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Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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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
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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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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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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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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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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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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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How to bypass lockscreen Android Marshmallow?

After Updating to Marshmallow my PIN is no longer being accepted, USB Debugging is disabled, no root, bootloader is locked, what can I do? Is there anyway to get the data off the device, aside from ...
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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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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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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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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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Undo failed encryption?

I am on Android 6 (AOKP), TWRP installed, and Xposed/Xprivacy. I wanted to encrypt the device from the settings dialog but apparently that failed - it just sits there with the boot animation doing ...
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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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All my Internal Data Has Been Removed Without Reset.. Help?

When i had charged my Device in morning in Switch-off Mode after Charging i had Boot up the Device (Device Details Below).. I got all my internal data Gone.. All Internal Apps, Apps Data, Music, Video ...
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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 ...
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Android phone, recover photos or messages after factory reset, is it possible?

I recently bought an Android phone on a site similar to craigslist or ebay but more locally based. After buying it, I somehow got it into my head that the phone might be stolen goods. In hindsight, ...
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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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How To Fix: Data Recovery from Broken Screen without USB Debugging

I have the OnePlus Two phone whose screen was broken a while ago and i want to back up some of my pictures and videos which were stacked in its internal memory. Please note the below points for better ...
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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 data be recovered after factory rest in 4.4 or above?

in Android 4.4 or above is it possible to attain the master token to recover data after factory data reset. does this vulnerability just affect old Android or also 4.4 or above
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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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Backup encrypted data from Android with broken screen

short story is as follows: I have a Sony Xperia M2 with display suffering from water damage. It's completely black but it's still working, booting and responding to touch. However, I need to enter my ...
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How to access the RecycleBin or trash folders and recover deleted files?

Deleted a file, with the option to delete permanently unchecked. Tried to retrieve it then, only to find out that Android has no visible recycle bin...
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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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Galaxy A3 (2016) broken screen access files

I have a Samsung Galaxy A3 (2016) - SM-A310F - with a broken screen from a friend to try to backup the files on it. Touch doesn't work and you can't see anything, but I can unlock it with the home ...
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Pull data from disabled device

I have a Samsung Galaxy S6, with a completely disabled screen. I want to pull recent images and data from it. USB Debugging is enabled, but the phone needs a passcode for me to access its' data. Is ...
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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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HTC M9 Bricked…

Original issue. My cousin plugged in his HTC M9; he said it showed a count down from 5 to 1 then shut off. To which he discovered that the charging port had visible signs of burning and smelled as ...
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Recover photos safely

A friend had about 60 photos that were very important to her, because she is planning to use them in a lawsuit. She wanted to upload the photos to Google Drive and then delete them from the phone, ...
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Restore data to android

I Backed up my data on Google, as instructed by a Samsung representative, then reset my, as instructed by same. He never told me how to recover the data. After being disconnected, during reset, he ...
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Recover photos from Google Photos cache

About two months ago (just over 60 days so they are no longer in Trash), I manually deleted thousands of photos off my Google Photos account due a problem I had with duplicate files. I had a back up ...
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Help with recovering data on encrypted Microsd Card

Hi I was using a 64GB microsd card as internal storage on my Lenovo K4 Note (also known as Lenovo K4 Note A7010a48, A7010, Lenovo Vibe X3 Lite). Due to some issues in the display I had to give my cell ...
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how to get back up of all phone data after Flash stock ROM?

i am having Letv 2 mobile phone, unfortunately i uninstall google launcher and my phone stop working. i was advised to update system and my all phone data has been lost. i want all phone data back, ...
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Is a ROMs data (/data) from Nougat compatible with MM?

I have a Nexus 6p with Resurrection Remix, Android 7.1.1. I want to move back to Marshmallow (still RR) for Xposed. I plan to just dirty flash the old RR 6.0.1 .zip file. Will this result in any ...
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Issues with SD Card “Reinsert SD Card” for Internal Storage (Adoptable Storage) Android 6.0 (Marshmallow)

I have HTC One M8 GPE with Andorid 6.0 Marshmallow installed. I used my Transcend Micro SD Card as Internal Storage / Adoptable Storage. At morning I got the message "Transcend SD Card Missing. ...
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Wipe Data on Locked Phone Stuck in Boot Loop without Recovery

I am returning a Project Fi Nexus-5X device that went into a boot loop but want to wipe all my data off it before shipping it back to Google Fi. However: the device is oem locked any fastboot erase (...
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Remove lock or enable usb debugging on non-rooted phone?

So my little sister locked herself out of her phone which was not rooted, had no recovery software (Cwm, Xrec, etc.) installed on it, and has usb debugging and auto-mount disabled. We don't know the ...
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recover whatsapp conversation after hard reset

i just installed nougat on my galaxy s7 forgetting to backup whatsapp conversations. Now is all blank,sd and memory, can i recover them?
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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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Is it possible to get photos from device without screen?

I have Sony Xpreria Z3 with broken screen which. I need to retrieve all photos from that device but when I try to connect it to the pc I get message that first I need to unlock the screen but I cant ...