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How to Restore Lost Videos on Sony Phones

Do you like shooting videos with your Sony smart phone? If so, whether you have developed the habit of backing up precious videos to computer? According to the reviews online, lots of users have ever lost videos from their Sony phone. What's the worse, most of them have no backup. If you meet the same trouble, you'd better turn to a data recovery tool to recover lost videos from Sony device as soon as possible. By the way, you should keep Sony phone intact before you restore deleted videos on Sony completely, so as to prevent new data from overwriting the deleted files.

To entirely recover lost videos from Sony mobile phone, you can't miss Sony Video Recovery, which can be used to regain deleted videos under various circumstances, such as touching "Delete" button by mistake, getting the device infected by viruses, or resetting Sony phone back to factory settings, and so on. Apart from videos, this software also helps retrieve lost photos, contacts, messages and various documents on your Sony phone. With only a few simple clicks, you can achieve to recover lost videos from Sony Z2/Z1/M2/T2/C/ZR with zero quality loss.

Want to learn more features of Sony Video Recovery? Just give it a try by yourself. Here are two free trial versions for Windows and Mac users.

Tutorial on Retrieving Lost Videos from Sony Phone with Ease

Step 1. Run the Software on Computer

At first, you should download and install the right version of Sony Video Recovery software on your personal computer. Then launch it and connect your Sony mobile phone to the PC via a USB cord. To get your device detected by this program, you should enable USB debugging on your phone first.

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".

By the way, if your Sony device runs Android 4.2 or higher, you will see a pop-up window on the screen (see picture). Please choose "Always allow from this computer" and "OK" to continue.

In addition, you need to turn on USB debugging on your device and then hit the "Refresh" button to get your phone identified smoothly.

Note: If you want to restore lost SMS or contacts on the phone's internal memory, please root Sony phone first.

Step 2. Recover Lost Videos from Sony Device Without Loss

After getting your phone detected, please wait for a while. Then all lost videos will be scanned and displayed on the menu. Now you can freely view and mark them.

view lost files

After that, hit the "Recover" icon to regain deleted videos to your computer in a batch. In this similar way, you can easily recover lost photos, documents, contacts and messages from your Sony smart phone without any difficulty.

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