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How to Recover Lost Files on Android Phone(Samsung/HTC/LG/Motorola etc)?

June 10, 2017 22:13 PM/Posted By Chann Ethan to Android Phone Data Recovery

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  • "My Motorola Atrix 4g phone fell down in the water and is dead how to recover all data? - Recover all in information from a dead atrix phone" - Asked by Chena.Thomas

    "Hi, i have just uninstalled and reinstalled an app. when it did so it deleted the data. help! how do I get my data back please?" - Asked by Abram

    I`m using a samsung galaxy s3. I want to recover my lost files from DCIM. I had to root my phone, but now it says sd card might be unmounted because the app cant find it.what do I do? - Asked by Anton

    Above all the question, the answer is Yes, just use a Android Data Recovery to get all the deleted or lost data back.

    First of all, download Android OS Phone Data Recovery and install it on your computer.


    Notice: Please check your Samsung device model and the Android OS here before you decide to perform the recovery. Not every android devices is supported right now by Dr.Fone for Android, unless you root your device first. Dr.Fone for Android allows you to directly scan your Android devices and recover messages, contacts, photos and video from them. Next, is the step by step guide.

    Step 1. Connect your Android Phone to the computer
    First of all, connect your Android OS Phone to the computer. And then run the program and you may find the primary window below. Your Android OS device will probably be detected instantly.
    Android Phone Recovery – main screenshot

    Step 2. Enable USB debugging
    If you did not enable USB debugging on the device before, you have to set it at this point. There are actually different ways for different devices based on the Android OS versions. Pick the one for yours and follow it.
    1) For Android OS 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"
    2) For Android OS 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
    3) For Android OS 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times till finding a note "You are under developer mode" > Returning to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
    Android OS Data Recovery – USB debugging

    Step 3. Prepare to scan your Android Phone
    Just before scan, the program needs to analyze your device first. What you should do is clicking on "Start" on the window.
    Android Phone Recovery – prepare to scan

    In the latest version, Android Data Recovery empowers you to seletively choose which type of files you want to scan. You can choose "Contacts", "Messaging", "Gallery" or "Videos" if you like.
    Android File Recovery – choose scanned files

    Choose the scanning mode, you are allow to choose "Standard Mode" or "Advanced Mode".

    After the analyzing, you need to turn to your device's home screen to click "Allow", so that the scan can be started.
    Android Data Recovery - Superuser Request

    Step 4. Preview and recover Lost data from Android OS phone
    The scan usually takes quite a while, specially scanning photos and video. In case your aim is at contacts and messages, it is possible to stop the scan once the pop-up note showing that messages and contacts scan has been over. Then you can certainly preview and check out those recoverable data one by one. Select them and click on "Recover" to get them back.

    Notes: Remember that do't save the found files back to your Android Device, or else the recovery might fail.
    Android OS Data Recovery – recover results


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