Android Recovery

How to Recover Messages/Contacts/Photos/Videos/Call History from Moto X/Moto G/Moto E/Moto Xoom

by Jenefey Aaron   Updated on 2020-03-29 / Update for  Android Recovery

I stored photos, videos and other data on my phone since Moto G doesn't have expandable memory. But inadvertently I wipe them all by tapping factory reset! I was badly in need of retrieving those data back! Thanks a million in advance!"

Each time I saw such a post at forum, I would always leave a comment below that Tenorshare Android Data Recovery can recover lost data from Motorola. Considering there're still many Motorola users having no idea how to recover lost files from Motorola phones or tablets, here I'm to describe how to recover messages, contacts, photos, videos, etc. from Moto X/Moto G/Moto E/Moto Xoom that runs Android 6.0 M, Android 5.1/5.0 Lollipop, Androud 4.4, etc. in details.

Get a trustworthy Android data recovery tool to recover lost Motorola files

There're plenty of Android data recovery tools available on the market for your selection and Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is just an outstanding one that you can trust. It empowers you to retrieve lost contacts, photos, videos, messages and more from Moto X, Moto G, Moto E, Moto Xoom as well as other popular Android devices like Samsung, LG, Sony, Google Nexus, etc.

Note: If your Android devices can't be well-connected to PC, you can try Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro which empowers you to transfer files/data between Android devices and PC via Wi-Fi.

Detailed steps to retrieve contacts, photos, videos, messages, call history from Moto X/Moto G/Moto E/Moto Xoom

First of all, download Android Data Recovery to PC and then follow step-by-step guide below. Remember to run the software after its installation.

  • Connect your Motorola device to PC via a USB cable.
  • Navigate to Settings >> About Device, tap Build number 7 times on your device, and then return to the previous screen to click Developer options >> USB debugging. After that, hit "Allow" to turn on USB storage.

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    Tips: The detailed operation in this step varies with Android version and you can directly follow the prompts on the software's primary interface.

  • Click "Start" to initiate Tenorshare Android Data Recovery to scan lost photos, contacts, messages, videos and call histories on your phone/tablet. When the scanning process ends, you'll be able to preview them in category just as the picture shows.

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  • Select those contacts, calls, messages, photos or videos you want to retrieve and click "Recover".

After these being done, you successfully get lost contacts, pictures, text messages, etc. from Moto X/Moto G/Moto E/Moto Xoom. It is compatible with various Android OS such Android 6.0 Muffin, Android 5.1/5.0 Lollipop, Android 4.4 KitKat and lower version. But if your PC can't recognize your phone at the beginning of the whole process, click here to see what to do if computer doesn't recognize Android phone.

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