Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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How to backup data on a non-booting, unrooted phone?

I have a Samsung Galaxy S3 (SGH-I747 for AT&T) that is not rooted. Recently it started shutting down in the middle of use and not start up again. At first, plugging it into the charger would get ...
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Can I recover photos and contacts from lost/stolen phone days ago? [duplicate]

Lost phone (LG Optimus) 2 days ago, anyway to recover photos and contacts? Reported phone to sheriff's dept and Sprint.
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Recovering deleted call logs in Android 5.1.1 - to root or not to root?

I accidentally deleted my call logs/histories and badly need them now. I would like to recover the call logs and tried few softwares. Most of them were not successful in recovering the deleted call ...
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Cannot find recorded video that I recorded. How can I dig it out?

Earlier today I used Google Camera to record four videos. I clearly hit the record and stop buttons both time. When I got home only two of those showed up in my gallery. The two longer ones did not. ...
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Any way to recover photo lost in phone restored to factory settings due to update? [duplicate]

I'm not the actual owner of this phone, but I'm posting for them. Their Nexus 4 was taken by a family member to be updated and they restored it to its factory settings. The person who restored it to ...
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How can I Recover deleted WhatsApp Images on Samsung Galaxy S2?

The day before yesterday I was browsing my WhatsApp images. Upon browsing them, I accidentally deleted one image that means a lot to me. I've tried Dr.Fone did not really work. I've heard that if I ...
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Recover files from broken Nexus 6

So a couple of weeks ago, I dun gooft, and completely destroyed my Nexus 6 screen (glass, and LCD, but the touchscreen still works). That is, I can't see what's being displayed at all, and getting it ...
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Recovering deleted photos on internal memory

I read the tag wiki and about 10 pages deep of questions tagged data-recovery, but it only depressed me. I deleted a folder of photos off of my phone by accident and need to retrieve them. I haven't ...
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need to recover Facebook password from another device

I am having trouble logging into Facebook, I got a new phone and a new number, my email address says I can't use it because its used by another account. please help me I am so frustrated.
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How can I recover / restore previous Titanium backups that have either been deleted or overwritten with newer ackup data? [duplicate]

In other words, is it possible to recover / restore Titanium backups that have purposely been deleted or purposely been replaced/overwritten with new backup data? This is a rooted Android Samsung ...
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How to recover files form hide it pro app?

I had photos and videos hidden using Hide it pro app and I changed the memory location to External SD card. Three days back my SD card stopped working on my mobile but its working in pc. I recovered ...
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I have mmssms.db but the telephony.db is lost, can I get back my SMS messages in any way?

For reasons unknown, my SMS messages disappeared today. I have a rooted SGS2. I've discovered that SMS messages are stored in mmssms.db and I was lucky enough to find a backup file. However, no such ...
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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How can I get all my ZTE 830's stuff to HTC without using a computer?

My old ZTE 830 has a shattered screen and I just bought a new HTC. How can I transfer my ZTE phone's data into my new HTC mobile. I do not have a computer to hook in too.
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How Recover deleted data from internal memory of non rooted Moto G device?

This is my first post here :). My question is to recover accidentally deleted data from a Moto G (the device is not rooted and has Android 4.4.4 inside) with avoiding any potential data loss. So the ...
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Recover files from encrypted Android MMC dump

A friend of mine gave me his Samsung Galaxy S2 with Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 installed and Full Disk Encryption enabled because it bootlooped. I made a dump of mmcblk0 (the internal Flash memory) just for ...
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Can I recover photos that were being stored in a corrupt SD sector and then deleted after a phone restart?

I have no idea how this is even possible, but let's start from the beginning. I have a Samsung Galaxy S3. I went on a road trip this Memorial Day weekend and took a bunch of photos. The whole weekend ...
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lost my phone .bought new phone got same number.how do i get my contacts

I lost my phone LG34 today. I've purchased a new phone and had the data restored but I don't know how to retrieve my contacts. I'm not too bright with computers so please explain in simple terms how ...
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SD card trouble

I have a 16GB Samsung Galaxy S5. I filled the memory so I bought a 32GB SD card to move my media onto. I copied the Media onto the SD card, made sure everything transferred properly, and then deleted ...
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How to Restore Deleted / Formatted Files on HD Micro SD Card with free and full version apps [duplicate]

may i ask? is there an app that are free and full version to get back my formatted files? there are important files to be recovered..suggest please thanks..my SD-card are 8 GB..is that possible to get ...
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Application self uninstalls

I have a Galaxy S4, Eu version, not rooted updated a few days ago to Lollipop. Today 2 strange things happened: The phone was connected to charging cable but charge was interrupted when it was at ...
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Using adb to backup data on an unbootable & non-rooted phone that does not have USB Debugging turned on

I have a phone (Moto G) that won't boot & I had not turned the USB Debugging on when it used to boot correctly. The motivation is to use adb to get a full dump of the data on the phone before I ...
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Can I recover my data after accidental factory reset? [duplicate]

My phone just managed to do a factory reset, all on its own. Can I somehow retrieve at least the portion of the lost data? On computer for both linux and windows there are programs that can recover ...
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How can I recover an Android device after a factory reset? [duplicate]

My two-year-old was playing with my (locked) Galaxy Nexus, and when she eventually handed it back to me, it was at the "Welcome" new phone setup screen. I'm guessing that she managed to hold down ...
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Why am I not getting access to the full internal storage space?

Please note: There are similar questions to this one, but this is different: in this case I am root reading all the block data directly from /dev/block/*, not a regular user trying to save files to ...
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Some files are missing after doing backup and factory reset on Android Lollipop

I recently backed up and factory reset my Samsung Galaxy S5, stock and running Lollipop. All the apps that were previously on the device were re-installed and run fine, and the phone mostly performs ...
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Factory reset and wiped contact details. Can I recover it? [duplicate]

I have a Micromax A110. Today, I factory reset my phone and all my contact detail has been saved in phone memory. By doing this, I lost all my contact details. Is there any way to get all my deleted ...
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How to recover data from an OS reinstalled android phone(samsung galaxy s2)?

My phone got hanged while booting while showing the samsung logo. The service center guy did a OS reinstall. How to recover data from an OS reinstalled android phone(samsung galaxy s2) ? I am having ...
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How to restore whatsapp media?

My friend have sent me an image on Whatsapp, I downloaded the photo and later accidently deleted the photo on /storage/sdcard0/Whatsapp/Media/Whatsapp Images Now when I click on the image on ...
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Restoring apps and files after flashing a custom ROM

I recently flashed Adnroid 5.0 custom ROM by NamelesROM on my GT-i9300 S3 Samsung. I did backup my ROM by TWRP and the ROM i installed now (NamelessROM android 5.0) worked fine and i am happy with the ...
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SD Card Data Recovery with no root [duplicate]

My ZMAX Z970 can't be rooted, at least by me. I can't find where to do that. I accidentally deleted some videos which were on my sd card. I have not used the card too much since then and don't plan ...
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Hidden files missing from my phone

Some of my pics and videos have been hidden by NQVAULT. When my phone memory was full, I cleared cache files from system menu. After that my hidden files are missing from phone. Is there any way to ...
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Extracting feeds and items deleted from RssDemon in 4.0.0 update

So, in RssDemon's 4.0.0 update they deleted all user feeds, saved items, etc. Many users are naturally very unhappy about this. It seems possible that the old data is still on the phone, if one knows ...
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How to undelete an audio file from Asus fonepad 7 tablet? [duplicate]

A few days back I deleted one audio file accidentally. I created that file by recording using the application Asus sound recorder. That file had the extension of .3gpp or .wav. I'm working on Android ...
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Deleted storage/emulated/0 file and lost access to all files

The phone is HTC DESIRE 820Q running on Android 4.4.4. I was cleaning up my files using the PC and I accidentally removed storage/emulated/0 file completely. I can no longer access images, music or ...
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Data Recovery on non-rooted Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v

a friend has deleted some photos from her Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1v (GT-P7100) using the Gallery app. While the app's automatic backups were activated, she had never used the Google+ app before, so my ...
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My Samsung Note 8 GT 5110 is stuck in a boot loop. I want to retrieve data … is there any hope?

I am about to press "wipe data/factory reset" on the recovery menu, but have found this place and you are my last best hope! I hope to rescue data from S-note and other apps, plus loads of photos ...
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I used AutoRec on my LG Gpad 7.0 LTE and it wiped my storage

When I used AutoRec, a recovery tool on my Android tablet, it instantly shut down and whenever I connect it to a PC, it shows up as a removable storage device and there are only 2 remaining folders ...
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Backup a Samsung phone before switching to Nexus?

I used to backup my phone through Kies. Now I'm switching to Nexus5, and I guess Kies won't work anymore to get my stuff back to phone. What should I do? Also, I know that some data is automatically ...
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Ideas on how to recover data from a screenless/headless Android device? [duplicate]

I have an unrooted Nexus 5—big mistake, I should have rooted it—due to some unfortunate circumstances my phone screen ripped off from the phone leaving the phone functional but “headless.” I want to ...
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Recover photos and/or bypass lock screen on Android 5.0

I have a Samsung Galaxy S5 which I dropped on the ground so the screen broke. I had a swipe lock enabled. To be able to unlock it before it was repaired I locked it through Android Device Manager and ...
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How can I recover photos that may have been deleted from Google backup?

I backed up all of my photos to Google backup last night. I checked to make sure they were there, and they were, so i deleted them from my phones gallery. This morning I check, and most of my photos ...
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Smashed screen on Xperia Z3, need to download data without touch capabilities [duplicate]

My wife accidentally smashed the screen on her Sony Xperia Z3 and the touch screen is not useable. There are colors and lines but nothing else. All of the ports on the device work just fine. However, ...
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Recover deleted contacts and SMS after reinstall

Is there any way to recover or undelete contacts and SMS data that was wiped by a factory reset? I've recovered my Google account but after synchronizing I saw that not all my of my contacts were ...
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How can I decrypt my photographs on the SD card?

My Samsung Galaxy S3 crashed suddenly and I had to take my SD card out to fix it. After I got it back and put my SD card into it, I realized that the data which was encrypted on my SD card (photos ...
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How to pipe output of dd to a computer via adb shell?

I've accidentally wiped my phone and lost all my photos. I'm going to try to run photorec on an image of my phone. What I'd like to do is somehow something along these lines: adb shell dd if=/data ...
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Password for recovery mode

how to put a password to enter android recovery mode? I want to have high security so that no one formats my phone without a password even in recovery mode.
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Recovering data remotely from a lost device

I was wondering if I could recover some photos and/or contacts from my phone which I lost yesterday. Also I'm pretty sure it was stolen, so is there a way that I can know when the device is online?
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Can anyone recover my data after flashing my android samsung galaxy s2 phone?

I sold my phone to a person who performed a flash on my phone. He says that all the data gets deleted after the flash but I wanted to ask people in this forum as I dont want anyone to recover my data. ...
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How can I restore a deleted file that I should not have deleted?

I used titanium backup to delete something I shouldn't have deleted and than I factory reseted my phone and now I can't log in with my Google accounts ,can anybody please tell me what I have got to ...