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How to Recover Android Data without Diskdigger

Q: I am here to ask the help because my data like contacts and SMS messages in Samsung were formatted by my little daughter last night. Those contacts and messages are vital to me because there are business documents contained in the messages and there are also many partner and customers contained in the contacts. What's worse, I did not make a backup and now I do not know what to do. I heard that the DiskDigger can recover the lost files but I have no DiskDigger. It will be appreciated if any of you could give me a effective advice.

With the wide-use of the touchscreen smart phone, it is common to see people tapping on the wrong button which result in deleting the files that should not be erased or formatting the phone without meaning to do that. Then what will do if you find that the files has been deleted? The most important thing you should do is not to play your smart phone any more. Because the new files will overwrite the old one, thus you will have no chance to recover the deleted data.

Then you need a third party tool as the helper. DiskDigger is used by many people to restore the lost files. But we will recommend you an alternative to the DiskDigger - Android File Recovery, which has same powerful functions to the the DiskDigger and can also help the users to find the deleted data within 3 steps in no time.

The developers have tested the software for many times to ensure the stable functions, better performance and high compatibility with all brands of Android phones. The software can detect and scan the connected smart phone automatically and thoroughly. The uses can select the data according to their needs to be recovered and they can restored the files like contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music and so on.

As you can see there are two versions below and you can choose the correct one to download according to the operating system of your computer.

Guide to Restore Files from Android without DiskDigger.

Step 1. First of all, download the software on the PC and then root your Android phone if the files you want to recover the files like contacts or messages which are stored in the SIM card. Of course if you just want to recover the media files, you have no needs to root your phone.

Next, follow the steps to open the USB debugging. (If you have done this before, just skip to the next step.)

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode". Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

Step 2. Link the Android phone to your personal PC, and launch the program. The program will detect your phone and you will see an interface like the below one.

Step 3. After that you will see a window like the below one with various options list in the left panel. Click one option according to the types of files you want to recover. For example, you can click on the Contacts option to preview the contents of the folder. Check and mark the files you want to recover in the middle part of the screen. Finally just hit the Recover button on the top of the window.

The recovering process of other files is almost the same and you can download the software to recover your lost files.

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