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How to Recover Data on Samsung Internal Memory

-- Friday, July 05, 2013
"I deleted files which were stored in my Samsung Galaxy S6 internal memory. All the recovery software do not recognize it as a drive but as a media player and thus cant access it. What to do? Any free recovery software out there?"
Internal memory doesn't mount as a drive like external memory does. As we have talked about in previous passages, we can use some data recovery program to scan for all lost or deleted data files on Samsung Galaxy S6 SD card, and retrieve them back to your life. However, it seems more difficult when it comes to internal memory. Don't worry. Here is the right choice for you.

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  • Android Photo Recovery can solve your problem of Samsung internal memory data loss easily and effectively. It allows you scan and preview your lost data from internal memory, as well as deleted files from SD card. Contacts, messages, pictures, and videos can be got back without any difficulties, just following the simple steps below. Now, read on and follow us, know how to recover lost data form Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge/S5/S4/Note 4/A9/A7/A5 internal memory with this magic program.
    You can download a free trial version here and try to recover your internal memory lost data:

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    Prevent any data update as long as you find that there are some critical files on your Samsung get lost. Otherwise, the backup file will easily be overwritten and as a result, what you lost can't be recover any longer.

    Download and install Android Photo recovery on your PC. Then follow the tutorial to conduct the recovery step by step:

    Step 1 Connect your Samsung to the Computer
    After installing the program on your computer, launch it and you can get the main interface as follow. Then connect your Samsung device to the computer with a USB cable, just as the program tells in the window.

    Connect Samsung Phone to Computer

    Step 2 Enable USB Debugging
    Now, to have your Samsung device detected by the program, you need to enable USB debugging on your device. The window below specifically tells you how to make it.
    Select the suitable way according to your Android OS version in the interface:
    1) For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "Settings" and select "About Phone" on your device. Press "Build number" for several times until you are told that "You are under developer mode". Then return to "Settings" > "Developer options" and check "USB debugging".
    2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to "Settings" > "Developer options" > "USB debugging".
    3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" and check "USB debugging".

    Enable USB Debugging 4.2

    In the latest version of Android Photo Recovery, you can choose which type of files to be scanned seletively.

    Restore Android Deleted Data

    Step 3 Scan for Lost Data
    If you see the window below after you click "Start", turn to your device and press "Allow" on your homescreen until it disappears. Then click "Start" again to continue scanning your Samsung for lost data file.

    Press Allow on Your Samsung to Scan Your Lost Data

    Step 4 Preview and Recover Lost Data
    When the scanning finished, you can get the results listed in categories: "Messages", "Contacts", "Videos" and so on. You are free to check the details in each icon and preview them as you like. Find the data you want back and check them. Click "Recover" and your lost data on internal memory are restored on your computer.

    Recover Lost Data on Samsung

    Step 5 Frequently Back up Your Android Device to Protect the Files
    To prevent your Android phone data from losing, you can try to do backup of your Samsung Galaxy Note 3 from time to time so that you can prevent the essential Samsung data from being deleted forever. To do backup safely, you will be suggested to use Android Transfer to do backup of your Android and move data from your Samsung to other phone easily if you need.

    OK, so easy to get back lost data from your Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 Edge+/S6/S6 Edge/S5/S4/Note 4, etc. right? If you deleted your contacts and SMS from your Android internal memory accidently without backup file, you can turn to Android Photo Recovery for help. But remember one point, that you should stop using your device after data loss. You won't retrieve your lost data if new data overwrite the old one. So, come on, let the wonderful data recovery help you get data back from internal memory.

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    Ivy Bruce

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