How to Recover Lost Data from Android Internal Memory

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Nowadays, nearly everyone uses smartphones as their good helper in daily life. Smartphones not only meet the requirements of instant communications, but also provide entertainment to our life. Therefore, mobile phones store much private and important data, and meanwhile, mobile phones also store a lot of people's precious memories, pictures, music, diary, and application records and so on. The lost of these data may lead to great troubles and unhappiness. However, for a variety of reasons, people still often lose data on mobile phone's internal memory including contacts, Messages, call There are many reasons that would lead to data lost: pulling out memory card without shut downing the phone, accidental deletion, formatting, mistaken partitions of data, etc. If we accidentally lost data in Android internal memory, what should we do?

Android phone are generally not designed to allow you to have direct access to the phone's internal memory, but behind the scenes, nearly all cell phones organize their data in the same file and folder structure used on computers. If you utilize your Android mobile phones improperly either due to lake of information or because of your careless nature, eventually you're end up getting losing your vital data using this device. Many of the most happening loss of data scenarios from internal storage space of Android phones are discussed here. But it is still possible to retrieve lost data from Android internal memory. Android Data Recovery utility is definitely an advanced featured tool to rescue deleted files from internal storage space of Android phone. The operational principle of data storage is binary encoding. And then smart phones can interpret these encoding. Therefore, when people delete data, they generally delete the storage address of the data. In fact, the data is still there and thus recoverable. this program is designed to operate on this theoretical basis. Once you have installed the software, follow the instructions below to learn the tutorial.

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Guide: Recover Deleted Files from Android Internal Memory

Step 1 Run Android Recovery Program and Connect Phone to PC

Before attempting this, make sure you've properly installed the program on your PC by easily clicking the download link above. And connect your Android device to your computer via USB cable.

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Step 2 Enable USB Debugging on Your Android Device

In order to make the program to access your Android phone's internal memory, you need to turn on USB debugging on your Android device. For different Android system, here we provide several methods to fast access USB debugging mode.

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) 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"

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Step 3 Analyze and Scan Your Android Internal Memory

When enabled the USB debugging, the program will automatically detect your Android phone then deep analyze and fast scan all lost or deleted data on your Android phone's internal memory or SD storage. Next, look at your phone's homescreen to click the "OK" allow the program super user authorization when a Superuser Request pops up. 

Analyze and Scan Your Android Internal Memory

Then click the "Start" bottom to start scanning. The whole scanning process will take a few seconds based on the size of your data, so be patient! Make sure that the battery is more than 20% before you start.

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Step 4 Preview and Start Recovering Data from Android Internal Memory

 When scanning completes, all scanned data will be showed in well-organized categories.  Both deleted and existing data are displayed, and the red color represents deleted data. Preview them and select the one you need to recover. Navigate a path on your computer to save the recovered files.

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Why Choose It?

As Android phones gradually play a more and more significant role in people's daily life, data storage and protection also become much more important. There may tons of reasons causing you lost data on Android internal memory. Despite all this, Android Data Recovery program will unquestionably be your best assistant to help you restore and protect importance data. It is characterized by its outstanding factions and various advantages. Its major features including: supporting all formats recovery, rapid scanning speed, and high-quality recovery effect, high recovery rate. Ultimately, analyzing and save your valuable data from Android internal memory.

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Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

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Sophia is a senior editor of Androidsoft. She discovered the fascinating world of Android and constantly share the most practical tips and tricks for Android users.

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