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How to Recover Android Data

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Step 1: Connect Android Device
Step 2: Enable USB Storage
Step 3: Enable USB Debugging
Step 4: Start Scanning
Step 5: Preview Files on Android Device
Step 6: Recover and Save the Files
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How to Use Tenorshare Android Data Recovery?

Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is a world-leading Android file recovery software program which allows you to recover deleted or lost contacts, text messages, call history, photos and videos on Android phones and tablets, such as Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, and etc.

Following is the user guide on how to use Tenorshare Android Data Recovery to recover lost files on Android.

Step 1: Connect Android Device

Launch Tenorshare Android Data Recovery, you will get the interface like below. Connect your Android device via a USB cable. Make sure you it is OEM and be connected very well.

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Step 2: Enable USB Storage

If you still stay at the first interface without changing, click "Find your device" and then "Connect".

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Tap "OK" on your device when a window will pop up. And click "Have tapped OK button in your device" on the software interface.

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Step 3: Enable USB Debugging

The next window will ask you to enable USB debugging. Don't know how to do it? Click "How to enable USB debugging", and a window with guide will pop up.

Follow the guide on the software screen to enable USB debugging.

If you haven't installed USB driver for your Android device, this software will automatically install it for you. If it fails, follow this article to download and install Android USB driver manually.

Step 4: Start Scanning

After your device is detected, click "Allow" when an app Superuser Request pops up on your device's screen to allow the program super user authorization. Then click "Start" on the software screen.

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Choose the files types you'd like to scan when the "All File Type" pops up. Then click on "Next".

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After that, you need to wait for several minutes for requesting superuser authorization of your device.

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Step 5: Preview Files on Android Device

It will take several seconds to scan the files. After scanning finished, you can find all the files including existing and lost ones are listed by category. You are allowed to preview them to check if they are your need before data recovery.

Tips: Under each category, the lost files are shown in red, which makes you find the lost files more easily. What's more, you can filter lost files by ticking "Only display the deleted items".

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Step 6: Recover and Save the Files

Tick the files you need to recover. Click "Recover" to recover and save the lost files on your PC. For photos and videos, they are saved in their original formats; For contacts, text messages and call history, they are saved in .txt, .xml, .xls.

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Note: By default, Android Data Recovery will automatically access to the highest authority of your phone. If it fails, please root your Android device firstly.
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