How to Recover Data from Bricked Android Device?
There are many reasons to make your Android device a bricked one and the most common factor is rooting your Android. Well, bricking the Android phone is informidable, the most disturbing you is the data loss problem. This post will tell you what's bricked phones and how to rescue data from a bricked smartphone. Read it if you are in need.
What is meant by bricked Android phone?
A bricked Android phone means that you do any commands, either by touch or physical buttons on the phone, it just gives no responds. The reasons cause the problem are altering the OS of the Android device or rooting it to Custom ROM. And there are mainly two types of bricking; soft brick and hard brick. Then, how to fix the bricked Android phones? Actually, there are many third-party applications available to help you fix your bricked phones. But even if you successfully resolve your Android phone after bricking, you will lose your important data stored on the phone.
Then, that is why you need to find an Android data recovery tool to give you the opportunity to recover data from an Android phone which is just rescued from bricking. Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) is a safe solution to retrieve contacts, sent and received message, photos, videos, music, documents and other data from both internal memory and SD card in your Android phone. You will easily get all those memorable videos, pictures and songs you relish. The deep scan reveals lost data along with existing ones. The result is displayed in categories and color coded for convenient selection. It works for Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony, Huawei, ZTE and other phones running Android OS.
Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android can not only recover data from bricked Android, but also can recover Android data after factory settings. The following tutorial will guide you through the process of recovering data from bricked Android device.
Retrieving Files from A Bricked Android Phone/Tablet
Step 1. Connect bricked Android phone to computer
Download Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android and install it on your computer. Connect your bricked Android phone from which you need to get data. Wait until the software detects the phone and you can see its screen like the picture below;
Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your 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. Let the program scan your Android phone
Next screen of the software shows you the main information of your phone and on the left panel, here is a list of recovered file folders. Just click to open the folders and preview all data in details.
Step 3. Recover data from bricked Android
After previewing them, select the files you want to recover and click the button of "Recover" to rescue contents from bricked Android phone to computer. That's all that you need to do to recover data on your bricked Android phone.