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Samsung S3 - Device Memory Damaged

I have a Samsung S3 GT-i9300 which has an error on booting up. It goes through the Samsung splash screen then displays the following: Device Memory Damaged The data partition has been ...
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Recover deleted SMS message using Google Backup?

I use Android 4.4.4 & XPeria Z3. Google auto backup service is turned on. Recently I deleted my SMS messages and now I want to recover one particular SMS. Is it possible via Google Backup? If ...
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How can I recover data from my android tablet?

My brother had some important data on his android tablet. Unfortunately the touch screen on this android tablet (Azpen model A700) is no longer responding. I would like to put the data on my pc before ...
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Mi2 broken screen, any way to retrieve photos?

My daughter's got a Xiaomi MI2 stock phone with a screen broken in such a way that it can't be unlocked. She already had a new phone on the way but she's devastated at the thought of losing her photos ...
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File Recovery of Bricked Kindle Fire HD 7"

I bricked my rooted Kindle into a bootloop, and would like to get to transfer files to my computer before unbricking it. I don't think I have any specific backup software installed (though have heard ...
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How to restore files on SD Card that was protected by Vault app?

I changed my Android mobile phone from one carrier to another. I installed Vault app from the Google Play store, and placed the old SD Card from the previous phone into this new phone. After ...
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How to retrieve Android contacts from Galaxy S3 to Windows 7 on a non rooted phone

I am hoping someone can help me with this. My brother passed away yesterday and we both have the same phone a Samsung Galaxy S3 on the Sprint network. I was wondering if there is a simple way with adb ...
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Nexus 7 soft bricked, Need to recover data

I don't know if I'm posting this on the right website or not, but I'll try anyway. I recently brought a Google Nexus 7 (non-SIM version). I've used it for around 3 months now and everything was ...
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I accidentally reset my user data on my phone, can I get it back?

I forgot my password to my phone and it reset all my data, is there any way possible to get back my lost data? Thank You.
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S4 won't connect with usb AND broken screen. Need files from phone

My S4 will not connect to my computer when plugged in using the correct samsung cord AND the screen is shattered. How can I load the files from the phone? Remove the hard drive from the phone maybe ...
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Is there any way to recover a flash memory that probably stopped working?

I have a Samsung galaxy s2 phone whose suddenly stopped working, I've changed battery and tried basically everything in order to make it work, nothing helped.. Is there any way to recover a flash ...
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Images deleted after taking taking memory card

i used 2gb memory card for 5 months in my HTC mobile, i have unmounted it and removed it safely to replace it with 16gb. but now when i try to connect the 2bg card to system and copy the images ...
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Is it possible to pull data using Android Debug Bridge on an N7 while soft bricked

I've tried countless fixes for my N7 being softbricked (No idea how it was done). I've resorted to using Android Debug Bridge, however I cannot get access to the device (device not recognized from CMD ...
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How can I recover from CyanogenMod media format

I have oneplus one with CyanogenMod installed. Someone accidentally ran the 'media format' option in recovery made and now I have lost all my images. I'm travelling at the moment so don't have a up ...
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Formatting Android storage “zero out” technique

I have an Android mobile (Galaxy S3), and am really worried that my corporate information will be retrieved after a reset. I've seen shared video showing it is possible to recover data after hard ...
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Failure for swapping sdcard and internal storage myphone

I installed Root explorer and I modify vold.fstab, then after rebooting my phone my SD card and internal storage disappear in FileManager. I've only try to swap my sdcard to my internal storage for ...
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Lost .vcf file while doing factory reset , can I recover it? [duplicate]

I performed a factory reset on my Lenovo A390. I forgot to keep backups of my contacts, and I lost a .vcf file and my contacts are gone. I have important official documents and contacts. How to get ...
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Photos and music from internal storage got deleted. How to recover them?

I restarted my LG Android phone and it was supposed to back up my phone's memory – but it deleted my photos and music that was saved to my phone's internal memory. How do I get my music and photos ...
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Restore backup from internal storage

My first problem: My Google Play had a persistent "No connection" error. There are a bunch of fixes but none of them worked. So I decided to try the final fix: Restore device. Now I knew this would ...
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Galaxy Note 1 - Hangs on start up screen

This is the most tragedic thing ever happened to any of my electronic devices... My phone was dead (naturally) battery charge was zero as I was outside waiting for a friend. I wanted to charge it ...
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External SD card not being recognised; data intact on card

I have a HTC One M8 running Android KitKat 4.4.2, and I recently got a Sandisk 64GB MicroSD. Today a few of my apps have greyed out icons and when I click them, it says app isn't installed. When I go ...
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Access data on Samsung tablet with broken battery

I have a Galaxy Tab 2 7" (GSM Version). The battery is broken, as in it does not do anything at all on powering on. I do not want to buy a new battery for it, as it is oddly expensive compared to ...
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Moto G — recovering files after bootloader unlock (wipe)?

I'm trying to evaluate the options for recovering some important files that were deleted from a Moto G 1st generation. I have sufficient experience with the data recovery itself once I have an image ...
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How do I backup data (SMS/contacts) from a device with a broken screen?

I just broke the screen of my (unrooted) Galaxy S. How do I get back my SMS and contacts? PS: I tried Kies but it won't detect my phone for some reason. (Kies works fine with another Galaxy I ...
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Why can't i see any files from SD card in Android System Recovery <3e>

so I'm a bit confused. I'm going to try to organize my question here and not create a wall of text so please bear with me. Problem - I have a Samsung Galaxy Exhibit 2 that I'd like to save the data ...
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Recover files of an App

My phone is a Motorola MOTO G (first generation). Due to some troubles, I had recovered the factory settings of my phone. But I forget to backup some data of an app (Tricount). A this point my phone ...
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Samsung Galaxy Note N7000 bootloop even after flashing rom

I have a Samsung Galaxy Note GT N7000 India. It rebooted automatically the day before yesterday and then it got stuck at the Logo screen. I have downloaded and flashed it with ...
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“µamera” problem on S3

I am using an SD card on galaxy S3 - I store my photos on here. But today, on the DCIM folder of that card, I see a folder that named "µamera" and all of my photos were gone. It seems that, this ...
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Android failure to boot on LG

I need to recover data from my AT&T LG Thrill Android Phone Background: My AT&T LG Thrill phone's battery died a couple of days ago because I forgot to charge it. When I charged the phone ...
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Black Screen want to Retrieve Photos Note 3 [duplicate]

I have a Samsung Note 3 and the phone went black due to me dropping it. I have since got a new phone but want to retrieve my photos from the old phone with the broken screen. The problem is that I ...
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Recover my SuperVault files

I had several files saved and encrypted on my Android phone using SuperVault. I no longer have an Android phone but I do have my SuperVault folder with all the files. Unfortunately I can't access ...
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My Android phone is completely reset, whats the best way to recover the deleted data?

A person at a phone store reset all the contents of my Motorola Moto G Android phone, and I did not give them permission to do so. I had many important pictures and videos, but the even more important ...
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How to restore nandroid?

I created a nandroid backup and copied the files to my computer boot.img cache.ext4.tar data.ext4.tar nandroid.md5 recovery.log system.ext4.log ta.img I deleted the files on my phone to save space ...
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How to recover a System partition that won't mount

A relative of mine brought me his Galaxy S4 Mini GT-I9190, which is stuck at boot. When I boot into recovery it gives the error Failed to mount /system (invalid argument). How can I dig through the ...
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Android Device not detected by adb on Xubuntu 14.04

My phone (Micromax A092) running stock Android 4.3, has recently got factory reset by mistake. Using Photorec, I was able to recover all my files stored in the part of the phone memory, used as an sd ...
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Restrict/remove delete functionality

Is there any way to remove delete functionality from the easily accessible UI components, especially the photo gallery? It's way too easy to access and delete things you shouldn't, e.g. friends trying ...
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I'm having trouble getting into safe mode trouble on galaxy ace

I can't get into safe mode on my galaxy ace SM-S765C. I tried holding down power and menu buttons but it doesn't work.
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I factory-formatted my Note 2 and lost all my photos

One month ago I accidentally formatted my Note 2 and lost all my photos. I have tried so many programs like Dr.phone, recuva and so on – but i got nothing, or it required the phone to be rooted (I ...
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Will deleted apps be restored when I reset factory data?

I need to reset my phone to get it back to what it was like when I first bought it. If I reset it to factory settings, will the apps I've deleted be restored as well? If not how do I find and restore ...
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Recover data of app not on Play anymore?

Seems I deleted an app or a directory too much from my Android 2.3 phone. In particular I remember removing an app called App2SD or similar. Now, after booting the phone, I cannot see the apps anymore ...
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Accidentally “cleared data” for system apps on my Galaxy lll

I accidentally "cleared data" for some apps on my Galaxy lll. I think they were system apps and now I can't open facebook and other apps. How can I recover whatever is missing?
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Deleted text messages recovered

I installed a app called Textsecure on my phone Galaxy s3, i deleted the threads of messages and the app itself daily but somehow some of my messages where recovered but not all. Any idea how it ...
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Recovery software doesn't recognize Samsung Galaxy Tab even after turning USB debugging on [duplicate]

I have a Samsung GALAXY TAB on Android 4.1.2. Recently, while transferring pictures from internal storage to SD card, I lost some photos. Since then, I have been trying to get my photos back. I have ...
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USB storage damaged-it may need reformating Samsung galaxy SHW-M110S

Accidently i removed battery from my celphone while the phone was intializing the internal memory. and now getting a notification that it may need reformatting but i am more concerned with the data i ...
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Data recovery on boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100

I have a boot-looped Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100, running the Android 2.3 Gingerbread it came with, unrooted and unmodified (although Optus-branded). The phone's battery depleted while the phone was ...
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Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck at start up. Can I recovery the phone or at least the data?

My Samsung Galaxy 2 stuck every time when start up. It looks ok on the beginning, it shows "Samsung Galaxy S II ..." then change display to Vodafone logo then the shows word "samsung" and stuck here ...
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How can I get my data back to my pc?

I use android. Recently I've found a problem.. I can see all the files and folders in my mobile phone.. But when I connect it to my pc to copy the files or folders to the pc I find that The folder is ...
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Samsung GT-I9082 recover formatted files [duplicate]

Unfortunatly I commanded for the back up and reset option and lost all data available on internal memory. I need to recover all the data as it includes very important files. Can any one help me in ...
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How to restore lost contacts without rooting the phone

My phone suddenly began to keep restarting every 10-15 minutes. After a few restart, I noticed that my contacts are gone (most of them were stored on the phone). I searched for data revocery ...
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How can I get files off my broken Galaxy S4? [duplicate]

The screen broke, so it's black all the time and the touch screen doesn't do anything. I'm pretty sure everything else is fine, the LED turns on when I charge it, and I think I've gotten some texts. ...