How to recover deleted photos from HTC one
Update1: in the newest version of android operating system, USB mass storage as a connecting mode has been removed, which invalids the tutorial because under the existing USB connection mode(MTP/PTP) photo recovery software can no longer access the phone memory of HTC one x and the original HTC one.
Update2: the latest flagship - HTC one m8 has arrived, the GOOD news is that it finally added SD card expandable storage, which, the photo recovery software can work with, if the deleted photos were stored on the SD card, they can be retrieved with photo recovery software with a few clicks of mouse.
The superphone has the guts to match its handsome exterior. The imageSense camera module that comes in the HTC one has the ability to store moments with stellar images and 1080p videos. Since you are reading this article, you may have lost some of them. The memories are to be cherished, and we will talk about how to resurrect deleted images and videos from the HTC One, one M8.
The step by step guide to recover deleted photos and videos from HTC One
The built in storage of the HTC One works like a computer drive, when you delete something, you remove the pointer to the files from the file allocation table, meanwhile, the actual data files are not disturbed but flagged by the OS as no longer necessary. If you kept on shooting videos or transfer movies/big data files to your phone, the deleted files might be overwritten by new data and beyond repair. So, avoid writing data to the memory until the deleted photo recovery is done. If you are aware of the photo/video file loss in time and the storage is not overwritten, the deleted files could be recovered with photo recovery software for HTC one without much fuss.
Download photo recovery for HTC one.
The windows based application has a user friendly interface, it is able to recover all the deleted photos as well as video files that has been recorded to the storage.
Connect the memory card/phone with computer.
For HTC one m8, take out the memory card from the phone, since the card type is micro SD, to connect the card with computer, a SD card adapter or USB card reader is needed.
For older models which doesn't support SD card, on the phone, set the connection mode to USB Mass Storage mode, to do that, go to Settings -> Connect to PC -> Default Connection Type -> Disk Drive
Select drive and scan.
Scan the storage of HTC one, after scanning, the software will let you preview the detected result, customize the filter options to easily locate the files you’d like to have back.
Set the output destination and recover deleted files from HTC one