Recover photos and videos deleted from Motorola droid razr
By Vito Johnson
The razr has a 8 megapixel shooter capable of capturing 1080p video with a single flash, it produces magnificent archives of life with images and videos. If you are a fan of this stunning solid-constructed wonder, and unfortunately deleted some of the precious photos and videos form the android phone, this is the article you should check out to recover deleted photos and videos from Motorola droid razr.
The storage used by the razr is more of a recovery friendly type than other mobile devices (iphone, for instance), once a delete command is sent, the raze locates the area on the memory where the deleted photos or videos has been stored on and marked it as a free space, sending the message that this area is available for newly captured photos, videos or audios to overwrite, if you haven’t used your phone intensively after the deletion, then the chance is good to fully recover all the deleted files with capable deleted file recovery tool for Motorola droid razr.
Steps to recover deleted files from Motorola droid razr
Step 1: launch photo recovery for Motorola droid razr
Step 2: Now Select media for recovery. In this step you can search for photo, music and video files. Start scan
Update: Android 4.0 update has brought some changes to the file system, it set MTP as default USB connection mode, but to have the photo recovery software recognize the SD card used in Motorola Droid RAZR, Droid RAZR MAXX, the USB Connection mode should be set as USB Mass storage mode, to do that, going to Settings -> Storage -> Menu -> USB computer connection and selecting Mass Storage. then the software should be able to recognize the Motorola droid razr and scan the files deleted from it
Step 3: After scanning , it show the preview of recovered files.
Step 4: This will help you to select the specific region of selected media.
Step 5: Select the specific file type
Step 6: Through this method you can create image sector by sector of selcted media.
Step 7: Select the range
Step 8: Resume recovery from the last saved scan
Step 9: Save the recovered file at your specified location.
Does the method apply to Motorola droid razr maxx?
Well, that depends on if the Motorola droid has been updated to android 4.0 version. Anyway, the files deleted from SD card will be recovered no matter what, but if the droid razr is powered by android 4.0, the internal storage file recovery becomes way complicated. The idea is to output the whole internal memory as a RAW file, output and convert it to a VHD file, which the photo recovery software can recognize as a hard drive disk and recover files from. This process requires a rooted Motorola droid razr or maxx, the implantation is geeky, takes roughly 5 hours and has potential hazards to brick your phone, if you are determined, proceed with caution.