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  • Recover photos, videos, contacts, messages, call logs, and more.
  • Recover Data from Android phone, SD Card, Broken Android in Different Situations
  • Compatible with almost all Android devices.
  • The best recovery tool for Android and 100% Safe Guarantee
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Lost Data from Android? We Can Get Them Back!

Lost data after factory restore
Lost data due to OS update
Device stuck and not responding
Data missing after Rooting or ROM flashing
Device locked or forgotten password
Unable to synchronize backup
Various Files Are Recoverable
Recover Data from Broken Android in Different Situations
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Android Data Recovery Guide: Recover Lost or Deleted Data From Android, SD card and Even Broken Android Device

Part 1: Recover Lost or Deleted Data from Android on Windows

Step 1: Download and Install FoneDog Toolkit.

You can download the software here.
Connect your Android device to your PC or laptop and launch FoneDog Toolkit. Then, select Data Recovery.

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Step 2: Connect Your Phone to Computer.

Using a USB cable, connect your Android device to your PC or laptop. Make sure that you have enabled USB debugging on your Android device, as this will allow you to use the Toolkit to recover the lost data from your device.

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Notice: 

If your device doesn’t automatically have a pop-up message which will allow you to enable USB debugging, you can do the following:

For most Android versions (4.2 and up)

  1. Go to “Settings”, click on “About Phone”, scroll to find “Build Number” and tap it 7 times until you see the “You are now a developer” (for Android versions 5.0 and up) or “You are under developer mode” (for Android versions 4.2 and just before 5.0) pop up message.
  2. Go back to the previous screen, click on “Developer Options”, and check the box next to “USB Debugging”.

For Android versions 3.0 to 4.1, go to “Settings” > “Developer options” > “USB debugging”.

For Android versions 2.3 or earlier, go to "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > "USB debugging".

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Step 3: Select The File Types to Scan Your Device for.

After connecting your phone to your PC or laptop, FoneDog Toolkit will be able to display all the data types that it can recover. All data types are checked by default but you may also opt to select the data you’d like to recover. After making your selection, click  “Next”.

Step 4: Scan Your Device to Find The Lost Data.

The Toolkit will show two scanning modes: Standard Mode and Advanced Mode. We recommend you to try scanning using the Standard Mode first as it is faster; but if you don’t find the data you’re looking for, try Advanced Mode.

Click on “Start” to start analyzing and scanning your device. The scan process will take a few minutes. Remember, patience is a virtue!

Note: If a Superuser authorization message appears on your device during the scan, just click on “Allow” to continue.

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Step 5: Preview The Scanned Data and Recover Them.

Review the scanned data and select the items you want to recover. Click on “Recover” to save them all on your computer.

Part 2: Android SD Card Data Recovery

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Step 1. Launch FoneDog Toolkit.

Click on “Data Recovery”, then on “Android SD Card Data Recovery” at the bottom.

Step 2: Connect Micro-SD card to PC/laptop.

Connect your Micro-SD card to your PC/laptop through your Android device or a card reader.

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As soon as your SD card is detected by the program, you will see the following window. Select your SD Card and click “Next” to continue.

Step 3: Scan Your Device to Find Data on Your SD card.

There are two scan modes for Android SD card data recovery. We recommend that you try the “Standard Mode” first, and you can choose to scan only for deleted files or scan for all files. If you can’t find the data you’re looking for after scanning through Standard Mode, then try scanning through “Advanced Mode”.
As soon as you’ve selected your preferred scan mode, click  “Next” to continue.

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Step 4: Review The Scanned Data and Recover Them.

After the program has scanned your SD card, all the files that are found will be displayed, sorted by type. Use the sidebar on the left to select different data types, and select a few or all files to recover them.
After your selection, click on “Recover” to save these files on your computer.

Part 3: Recover Lost Android Data on Mac

Step 1: Install and Run The FoneDog Toolkit on Your Mac.

Firstly, You can download the software here.
Then install and launch the FoneDog Toolkit on your Mac.

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Step 2: Connect your Android device to your Mac computer.

Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone or tablet to your Mac.

When your device is plugged in your Mac computer, the program will detect your device automatically.

Step 3: Select The File Types You Would Like to Scan on Your Android Device.

After the program has successfully detected your device, scan your device for the type of files that you want to recover.
You can choose all these file types or manually select only those you would like to recover.
After your selection, click “Next” to start the scanning process.

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Step 4: Preview The Scanned Data and Recover Them.

When the program finished scanning the data on your device, you can review all the data that can be recovered on your device and select which ones you would like to keep.
After your selection, click on “Recover” to save them on your computer.

Part 4: Recover Android Data from Damaged Devices

Step 1. Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer.

Using a USB cable, connect your Android device to your PC or laptop. Launch FoneDog Toolkit for Android on your computer and select “Data Extraction (Damaged Device)”.

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Step 2. Choose the data types you would like to recover from the damaged device.

All data types will be automatically selected by default, but you may manually choose which data types you would like to recover. After your selection, click  “Next” to continue.

Note:  This function will only help to extract the existing data on the damaged Android device, and will not fix the device itself.

Step 3. Select The Fault Type that Corresponds to Your Android Device.

The program will prompt you to select which fault or issue you experienced with your Android device – either “Touch doesn’t work or cannot access the phone” or “Black/broken screen”.
Select on the fault that you are experiencing, and it will lead to the next step of the recovery process.

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Step 4. Choose “Device Name” and “Device Model”.

Select the correct device name and device model for your Android Device. It is important to do this to avoid any errors, especially “bricking” your device. Once you are done, check on “I agree with the warning, and am ready to proceed” and click  “Next” to continue.

Note:  This function currently works only for Samsung Galaxy S, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab devices.

Step 5. Confirm to Continue The Recovery Process.

Key in “confirm” on the dialog box and click on “Confirm” to continue the recovery process.

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Step 6. Enter The Download Mode.

Follow the instructions from the program to enter download mode for your device and click on “Start”.

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After the device has been set to download mode, the Toolkit will begin analyzing the device and download the recovery data package.

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Step 7. Select The Files to Recover from Your Device.

After the program has analyzed and scanned your device, it will display all recoverable file types by category.
Select the files that you would like to recover. After your selection, click on “Recover&rdquoa; to save these files on your computer.

Tips & Trick on Recover Data from Android

Devices & Models

Sumsung

HTC

Motorola

LG

Sony

Google

File Types

Media

Photos,Video,Audio

Application

WhatsApp

Common

Contacts,Messages,Call history,Documents

Software Requirement

Supported OS

Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP; Mac OS X 10.12(macOS Sierra ), 10.11(El Capitan), 10.10(Yosemite), 10.9(Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, or 10.6

CPU

1GHz (32 bit or 64 bit)

RAM

256 MB or more of RAM (1024MB Recommended)

Hard Disk Space

200 MB and above free space

Android

Android 5.0 and former

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