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How to Recover Deleted Media Files on Android Device

Nov 18, 2014 09:59 am / Posted by Amy to Android Phone Topics
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I like shooting photos and videos to record the happy moments of my life. But I mistakenly deleted all of them after making improper settings in my Android phone. What's the worse, I didn't have time to backup them to my computer. Is there any way can help me recover them?

What do you often do with your Android smart phone? During the further development of mobile phone industry, phones gradually break through the limitation of single-function nature. Then users can not only use their cell phone to make phone calls or send text messages, but also operate it to take photos, shoot videos, listen to music, and so on. However, accidents always happen without warning. According to the reviews, many people have lost media data from their Android device by accident. Unfortunately, most of them had forgotten to keep a backup of the precious files before they lost them. In this situation, a professional data recovery program will be needed.

Nowadays, people lose media files from their Android mobile phone under various circumstances, such as touching "Delete" button by mistake, flash the ROM without backup, or formatting the SD card, and so on. Then a powerful data recovery tool should be always helpful in any case. Here my recommendation is Vibosoft Android Media File Recovery, which is designed to help users completely recover lost photos, videos and music from Android smart phone in all instances.

After launching this program on your computer, it will deeply scan the internal and external memory of your Android device. Soon the whole lost media files will be arranged on the menu according to the formats. That is to say, if you want to restore deleted photos, you can enter the folder of "jpg", "png", "gif" or "bmp" to view them. After previewing, you are allowed to mark and retrieve the entire lost photos, videos, and music in a batch.

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Tutorial on Retrieving Lost Android Media Files with Simple Steps

1Open the Program, Detect Android Phone

After you download and install this software on your computer, please double click to operate it. Then you can connect your Android phone to the PC via a USB cable. To get your device detected by this software, you should enable USB debugging on your phone first. After that, open USB storage on your phone, so that this program can deeply scan the SD card of your device. After the above process, you can click the "Refresh" button to get your device identified soon.

As Android system has been updated for several generations, you can follow the direction to open USB debugging on your phone:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode", Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

In addition, if your smart phone runs Android 4.2 or later, it will pop up a window on your device as pictured. Now you can choose "Always allow from this computer" and then touch "OK" to continue.

2Ready to Recover Lost Android Media Files in Batches

This program will deeply scan your device after recognizing it. Then you can touch the corresponding options to view your lost photos, videos and music as you need. After that, mark your wanted files and hit the "Recover" icon at the top of the panel. It will show a window to remind you to set the output location. Then you can save all lost media files to the targeted position on your computer in a flash.

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In addition to media files, this program can scan and display the contacts and text messages of your Android phone on the interface as well. If necessary, you can work this Vibosoft Android Media File Recovery software to recover them at the same time. It's indeed convenient. By the way, in order to entirely regain lost data without loss, you should stop adding new files to your phone until you restore the deleted ones successfully. Otherwise, you may suffer from losing precious pictures, videos and music from your Android mobile phone forever.

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