How To Recover Data From Android Device

Recover Data from Android, Formatted, Bricked or Damaged Device

How To Recover Data From Android Device

This is another informative Tutorial of Andro Root and this time with Android Data Recovery and if you come here through any search engine then there will be one of the three reasons first one is, You have accidently deleted some important data from the phone, formatted your storage or Bricked your Smartphone and worry about all the data. From above three reasons first 2 reasons are not so bad but the third one is worst.But you don’t have to worry about this.In this Article, I am explaining steps and methods to recover data from Android Formatted, Bricked or damaged Device.

Before dealing with the methods and steps you have to follow some points which are listed below.

  • Stop using your Android once deleting happens. Otherwise, new data will overwrite the deleted ones.
  • Enable USB Debugging Mode in Android by these simple steps : –
    • For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings”> “Applications”> “Development” > “USB debugging”.
    • For Android 3.0 – 4.1: Go to “Settings” > “Developer options” > “USB debugging”.
    • For Android 4.2 or newer: Hit “Settings” > “About phone”. Tab “Build number” for 7 times till the dialogue box “You are under developer mode” occurs. Then go back to “Settings” > “Developer options” > “USB Debugging”.
Now Moving to the Main part of this Article and you have to follow the suitable Method for your Problem.

How to Recover Data from Android Formatted Device: –

There are some Recovery Softwares and they are able to recover data from Android Smartphones’ Formatted Memory Card and internal storage.These Software provides a very easy User Interference and can recover most of the Important data like Contacts, Messages, Photos, Music, Documents and some types of archive files also.
After Some Researches and exploring some websites I found two good software and both are listed below with proper steps to recover files.

1.Recover Data from Android using dr.fone

How to Recover Data from Formatted Android
(Windows & Mac)


Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android is a capable recovery solution for Android smartphones. It allows you to directly recover deleted data from SD cards inside Android devices.With Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android you can recover SMS text messages and contacts and also can retrieve photos, video, audio, and documents that have been lost due to all manner of situations; whether that be file deletion, restoring factory settings, flashing ROM, or rooting the device.Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android has an easy to use interface that can be navigation by users of all levels of expertise. It is lightweight and does not use a lot of system resources. Overall, this rather useful toolkit could get you out of a few sticky situation when it comes to data recovery for your Android device.
Steps To Recover Data from android with dr.fone for Android:-
Method 1: – Directly from Android Smartphone
  1. Download the installer from the here and open it, A new window will appear as shown below and read the wondershare license agreement and click on the box at the bottom of the left side.Then click on Install.
    How to Recover Data from Formatted Android
  2. After Installation completed Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, and select Data Recovery among all the toolkits.
  3. Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your Android phone.
  4. If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop-up message on your Android phone, tap on OK to allow USB debugging.
  5. After the phone is connected successfully, dr.fone for Android will display all the data types it supports to recover. By default, it has checked all the file types. You can just select the type of data that you’d like to recover. And then click “Next” to continue the data recovery process.
  6. There are two scanning modes. You can read the description and choose the “Standard Mode” or the “Advanced Mode” here to continue according to your need. We recommend you to try “Standard Mode” first, which works faster. If it doesn’t find the files you are looking for, you can then try “Advanced Mode”.
  7. Now, click “Start” to begin analyzing and scanning your device.
  8. Now, dr.fone toolkit for Android is scanning your Android phone to recover deleted data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient. Precious things are always worth waiting for.(“There might be a Superuser authorization appearing on your device during the scan. If you get it, click “Allow” to continue. If not, just skip this step.”)
  9. When the scan is complete, you can preview the found data one by one. Check the items you want and click “Recover” to save them all on your computer.
Method 2: – Directly from Memory Card
  1. Download the installer from the here and open it, A new window will appear as shown in the method 1 step 1 and read the wondershare license agreement and click on the box at the bottom of the left side.Then click on Install.
  2. After Installation completed Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, and select Data Recovery among all the toolkits.
  3. Click on Android SD Card Data Recovery at the bottom of the program.
  4. Connect a micro SD card via your Android device or a card reader.
  5. When your SD card is detected by the program, you will see the window. Select your SD card and click “Next” to continue.
  6. Select a scan mode to scan your SD card.There are two scan modes for Android SD card recovery. Our suggestion is to try the Standard Mode first. If you can’t find what you want, you can try the Advance Mode later. Using Standard Mode, you can choose to scan for only deleted files or scan for all files on your SD card. The latter is suggested, which will help you find more complete files.
  7. Select the recovery mode you would like to try and click on Next to begin scanning your SD card.
  8. After the scanning process, all found files will be displayed in categories. From the left sidebar, you can click different data types to display the corresponding results. You can selectively check or un-check the files and then click “Recover” to start the data recovery process.
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2.Recover Data from Android using FonePaw

How to Recover Data from Formatted Android
“Root Required”

FonePaw Android Data Recovery supports many hot Android brands, such as Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Google Nexus, Huawei, ZTE. It is compatible with Android 2.1 – 6.1. Just feel free to download it.FonePaw Android Data Recovery specializes in recovering deleted contacts (phone numbers, names, emails), messages (content, phone numbers, sending/received date), and call logs (names, phone numbers, call type, duration), WhatsApp (messages/attachments), photos, videos, audios and documents from Android devices. If you forget or fail to back up your devices, you can still regain the data. And all the work can be effortlessly done – just connect the device, select files, scan data, and recover.

  1. Install and run FonePaw Android Data Recovery. Then connect Android device to PC with a USB cable that came with it.
  2. Turn on the Android device and touch for USB debugging. Then, the computer can access the connected portable device
  3. When Smartphone is successfully matched now, you will be asked to select files types that you are intended to restore. Tick whichever ones you want and then the “Next” button. Android Data Recovery will scan and check all your options in the connected Smartphone.
  4. In this step, the program will check device information and then try to get root permission, turn on the connected Smartphone. Then go the Smartphone and hit “Allow/Grant/ Authorize” to make sure the root request is accepted.
  5. Once the program gets root permission, it will enable a data scan. Scanning can take some time. During this process, please wait patiently.
  6. When Scanning is done! All the selected items are orderly sorted and listed in the left pane. Choose your wanted contents. They will be exhaustively shown in the table. If there is too much information, tap the “ON” icon and set to display the deleted items only.
  7. After that, choose all or some of them. And click “Recover”, all that deleted files will be retrieved and saved on your computer.

  • How to Recover Data from Bricked Android Smartphone: –

3. Recover Data from Android using EaseUS MobiSaver

How to Recover Data from Bricked Android Smartphone

Must Read :– How To Unbrick Any Android Smartphone

There are two types of Smartphone Brick First one is Soft Brick and Second One Is Hard Brick.Since bricked android smartphones or tablets may probably lead to files loss, it’s demanded to find a way to retrieve important data from the bricked Android, like contacts, pictures, songs, documents, etc. However, experts remind users not to do anything out of knowledge to unbrick Android and try to extract data from it, as it may result in data overwriting.In this regard, EaseUS MobiSaver for Android comes to the first place when average users are trying desperately to get back data. It has been tested useful for data recovery from bricked Android of popular brands.

 (Root Required)

Steps to Recover Data from Bricked Android Smartphone: –

  1. Download the Software  EaseUS MobiSaver for Android .
  2. Install and run EaseUS MobiSaver for Android and connect your Android phone to the computer with USB cable. Then click “Start” button to make the software recognize and connect your device.
  3. After connected your Android phone, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the existing and lost data. You can easily find the lost files you want by choosing the correct file types.
  4. Preview all the recoverable files one by one and then you can select out those you want quickly. Here you can turn on “Only displayed deleted items” option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click “Recover” button to get the selected files back once.

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I hope One of the methods from this Article  “How To Recover Data from Android Device” will solve your problem and will recover all the lost and required data from your Android Smartphone.These Software are having good success rate with Android devices.That’s why I have included them in the list.If you have any suggestion or any other Software better then these software then you can write it in the comment section.Feel Free to Ask your Query, And keep visiting.

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