5 Steps to Recover Photos, Contacts, Text Messages and More from Nexus 6

If you're using your Nexus 6 to view this article, please stop it. Find a computer nearby to view the details and perform the data recovery from Nexus 6. Otherwise, you may lose all your data from your Nexus 6 forever.

It's really nice to have Nexus 6 at your hand to experience the brand new Android OS – Nexus 6 Lollipop. However, while trying all these new features on Nexus 6, you may accidently delete important files or find data missing. When facing the situations, don't worry. You can try the professional Nexus 6 Data Recovery, Dr.Fone - Android Data Recovery to recover photos, contacts, text messages and more from Nexus 6.

Below is the information for how to use the Nexus 6 Data Recovery to recover photos, contacts, text messages and more from Nexus 6.

Tips: if you're afraid of losing photos, contacts, videos, text messages, and more from Nexus 6, you're supposed to backup your Nexus 6 regularly. When losing the data, you can restore your backup to your Nexus 6 again.

Step 1. Download and install the Nexus 6 Data Recovery

Nexus 6 Data Recovery is a desktop tool. Now only the Windows version is available. You should download and install it on your Windows PC. It's fully compatible with Windows 8/7/Vista/XP. Connect your Nexus 6 to your Windows PC via its digital cable.

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Nexus 6 data recovery-connect device

Step 2. Enable USB debugging

To make the Dr.Fone - Android Data Recovery to detect your Nexus 6 successfully, you must enable the USB debugging on your Nexus 6. Don't worry if you don't know how to do it because the Nexus 6 Data Recovery will tell you the steps in its main window. Just follow the steps it tells you to do.

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Step 3. Select file types to scan

In the next window, you're able to select file types to scan. Thus, it will take less time for the program to scan for your needed data from your Nexus 6. Just put the checkmark in front of the file type and click 'Next'. Nexus 6 Data Recovery is able to recover photos, videos, text messages, contacts, documents, WhatsApp messages and attachments from Nexus 6.

Nexus 6 data recovery - select recovery file types

Step 4. Let the Nexus 6 Data Recovery scan your device

Then, Nexus 6 Data Recovery - Dr.Fone will identify your Nexus 6 and scan it. And click 'Next' to continue the process of recovering data from Nexus 6.

recover data from Nexus 6 - scan device

Step 5. Preview and recover data

After the scan process, all found files, including deleted and there existing files, will be displayed in the main window. From there, you just need to click 'Only display deleted items' to filter out these files you don't need. After then, in the left sidebar, click the file type to preview all files in this type. When see the files you need, select them and click 'Recover' to save them to your computer.

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Jun 20,2016 18:12 pm / Posted by Selena Lee to Android

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