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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.


    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. Download & Install the FoneLab
    After install the FoneLab for Android, then run it on your computer, you'll see its main window below.
    Android Data Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Android Data Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your Android Phone to PC.

    Step 2. Enable USB debugging
    If you have not enabled USB Debugging on your Android phone, it will through software window & phone remind you to enable it, so the program can connect your phone. There is article for: How to enable USB Debugging mode on Android, you can go to view.
    Android Recovery – USB debugging

    Step 3. Select the type of files and scan mode
    In the latest version, Android Data Recovery empowers you to seletively choose which type of files you want to recover. You can choose "Contacts", "Messaging", "Gallery" or "Videos" etc.
    Android OS Phone Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the Android Phone to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Android phone to get full access to the data on the device. Click the "Advanced Root" button and follow the step to root your phone, Generally, KingoRoot/Pingpongroot/Towelroot as the recommendation by default. Download it and install on the computer or Android phone and let it root your phone. This should finish in a fast manner.

    Go to our post on "How to safely root and remove root on Android phone" for details.

    root android phone
    Once rooted successfully, the Android Data Recovery will start deeply scanning your device. It will take about 15-20 minutes.

    Step 5. Preview and recover lost data on Android OS Phone
    When the scan compeleted, Then you can certainly preview and check out the lost data one by one. Select them that you wish to retrieve, and then click on the recover tab. You deleted files will be back where you want them to be.
    Android OS Recovery – recover results


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