files you want by choosing the correct file types.
Step 3. Preview and recover data from Android phone
Preview all the recoverable files one by one and then you can select those you want quickly. Here you can turn on the "Only displayed deleted items" option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click the "Recover" button to get the selected files back once.
The Bottom Line
To sum up, the provided methods on this page can't 100% work for restoring your deleted or lost Cache files, especially some apps' caches.
So the best way to protect files from deleting is to create a regular backup of essential files on your cellphone. It's also important to be careful while you are planning to clear cellphone storage and cache files.
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Author Jean has been writing tech articles since she was graduated from university. She has been part of the EaseUS team for over 5 years. Her special focuses are data recovery, disk partitioning, data space optimization, data backup and Mac OS. By the way, she's an aviation fan!
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