How to recover deleted photos from Nokia lumia 900

The latest offering from Nokia is an amazingly crafted slab powered by the responsive, silk-smooth windows phone operating system – the lumia 900. It has the Zune to manage media files. Zune can alsorestore the files (deleted or formatted) to a point before the last time your phone was updated.

Zune > Settings > Phone > Update > Restore

Also you’ll be on your primary computer, the one that the lumia 900 first connected. If you don’t get the restore option, or you haven’t update your phone with the computer yet, you will need a third-party undelete utility to recover the deleted photos and videos from Nokia lumia 900.

When files deleted from Nokia lumia 900, they are not entirely wiped out, it’s only the pointer to the files removed from the file allocation table while the actual data file stays no harm. The spaces where the deleted files occupy are now marked as blank. You should note that the operating system is now perfectly happy to overwrite that place. So stop taking photos or transferring files with the lumia 900, any files saved on the storage decrease the chances of a perfect recovery. Keep the storage as it was, the deleted files can be easily recovered with photo recovery utility for Nokia lumia 900.

The guide

Download photo recovery for Nokia lumia 900

Launch the software, select drive.

Click scan

After scanning process, the results are organized by file types and file extensions. Nokia lumia 900 captures photos in jpeg, videos in MPEG-4. Locate the files you want to have back. 

Recover deleted photos and videos from nokia lumia 900