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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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Are pictures lost forever if using TWRP to wipe data?

I have the following problem: I accidentally deleted an important picture and tried to recover it; Using DiskDigger (without root) I only find the low quality version of the picture - I read that I ...
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How do I prevent current WhatsApp backup from overwriting previous WhatsApp backup on Google Drive?

I'm having a really bad week as far as my tech and I might have to do a factory reset on my phone. In the process, I discovered nearly all of my WhatsApp data has been wiped out (the conversations are ...
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How to Audit Android Apps (for screenshot activity)

How do I audit my android's apps to determine which apps are taking screenshots of my activity? I recently installed & ran diskdigger to undelete an image I had accidentally deleted, but the ...
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Android data disappeared

I got an Android Tablet (Samsung SM-T800). I recently went into Download Mode (holding down some keys during startup), just to check if options for factory reset are available. I canceled out of ...
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External SD card is not working in Android phone

I used 8GB external memory card. Suddenly all data inside it is corrupt. Which means cannot read any data.It shows only it has 2GB size. For a solution : 1.Unmount it and insert it. 2.I format 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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Unable to recover SD card used as internal memory after factory reset

I have Motorolla G3 Android 6.0 phone. I am using 32 gb SD card as internal storage. After removing my 32gb card I did factory reset, now after factory reset my device doesn't recognize my SD card its ...
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WhatsApp messages disappeared without having been deleted

I was texting like normal yesterday morning when all of a sudden it said WhatsApp is not responding or something like that, but after it came off EVERYTHING was deleted, even my backup. I had messages ...
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How to save images / videos from a Xiaomi Redmi 4X that keeps rebooting in every 30 seconds

My phone (Xiaomi Redmi 4X) is faulty since last week, it's restarting itself in every 30 seconds (this time starts when the home screen appears). This little time is not enough for copying everything ...
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Nexus 5 screen no working, how do i recover data

My nexus 5 screens LCD had broken so I ordered a new one and installed it, it's not the first time I have done it, and for some reason, it won't display anything to the screen, I know my phone is ...
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Rooting Samsung Galaxy S II GT-i9100 (follow on Q'n)

I'm a newbie to digging into Android this deep, so please bear with me. FYI I'm more familiar with PC's, with a smattering of the back office side of things from muddling along. So any response ...
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Huawei Nexus 6P / Broken screen

I have a Huawei Nexus 6P which its internal screen has been broken recently, it's still working, I can hear the notifications and the calls ringtone, but with a black screen The replacement screen is ...
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Retrieve files from A5 with broken Screen

I have a Samsung Galaxy A5 2015 (A500F) with broken screen and digitizer. The phone is simply locked (no password or pattern used) but I cannot scroll down to unlock in order to access the file system....
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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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How to Recover Data from internal storage of dead phone?

I'm Using a Intex Aqua Power HD phone with Android 4.4. Its broken and cannot be switched it on... Whatever be the problem with the phone, what I really want is the data in that phone... The data in ...
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SD card formatted as internal storage Recovery Data

I have a problem. I formatted uin SD-Card with a smartphone with Android 6 and asked me to format it as internal memory, I accepted, with only one clause, if I moved the SD on another device this did ...
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Broken Phone - Google Authenticator inaccessible - Switch Internal Storage To New Phone

I have a Snapped phone. (Huawei p8 Lite ALE L02) That has very important google authenticator codes on it. The only way I seem them as being salvageable is to replace the internal storage from this ...
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When I uninstall WhatsApp from Android device, would my chats'/msgs' data stay on device?

so i made this stupid mistake of uninstalling whatsapp then giving away my phone without resting it to factory settings, so the other person now have my device, could he by a way or another retrieve ...
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Android data recovery

Hi I really need help on this one, my Samsung j1 has a broken screen, it's just blank and gives no visual. When I connect it via USB my laptop recognizes it, but I can't access the data because I have ...
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Recovering deleted files android 6.0.1 (internal storage)

They were onenote's files, research notes. Had problems with sync and lost files. How can I recover the files in the safest way? It happened today. I already stopped using the phone. (asking for a ...
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what format language is used on data files?

for learning porposes im trying to read a data file stored on data \cache\Cache but i dont seem to find a proper program to see the original code in it or maybe im just not using the correct language ...
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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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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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What data can be retrieved from a broken discarded tablet

I had a Lenovo Tab 2 A7-20F, purchased in August of 2016, one of if not the cheapest model for around £50. It began to fail here and there and I decided to get rid of it. I started by smashing it in ...
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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 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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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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(SOLVED) How (methods) to unlock Bootloader on own Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Data Recovery context)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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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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Broken Nexus 6p Recovery

So while I was overseas in Vietnam I dropped my Nexus 6P and broken the screen. The screen is completely black and completely unresponsive however when I use the fingerprint scanner it still vibrates. ...
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(SOLVED) How to recover data from Android … /sdCard/ … /Downloads on Xiaomi Mi5 MIUI8 (Android 6 Marshmallow)

UPDATE: 2018/06/27, bootloader implies wipe and it is a dead end for Data Recovery, mount as USB Mass Storage implies root to change settings, and for Mi5 or MIUI 8 this implies flashing ROM (dead end ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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