Tuesday, August 1, 2017

Recover Lost Data, Photos, Contacts, SMS from Android after Factory Reset

Summary:Do factory reset on Android phone purposely for speeding Android phone or cleaning storage, you had back up Android phone to save all useful data.Accidentally lost data after restore Android phone to factory setting?Here is the best way to help you recover the data from your Samsung Galaxy, HTC, Huawei,LG phone, Google Pixel, ZTE, Moto, OnePlus or other Android devices after resetting it to factory.

Part 1. What is Android Factory Reset?


Mobile phone factory settings As the name suggests is to restore the phone to the phone when the state of the factory sale, that is, you get a new state of the phone is not activated. The change is that all existing settings for the phone, storage and installation of the application and application cache will be emptied, return to the factory all the original settings.

recover android data after factory reset

Part 2. Why do you want to Restore Factory Settings?


Perform factory reset your Android phone,you can do it to fix some system errors, speed up your phone or clean up privacy information when you want to give the phone away.
Mobile phone in the use of a period of time, the system will leave a lot of so-called "junk files", as well as when the user changes the phone settings need to restore when you need to restore the factory settings to solve these problems. Generally appear Caton, the user is more than a key to restore to the factory state of the main reasons, this method relative to the brush machine or reinstall the system are more real.

Part 3.What Happens When Restore the Phone to Factory Settings?


Mobile phone factory settings will be reset to the phone settings, and delete all the system files, so pay attention to backup your phone, the phone itself is not any impact.

Part 4.What should you Pay Attention before Factory Reset?


Restore the factory settings is all the information has been emptied, pay attention to backup. In the click before you want to clear Oh, restore the factory will erase the phone settings, contacts, SMS, applications, and other files.Want to recover data from Android phone after factory reset? The following methods might help you.

Part 5.How to Recover Android Lost Data after Factory Reset


recover photos from Android after factory reset, as well as videos, music, text messages, contacts, call logs, WhatsApp and Viber messages & attachments, etc. Actually, to avoid future data loss, it is recommended to make a backup copy of your Android phone data before resetting. For example, you can use Gihosoft Phone Transfer tool to easily backup contacts, text messages, call logs, calendar, photos, videos and music from Android to PC.

Android Data Recovery and Android Data Recovery for Mac,both can help you recover Android data after factory reset. It scans your Android phone to find all recoverable data including photos, videos, music, text messages, contacts, call logs, WhatsApp and Viber messages & attachments, etc. Before getting the missing data back,it allows you preview the recoverable contents one by one and you are able to decide which one need to be recovered. Because the data will loss after perform factory reset your Android phone,you can use Phone Transfer tool, Android Backup Restore, Samsung Manager tool and Android Transfer tool to easily backup contacts, text messages, call logs, calendar, photos, videos and music from Android to PC/Mac easily.

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Android Data Recovery Features:

-Retrieve any data from almost popular Android phones, like Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/6/5/Note 5/Note 8, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge/Note, Galaxy J7/J5, HTC 10/A9/M9, Google Pixel, LG V20/V10/G6/G5, Moto X, Moto E, Moto G, Xperia, huawei, Xiaomi and more.

-Recover the lost or deleted contacts, messages, messaging attachment, call history, images, picture library, music, video, document and WhatsApp messages on Android phones.

-Fix your frozen, crashed, black-screen or screen-locked Android system to normal.

-Recover Contacts, Messages, Call Logs, WhatsApp, Photos, etc. from broken Samsung or memory card.

Tutorial on Recover Samsung Phone Lost Data after Factory Reset


Step 1.Connect your Samsung phone to the computer


To recover lost data after factory reset Samsung Galaxy, download the Android data recovery on the computer,then connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to the computer with a USB cable,and you'll get the main interface below.

connect phone to the computer via USB cable

Step 2.Enable USB debugging before scanning your phone


Note: If your phone's USB debugging has been enabled before, you can skip this step and move the next.

After connecting, you should check USB debugging on your Android to have it detected by the program. Choose the right way for your own device.
1) Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" < "Applications" < "Development" < "USB debugging"
2) Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to "Settings" < "Developer options" < "USB debugging"
3) Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "Settings" < "About Phone" < click "Build number" for several times until you get the note that "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < "USB debugging"

Enable USB debugging

Step 3.Choose the File Type and Scan Your Phone Data


After enabled the USB debugging, the program will asked you to choose the file types and scanning mode you wanted, to going to scan for the lost data from your Samsung phone, if confirm, click "Next" > "Start".

Select the file types you want to recover

Step 4. Allow Scan Your Phone


Then,click "Allow" to allow the program scan your phone for lost photos, videos, messages and contacts on it.
Note: For some devices, they may ask you to click "Allow" button more than one time on your phone's homescreen. It's normal. Just do it if it askes. Then click "Start" button to scan your phone.

allow scan the phone

Step 5.Analyze and scan your lost data from Samsung


When your device is connected and detected by the program, you need to click "Start" button in the screen below to start analyzing it. Please ensure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan.


begin scanning the phone

Step 4: Preview and Recover Lost Data after Factory Reset Android Samsung Phone


When the scan is over, you allow to preview all data found on your Samsung, including messages, contacts and pictures.Finally,please clicking "Recover" button to save them on the computer.

recover lost photos from Android after factory reset


recover videos from Android after factory reset

restore contacts after factory reset android phone

recover deleted messages after restoring factory setting

Well done.You have get the missing data back from Samsung phone after factory reset the devices.

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Important Tips:

To avoid future data loss, it is recommended to backup your phone data to computer before resetting by Samsung Smart Switch.

Video Tutorial: How to Recover Lost Data from Android Phone After Restoring to Factory Setting


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