5 Effective Ways to Recover Inaccessible Photos

Perhaps you have your own cameras or smartphones, through which you can easily take photos to record your precious memories. But digital photos have a deadly flaw – susceptibility to become damaged or inaccessible. This post will share you 5 tricks to recover them.

Digital photos can become inaccessible for various reasons, such as the damaged photo storage device like overheated, watered or virus-infected SD card, or photo structure corruption and so on. Irrespective of the real causes, when confronted with such miserable situations, you will certainly try your best to attempt photo recovery. Thereinafter, we’ll introduce 4 useful recovery solutions. You can follow them depending on your own case.

5 Effective Ways to Recover Inaccessible Photos

1. Recover from Backups

Without any doubts, the best scenario must be that you’ve backed up the photos in advance, no matter backed up to another drive or cloud. It is because that data backup will make recovery pretty easy. For instance, if your PST file corrupts due to Outlook crash, you can easily recover Outlook data with PST backups. Likewise, if you have photo backups, you can readily restore photos from the backups.

2. Kill Viruses on the Device

There is likelihood that photos become inaccessible due to the fact that they have been encrypted by any viruses or malware on the device. In this case, generally, the photos will be accessible as long as the viruses get killed. Thereby, you could leave no stones unturned to scan the device and remove all existing viruses.

3. Fix the Hardware Issues

Apart from viruses, issues on the device hardware can be the culprits as well. In this situation, what you can do is to solve the hardware problems, such as fixing the card slots, updating the driver, gently wiping the device surface, etc. After that, you can reboot the device to see if photos can be accessible again.

4. Resort to Reliable Recovery Tool

Provided that all solutions mentioned above cannot eliminate this issue, you will need to resort to external help, such as the reliable external photo recovery tool. With the development of data recovery industry, there are a myriad of photo fix utilities available in today’s market. Hence, you can choose a dependable one to take a shot.

5. Take Recourse to Experts

Aside from recurring to data recovery tool, you could also directly contact related specialists for help. Similar to the recovery software, there are a great number of data recovery services today. Therefore, if you can afford it, you can find a reliable, well quality and experienced photo recovery service. Their professionals will be able to recover the inaccessible photos.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including recover sql and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

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