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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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How to recover files from a phone with a broken/unresponsive screen running Android Marshmallow?

I recently dropped my Nexus 5 and the touchscreen stopped working, no matter what I do it won't function. I have files on this phone that I didn't backup (I know, real smart of me), and I'm wondering ...
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How to recover lost data after a factory reset in samsung note 3 SM-n900 series?

My Samsung Note 3 SM-N900 series got stuck in the bootloader loop, due to which I had to do a factory reset. The good thing is that my smartphone is out of the bootloader loop after the reset but all ...
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What steps should I take before giving my phone to be fixed in a lab?

This is similar to I have sold my phone on eBay. What should I do before I send it off?, but in my case I'm just handing my phone off to be fixed. I don't want to have to completely wipe or reset my ...
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Pull data from phone that causes BSODS?

Bet you had to read that title twice. So the title says it all really - I have a Wiley-fox, a poor little thing that has been beaten up within an inch of its life. It cant connect to my Wifi, no idea ...
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Yu Yuphoria YU5010 is stuck in “Optimize apps # of #” loop. Need to recover data

My wife's phone stuck in an "Optimize apps # of #" loop and we are not able to start it. I need to recover few images related to some insurance claim. I never made any tweaking with the phone except ...
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I need help recovering vital data from a corrupted sd card formatted as internal memory with the phone off

This will be my first post on a stack exchange site, so please excuse any mistakes I make if possible. [This first paragraph is backstory of sorts; not really important] My father's phone's SD ...
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How to pull files from almost bricked android device? (Common suggestions didn't work)

I'm new to super user, so please be nice. My mom has an Odys Rise 10 android (lollipop) tablet, which now fails to boot. All it is doing now is to boot into recovery mode. Before I try to do a ...
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How can I recover photos from my bricked Google Nexus 5X

My Google Nexus 5X has died on me all of a sudden. Screen went blank, then rebooted and seems to have gone into a "bootloop". That is, it shows "Google" followed by the "android" spinner animation ...
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Reboot loop - “normal” fixes didn't work - how to recover data?

My Nexus 5 is in a reboot loop and all the normal "fixes" (e.g., going into recovery mode and clearing the caches, etc.) don't work. It looks like it is a hardware problem as the phone is even ...
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All data on SD card wiped after device reboot

Today I switched my phone on (Micromax Bharat 3) after a couple of days and saw, to my surprise, that all the data on my SD card (which is formatted as internal storage) had disappeared. Data for all ...
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I was recording and video on my phone when the battery died, how can I recover the video file?

I read the other questions I could find. This is completely different. My question is NOT about finding the file. The file is on my phone. It is the correct size. It shows as an mp4 with the right ...
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adb for bootloop

I am in the middle of trying to understand the correct procedure to recover my data from a phone that went into a bootloop. I installed android sdk, with adb tools. Also installed ODIN (although I ...
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Is there a way to recover contacts and T Memo from touch broken galaxy core

I have a samsung galaxy core and now the touch is broken. Since I have a new Redmi Y1, the damage of phone is not a big deal but the thing that matters is I am in need of copying all contacts and T ...
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Bootloop in Yureka - Rescue data? [duplicate]

I have an old YU Yureka piece, and it has gone into a boot loop. What happens is, CYANOGEN logo comes up in the beginning, and then "Android is starting - Optimizing x/123 apps" comes up. As x ...
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How can i restore my S8+ to an older back-up?

ok i have a samsung s8+, just switched from iphone. ive only had the phone a short time but needless to say it has backed up to both google and samsung accounts at least a few times if not more. i ...
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recover data from samsung galaxy s4

I have samsung galaxy s4 broken touch and display. i want to recover data from it such as videos,photos,contacts and whats app chat without pc.
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Is there any way to make a backup from download mode?

I have an Idol 3 phone with a broken power button and a broken touch screen. I am only able to boot into download mode by holding down the volume up and down buttons while plugging it into the charger....
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How to extract data from Samsung S5 with broken screen+digitizer?

I need to extract the photos from the internal memory of my Samsung S5. I've downloaded some software called dr.fone which shows me previews of my files (i think by downloading software onto the phone)...
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Is it possible to retrieve data from a phone that is no longer in existence?

My phone (LG) was run over by a truck and completely destroyed. I have since purchased a new phone (LG Stylo-2) and was hoping to get data from old phone. The old phone has been disposed of.
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Deleted storage/emulated/0 file and lost access to all files

The phone is HTC DESIRE 820Q running on Android 4.4.4. I was cleaning up my files using the PC and I accidentally removed storage/emulated/0 file completely. I can no longer access images, music or ...
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Samsung S6 screen is out. Can I recover my files?

My issue is pretty much what the title says. I dropped my Samsung Galaxy S6 yesterday, contacted my insurance company, and will be receiving a new phone tomorrow. I work in the vet med field and have ...
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Where do Sony Android phones store deleted pictures?

I was thinking to copy the specific file to my PC and scan it with third party application. Is this possible?
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stuck in bootloop, and flash recovery doesn't work on Nexus 5

Here's what happened: One morning, my phone started rebooting once or twice on its own. I thought it was the power button, but then it got stuck at the boot animation logo. I've let it run like 3 ...
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Incognito recovery Android device

Is it possible to recover credit card information used in incognito mode on my Android device? I have tried repeatedly to no avail and actual card stolen it is imperative I get this information...
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Backup data with broken screen and empty system

Device details: Samsung Galaxy S3 (i9300) with broken screen No System (was running CM13.0 with GAPPS) Currently flashed with TWRP 3.1 with Odin (was CWM) /data | /dev/block/mmcblk0p12 | Size: ...
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Access data on phone with broken screen (Samsung galaxy S5)

I'm trying to retrieve data from my poor dead phone. I can turn it on, but the screen doesn't work, so I'm not even sure it is at the lock screen. Anyways usually I use a software called Android file ...
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Display Broken and i want to take backup of my data [duplicate]

my phones Display got broken. I need to backup all my data from phone. but The USB Debugging mode is turned off and i cannot even do anything as display got completely broken. my phone has pattern ...
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Restoring deleted video on Android Marshmellow

I accidentally deleted a video on my Nexus 5 running Android (6.0.1) Marshmellow. The device uses internal storage only. I'd like to recover the video and from what I already know from the Internet, ...
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Titanium Backup - Restoring manually backed up apps (TB, Google Drive)

I recently had to format my OnePlus 2 and backed up a few apps, namely Authenticator and two games. First, I did a normal backup, then I used "send latest backup" in the "special features" tab to put ...
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How can I recover my pictures from Vaulty Stocks

I've lost my phone. Is there any way of getting back my files and pictures which were saved in Vaulty Stocks?
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Windows sees broken Android phone, no directories

So a friend brought me their Samsung Galaxy S7 phone with a broken screen, the phone does boot and my Windows 7 machine recognizes the phone however there are no directories or files listed. Edited ...
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How to transfer contact from android mobile(with broken screen) to my laptop

I know there is a bunch of third party apps is available to transfer contacts but my android phone's display not working so I can not handle UI of those apps. I found this MOBOROBO but it also ...
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recover a phone number I didn't save

At the bar last night I got a number I opened a new contact under my Google contacts on my Droid Incredible and typed in the information. But in my sub lucid state I never saved it, I would love to ...
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Sony Xperia M5 Sudden death - How to recover

My xperia M5 dual device had been put on for charging. When I plugged it into the charger it had around 60% of the battery power remaining. I kept it charging for around an hour and removed it from ...
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Recover photos from locked Android (Galaxy S5 Verizon)

My mom passed tonight and there are some photos of her on this old phone I have. Losing them is not an option but I only have 1 attempt left on the lock code before it factory resets the data so I can'...
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What is the .android_secure Folder?

On my currently working Android 4.4 phone, much of my apps and data is on a MicroSDHC card and I am trying to find what to preserve and port to a new phone. As I am trying to move from an old phone to ...
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Recover contacts and images from stolen phone

My samsung note 3 was stolen yesterday, the phone is off. how can I get my pictures from the internal memory of the phone and contact numbers? I was registered with google account
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He's dead, Jim! — Phone is bricked, how screwed am I?

This morning started with a catch-up, as always. I clicked a YouTube video, and the phone crashed. Just instantly crashed to the HTC logo screen, like it was rebooting. It crashed again. And again. ...
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How can I recover data from lg g4 stuck in a boot loop?

My lg g4 is stuck in a boot loop. It still powers on and can charge up but my phone wont stay on for long before it shuts down and starts booting up again. I dont really care about saving the phone ...
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Recover incoming SMS

Accidentaly few weeks ago I make my phone bootloop. So to fix this I reinstall the ROM image (including recovery image and fastboot image). I realize that there are some of my important SMS haven't ...
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Is it possible to retrieve app's local data after uninstalling it?

Background I was playing a multiplayer version of a game, in which character progress is "automatically saved on the cloud" (as the app states). However, I never had a Play Games profile, so when ...
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LG G4 Bootloop--how do I get my pictures back?

My LG G4 just recently went into the dreaded bootloop. I plan on sending it to LG to fix, but my pictures from earlier in the year are on the phone's memory. I also have a ton of music on it, but my ...
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lost my phone .bought new phone got same number.how do i get my contacts

I lost my phone LG34 today. I've purchased a new phone and had the data restored but I don't know how to retrieve my contacts. I'm not too bright with computers so please explain in simple terms how ...
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How to recover deleted photos from Android's internal memory

I have Redmi Prime 2 mobile and I accidentally deleted some of my pics and now I have tried as much I can to recover them but I can't recover them. I can recover by using some tools(Mini tool power ...
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How to recover my contacts

I accidentally deleted all my contacts from my phone. In my Google Contacts I was able to recover some of my contacts but how or where can I find the rest of my contacts?
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Do phone's sync or back up their notes?

I have just got a replacement phone. I backed up all my data with google and GCloud, and then claimed on the insurance to get a new phone. However after restoring all the data to my new phone, I ...
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My Android phone screen is un-usable, how do I transfer all my data to a new phone?

My current phone (Samsung Galaxy POP) running Andoid 2.2 has all its data including contacts and messages stored in the SD card + SIM card. However the touch screen of that phone has been damaged and ...
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How to recover data that was lost when clearing application data?

I was trying to free some space in my android device to install an application update. So I went to my applications and started deleting application data from them but for some stupid reason it didn't ...
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Retrieve photos from half booting tablet

Last week I retrieved an Android Tablet (an Asus Transformer Pad tf300t). Now it does not want to boot-up. To be honest, I don't really care about the tablet itself, but the photos on it. I can boot ...
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How to recover deleted photos?

By mistake, I've accidentally deleted the folder where my phone camera saves the photos; I was trying to delete just a couple of them, but inadvertently the whole folder was selected, and all the ...