I have a Sensation XE which is not rooted. (hboot 1.29, android 4.0.3)
I found a recovering method in the highest ranked answer in this post: How can I recover a deleted file on Android?.
From the above post, it's necessary to root my phone, but for some reasons, I don't want a permanently root.
Is it possible to follow steps 1~5 in this post [GUIDE] Juopunutbear S-OFF NO HTCDEV UNLOCK | ROOT (1.2x HBOOTS)--NEW: ONE CLICK ROOT to temporarily root my phone, ...
1.get this temproot-sensation-windows zip file
2.Extract temproot-sensation-windows.zip into a directory on your computer.
3.Plug your HTC SENSATION/XE/4G into your computer via USB. (keep the connection in "charging" mode) Recommended: Plug your device’s USB cable into the back of your computer if you’re using a desktop PC.
4.Enable USB Debugging on your HTC sensation. Settings >> Develop Options >>USB debugging (checked)
5.Double click temp_root.bat to run the script and wait until it completes. Don't touch the device during the entire process.
and then follow the steps 1~3 in the highest ranked answer to recovery the deleted files in my phone?
- Find out on which block device the file was on. Via
- Acquire and image of that block device with dd: dd
if=/dev/<blockdevice> of=/sdcard/image bs=4096
3.Get a data recovery forensics tool and let it search
/sdcard/imagefor the lost file. You can of course try to run multiple tools on the image. Formemost and Scalpel are a good start.