Questions tagged [data-recovery]

Questions asking how to recover lost or inaccessible data.

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How to recover data from a device with broken touch screen and no OTG support?

A friend of mine owns a ZTE T84, also known as the Telstra Tough Max. Unfortunately, he dropped the phone and cracked the screen which resulted in a non-responding touchscreen. The screen itself does ...
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Only image files are showing up in my folder when I view my phone's files on the computer

I need to transfer some sound recordings from my Samsung Android phone to my computer, however when I view the phone's files on my computer, only image files (.jpg, .png, .bmp, etc.) are visible. No ....
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KitKat exploit for reading fils in /data

My Motoroa Droid MAXX is running a version of Android that has no rooting method. All I want to do is read Chrome's backed up file of tge list of open tabs. Does Android 4.4.4 have any known ...
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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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Need Data off of a Locked, Unrooted Nexus 5 Stuck on Pre-Android Logo Splash Animation

Alright, this is a long shot, but I really would like to get my data off of my old, soft-bricked phone. It's a Nexus 5 (running Android 6.0.1), which has never been unlocked or rooted. It gets stuck ...
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Recover hidden pictures from my system

I am currently using Calculator Vault to hide my photos and would like to recover all my photos. But my system does not want to start since this morning. I have the password with which I lock it. ...
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How to recover gmail address

So, Awhile back I got a new phone and my number changed. I went to My Google Account page but It would not let me sign in to change my number. Been 5 months now..but It is still logged onto an older ...
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Data recover/transfer from a disk image

Situation. I have a .img disk image file obtained from a .vmdk file via a virtualbox conversion, the latter being created by an Android 4.4.2 emulator. I'm trying to recover some app data and transfer ...
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By accident, factory data reset on wrong phone. Still possible to recover photos?

-Is there a way to recover at least some of the photos after factory data reset on S9 +? -Background: My sister gave me a Galaxy S9 + as a birthday present. Wonderful birthday party, took great photos ...
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How do I import my contacts from broken Galaxy S7 to new S7?

My Galaxy S7 got water under the cracked screen and now the screen is completely blank but the phone still works. My contacts are not backed up on Google or SD or SIM card. All PC programs that can ...
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What are my options to recover data from my water damaged phone?

My phone(Wileyfox Spark+, rooted and on COS 13, TWRP recovery) fell into water, and i got it out a few seconds later. I immediately took out the battery, sd card, sim, and lid, and left them in the ...
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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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Is there any way to activate MTP connection on a phone with broken screen?

My phone's screen is broken and when I connect it to my laptop via USB it is in "Charge only" mode. I need to get my data out of the phone so I was wondering if there was any way to activate "MTP" or ...
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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 boot from download mode into recovery mode

Two days ago when I was going to use my Galaxy Note 8.0 GT-N5100 tablet I noticed it was off, but minutes before it was on and working, so I tried pressing the power button and nothing happened, ...
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How can I access the contents of the main disk on my Android device, for data recovery purposes?

I'm trying my best to determine a method of recovering some deleted data on my Samsung S5. I've used tools such as Recuva in the past to recover files on flash drives and devices of that nature. ...
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cannot recover data from or unlock my phone Lenovo Z2 plus

I needed some data from my old phone Lenovo Zuk Z2 plus (Z2132) but I have forgotten the lock screen PIN. I tried a lot of recovery software, but all of them had a pre-requisite to either have the ...
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Recover Notes data after factory reset?

I have an OnePlus One phone that was then on an old version of Cyanogenmod I factory reset by accident a few years ago. I used the OS notes app back then (it wasn't backed up) and I would like to ...
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How to check if somebody had done a data recovery on my phone?

So I recently lent my phone to my father. He broke its display and took it to a service center for repairs, all unbeknownst to me. I am kinda freaking out now because, only a few months ago, I had ...
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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 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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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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