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Hi everyone,

First of all, thanks for taking the time to read this. Long story short...I accidentally deleted all my photos from the gallery with a eBook reader app called Moon+ Reader...don't ask. I'm really upset now, as I've lost all my photos and am wondering if there is any hope of recovering the files? I don't have root access, but the image names/data shows up on my PC when I link the Nexus 5 to my computer. The only thing is that when I try to open the files on my PC, I get "The file can't be read. It may be damaged." I'm guessing if it's still displayed on my PC, the files must be store somewhere within the internal storage? Or is there something like a recycle bin where the internal storage files that are deleted are temporarily stored until the space they used to take is overwritten with new data? I just feel so stupid right now! Any advice would be appreciated. Thanks!

P.S. I don't have root access. Would rooting my phone wipe my internal storage at this point?
 
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There's no hope, sorry

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2534010

[ info] Storage: Nexus 5 Data (info / loss / recovery / prevention)

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There's no hope, sorry

http://forum.xda-developers.com/show....php?t=2534010

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Awww, okay. Thanks for the reply! Just wanted confirmation from someone who knows how this phone works... Now, I can prepare for some closure...
 
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I did this same thing once on my GNex. Only I was dumb enough to do it in the actual gallery app. I deleted ALL my pictures of my newborn son on my phone. Luckily, we used multiple cameras so I still had some pictures from other sources. This is why I use Dropbox (and Google+) to automagically backup my photos whenever I connect to wifi. That way, if it happens again, they're all backed up.


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