See if you can restore deleted photos & videos
If you have back up & sync on, photos and videos you delete will stay in your trash for 60 days. You can recover deleted items using the instructions below.
- On your Android phone or tablet, open the Google Photos app .
- At the top left, tap Menu , then Trash .
- Touch and hold the photo or video you want to recover.
- At the top right, tap Restore . That photo or video will be restored to your Google Photos library and added back into any albums it was in.
We recommend backing up your photos
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