How To Recover Deleted Photo’s and Videos from Google Photos



Google Photos is google’s very own photo sharing and storage platform developed in May 2015. It allows users to store images online and share them. For most of the users its the go to app for image sharing. And while using any app or feature we come across situations when we mistakenly do things we aren’t intended to do. Like, in this case we might delete photos that we need. So, Google Photos has a feature to recover deleted photo’s and videos within 60 days of deleting them.

Recover deleted photos form Google Photos
Recover deleted photos form Google Photos

How To Recoved Deleted Photos and Videos from Google Photos

When we delete a photo/video in google photos, it not directly deleted instead it is moved to ‘Trash Folder‘ where it stays for 60 days and then gets permanently deleted. This Trash Folder allows users to recover all deleted photos back within 60 days i.e. before they are permanently deleted from the platform’s storage.

If you have enabled backup and sync on google photos or Google photo’s is your phone’s default photos app then you can use this steps to recover deleted app from Google Photos within 60 days on your smartphone,

  1. On your smartphone, open Google Photos app.
  2. Go to Library -> Trash folder.
  3. Find the image/video you want to recover -> Tap and hold on the image to get more options.
  4. Tap on Restore.
    This will restroe the image back to its orignal location on your smartphones libaray and Google Photos.

If you want to restore image using your laptop, their is an option for that too in Google Photos. Follow these steps to recover deleted photos using your system,

  1. Go to
  2. Click on Trash Folder in the left pannel of the website.
  3. Click on the photos to open it.
  4. At the top-right click on Restore button to get your photo back to its inital location.

This is all about Google Photos and How to recover deleted photos from Google Photos. I thinks this article might help you, if yes do share this with your friends. Also, if you have sync turn ON on your devices you might get nostalgic feeling with tons on memories seeing your photos. And find some amazing photos that you love too. I have found some photos too, while working for this article. So, do comment about your experience with this feature.

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