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GIF Recovery: Retrieve Dynamic Pictures from Android

-- Friday, September 09, 2016
I deleted my GIF images by accident and I am wondering if there any way to retrieve them. I saved them on SD card and I deleted them from the internal storage of my phone. But when I checked my SD card, they are all gone. Is there any way to retrieve them? Please help!

People may tend to create the GIF images on their Android device but would delete them accidentally. Now I want to show you how to make dynamic pictures on your device and how to get them back when you delete them by mistake.

Part 1. How to Create Dynamic Pictures on Android Device

Method 1. Create Dynamic Pictures with Gif Me! Camera

People may have a lot of different ways to create a GIF images. If you are users of Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge, you don’t need to install any Apps and can make the dynamic pictures directly. But if you are not one of them and you want to film the GIF images on your Android device, you can do it as well. Now I want to introduce you a very simple way to create dynamic pictures with the help of Gif Me! Camera.

Create GIF Images

It is an Android App aims to make the GIF creating easier. You can capture a small moment of the scene and share it on Twitter, Facebook and so on. Now you can check the following steps to start making dynamic pictures yourself.

1. Open the App and choose the camera option

2. Take a short clip for several seconds.

3. Edit it like add text and choose different filters if you want to.

4. Share it on social networks.

Method 2. Create Dynamic Pictures with TunesGo

The other way to create GIF images from Android is to make it with TunesGo, a program that can not only create dynamic pictures, but also manage your iTunes easily. Now I will show you how to create a great dynamic picture step-to-step:

1. Download the TunesGo on your computer by clicking the download button below.

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2. Connect your device to your PC with the USB cable. And please enable the USB debugging.
on your Android.

3. On top pane of the program, go to "Photos". Then choose the photos or video you want to convert to GIF.

Create Dynamic Pictures

4. Click "Create GIF" button then the job is done!

Part 2. Recover Deleted GIF Images from Android

If we lose the GIF Images on our Android device, you don’t have to worry about it because we can get them back in several steps with the help of Android Data Recovery. But first of all, please download the program below.

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Step 1 Connect Device to PC
Please connect Android device to your computer via USB cable. But before it can be connected successfully, you need to go to your device and set up the USB option with “MTP” mode and enable USB Debugging. Different operating systems have different setting method, so please follow the steps on the interface of the program to set it up.

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Step 2 Select Lost Data to Scan
Once your device successfully being connected to computer, you will see the interface as below. Please choose “Gallery” and click “Next” to start.

Restore Android Deleted Data

But the program needs to get privilege to scan deleted data on our Android device, so please go to your device and tap “Allow” on the pop-up window.

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Then the program begins to scan the lost photos on your Android device!

Step 3 Preview and Restore Photos to PC
Once the scanning is over, you can preview the photos including the GIF images from your device. Just click “Gallery” on the left pane. All the images on your device are shown on the interface. Please choose the GIF images you want to retrieve and click “Recover” to restore them to your computer.

Recover Deleted Data from Android

Step 4 View the Result of Exported GIF Images
Once the dynamic pictures are exported to your computer, you can check them out.

Export GIF Images

Note: If you have make a backup copy with Android Data Recovery before, you can recover the GIF images from the backup. It is really convenient because you can view the backup history and retrieve the ones you need by several steps.

Actually, Android Data Recovery can not only recover the GIF images but also the other formats of photos like .bmp, .jpg, .tiff and etc. And it is very simple to operate as you can see above. But for the deleted dynamic pictures, it would be better to make a backup if they are very important for you!

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Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.