How to Recover Deleted, Lost PDF Files on Android Phone and Tablet

Your hold Android phone or tablet is a great device for viewing PDF files. It allows you to read ebooks or work-related documents on buses, during breaks or while waiting for friends. If you happen to delete or lost important PDF files from Android devices, this guide could be very useful. It tells you how to recover PDF file from Android with an easy-to-use tool.

This tool is called Android Data Recovery Pro, professional file recovery software for Android. It can run a deep scan and quickly restore deleted files on Android. Besides PDF files, it retrieves photos, videos, audios, and many other documents as well.

Restore Deleted PDF Files on Android Phone and Tablet: The Easiest Guide

Download this software to your computer and follow the guide to retrieve PDF files from Android. Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro is compatible with all Android devices including devices from Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, Huawei, Motorola, Google Nexus and more that runs any Android OS such as Android 6.0 M, Android 5.1/5.0 Lollipop, Android 4.4 KitKat, etc.

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Step 1. Connect your Android phone or tablet to computer

Install and run Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro and connect your device to the computer via USB cable or Wi-Fi. (If you are still not sure how to do this, check Android Data Recovery Pro guide.) Then click "Start" button to make the software recognized and connect your device.

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Step 2. Select recovery mode and set file types to restore

After connecting your device with the computer that runs Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro, the software provides you 2 recovery modes: Deep Recovery and Quick Recovery. To recover PDF file from Android, choose Deep Recovery.

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Deep scan will take relatively longer time for scanning. To save time, you can specify the file type to start scan. By default, all files types are selected. You can selectively turn off the file types you don't want to scan. As you want to recover PDF files, you can just turn on Document to scan.

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Step 3. Check the PDF files you want to recover

After scanning, you can check needed PDF files from all the documents displaying on the file list. Remember to choose a path to save the recovered PDF files on your computer. After recovery, you are free to transfer the PDF file back to your Android phone or tablet.

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What Could Cause PDF Files Lost from Android: Be Careful!

Finally, I'd like to share with you some of the situations that cause PDF files lost from Android. Be careful when you are in the following circumstances.

  • You delete the important PDF files by mistake. You should think twice when you are to delete certain files.
  • The USB disconnected accidentally when you are transferring PDF files from your Android device, say Samsung Galaxy, to the computer. Watch out and leave your USB cable alone while connecting it with PC.
  • When you are reading a PDF on an Android device, the sudden power off of the machine leads to the lost of PDF files.
  • Virus infection. If your PC is infected by virus, you may lose the PDF files on your Android phone or tablet when you connecting it to your computer.

No matter how you lost your data on your Android devices, this amazing software will provide you a great service for retrieving all your lost data back. Additionally, our editors have also picked the Top 10 PDF Readers for Android. Check to see if you are in need of another PDF reader for your Android devices.

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