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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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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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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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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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How to access my android phones data with only fastboot mode access and no developer options enabled and no access to recovery options?

I have an Asus Zenfone Max Pro M1 device. Few hours back, it shutdown suddenly and i cannot reboot it. What all i tried are: 1) When i try to Restart, it shuts down after showing asus logo. 2) When i ...
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How to continue using an android system with a broken touchscreen?

I have many working android cellphones with broken touchscreen but with a working screen and I would like to use them as computing device and/or additional screen. Is there a way to do that?
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Recover files from android that wont turn on

I have an og Pixel XL, a couple years ago it died on me and went into a boot loop where it shows the white screen with a Google logo and then it shuts off and turns black, and it repeats. It will ...
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How to recover files after formatting android mobile

i accidentally formatted (soft reset) my Oppo smart phone running on android 9.0 , it has important images, now how can i recover them
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How do I copy damaged data partition from locked Google Pixel

I have a Google Pixel (sailfilsh) device that complains about damaged data partition upon boot. It only offers to reboot (the same thing happens again) or to wipe the data. I have not previously ...
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How to recover data from phone with black screen?

My Samsung Galaxy S6 recently display doesn't work anymore (apparently it's water damage or something). The problem is, I want to extract my photos but it's like shooting targets in the dark. I've ...
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Recovering Deleted SQLite Records on Disk

I'm trying to access the raw screentime data that Android tracks - located in /data/data/com.google.android.apps.wellbeing/databases/app_usage on my OnePlus 7 Pro. My problem is that the database ...
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/data's data is garbled in TWRP. How to decrypt

So this is quite another android story but I promise to keep is as short n dry as poss. The issue was some of my Apps weren't able to access /extsd folders with non root & so I deicided to give ...
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How to get contacts from Titanium Backup on Windows PC - without restoring on a phone?

I made a backup of my phone using Titanium Backup, including the contacts. How can i open this contacts backup on a Windows PC so I can see all contacts data? I would like to restore them manually (...
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Can user data be recovered after formatting and flashing stock ROM?

I am exchanging my old Android L phone for a new one. I have formatted the whole phone including bootloader and flashed its stock ROM using SP Flash Tool twice. I hope my data has been overwritten. ...
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Recover files from encrypted Android MMC dump

A friend of mine gave me his Samsung Galaxy S2 (with Cyanogenmod 10.1.3 installed and Full Disk Encryption enabled) because it bootlooped. I made a dump of mmcblk0 (the internal Flash memory) just ...
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How can I restore app data from file folder?

I'm using a Samsung Galaxy S6, not rooted. I used adb backup before factory reset as well as copying all the files afterwards just in case. I am trying to restore my memos as well as data for a game ...
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how to remove pattern lock in a rooted android phone?

My Xperia is Running on RR-16 OS I have added 6x6 pattern unlock, it's been months I touched it so I forgot the password is there any way to remove the pattern lock through ADB, I also have TWRP ...
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How to pull data from internal memory on an unrooted phone?

Yesterday, I suddenly discovered that I had lost all the user files on the internal memory of my android phone. All my photos, my music, my PDFs, audio recordings, everything. I will explain the ...
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WhatsApp chats disappeared after Android Operating System Update

I am having a Moto E XT-1022 (1st generation) 2014 model. In order to update its OS from 4.4.4 to 5.1, I had to make 500MB space available so I deleted all WhatsApp database backup files without ...
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Data recovery for Pin-Locked Samsung with no debugging mode enabled

I do have phone Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F). This phone is 5-digit PIN locked; which is lost. There is no debugging mode enabled and it's not linked to samsung account (tho I know google accounts ...
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Pin-Locked Samsung with no debugging mode enabled (need data recovery)

I do have two phones (both samsungs - first A40 (SM-A405FN to be precise) and the second - Galaxy S7 (SM-G930F)). Both of those phones are PIN-locked by a PIN number I do not know. (The first one has ...
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Corrupt weird files in Android Folder of SD Card after data transfer to PC

I had a 32GB microSD card and I transferred a few files to my computer using the SD card reader, but when I inserted it in my Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 SMT230_NU a separate folder named "Drive" was created ...
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Recovery my data on internal storage (deleted permanently 1 month ago) [duplicate]

Does software like Dr. Fone, MiniTool that required "root" on android really work 100% for recovering my lost photo? First of all my phone is not rooted. I've lost my important photo (deleted ...
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S7 data recovery with broken screen

I have a galaxy S7 (SM-G930F) with a broken screen. It can receive calls and texts and connect to wifi. I can access it via https://findmymobile.samsung.com/ to unlock it. That site also has options ...
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Recover a phone number a dialed with no signal [duplicate]

At the bar last night I got a number from an amazing girl that I dialed in the bar. I had no signal when I dialed the number (the bar was deep underground) and I don't see the number in my call ...
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Undo Factory Reset on oneplus

My Kid has been playing with my phone while it was on lock screen, my kid did not have the access code but somehow don't ask my how he somehow managed to factory reset my onePlus 6T. I googled and ...
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Restoring apps and files after flashing a custom ROM

I recently flashed Adnroid 5.0 custom ROM by NamelesROM on my GT-i9300 S3 Samsung. I did backup my ROM by TWRP and the ROM i installed now (NamelessROM android 5.0) worked fine and i am happy with the ...
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memory card as internal storage

My phone can't read my memory card and my memory card mounted as internal storage in marshmallow operating system. How can i get my data back?, in my setting it show memory 91 gb to 119gb but ...
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Huawei's Safe not found, how to recover the files?

I have Huawei Y5 (2019) running on Android 9 Pie, and I'm using its built-in Safe to secure my photos. I made a Safe, put some photos in it, and made a password and it was working good. Now, when I ...
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How to boot if the graphics chip is damaged and the screen is permanently blank?

My ASUS Zenphone Selfie Pro 4 graphics chip burned and the screen is green at boot, becoming blank after a while. Since I cannot see what is being 'shown' on the screen, how can I make the cellphone ...
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recover smartphone after factory reset

Last friday, my Samsung smartphone somehow performed a factory reset. I do not know why (it fell on the ground, or my son triggered something, but that does not matter now). I noticed it when during ...
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How to recover data from corrupt SD Card formatted as Internal?

My mother has been using the Moto G3 Turbo Edition for almost 2 years now. The device has 16GB of internal memory, but she is using an external Samsung Evo 32GB class 10 memory card as her INTERNAL ...
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How to restore files on SD card protected by NQ vault?

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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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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Phone still stuck in a bootloop after flashing official firmware with Odin!

I successfully flashed a stock ROM on my Galaxy Note 4 using Odin 3.13.1 but, unfortunatelly, the bootloop is not gone. Device info: SM-N910C unrooted Android 6.0.1 Marshmallow Bootloop sequence: ...
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How to dump and recover sdcardfs

Sdcardfs is a virtual file system in Android or some Linux systems. It is implemented using FUSE. It is called Android's 'adopted storage', is used in virtual sdcards, or protected partition areas. (...
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Broken Phone Power Button and ADB not detecting device. NEED HELP!

So the power button on my phone (Asus Zenfone 3 laser) no longer works and the phone is powered off. I have charged it up and gotten it to the android recovery menu by holding down power and ...
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Which file has the saved contact data in android? How to get this file in an unrooted phone?

My android phone's screen is damaged and only shows a white pixelated background and does not recognise any touch input (although it does recognise when I swipe on the initial lock screen after I ...
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Recover deleted video in Google Photos app

In Google Photos I deleted permanently a video (before it was backed-up). Is there any way that I can recover it? It's very important to me.
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Encrypted SD card data recovery with broken display (S9+)

my phone (Galaxy S9+) was recently stolen, and thankfully I got it back, but it was completely destroyed when I got it back. I'm not sure what they did to it (looks like they took a hammer to it), all ...
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Recover photos from S6 Edge+ stuck in boot loop

I have a Galaxy S6 Edge+, Android 7.0 that did something weird. I restarted it and now it's stuck in a boot loop. I don't care if it gets wiped, but I want to get the pictures off it first. It gets ...
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How do I get the contents of an HTC .hbk file… without buying an HTC phone?

I broke the USB port of my HTC One phone, so I am unable to charge it any longer. Before the battery was dead, I made all the needed backups, including SMS, which created an .hbk file. I searched for ...
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Enable ADB and/or change USB connection mode on Galaxy S7 w/ broken screen

My Galaxy S7 Edge has a broken screen (totally black, and doesn't respond to touch). However, the phone does turn on and is recognized by Kies 3 and SmartSwitch. I am also able to unlock the phone via ...
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How to overcome the failure of data wipe? My smartphone's type is Huawei g730 - U 10

My mobile was restarting several times even when I touch the screen or trying to make a call...then I found this message: Encryption unsuccessful Encryption was interrupted and can't complete.As a ...
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One Plus One broken screen recover data (google auth codes)

I unfortunately broke my screen for the second time on my One Plus One. And it seems that my first repair somehow was not totally good, since when I booted it up with the replacement screen, the ...
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Galaxy Note 1 - Hangs on start up screen

This is the most tragedic thing ever happened to any of my electronic devices... My phone was dead (naturally) battery charge was zero as I was outside waiting for a friend. I wanted to charge it for ...
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Connect to Android phone stuck in boot

I would like to access the data from my Android phone stuck in boot. Is it possible to connect using ADB or anything any this stage? Details: I have a Huawei Mate 20 Pro purchased April 2019. I ...
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How to recover personal data on an Android phone which is in a bootloop?

Is there a way to recover the internal storage (images, video, photos, notes, app data, music, etc) of an Android phone which is currently in a bootloop? Additional info: Wiping the cache partition ...

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