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Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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Clone userdata from xcover-3 to xcover-3ve g388f -> g389f

I have some very special questions for you. My friend gave me a broken xcover-3 g388f. He wants the data on it, so I "Chip off" the internal memory and read it out with a chip reader. Now he came to ...
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Root file access without root

I am using a samsung geo neo 2 smart watch i found recently i ran into a big error with it and in an effort to reset it every time i try to on this phone it keeps trying to refrence a local save which ...
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How to repair an android device after partially formatting its root directory

My phone is Samsung Galaxy SM-J7 and it's rooted. I heard a linux command which could format the entire operating system from root directory (I do not want to mention it here). I've been curious to ...
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Options for recovering user data off of unrooted Motorola Android in boot loop

My phone started to boot loop*. It is a Motorola Droid Turbo (xt1254) running Android 6.0.1, and this is a snippet from the recovery screen: Device is LOCKED. Status Code: 0 Software status: ...
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How to view recovered (deleted earlier) images?

I, sometime ago, formatted my memory card, and few days later I recovered the data in it. I then copied the recovered data to memory card again. However, I am unable to see many photos in my computer. ...
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How does “Recycle master recycle bin” app recovering deleted files ? [closed]

There are many apps that recovers deleted data(images, video, PDF) i.e Disk digger , Dumpster e.t.c and these apps also ask for root , but here i want to know the process/methodology of simple ...
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Galaxy S7 Edge - Change USB Mode in Phone that Will Not Boot

I've done a few hours worth of research and have been unable to find a clear answer. Hoping something in the community here might be able to help: Verizon Galaxy S7 Edge (Oreo with latest Verizon ...
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Why can't I see Android storage as a partition on PC?

I'm trying to recover accidentally deleted video from HUAWEI P10. I use Ubuntu so I tried to recover it using photorec. The problem is that I can't see mobile internal storage or SD card storage in ...
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Can I bruteforce adoptable-storage SD card to recover data?

I got an LG G4 (locked bootloader, no root), on which I enabled adoptable storage on with adb a few months ago. Today, I tried to put a SIM card in the first SIM card slot, which was under the SD ...
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Is my device unrecoverable without factory reset? - com.andoird.phone stopped

Yesterday I took my Xiaomi Mi A2 from my pocket and saw a warning screen (text-only) telling me the device couldnt start and if the issue persisted I might need to do a factory reset and wipe all my ...
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How to recover deleted photos which are shown as 0 bytes by data recovery softwares?

A relative of mine accidentally deleted the "DCIM/Camera" folder with all her photos, and asked me if it's possible to recover them. I copied the 'userdata' partition (ext4) to a VHD image at once ...
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How to recover deleted files from Internal storage?

I have a Moto G4 play (Harpia). It was constantly bugging me that I didn't have any space left in internal memory, so I went out to buy an SD card. When I inserted it, a prompt came up and told me if ...
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How to recover data from a device with broken touch screen and no OTG support?

A friend of mine owns a ZTE T84, also known as the Telstra Tough Max. Unfortunately, he dropped the phone and cracked the screen which resulted in a non-responding touchscreen. The screen itself does ...
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How to recover photos from a factory reset phone?

I accidentally factory reset my Huawei Mate 20 Pro without making any backup beforehand. I tried Google search and found that phone needs to be rooted to recover lost data, which, in turn, will void ...
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How to restore contacts not restored after adding a Google account?

I have an Android phone that was not connected to any internet source. It had a lot of contacts. Once I logged out of the Google account all the contacts went missing. When I logged back into the ...
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WhatsApp DONT prompt to RESTORE from local storage, against what WhatsApp FAQ says in its website

I ran into this weird situation, where : I backed up my whatsapp to local storage, inside : Databases Folder Then i changed my whatsapp Number ( To another New SIM ) Format my HTC Phone ( HTC E9 plus ...
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Can a tracking software be flashed to the ROM?

Assuming to have a rooted phone (and not caring of loosing warranty), what could be flashed to an Android device ROM? I see tracking apps on Android being not so useful since they won't work when: ...
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Only image files are showing up in my folder when I view my phone's files on the computer

I need to transfer some sound recordings from my Samsung Android phone to my computer, however when I view the phone's files on my computer, only image files (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.) are visible. No ....
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My android isn't recognizing the password to “use the encrypted device memory.”

I've been through a number of steps attempting to save my device data. I previously asked this question. Is it possible to save an encrypted data partition so that I can decrypt it later? I couldn't ...
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KitKat exploit for reading fils in /data

My Motoroa Droid MAXX is running a version of Android that has no rooting method. All I want to do is read Chrome's backed up file of tge list of open tabs. Does Android 4.4.4 have any known ...
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ADB: Phone is not recognised but Ubuntu 18.04 recognises it

My LG G3 phone (phone is rooted; OS is Android Fulmics) is recognised by my laptop when I plug it in. The laptop is running Ubuntu 18.04 and I can easily copy data from and to my phone. I have ...
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How to recover files from android adoped storage after sd went ro?

OK, I have the following setup: I have an unrooted mobile phone with an SD card attached that was formated as internal storage in the past. Recently the storage made problems. I found out, that the ...
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Need Data off of a Locked, Unrooted Nexus 5 Stuck on Pre-Android Logo Splash Animation

Alright, this is a long shot, but I really would like to get my data off of my old, soft-bricked phone. It's a Nexus 5 (running Android 6.0.1), which has never been unlocked or rooted. It gets stuck ...
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Recover hidden pictures from my system

I am currently using Calculator Vault to hide my photos and would like to recover all my photos. But my system does not want to start since this morning. I have the password with which I lock it. ...
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Decrypting Android Nougat adopted storage

I changed my phone from a LineageOS (Android: 7.1.2 - LineageOS: 14.1-20180704-NIGHTLY-FP2) to regular Android and used my SD-Card on the first start-up of the new phone. The new phone (Huawei Mate 10 ...
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Video dissappeared from Android Gallery and storage, any ideas?

There was a video recorded the very same day as this question is posted. There is no trace of the video. At first I thought it was deleted for some reason but no recovery program or app can get to it. ...
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6-month Period of Photos Lost

A few months ago, I changed my mobile phone from a Google Nexus 5 to a MotoZ2 and backed up and synced my data to my Google account. Recently, I decided to look at my pictures, only to discover that ...
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How to recover gmail address

So, Awhile back I got a new phone and my number changed. I went to My Google Account page but It would not let me sign in to change my number. Been 5 months now..but It is still logged onto an older ...
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Is data recovery possible in this case?

Lets say that a file was deleted off standard android samsung memory which was not encrypted. After many times of factory reset and using phone for 3 years is data recovery still possible?
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How to recover deleted contacts and/or call history

It is really really very important to find a contact that was deleted from my phone. The only way I can do it (if it is possible) is to recover my contacts or my call history. There is no back up at ...
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Recovering Data From a Gen 7 Kindle Fire Hd and or Enabling UMS

I accidentally deleted literally everything on my Kindle and was wondering how I could recover the Data, I've tried programs like Yodot and Jihsoft but I can't figure out how to enable UMS storage -my ...
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Data recover/transfer from a disk image

Situation. I have a .img disk image file obtained from a .vmdk file via a virtualbox conversion, the latter being created by an Android 4.4.2 emulator. I'm trying to recover some app data and transfer ...
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By accident, factory data reset on wrong phone. Still possible to recover photos?

-Is there a way to recover at least some of the photos after factory data reset on S9 +? -Background: My sister gave me a Galaxy S9 + as a birthday present. Wonderful birthday party, took great photos ...
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Get app data from a phone with no screen

I recently broke my Samsung Galaxy J3 2016, the screen no longer works, but the phone itself is still working (turns on and off, alarms still ring). I was able to recover most of my data, except for a ...
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How do I import my contacts from broken Galaxy S7 to new S7?

My Galaxy S7 got water under the cracked screen and now the screen is completely blank but the phone still works. My contacts are not backed up on Google or SD or SIM card. All PC programs that can ...
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how to recover images form MI mobile

i want to recover images and videos from this micro_thumbnail_blob.0 file Mi pls help me out i want to recover all images and videos which accidentally deleted Thanks in advance
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how to backup data from forgotten password gmail account

My mail account password was forgotten.when i try to recover it unfortunately i have reset my mobile.Now im unable to recover the mail account,i need to backup all data from that account.please help?
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Can we prevent Android from automatically restarting at the fail point of a bootloop?

My Goal: Recover data from the internal built in sdcard. Scenario: Samsung Galaxy s6 Edge, running stock Android 6.0.1 (No Mods/Rooting) Stuck in a bootloop, suspected failed update. ADB connects ...
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What are my options to recover data from my water damaged phone?

My phone(Wileyfox Spark+, rooted and on COS 13, TWRP recovery) fell into water, and i got it out a few seconds later. I immediately took out the battery, sd card, sim, and lid, and left them in the ...
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Missing internal SD card in /dev/block, phone won't start

Yesterday my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 froze I'd say. The phone was locked and when I attempted to unlock it, it didn't respond (black display, just the led blinking). So I shut it down with holding power ...
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`Decryption Unsuccessful` when trying to restore user data

After an update I either forgot my log-in pattern, or the update broke it. I tried numerous versions of what I remembered my pattern to be, but I exceeded the maximum number of allowed tries, and the ...
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Is there any way to activate MTP connection on a phone with broken screen?

My phone's screen is broken and when I connect it to my laptop via USB it is in "Charge only" mode. I need to get my data out of the phone so I was wondering if there was any way to activate "MTP" or ...
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How to mount Internal Storage as USB Mass Storage for recovering data?

I accidentally formatted my Android phone's storage partition while updating to Android Oreo today. When I tried to restore the backup I realized that the backup of the data partition had failed and ...
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How to boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
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Nexus 7 2012: No OS, adb not working, can I fix using twrp?

So I accidentally wiped the OS from ASUS Nexus 7 WIFI 2012 Tablet. Right now: -No OS installed, -only boots as far as Google logo -still have TWRP -can't mount OTG in TWRP -all computers and cords I'...
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Accept RSA key on no touch android device

Pulling my hair out at this point. I have a client's android device (Alcatel idol 3) and I'm trying to pull data from the device. I enabled USB debugging via an OTG and mouse setup, but I've now run ...
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My SD card is corrupted I just need my files and data back please

Today while transferring some files to my Kingston sd card (32 gb) all of a sudden my phone froze for a around 5 seconds and then switched off when I switched it back on and open my gallery and opened ...
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File copy from SD card fails

I try to copy one particular video file about 180Mb from SD card. First I just tried to download it from MTP, but copying to other location fails too at about 53%. I guess the card is damaged. So ...
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How can I access the contents of the main disk on my Android device, for data recovery purposes?

I'm trying my best to determine a method of recovering some deleted data on my Samsung S5. I've used tools such as Recuva in the past to recover files on flash drives and devices of that nature. ...
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retrieving photos from a HTC with a broken screen

I have a Telstra siganture HTC phone. I have broken my screen and cannot access anything from the phone. I have not backed up my photos and videos recently. Is there any way to retrieve photos and ...