Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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Do any data-recovery solutions still work on android 11?

Question: All data-recovery solutions I can find on this site are from 6 or more years ago. Similarly, commercial solutions (such as Dr. Fone) are only good up to android 4. Are there any tools or ...
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I'm looking for a data recovery program for my android phone [closed]

I had a Samsung Galaxy J7 it was stolen I managed to get it back but not before it was wiped completely but they weren't able to get passed the frp lock and I had some very valuable data on some of ...
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How to control phone with broken screen from computer when there is a password?

My phone's screen is broken. I want to be able to use it using a PC (I just need to use two apps for a short while). I have a password on my phone. If I remember correctly, I have USB debugging ...
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how to recover data from android 10?

My Samsung A80 had an issue and could start up i had to flash it tried to recover its data but could not i HAVE used windows and i used different apps, no thing worked my friend rooted the phone SO ...
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Recover encrypted data partition after factory reset

I sent in my phone for repair (having taken a backup naturally), and got it back factory reset. I noticed the backup app (from the manufacturer) only backed up some files (mostly camera roll, texts, ...
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Phone stuck in recovery bootload and i need to backup all data

EDIT - ive flashed the system because i couldnt find any way of recovering the data, without unlocking anything there is not much that you can do. with this can someone close this question? lastly, ...
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How to fix bootloop (C5 PRO SM-C5010)but saving USERDATA

my device C5 pro (SM-C5010), Android 8, Fully STOCK ,knox not tripped, firmware: dont know exactly as i am on bootloop but it is Hong Kong. ​PROBLEM: I remove cache memory from recovery but then it ...
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F2FS partition does not mount, fsck.f2fs does not resolve. I want to recover the files

I made a backup of my phone's userdata partition with the command (because the /data is not mounting): dd if=/dev/block/bootdevice/by-name/userdata of=/usb_otg/userdata.img I need the files that are ...
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On a non-rooted device, can adb access any files that an Android file manager cannot?

An Android app I was relying on did not save its data. I'm hoping that perhaps the data is located in a cache or temporary file. The device is not rooted (and is running Android 7.0), and I've ...
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How can I get as much data as possible off a phone with broken USB?

I have a BV7000pro running Marshmallow (according to the specs - it's off now for a good reason that will become clear soon). It stopped charging after a period of very poor battery life, so I bought ...
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Is data recovery possible in encrypted phone? [duplicate]

I need a suggestion! Tomorrow I am giving my phone to service centre for repairing my broken camera. I am feared that whether they can access my files or not? My phone is on android 10 out of the box ...
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Can I enable USB debugging and recover data via PC from a phone with broken touch?

One of the possibilities is attaching a mouse via an OTG adapter and enable USB debug from there. Or just replace the touch screen, of course. At the moment, I don’t have an OTG adapter and the cost ...
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How to shred deleted files to prevent data recovery?

Is there a good way for shredding my Android's free space to ensure data cannot be recovered? I want to permanently shred my deleted files in free space. I have heard of secure eraser and ishredder.
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Retrieve DCIM folder deleted from internal storage, no backup on Google and phone is unrooted [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted files including photos from file manager. I tried multiple recovery apps like Dr. Fone, disk digger, etc. but nothing seems to work as my thumbnails, cache and everything from ...
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Half dead screen, trying to recover data (device not showing in file explorer)

I have a somewhat old Samsung S7 Edge phone which (strangely enough) has only the lower half of the screen not working. This is, the whole screen lights up and displays everything, but ONLY the lower ...
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Exporting call records with phone call recordings from Mega Call Recorder Advanced app

This is a long-shot, but I really hope someone can help. I was using the Mega Call Recorder Advanced Android app to record phone calls for quite some time. Its official package name was com....
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My SD card got damaged [duplicate]

iam unable to format it not use it. i need an app that will help me recover my data please anyone can share light to this. Thanks in anticipation
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Getting lost chrome android data back

My mom uses my android phone sometimes, and I guess yesterday or the day before she had reset one or more of my apps, including chrome, since all my open tabs and history is gone. I was not syncing my ...
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Notes and Contacts Recovery (Huawei P6 Android 4.4)

I have a Huawei Ascend P6 with 4.4 Android sutcking on the start up logo. I have many important notes (saved by default notepad app) and some unsynched contacts in there. so I have access to the ...
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How can I get files off an Android phone without the ability to get into the phone?

I have a phone the touchscreen of which does not work, and so I can't do anything like switching on debugging, or accepting notifications to share data, but the phone has no password and I can connect ...
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asus phone data recovery with broken screen

I have Asus Zenfone selfie but the screen is broken and black and unfortunately USB debugging is not yet enabled.is there any way to recover data from it .please help. thank you
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Can you help me recover my accidentally deleted videos?

I have a Nokia 2.2 smartphone runnig Android 10 ( a hateful piece of software from my opinion). From 16 GB of storage only 2 are available for the user and it's shrinking even more with every new ...
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How can i get back my files from userdata dump (dumepd via LGUP)?

A while ago i soft bricked my LG V30, then before i flashed a new Rom i created a LGUP dump which gave me lots of files includung a 54 GB userdata file. The phone is currently up and running with the ...
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WhatsApp restore stops halfway through importing chat messages

I have a problem with restoring a WhatsApp backup made to transfer the messages from one phone to another. First, I followed the advice I gave here myself after I ran into WhatsApp backup/restore ...
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Does Android disk encryption use device-specific keys (such as IMEI or model) to encrypt the disk?

This question is about how disk encryption for Android 6.0 works. In short: Does Android 6.0 disk encryption use any device-specific keys (such as IMEI or model) to encrypt the disk? In detail: I'm ...
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Get the actual app's data files location [duplicate]

tl;dr One of my apps stores its data in some weird place that isn't covered by Google backup. And thus it was not restored after the latest system recovery. I've lost all my data for that single app. ...
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a process deleted some vital folders and files how do I track it down

admittedly I am rooted on a phone with unlocked bootloader & a Havoc custom GSI rom Android 10 I have hidden magisk root from all applications - every application except the ones that need it ...
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SNote and TWRP manual restore problem

This is my first time posting here and I am not sure how to best classify this question with tags, so please excuse me. Here's the problem: I have backed up the data partition with TWRP and then wiped ...
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How to recover lost/deleted images [duplicate]

So basically it went like this: 1.) I plugged my phone to my laptop and transferred all my photos. 2.) After having successfully copied the pictures, I deleted them on my phone via the laptop then ...
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Photo recovery but for a renamed photo with .BAK extension

Seems like most extension based file recovery apps on playstore only supports for rooted phone. Most photo recovery works fine but the file I deleted was renamed with a .bak extension. So I wonder if ...
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How to permanently delete data on an android phone including images videos and etc..? [duplicate]

I have and android phone and I usually delete images and also delete them from trash . But I always can recover deleted items by using third party recovery apps like diskdigger and all deleted files ...
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Encryption: can't decrypt data after rom downgrade

I downgraded an Android 10 custom rom while I had encryption enabled (rom). Basically I dirty flashed a previous minor version of the rom via TWRP (with just a simple "wipe cache/dalvik"). ...
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Recover files from Samsung Galaxy with black screen

How can I access the files on a phone that has a black screen? When I connect to my PC it only recognises the phone as a portable media player and I can't see any files. Is there any way I can get ...
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How can I find / transfer a single app's data files to a new phone? (unrooted)

I just got a new phone and I was able to have almost all my apps and data transfer over without an issue. Neither phone has root access. But a couple apps (a game, a cocktail app) didn't transfer ...
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recover text messages

I have an Huawei running the latest Android. I accidentally deleted some Very important text messages and they haven't been backed up. Is there anyway I can retrieve them?
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How can I transfer the numbers from my old Android phone onto my new iPhone if I lost the old Android phone?

I lost my old android phone. Decided to try out an iphone just to get literate. I'm wondering what the process is for transferring my contacts from my old android phone (which i don't have access to) ...
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A question on how precisely Whatsapp backup works

I am not really sure if this is the right place to ask this, but I will give it a go. So, recently, when I wanted to resend someone a video that I had previously sent them, I got an error message ...
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Recovering deleted files from unrooted Android device requires factory data reset

I would like to create a copy of the internal drive (not SD) of my Android device (Motorola E3) to recover some deleted files, but it requires rooting of the device. Rooting itself requires bootloader ...
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Recovering SMS messages from a non-rooted LG G6 H870

I've accidentally deleted some SMS messages on a non-rooted LG G6 H870 (which AFAICT can't have its bootloader unlocked). I assume they weren't deleted from /data/data/com.android.providers.telephony/...
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Access files of Android device without the login code

Long story short. The father of a friend of mine died and he asked me if I could have a look at the father's phone to see if there might be any images or other stuff he might find relevant. The ...
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Can android devices be controlled/tracked (including on/off control) by IMEI?

Phone lost having sensitive data that cannot be deleted, The owner(my cousin) has gotten mentally unstable. Tried every possible solution to track it like google's find my device. I also tried to ...
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Recover phone data with a broken screen

Is it possible to recover data from my Xperia X whose screen is shattered(completely black). It's running Android Oreo and USB debugging is OFF. Unfortunately screen replacement is not available in my ...
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Find out a list of all previously installed packages

I'd like to know if it's possible to find out what packages were installed on an Android device using ADB, for when the simple "My Apps" library in Google Play doesn't list everything I'm ...
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How do I recover deleted text messages and attachments on Samsung Galaxy Note10+?

While attempting to delete an SMS ad on Samsung Galaxy Note10+, I did not notice that every message in my log was checked and I deleted my entire text history. How do I recover deleted text messages ...
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A cheap android phone killed my sd cards when I formatted them to internal, any way to get them back?

I bought an Ulefone Paris 2015 Chinese phone, a few years ago, it came with a bloated/malware OS, I put in a Lexar SD card, formatted as internal, something didn't work right (I don't remember), I ...
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Retrieve data from not working BlueStacks

An old version of BlueStacks showing the following error and now I can't access my data: BlueStacks App Player. Error: CodeTitans.JSon.JSonReaderException: Invalid token found('<' at 1:2) Can ...
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My phone turned off while i was recording audio. How do I recover the file? [duplicate]

I recently was recording audio (an interview) by using the native Voice app on my Samsung Galaxy S6. I paused the recording without having the time to save it. My phone turned off automatically and ...
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How to get data off an encrypted android phone with a broken screen

I have a Samsung A5(2017) phone that is encrypted requiring a pattern at boot time. I have dropped the phone and the screen is cracked and dead. Any thoughts how I can get the data off the phone? The ...
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How to recover deleted photos from a specific directory(folder) in non-rooted device?

Some bad cleaner app deletes all my photos stored in a directory(folder) which is created manually by myself (for example, /sdcard/myphoto/). I tried some photo recovery apps. But none of them ...
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How would the app DiskDigger be able to get past SELinux when adbd/SuperSU/etc. cannot?

Okay, so I was able to recover my deleted files after all. I am the furthest thing from a software developer, and I don't have more time to spend on this, but I wanted to explain how I fixed it and ...

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