When you accidentally delete all your Telegram data, it’s quite natural that you panic. But don’t you worry. You can restore everything that’s been removed forever. You can recover the deleted photos, videos, and chats on Telegram with the tricks and tactics in this article.
When you initially downloaded Telegram, a messaging application, you probably would have no idea that all the data are saved in multiple folders of your device. Whether you send or receive any type of file, they’re saved into various folders, depending on your device. For instance, if you’re using Android, you can get the deleted files inside the “File Manager“, “Cache” folder, or “Telegram folder“. You can also use other tricks and tactics to retrieve all the deleted files of folders, such as downloading the data recovery software, taking a screenshot, and the like.
In this article, we will learn about the different methods that we can apply to recover the deleted photos, videos, and chats on Telegram. Let’s check them out, shall we?
How to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos, And Chats on Telegram
Recovering deleted photos, videos, and chats on Telegram is a tiresome task if you don’t know the proper tricks and tactics.
I’ve talked about recovering chats on Telegram in my previous article. Today, I’m going to talk about how you can recover deleted photos and videos on Telegram. Here, I’m not going to talk about the tricks like taking screenshots, or screen recording in the previous article, but rather talk about the “real” ways where you can get the pictures and videos of actual resolution.
4 Methods to Recover Telegram Photos and Videos On Android devices
More than half the people around the world use an Android phone. Downloading a Telegram application on your Android device can be very beneficial; despite the fact that you’ve deleted everything that you’ve received or shared on Telegram, you can still retrieve them back in all the ways below:
Recover Telegram Photos and Videos from “Telegram Images” and “Telegram Videos”
Did you know that even though you uninstall the Telegram application from your Android device, you can still get back all the photos and videos on the “File Manager” of your device? Below are the step-by-step procedures on how to recover Telegram photos and videos on Android devices in four different ways:
- Open “File Manager”
- Go to “Internal Storage”
- Then, tap on the “Telegram” folder
- Lastly, go to “Telegram Images” and “Telegram Videos”
There you have it! You can retrieve every single photo and video you’ve shared and received on Telegram after you press on “Telegram Images” and “Telegram Videos”.
Recover Telegram Photos and Videos from the “cache” Folder
How often we hate the cache files on our devices? We consider them to be junk files and tend to remove everything on them. In case you haven’t yet deleted Telegram’s “cache” files, you can always go back to the “cache” folder of Telegram. Here’s how you can do it:
- Go to “File Manager”
- Open External Storage
- Tap on “Android”
- Then, open “data”
- Next, scroll down and go to “org.telegram.messenger”
- Finally, tap on the “cache” folder
After you tap on the “cache” folder, you can see numerous pictures, videos, and files you previously had on Telegram.
Recover deleted Telegram Photos and Videos with Android data recovery software
Now, this seems like a difficult idea. If you no more possess any “cache” folder on your Android device, you can download any Android data recovery software.
We recommend you to download “DiskDigger” from your PlayStore, as you can recover photos( in jpg format) and videos for free(However, if you have any other files besides photos and videos, you should pay for them). You can follow the steps below to recover Telegram photos and videos with Android data recovery software:
- Open “Google PlayStore”
- Type in “DiskDigger” on the search icon
- Install “DiskDigger”
- Then, open “DiskDigger”
- Next, tap on “Start Basic Photo Scan”
- Finally, press on “Recover”
There you go! You can now easily access the deleted Telegram photos and videos on your Android device.
Recover Telegram deleted photos and videos from the “Telegram” folder
Before you uninstall Telegram, think first. Did you by any chance save the photos and videos manually? If yes, then, don’t you worry! You can always find deleted Telegram photos and videos from the “Telegram” folder on your Android device’s “Photos” or “Gallery”.
Here, I’ve shown you how you can manually save pictures and videos from your Android version of Telegram as well:
- Open Telegram chat message
- Press on the picture that you receive
- Next, tap on ‘Three Vertical Dots” on the top right corner
- Then, go to “Save to gallery” from the list
- Now, open “Photos” or “Gallery”
- Go to the “Telegram” folder
Under the “Telegram” folder, you’ll get all the pictures and videos you have deleted out of Telegram.
A Method to Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos On iOS
For iOS users, it’s a little difficult to retrieve the deleted Telegram photos and videos, as it hardly has any space for things like “cache” files. However, you can still recover Telegram photos and videos from iOS in all the ways below:
Recover photos and videos from the “Camera Roll”
When you save a photo or a video from the Telegram application on your iOS, the phone hardly creates a separate folder for Telegram under “Camera Roll”. However, you can still get the photos and videos on the “Recents” album.
Here’s how you can save pictures and videos on iOS and get them even after they get deleted out of your Telegram application:
- Open the chat message of Telegram
- Tap on the picture that you receive
- Next, press on the ‘back arrow’
- Then, tap on “Save to Camera Roll”
- Now, go to “Camera Roll” on your iOS device
- Press on the “Recents” album
Voila! You’ve successfully saved the Telegram photos and videos on your iOS device. You won’t have to be afraid anymore about losing them.
Methods to Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos on Telegram Desktop
Probably, Telegram Desktop is the easiest of all the Telegram applications out there. You don’t have to worry a bit about losing a single piece of information, for the fact that it has a feature to “Export Telegram data”. You can also save the photos and videos manually on your PC.
Let’s go through those processes in detail:
Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos by Exporting on Telegram Desktop
“Export Telegram Data” is the most beneficial part of using Telegram desktop, as no other versions of Telegram have a feature to export Telegram data. However, you would need to export everything on your Telegram account beforehand before deleting everything on it.
The following are the ways on how you can recover deleted Telegram photos and videos by exporting on Telegram desktop:
- Open Telegram Desktop
- Now, log in to Telegram Desktop
- Next, click on the ‘Three-Horizontal Bars‘
- Then, go to “Settings“
- Furthermore, click on “Advanced“
- Under “Data and storage“, go to “Export Telegram data”
- Now, click on the “Photos” and “Videos” option [Note: Under “Location and format”, between “Human-readable HTML” and “Machine-Readable JSON” please select HTML, because you can open the data in an offline format. ]
- Click on “Export” to export all your photos and videos
After you click on “export”, select a folder to save your precious photos and videos. And, you are all done!
Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos from “Telegram Desktop” folder
If you are choosy about the photos and videos you receive on Telegram, you can also manually save them on the desired folder of your PC.
The following are the ways on how you can recover deleted Telegram photos and videos from the “Telegram Desktop” folder:
- Open Telegram Desktop
- Next, log in to Telegram Desktop
- Now, open a picture or a video on a chat message
- Click on the three verticle dots to save photos and videos on your desired folder [Note: If you click on the ‘down arrow’ you can find your photo or video on the “Users” folder under the C drive]
Congratulations! You’ve successfully downloaded the photos and videos for future endeavors.
Methods to Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos on Telegram Web
To retrieve the deleted Telegram photos and videos on Telegram web, all you need to do is either save the pictures in a pdf format or download them.
Recover Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos by Saving them
You can recover the deleted Telegram Photos and Videos on Telegram by downloading them manually. The steps are as follows:
- Open any browser
- Go to Telegram web version
- Log in or Sign up for Telegram
- Then, choose one of the chat messages to save
- Press “Ctrl+P“
- Select “Change” to choose a method to save your chat history
- Lastly, click “Save” to backup Telegram chat messages and photos
Recover the Deleted Telegram Photos and Videos by Downloading them
You can also save all your photos and videos manually by clicking on the ‘down arrow’ and saving them to the desired folders of your PC; even though you’ve already deleted all the data on Telegram, you can still get these saved pictures and videos on your PC.
Below are the ways on how you can download the Telegram photos and videos:
- Open Telegram Desktop
- Next, log in to Telegram Desktop
- Then, open a picture or a video on a chat message
- Click on the down arrow (download icon) button to save photos and videos on your desired folder
Congratulations! You’re all done. You’ve saved photos and videos on your PC.
Frequently Asked Questions
How can I recover deleted Telegram photos and videos on Android?
To recover deleted Telegram photos and videos on Android, you can firstly open File Manager, then go to Internal Storage. Next, go to the Telegram folder; and lastly, open Telegram Images or Telegram videos.
How do I restore a Telegram video that has been deleted automatically?
You can find your automatically deleted Telegram video on File Manager or Gallery in the case of Android. If not iOS, you can find it on your “Camera Roll”.
In a nutshell
There are several ways to restore your deleted photos, videos, and chats. For Android devices, you can either go to the “File Manager”, “Cache” Folder, “Telegram” folder, or download an Android data recovery software. Similarly, for iOS devices, you can recover photos and videos from the “Camera Roll” application. Analogously, for Telegram Desktop, you can either export the data or download the files manually. Finally, for Telegram web, you can download the files individually.
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