Recover Deleted Phots from a Samsung Galaxy 4 Phone

My wife accidentally deleted most of her photos from her phone.  Does anyone have experience with any of the PC applications that can be used to recover the pictures?

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_Commented:
Assuming the Samsung is seen as a "drive", I would give Recuva and PhotoRec, a look-see.
They"re free.

Recuva
https://www.piriform.com/recuva

PhotoRec (though now it seems to be called Wondershare Data Recovery)
http://www.wondershare.net/ad/data-recovery/?gclid=CLqzuMKtocECFY8F7AodoQ4AdQ

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_Commented:
hmmmm... here is a link for PhotoRec

http://www.cgsecurity.org/wiki/PhotoRec
rindiCommented:
If those photo's were stored on a removable memory card, you can also connect the card to a PC's card-reader and then scan it using the above mentioned utilities.

If they weren't on a card, I think there are also android apps for recovery, but I don't have any experience with them and believe that recovery chances will be low.
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mlmccAuthor Commented:
MY machine doesn't see the phone as a drive.  Also I don't see a removable memory card.

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rindiCommented:
Then the only options are either to find an android app via the app-store and try those, or send the device to a professional data recovery agency, which won't be cheap.

I'd take this as a reminder to often sync the data between the Phone and the PC, and / or the cloud...
EirmanChief Operations ManagerCommented:
In order for the phone to be seen by the PC, you need to install the correct usb driver and have the correct cable connected. Get the version of KIES that matches your phone's OS here ...
http://www.samsung.com/ie/support/usefulsoftware/KIES/

You may need to go into "USB debugging mode" to get the driver installed.
_Commented:
Thank you much.     : )
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