How to Recover Android Data After Factory Resettings?
What is Factory Reset?
You received an important text on your Android mobile phone, for example, and when you are ready to read the text message, the Android phone suddenly become stuck and pop-up with a window asking you to restore your device to factory set. You have no choice but to follow the instruction. And what's happen? All files on your Android phone are gone!!! Then, what is Factory Reset? A factory reset is a full restore of an electronic device to its factory settings. It will delete all information stored in the device. In any case, you need the means to retrieve the unread text from the Android phone while still being able to examine it and decide whether it's needed or not.
How can we get back lost data after factory reset Android?
It is impossible to recover Android data after factory resettings. But you must note that once your Android device is reset to factory settings, you must stop using the device immediately if you want to get back lost data. That's because once you add new data to the phone, the deleted and lost file space will be overwritten and data will be unrecoverable any more. Here is a tool that can help you get back all lost data from a factory reset Android smart phone - Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac). It is able to recover several types of files, including contacts, text messages, pictures, videos, music, documents and more from Android phones or tablets, no matter the data lost due to factory reset, accidental deleting, virus or malware infection and other more reasons.
This software is specifically built for retrieving data from various Android devices, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, ZTE, Google and so on. It is extremely easy to use and suitable for both computer novices and veterans.
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Step 1. Connect your Android phone to the PC
Download and install Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android in your computer, launch it to start recovery process and follow the instructions on the screen to connect your Android smartphone to the computer with USB cable. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your phone, which allows Lab.Fone for Android scan the connected phone.
Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your Samsung phone, the Android data recovery tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your phone.
For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
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" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
Step 2. Scan your Android phone for lost files
Once the USB debugging is enabled, the Android data recovery program will detect your Android phone automatically and display all data on your Android phone in categories on the left panel. Just open the folders from the left-side bar and preview to find your wanted Android data.
Step 3. Recover lost Android data after factory resettings
Select those files you want to recover from your factory reset Android phone by ticking off the checkbox in front of them. Or, you can directly choose "Select All" to choose all of them. Then, click the button of "Recover" to restore all the selected Android files on your computer.