Accidentally we delete photos, video and files other but don’t know how to get it back. Do not panic, because there is a way for you to recover data whether your device is rooted or not root. Recovery time is of the essence which means that you must perform the restore immediately and do not save any more files and you need a Wi-Fi and 3G as well as 4G connection to not automatically update files. information in the cloud before recovering lost data on Android device.
Recover lost data on non-rooted Android devices
For Android device If your device is not rooted then connect your Android device to your computer and run a file recovery application.
However there is a small problem with the post-Ice Cream Sandwich old version of Android that has been removed Mass Storage Protocol cause internal storage like flash drives, many recovery and testing methods won’t work. Don’t worry, here Android has a solution for you.
If the file you are looking for is on your memory card, you can use Micro SD Card Adapter to attach your microSD via USB. Then download Recuva (you can use the paid or free versions), as it is a file recovery program. You can also use other programs, such as Coolmuster or Wondershare TS Fone, but Recuva is a great free tool.
Note: Normally, for most of the program to work, your memory must be formatted as FAT32, NTFS or similar. If your memory card format is not recognized, you can just copy its contents to your computer, reformat the memory card as FAT32 and then dump the files and copy back to your phone and continue the process. When you run Recuva, the first thing to do is choose the file types you want to recover: Pictures, videos, music, documents, etc. Options to restore from specific location are available and even you can set a specific directory to try to recover. Note that Recuva will only show the locations where it can actually recover data. Just follow the instructions in the program.
Important: When you finish recovering your deleted files, save them to another device, however sometimes conflicts can arise and hinder recovery. So if you are recovering files from your smartphone, burn them to your computer’s hard disk and then transfer them back and forth.
If the file is being stored in the internal memory of your device, don’t worry: we can restore it completely. If you have not enabled USB Debugging, go to Settings -> About Phone -> Build Number (or equivalent on your phone, for example, on Galaxy S5 it Settings -> About device -> Build Number) and then tap Build Number about 7 times to activate.
Once you’ve done that, enter Settings -> Developer Options and Enable USB Debugging. Now you can use the app like Wondershare Dr Fone to scan your device.
Recover lost data on rooted Android device
- Download Undelete.
- This application is very simple. The first thing to do is choose the storage device from which you want to get your data (be it internal or external storage).
- Then you scan for selected devices.
- This can take anywhere from two to 10 minutes, depending on the size of your memory and the amount of data stored.
- When finished, you will be presented with a list of recoverable data in several tabs: Files, Pictures, Music, Videos, Documents and Files. Restore data to the original and that you deleted.
- This option may only work partially (if there is a problem with your memory). In that case, proceed with the Recuva steps above, or use Wondershare or another program recovery stock.