When you unexpectedly lost data or deleted files by mistake on your smartphone, you may want to get them back from a previous backup. If such a backup is not available or the file you have just lost is too new to be included in a phone backup, you may have the idea to pop out the SD card of your mobile phone to a computer and use a data recovery softwere on your desktop to recover data from the MicroSD card or memory card. What about those data saved in the internal memory of your smartphone, like Samsung Galaxy, HTC phones, LG, Motorola? Is there any way to recover phone data from its internal memory as well? Or if it is an iPhone with non-expandable memory, no external storage or memory card at all, will you be able to retrieve those deleted files?
Advanced users may have guessed to use an Android rooting tool to root their Andriod phones, then use a data recovery software to retrieve data from internal memory of Android phones, or use an iPhone jailbreaking tool to unlock iPhone and use an iOS recovery utility to recover deleted files from iPhone. However we all know that by rooting your phone or jailbreaking your iPhone, you void their warranty immediately. What’s worse, your smartphone is at many other potential risks you never know. Is there any solution to recover data from internal memory of Android phones or iPhone?
Computer hard drive repair and data recovery services have been existing for very long time. Finding a data recovery for PC or Mac won’t be difficult any more. But Android data recovery, iOS data recovery or other mobile device data recovery is more difficult. The market is at its early stage. As the smartphone users are growing rapidly, the market for such a mobile phone data recovery is growing. We all make mistakes. Thus we have to pay for our mistakes. Many software developing companies, data recovery service began to develop new data recovery solutions for cell phones. Dr. Fone comes into our vision. It has versions for both iPhone data recovery and Android phone data recovery, that should cover most smartphones in the market. Android is the most popular mobile OS, we now have famous Android brands like Samsung, Sony, LG, HTC, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei, ZTE, and so on. Apple iPhone is widely considered as the best cell phone.
To use this mobile phone data recovery program to get back your lost files from Android or iPhone, you can simply connect your smartphone to computer through USB data cable that comes with your phone. If you are an Android user, you do not need to take out its SD card. Simply connect your phone to computer and run the cell phone recovery program to scan the internal memory or internal storage of your Android or iPhone. Once the internal memory scan has finished, you will be able to preview, select and recover any lost data on to your computer. Check out this page to recover contacts from Android phones, and following post about SMS messages recovery from Android mobile. After that you can optionally put back the recovered data from computer to your smartphone. Here are the instructions to recover data from internal memory of Samsung, LG, Sony, HTC, Motorola, Lenovo, Huawei and other Android phones.
If you are using iPhone iPad or iPod touch, do not forget to check out this step by step guide: how to recover data from iPhone iPad iPod touch?
Recover data from internal memory on the phone (Android)
Step 1. Connect up your phone to computer
This is a mobile data recovery software which is running on desktop computers. You can’t install it onto your mobile phone and recover data directly on the mobile device. Instead, a PC is required in order to run the recovery software and get back your lost data from the phone’s internal storage. Your phone can be connected to PC through USB data cord.
Step 2. Grant access permission to the phone recovery
Before the cell phone data recovery software can access your mobile phone, you need to allow its access on the phone. This option is known as USB debugging for Android. If you are unfamiliar with it, you can follow this guide to turn on Android USB debugging. No equivalent settings required if you want to recover data from iOS devices. iOS users can skip this step and directly recover data from iPhone internal storage.
Step 3. Scan your phone (both internal memory and SD card) and recover data
The data recovery program can scan both the ROM and memory cards if any of your Android and iPhone and recover data from them. If you have MicroSD card inserted in the Android phone, it can also recover data from SD memory card simultaneously. So you won’t lose data from phone’s internal storage or its external memory card. This tool can extract your existing or lost data on smartphones. That’s to say, it can serve as data transfer tool for Android or iOS at the same time. You can use it to scan your mobile phone and export existing files from cell phone to computer for backup.
All kinds of files can be scanned, exported or recovered, such as photos & videos, music, SMS (text messages, multimedia messages, attached files), contacts, call history, bookmarks, WhatsApp chats, notes, memos, calendars and more.
This phone recovery program can not only get back deleted file from smartphones, you can also use it to recover data from broken Android phones that with broken screen, black screen, mobile system crashed and so on, or retrieve data after factory rest. No matter what’s your data loss scenario, you can always give it a try. It is free to download and risk free.
To help Android smartphone users better understand and use this cell phone recovery solution, we have put together the FAQs and troubleshooting tips in this page: Android data recovery guide. So if you encounter any problems, do not forget to check it out. Alternatively you can also leave us a message in the comment section below.