Recovery-Android Products Center



User Guide: How to Use Android Data Recovery

-- Monday, March 11, 2013
Before showing you the detailed user guide of Android Data Recovery, we are really appreciated for your interest to this software, and let me make a short introduction of it. Android Data Recovery will help you recover deleted data from Android Phone/Tablet including photos, videos, contacts, text messages, Audio files and documents generated by your phone or transferred from other devices, as well as documents, archives, and more stored on your Android phone.
Just click on the below buttons to have a try.

Download Win Download Win Download Mac Download Mac

Next steps, follow me to learn how to recover data on Android in detail.

Steps on how to recover deleted files from Android device

Step 1 Prevent Your Data from Being Overwritten
Once your Android data was lost, remember not to operate your Android phone or update anything. Otherwise, your backup file will be overwritten and what you deleted accidentally can not be extracted back any longer.

Step 2 Connect Android to computer
Directly connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB cable, without needing to take the SD card out of the phone.

Connect Android to Computer

Step 3 Enable USB debugging
Before connect your Android device to the program, you need to follow below steps to enable USB debugging:
1) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" > Click "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" > Back to "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging'

Enable USB Debugging 4.2

2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"

Enable USB Debugging 3.0

3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"

Enable USB Debugging 2.3

Note: If you have enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can skip this step.

Step 4 Choose Data to Recover
Note: Before starting, please make sure that the battery is more than 20%, to ensure a complete scan.

Restore Android Deleted Data

When the following picture pops up on your computer, please click "Allow" to allow the program super user authorization on the screen of your Android device.

Recover Android Lost Data with Android Data Recovery

Note: If the program doesn't scan anything for a long time after you clicked "Allow" on your phone, please check your phone again. Some devices present the "Allow" button for several times. It doesn't matter. Just click it until it doesn't appear again or the program has begun its real scan.

Step 5 Scan lost data
Now your device has been detected by the program, click on the "Start" to find out all lost data from your Android.

Scanning Result of Android Phones

Step 6 Preview and check
All recoverable data are categorized as different file types, including Message, Contacts, Gallery, and Videos. You can check all these files one by one.

Recover Deleted Data from Android

Step 7 Recover
Check the single file or the whole file type that you want back, and click on the "Recover" to save on your computer.

Step 8 Frequently Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files
To prevent your Android phone data from losing, you can try to back up your Android data frequently so that you can prevent the data from being deleted forever.

Download Win Download Win Download Mac Download Mac

Ivy Bruce

Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.