Android phone, since its first model was sold in 2008, has swept across the global smartphone market with a share of 64% in March 2013. By the time of May 2013, a total of 900 million Android devices have been activated, multiple technology companies like Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola have been fighting for the Android global market. During the usage of Android cell phone, a question is often asked by its users: “I deleted some important photos/videos/files by accident, what should I do?” Indeed, deleted the files you wanted to keep is annoying, but it’s not totally unrecoverable, because there is a way to recover lost data from Android phone.
If the answer is yes, then I think I can help with that. For those who just lost their photos, videos, contacts and other files, I recommend the program called Android Data Recovery.
If you are running Mac OS X, you need to resort to Card Data Recovery for Mac which can recover deleted lost photos, videos, songs and other files stored in SD card on your Android phone.
Since both Windows version and Mac version are available, this guide will be divided into two parts, one for Windows and one for Mac.
Download the software on your PC and follow the tutorials to recover files from Android phone on Windows 8/7/XP/Vista with Android File Recover.
Step 1: Connect your Android phone to the computer.
Step 2: Enable USB debugging and turn on USB storage. And click "Next".
Step 3: Click "Allow" on your Android device when an app. Superuser Request pops up. Then click "Start" and select your file type.
Step 4: Choose the files you want to recover and click "Recover", and save the files on your PC.
If you are running on Mac, then you should download Android phone Data Recovery for Mac -- Card Data Recovery for Mac. After connecting your Android phone to Mac, run the software.
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Connect your Android phone to the computer and run the software on it. Then select a Recovery Module and you Android phone as target drive, also, choose the file type you want to recover and click “Scan”. Then select the file and click “Recover”, save the files on Mac.
Then you should get your data back in no time.
Now that you have finished the process, you can check your data now, and feel free to transfer it to anywhere you want.
If your smartphone runs Windows Phone 8, then check this to find out how to recover deleted files from Windows Phone 8.
Android Phone Data Recovery can recover photos, videos, contacts, text messages and such from almost all the brands of Android phone like Samsung, LG, HTC, etc. Here listed some models that you readers might be using:
|Nexus 4, Nexus 3, Nexus 1, etc.|
|Samsung||Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy S3, Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Samsung Galaxy S II, etc.|
|LG||LG Optimus L9, LG Optimus L7, LG Optimus G, LG Lucid, etc.|
|HTC||HTC One, HTC One X, HTC Butterfly, HTC Desire, etc.|
|Motorola||Motorola X, Motorola Defy XT, Motorola Atrix HD, Motorola DROID RAZR, etc.|
|Huawei||Huawei Premia, Huawei Ascend D2, Huawei Mercury, Huawei Ascend G600, etc.|
|Sony||Sony Xperia Z, Sony Xperia L, Sony Xperia SP, Sony Xperia TX, etc.|