Until I started using the “Undo” feature on my Android Lollipop device, I had mistakenly deleted my photos and videos several times without realizing it and lost them completely. You know how upsetting it is if you have been in my shoes before. Now, no need for despair. In this article, I will show you 3 ways to retrieve Android data.
1. Dr.Fone For Android
This Dr.Fone product is Wondershare’s recovery solution for Android. It recovers lost Contacts, Text Messages, Photos, WhatsApp data, Audio and Video files, Documents and more. Whether you’ve accidentally deleted your files or damaged your OS during an update or a tweak, Dr.Fone for Android can get it all back for you whether it’s rooted or not.
How it Works
1. Connect your device
2. Scan or Backup
- Video / Photo / Audio
- Call History
Dr.Fone is compatible with all Samsung, Sony, Motorola, LG, HTC and Google smartphones. It is most likely to work on other brands too, but with limited success.
Windows: Windows XP or later
Mac OS X: 10.7 or later
Dr.Fone for Android costs $59.95 for Mac and $49.95 for Windows. Click here for our full review.
You get a 30-day money-back guarantee for purchasing Dr.Fone
Undeleter is a native Android app that scans and recovers deleted data from both internal and external storage on rooted devices. The advantage of this is that you don’t need to install any application on any computer or plug in any USB. All recovered files can be saved to Google Drive or Dropbox.
How It Works
Go to the Play Store, search for Undeleter Recover Files & Data and install it. Launch the application and start the recovery.
Undeleter recovers files with the following extensions: BMP, JPEG/JPG, MNG, PNG, JNG, MP4, MP3, GIF, OGG, OGM, WAV, FLAC, AME, MP4A, PDF, SXD, SXI, SXC, SCW, ODG, ODT, ODS, DOCX, OPD, XLSX, PPTX, ZIP, APK, JAR.
Undeleter works on any Android device provided it is rooted.
This is an Android app. It works solely on Android devices.
Undeleter is free, but that can only recover images. The in-app purchases unlocks support for all file types, removes advertisements and enables background scanning.
3. MyJad’s Android Data Recovery
You can easily recover lost data including Contacts, Audio, and Video files, SMS, and more from your Android phone using MyJad’s Android Data Recovery software. Whether you recovered your stolen phone and it was wiped or you lost your data during a custom rom installation, this application does just fine in recovering the data for you.
How it Works
Install and launch the program. Enable USB debugging on your phone and plug it into your computer. Mount the USB storage (or just leave it if you’re using MTP) and hit the Start button on the computer. After the scan, preview and recover your lost data.
Android Data Recovery recovers Messages, Contacts, Photos of various formats, Audio and Video files. All the files are saved on your computer eliminating the need to have enough storage space on your device.
ADR works flawlessly with Samsung HTC, LG, Sony and Motorola Android smartphones.
This software is available for Windows only.
You can get Android Data Recovery for $24.95.
Any of these 3 tools will help you retrieve your lost Android data. Just download these apps on the PC, connect your device to the computer and follow the prompts or use the mobile app if you want to recover your data on the go.