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How to Recover Lost Files from Android

Android device are better known as smart phones which are using Google's Android operating system to integrate with innumerable features and applications. People like to use these smart phones to contact their family or friends, or play games, watch movies, etc. for passing time in the daily life. Thus, it is inevitable that they may save lots of precious files or memories on the device directly. However, files like photos, video, contacts, messages, documents, etc. on the Android phone or tablet are not absolutely safe- you may lose them due to formatting, mistakenly deleting, virus attacking, and many other reasons. Thus, in order to avoid losing your vital Android files permanently, you need to learn the way to recover lost files from Android phone with the help of a 3rd-party program.

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Android File Recovery is just a tool that you need here. It empowers you to scan all lost files on the phone's internal and external memory, and then recover your needed files on Android selectively or in a batch. You can use it to deal with all kinds of data losing problem on your Windows or Mac computer, including contacts, messages, photos, video, documents, music, etc. What's more, the program have a wide supported arrange, that means devices from Samsung, HTC, Motorola, Sony, LG, etc. can all be restored completely.

Now, just read on to see how to restore deleted files from Android device easily.

1. Recover Deleted Messages, Contacts or Call Logs from Android

2. Get Back Lost Media Files from Android

3. Restore Deleted Files from Android SD Card

Recover Deleted Messages, Contacts or Call Logs from Android

Here, if you want to recover lost data like contacts, text messages or call histories from Android, you need to root your Android phone or tablet at first and then enable USB debugging as follows:

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".

After completing these preparations, you can start to retrieve your wanted data now:

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer with a USB cable and then launch the program. After that, the software will detect the connected phone automatically and install driver to your computer.

Step 2. Once the detection is finished, you will see the main interface of this program. On this page, you can tap on the folder that you want to restore like Contacts, Messages or Call Logs to preview their contents and then check all your wanted files.

Step 3. At last, you can simply hit the Recover button at the bottom right to get back your messages, contacts or call histories.

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Get Back Lost Media Files from Android

However, if you only want to extract the media files on your Android phone, you do not need to root your device but still should turn on the USB debugging on the phone or it won't be recognized by the tool. Then you can:

Step 1. In the same way, the first step to get back your songs, photos or videos from Android is also to establish a connection between the phone and computer. Then you can open the program on your PC to let it detect your mobile phone.

Step 2. Next, you will see the files on your phone are categorized on the program. You can simply click on the folder that contains the files you want like Photos, Videos or Audios.

Step 3. Finally, you can tick all the files that you want to restore and hit on the Recover button to begin the restoring process.

Restore Deleted Files from Android SD Card

You can also use this software to retrieve the deleted files from Android SD card. But to perform that, you need to insert the card to the card slot on your phone or a card reader so that you can connect the card to computer. After that, you can start restoring the desired data by following the steps below:

Step 1. Run the installed program on your computer and choose the mode Android SD Card Recovery. Then you should connect your SD card to computer and the tool will detect the card automatically.

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Step 2. Now you need to select the disk drive for your SD card and tap on Next to start scanning the SD card for lost data. When the scanning process finishes, all the recoverable file types that are saved in your card will be displayed on the interface.

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Step 3. Just click on the Photos/Videos/Audio folder in the left panel to locate all the contents. Then tick all the pictures, videos or audio files that you want to restore and hit on Recover button to save them to your computer.

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Look! All your Android files in the internal memory as well the external SD card can be restored with this powerful software. So what are you waiting for? Just click the icon below to download and install it and get back your wanted files without any effectively and effortlessly.

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