How to Retrieve Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100

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    Steps to Recover Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100 camera

    Nikon D5100 is a digital camera from Nikon packed with awesome features like 16.9 mega pixel camera with full HD photo and video recording, superior optics and excellent picture quality. It includes a memory slot to house a SD / SDHC / SDXC memory card. This cam is very handy and is used for photographing personal vacations and as well as professional photo shoots.

    How to retrieve deleted photos from Nikon D5100 camera?

    Data from a camera’s SD cards can get lost or deleted on multiple occasions such as unintentional data deletion – erasing files accidentally, formatting the SD card, deleting data accidentally from a connected computer. Data deletions scenarios include intentional data deletions – there are some scenarios where you may have to delete photos from a memory card like; when the device is inaccessible, affected with virus, or the camera’s data goes missing due improper usage, etc. or it might be a case that the memory card used was not of a good quality hence it was able to withstand the stress on it. Under such situations, you may lose all files such as photos and movies that were shot from your Nikon D5100’s storage device.

    Read on to know how to retrieve deleted photos from Nikon D5100 camera. When the storage device faces photo deletion due to any reason, the erased photos still reside on that memory device but it becomes inaccessible to the camera and to the computer. In order to recover deleted photos from Nikon D5100 cam, you shall need any reliable third party photo recovery software. A reliable and powerful photo recovery that is widely utilized restore deleted photos from Nikon D5100 and other digi-cams is Remo Recover utility for all Windows based computers, using which you can effectively recover all data that is deleted or lost due to any reasons.

    Steps to restore deleted photos from Nikon D5100 using Remo Recover utility:

    Here’s how to retrieve deleted photos from Nikon D5100 camera: download Remo Recover software by clicking on the Download button which you’ll find below and install it on your Windows system. Directly connect the Nikon D5100 camera to the system or you can as well use a card reader to connect the memory card to the Windows PC using USB. If you’re connecting the Nikon camera directly, make sure the camera is charged enough to easily last the photo recovery session. Then just follow the detailed photo recovery steps mentioned below with the respective screen-shots to rescue deleted photos from Nikon D5100 in just few simple steps. Before you proceed with data recovery process, you can learn some useful tricks in maintaining data securely on your Nikon camera.

    Useful tricks in maintaining data securely on Nikon cameras and to avoid data corruptions on its storage:

  • Handle with care: Storage devices can easily get corrupted if they are handled rashly or forcefully
  • Keep the camera battery charged before using it: If you capture pictures and videos when the battery is low, there is a possibility to cause data  on its storage
  • Using the memory card on multiple platforms frequently such as camera, phones, card reader, etc. can result in data deletions and corruptions
  • Keep your Nikon camera’s storage device away from viruses and malwares and also from virus infected data


Steps to recover photos from a Nikon D5100 camera using Remo Recover:

Step 1: Install and run Remo Recover software on your Windows system and connect Nikon camera to the computer. Select “Recover Photos” option from main screen.

Recover Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100 - Main Screen

Figure A: Main Screen

Step 2: Select the camera drive from where you wish to retrieve photos and click “Next” option to begin scanning process.

Restore Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100 - Select Drive

Figure B: Select Drive

Step 3: After completion of scanning process, you can view the list of recovered photos from Nikon camera in two types of views - “File Type View” or “Data View”.

Steps to Restore Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100 - Recovered Data

Figure C: Recovered Photos

Step 4: Save the recovered photos from the camera memory to any desired location.

Rescue Deleted Photos from Nikon D5100 - Save Recovered Data

Figure D: Save Recovered Photos



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