Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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How to backup files from a phone that's constantly freezing 20 seconds after turning it on

So I have a Huawei P Smart that's freezing 20 seconds after I open it and type its password for the first time. And after that, 2 minutes later, it's restarting. I would like to save the photos and ...
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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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Recover photos that got deleted when device switched off?

I have a Moto X Pure running Android 6.0. I have a lot of pictures saved on it. I was recently taking pictures and the device ran out of battery and switched off. When I got home and turned it back on,...
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Recover data on Samsung galaxy s4 mini with broken screen

I have broken the screen of my Samsung Galaxy S4 mini. Nothing can be displayed and I can't touch anything. I would like to recover data (at least contact and photos) but I don't find a way to do this....
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Extracting data from a dead phone

I recently dropped my phone in water, it worked okay for a few minutes after and then the screen started flickering and then it went black. I tried leaving the phone under the sun and in rice but none ...
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Asus Zenfone 2 screen broken and blacked out, need to retrieve files.

I own a Zenfone 2. My phone's screen has gone kaput completely. I just see lines in multiple hues but cannot see the unlock screen or anything beyond that. I need to recover files, however: No USB ...
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Repair SD card removed from phone without unmounting?

I have a Xiaomi phone and I'm using a microSD card to store photos and other data. I wanted to copy photos to PC so, with the phone turned on I just removed the sd card from the phone. Putting the ...
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Asus zenfone selfie in boot loop. USB debugging off. Std recovery mode accessible. No data backup. Anyway to recover data?

I've an Asus zenfone selfie with some version of android 6.0. A few days back my phone shutdown on low battery like it happens often. But ever since, its been going into a boot loop. I've pretty ...
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Recover Whats-app database files (.crypt12)

Today I had to uninstall whats-app as my storage was 100% and all the apps were constantly crashing. I thought I would recover it later. However my file manager app ES file explorer offered me to ...
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Usb mass storage instead of mtp

I accidentally removed my whole file system on my phone .I tried to recover my files with my linux pc using photorec program .but photorec only can detect directly connected devices to the system.my ...
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LG V10 Phone stuck in BootLoop - recovery data

I have a LG V10 Phone. It is stuck in the BootLoop mode. I want to recover the data from the phone. Is there a way to recover the data without getting into the system? Please advice. Thanks, John
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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 do I find which app on my phone is putting photos deleted by Google photos in a Recycling Bin? (I can't find the bin. Phone full.)

I connected my phone to my laptop and searched the phone for "recycl" - no matches found. I searched my phone apps for "bin" - no relevant matches found. I have 200 apps on my ...
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How could I retrive full internal storage of an Android smartphone in order to restore data? [duplicate]

In TWRP, I originally intended to only formating Data as F2FS but didn't know that from around Android 5, data is a subfolder under /sdcard and everything in /sdcard is gone. How could I retrive a ...
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Restore local WhatsApp backup after factory reset

The phone is a Samsung J7 Prime. Lately, the memory was getting full and this ended up in causing Google Play Services to stop working and crashed Google Play Store which was not available anymore. ...
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How to dump emmc of Asus Zenfone 3?

I am trying to dump the emmc of my Zenfone ze552kl. The bootloader is locked. I tried to dump the emmc from edl mode but it required a programmer to do so and none of the programmers I found online ...
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Ensuring that a deleted file cannot be recovered

A few months back, I had deleted a media file from my gallery. My phone wasn't encrypted at this point. Now, I wish to ensure that this file cannot be recovered in any way. What is the best way of ...
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Mount /data partition without losing data

In some new models, when installing a custom recovery, /data partition won't mount. To fix that I need to wipe partition. How can I fix without losing data?
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any way to read DATA/ directory's CONTACTS.DB?

Suddenly my HUAWEI (Android 4.2.2) bricked. It stucks at BOOT LOGO. However,when i connect to USB, ADB is able to read phone memory (shell and ls), But the /data directory is not readable (permision ...
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Broken, unresponsive screen: how to recover data on this otherwise working phone?

today my Huawei Ascend P7 has met its sad end, falling 2 meters to its screen-death. The phone still rings, turns on and off, and the volume buttons still work, but the screen doesn't work at all. It ...
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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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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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Data recover with broken screen

yesterday my beloved OnePlus 3T fell and the screen cracked :( At first half of it was still usable and visible, shame on me for not recovering the data I needed at that time. now the upper half is ...
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Merging Backup files into one single img file

After making a backup the folder contains multiple files like: backup.img boot.img kernel.img recovery.img system.img Is there any way to combine or merge those files into one single .img file?. To ...
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Where is the file location for samsung notes/memos and/or can I recover these files if I deleted the app?

I backed up all the files on my S9+ because I wanted to reinstall my buggy samsung notes app, but it turns out notes doesn't fall under documents anymore and it has its own separate sync that needs to ...
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Recover data from bootlooped phone

I have a Samsung Galaxy S Plus (GT-I9003) that is stuck in a boot loop. It is running the stock Samsung firmware (Android 2.3.5). I want to recover the data (specifically of the Memo application) from ...
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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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How can I authorize my laptop for USB Debugging if I can't see the screen?

I use USB Debugging to control this phone because the screen is missing. Not broken, missing. The LCD and display assembly is literally gone. I simply can't see what's on the screen without USB ...
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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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ADB pull internal storage data from custom recovery

My smartphone display hardware driver in motherboard is not working. Repair this would cost me loss of data. My phone is actually starting but can't see anything. I can see listed device in fastboot ...
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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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msgstore.db whatsapp android

Does the msgstore.db whatsapp file on android contain every msg every sent and received? If so are voice notes digitally recoverable from the msgstore.db file? Latest version whatsapp on android 9. ...
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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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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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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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How to recover a deleted file from /data partition?

I factory reset my rooted Android M phone but now I realize that there was a file in the /data directory which I need. Is it possible to create an image (.img or something similar) of the /data ...
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How to recover data from a formatted device [rooted, flashed]

I've accidentally formatted my phone, via. fastboot oem unlock. I've already tried Wondershare, EaseUSMobile Saver. Actually, I need my photos which has been shot by camera. Till now I'm only able ...
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How to copy system files and other data files in internal storage When i have access to recovery only?

i can Only boot phone to screen Where there Is logo. i can go into recovery. there Is fastboot. adp. and install from microsd options. factory reset. Clear cache. i Found cwm recovery Is too old ...
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forgot Samsung Tablet password & do not want to do a factory reset

We have a Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 ---- I've been reading some comments on what to do --- but a Google account was never setup (still do not know about how to do that) and there is no option now for a ...
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Recover data in recovery mode loop option in Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro

My Xiaomi Redmi Note 8 Pro is stuck in the recovery loop. I set my smallest width to 1020 in developer options, and after that, it went in the recovery loop and kept on rebooting again and again. If I ...
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restore data from internal storage of android phone [duplicate]

I am struggelling with the file recovery of an internal storage of an android phone. I made a dd copy of the /dev/sda device which includes the system and userdata and some other partitions of the ...
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Formatted sd card android 6 Marshmallow

I have a big problem with recovering files from a SD Card. I had a SD Card putted as internal memory on an Infinix android 6 Marshmallow, i've accidentally formatted the sd card when inserted on my PC ...
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Recover data from Download/Odin Mode on phone that won't boot into Recovery?

Is there any way to get the data out of a Samsung phone that will boot into Odin Mode / Download Mode but won't boot into Recovery or anything else?
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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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Restore Files from Full Disk image of userdata [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted an important file in my Documents folder on the internal storage of my phone. To try and recover it I immediately extracted a disk image of "userdata" out of the phone (I have ...
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Forgot lock pattern in One plus one phone

My girlfriend set a pattern lock for One plus one phone and she cannot remember the pattern now. I have a very sensitive data and also many valued pics. kindly help me recover the data or remove the ...
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Can I access my Android through ADB if the phone can only get to the fastboot menu?

I would like to recover message attachments from a Pixel 3 that died recently. (Yes, I should have had them saved and backed up, but I missed that option for message attachments.) However, the phone ...
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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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Dead phone and lost data

Few weeks ago,my phone has suddenly dead and entered in an endless restart loop. All data saved in the phone is gone. What I care for the most is WhatsApp chats and attachments. I remember I have ...
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How to back up user data from recovery mode?

My micromax canvas nitro A311 is stuck in boot loop.I have tried to solve the boot loop problem but couldn't succeed.The only solution seems to me is to format my phone.I am able to go to the recovery ...

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