Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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Weird ftp issue during data recovery of Android phone! Can you solve it?

I am trying to recover lost data on a Note 3. It is rooted, so I did what I saw here: http://datas-recovery.com/static/recover-samsung-lost-data.html I did successfully connect to my phone and set up ...
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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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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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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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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 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 video that was cut off due to being out of space?

I have an HTC One phone. I was filming a video and in the middle of it, it stopped recording because I ran out of space on my phone. It says that it does not support playback of this kind of video. I ...
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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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Attempting file recovery (deleted photos) on Note 4 via accessing /data/userdata; rooted phone, patched adbd, but now USB debugging won't work

I made a post about this yesterday, and I managed to make a lot of progress today, but I'm stuck again, and I am trying to decide what to do. I am not really experienced with coding, but I happen to ...
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How to create image of internal storage to attempt data recovery? [duplicate]

I accidentally deleted an entire folder of photos a few days ago on my Galaxy Note 4. My PC was also down because of a failed hard drive, so I was unable to back up my phone prior to this accident. At ...
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Droidexplorer cannot find device. Galaxy Note 4

I accidentally deleted the entire photos folder on my Galaxy Note 4. My quest to recover the photos in this folder has led me here. I have installed the SDK on my PC (Win7) and droidexplorer is all ...
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I Locked my lost phone with Find My Device, then Found it with shattered screen. Cannot connect with PC to retrieve data

My New Samsung phone was lost or stolen. I searched for it, using Find My Device app and Found It in a Motel Parking Lot with shattered screen. I had locked the device, during the locating process, ...
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How to restore deleted text messages from an galaxy s9 phone

I only touched the one text message I wanted to delete and all of my text messages got deleted from my galaxy S9 phone from the default text message app. I really need to restore those messages ...
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Whatsapp backup for new and old chats

I recently accidentally deleted a chat in Whatsapp for Android 7.0 "Nougat". I know if you uninstall and reinstall the app, you can download the backup containing these old messages. Now my ...
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How to backup data from recovery screen?

I am using Color OS 7 (Realme UI) on Realme 2 Pro. The phone is booted in recovery mode and I cannot start it normally. I have some data (other than Contacts, SMS and Photos) which I would like to ...
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How can I get all my files off my phone without USB

I have an "Essential" android phone that is rooted, has terminal and supersu installed, but will not acknowledge that it is plugged into a computer rather than an AC charging station. lsusb on the ...
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recover a deleted number from my call history

I have an android 8 Huawei Y6S phone, I accidentally deleted the outgoing call from my history and I'd really appreciate it if I could get it back, I wouldn't mind rooting my phone but is there any ...
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Force Galaxy S8+ to authorize my hp

Sorry for the long, difficult problem. Anyways... Hello, I recently dropped my phone in the pool. I wasn't too concerned because I was about to get a new phone anyway, but it turns out at some point ...
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Getting Root Access on Android 6.0.1 in Recovery Mode

I am trying to get root access from recovery mode with the Dirty Cow exploit. I have adb access and my device is on Android 6.0.1. When I use VIKIROOT it's stuck at "waiting for reverse connect ...
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Can't access recovery partition Android 8.1 (Go edition)

Phone Maker: TECNO Model: F1 OS: Android 8.1 (Go Edition) Memory: 8GB ROM 1GB RAM I have asked a question here: Android fastboot restoration points In summary the phone was updating then the battery ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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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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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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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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Flashing recovery directly to EMMC to retrieve user data

I've got xiomi redmi 5 with stock rom and all settings. It doesn't boot. I tried many ways to fix it but all failed. It's not unlocked and doesn't have adb enabled so I couldn't get data from it. I ...
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How to restore WhatsApp data from SD card or internal memory and not from Google Drive?

I changed phones and installed WhatsApp on the new one. I have a backup database file on an SD card and the same file copied to the internal WhatsApp folder and Google Drive. However, during install, ...
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How to recover deleted notes from Android device - Huawei P8 Lite?

I'm very stuck in solving this problem (from more that one year!). I started accidentally the hard reset of my Huawei P8 lite. Luckily I've saved all my photos and document on my SD. The problem is ...
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Data recovery from formatted userdata partition

I did format the userdata partition while installing a new ROM accidentally. But after formating and installing a new ROM, I did backup full userdata partition within TWRP with dd method for data ...

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