How To Recover 3GP Video Files In Windows Quickly

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Nowadays, taking videos at every moment has become a fashion and a need to capture and remember memorable moments. Earlier, a video recorder was used to record which was large in size and uncomfortable to handle. So rarely, people used it. But with the invention of mobile phones and portable video recorder, it has become very much possible to record all those memorable moments. However, with the advancement of technology, people choose mobile phones over video recorder. Mobile phones have a recording application which can record clippings up to a length similar to video recorder.

The video files are stored in various format and one of them is 3GP video file format. 3GP is a video file format used for larger video files. It behaves as a container for storing video files of small storage capacity. These files can have extensions such as .3gpp, .3gp and .3g2. Unlike other, 3GP container is small in size. Due to this unique feature, it is used in most of the hand held devices like smart phones.

Reasons behind the damage of 3GP video file

In spite of all this, users sometimes may face problems of deletion and corruption of videos. There can be several problems like

  • Lack of space on memory card unable to save video files.
  • Due to virus, some of your video files get infected and show error.
  • Corruption of memory card or internal space can also damage video files.
  • Accidental deletion or intentional deletion.
  • Formatting of mobile phone can also delete video files.

Suggested ways to repair 3GP video file

Due to many unseen reasons, your video file get inaccessible and leaving it useless. In such case, you can use your backup but if it is not available then you can take help from an automated software namely Stellar Phoenix Video Repair to repair your 3GP files. Stellar Phoenix Video Repair has some unique features and these are –

  • It is a powerful video repairing tool which can repair damaged and corrupted 3GP video file as well as other video files.
  • It can repair videos stored on memory card, hard drives and on other storage devices.
  • It can repair all types of video format like WMV, ASF, MOV, M4V, F4V, MP4, 3G2 and 3GP.

User Guide Win

Step 1: First of all download and install the 3GP recovery software and then run the application. From main interface of the software, click on ‘Start Scan’ button. To restore videos/images/music from hard drives or other storage media, attach the gadget to your system and then open the software.


Step 2: A list of physical drives and external media recognized by the computer is shown. Select that drive which you want to scanned for recovery and click on ‘Start Scan’ icon. Besides that here you will also get other option named as ‘Advance Scan’ which enables you to customize the process on the basis of file types.


Step 3: The ‘Advance Scan’ option allows you to do a selective rescue based on only those video, music, image, and file types that you need to restore. Below the ‘File List’ tab, a list of supported file type is appeared. Choose the desired file type for rescue and click on ‘start scan’ button.

Step 4: The recovery software scans the entire drive and shows a preview of recovered files before recovery. The recovered files are displayed on the left side in tree view mode.

Step 5: After the completion of scanning, all recovered files are stored in folder on the basis of file types in the left side of software interface. From here you are free to select a file to see the preview of selective file.

Step 6: Lastly, select those files which you want to recover from the scanned list and then click on recover icon or button. After this, all the selected files are stored at the specified location in your PC.