Android Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Files on Android
Android phones have become a vital part of the modern man’s everyday life. From contacts to memos to calendar, they have it all inside them. Our lives and all its bits and pieces including our very private moments are in our android devices. So, losing data from an android phone automatically means that you’re in for a lot of trouble in your daily life as well. Care There are a lot of reasons that can lead to data loss on android devices. The most common among these are:
To err is human; we all have those moments when we mistakenly or hurriedly press a button that we shouldn’t have, losing all our data. It can either be something as insignificant as a mere “delete” option or something as major as a factory reset.
Sometimes a faulty android operating system can also lead to serious data loss. The OS malfunction may have been caused by something that the user did or may have been a glitch in the update or something similar. Either ways, you know it’s bad when you lose a whole lot of data instantly.
Flashing Custom ROMS
Rooting an android when done properly doesn’t result in data loss. But flashing custom ROMs on that rooted android phone, depending upon the way that you did it, may result in some serious data loss.
How to Recover Deleted Files on Android
It's a phenomena that people like to delete files on their Android phones, either to empty more space for new items or just want to remove unwanted old pesky data. However, it's always the case that after the deletion, they find they've deleted some important files. If you're in the same situation, what will you do the the next? Blame yourselft and give up to retrieve deleted files on your Android device any more? Don't be, you can try Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android to recover deleted files from your Android device.
Note: You're expected to do 2 things after mistakenly delete files on your Android device: 1).Stop using your Android device right away. These deleted files are not gone but exist somewhere on your device, waiting to be erased by new data. If you continue using the Android device, then new data will be generated. And then there will be no chance to recover them any more. 2). Find a computer, install Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, be ready to recover deleted files on your Android device.
File Recovery for Android
The world's #1 quick, simple and easy-to-use file recovery software for Android Devices
- Support recovery of multiple file types: photos, video, contacts, text messages, audio, call history, WhatsApp chat history, Documents, etc.
- Export contacts as .VCF file, making it easy for you to import the contacts back to your Android phone again.
- Export text messages and WhatsApp chat history as CVS, XML, HTML, etc.
- Works for 2000+ Android devices, including Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, etc.
Step 1. Run the program and connect your Android device
Download and install Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android to your laptop or computer. Wait for the installation to complete and launch the software. Connect you android device to the laptop or computer by means of a USB cable.
Step 2. Download and Run Wondershare MobileTrans
The USB debugging mode needs to be enabled on the android device to allow Wondershare Dr.Fone to recognize the android device.
As soon as Wondershare Dr.Fone recognizes your android device a screen will appear informing you that the device is ready to be scanned. Hit "Next" to proceed.
Step 3. Choose file type on your Android for recovery
In case of a rooted android phone, you will need to provide Superuser permission to Wondershare Dr.Fone. Simply press "Allow" when the pop-up appears on your screen asking for the permission.
The phone will now be ready to be scanned and Wondershare Dr.Fone will ask for the type of files that you want to scan for. Check or uncheck boxes depending upon your requirements.
Step 4. Scan and recover the lost from your Android devices
The next screen will come up asking you to select the scan type. The "Standard Mode" will look for both deleted files as well as those currently present on your device. The "Advanced Mode" is for when the Standard Mode alone is not enough. Select standard mode for now and hit "Next".
After searching for files on your Android device, Wondershare Dr.Fone will display the results as shown below. Check the items that you want to restore and hit the "Recover" button to get them restored to your android device.
Tips: How to get your Android into Recovery Mode
Depending upon the type of device that you own, there are slightly varying methods to get into the recovery mode. We will be featuring the methods of entering the recovery mode on two of the most famous types of android devices.
Entering recovery mode on a Google Nexus device
Hold down the Power key and select Power off. Then Press and hold the Power key and the Volume down key. If you see the green android mascot, you are in recovery mode.
Entering recovery mode on a Samsung device
Hold down the Power key and select the Power off to shut the device down. Press and hold the Power key, the Volume up key, and the Home button together. Release when you see the Samsung logo.
How to get your Android out of Recovery Mode
Navigate the recovery mode options using the power up and power down keys to locate the “Boot System Now” option. Select it using the power key. The device will leave recovery mood and restart as normal.