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The following is the step-by-step tutorial, telling you how to use Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android to retrieve deleted or lost contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, videos, music, documents and more from Android mobile phone and Android tablet, and how to use it to recover data from SD card directly.

Part 1. Recover Data from Android Device
Part 2. Recover Data from SD Card Directly

Part 1: Recover Data from Android Device

Step 1: Launch the program on computer

Launch the program after downloading and installing it on your computer, you will get its primary interface as below.

connect android to pc

Step 2: Connect Android phone to computer and scan Android files

Quick look: Connect Android phone to computer via a USB cable > enable USB debugging on Android > install driver > allow USB debugging on Android 4.2 or up > install Android Assistant (Android Version) > Android device is connected > scan data on Android device.

(1) Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone to this computer, and enable USB debugging on your Android phone as required.

enable usb debugging on android

(2) The program will start to automatically initialize your device. For successful connection, please click "Install" or "Install this driver software anyway" button as prompted to install driver for your device. Failed to install driver?

 install driver for android phone

(3) If your Android device is running Android 4.2 or up, please tap "Allow" or "OK" on your device as prompted to autothize the computer to access your device data. (Tip: Hit "Show Again" button to pop up the authorization window on Android device again.)

enable usb debugging

(4) Now the program starts to install Coolmuster Android Assistant (Android Version) on your Android device to establish the connection. If prompted, please tap "Confirm" option on your Android device to authorize all listed permissions, ensuring successful data processing.

 authorize the software

(5) Once done, you might get to this interface where you can choose the file types that contains the files you want to recover. After selection, please click "Next" to scan data on Android phone.

 scan files on android

Attention: Rooting Android phone is necessary to scan out all files from your Android phone.

- If you have rooted your Android phone before, please follow the onscreen hints to grant permissions on your Android mobile device and continue to scan for completed files.

- If your Android device is not rooted, you might now to root your Android device safely here, or click "Continue" button to scan incomplete data on your Android phone.

Step 3: Preview and select Android data for recovery

After quick scanning, all the existing as well as lost files will be collected into corresponding categories on the left, such as text messages, contacts, call logs, pictures, movies, songs and documents on this Android phone. Click to open each folder and preview detailed items on the right window.

Tips: If needed, turn on "Only display the deleted item(s)" button to check deleted files only.

- Android Media File Recovery: Recover deleted music, photos, videos, audios from Android device with ease.

- Android Contact Recovery: Restore lost contacts, including name, address, email, company and other contact information from Android internal memory or SIM card.

- Android SMS Recovery: Retrieve lost text messages from Android internal memory.

- Android Call Log Recovery: Restore deleted and lost call logs from Android internal memory space.

- Android Documents Recovery: Retrieve lost ePub files and PDF files from Android device.

 recover documents from android

Step 4: Start the recovery

Mark the files you want to recover and then click the button of "Recover" to save them to your computer with one click.

All the recovered Android data will be saved in original quality and format. You can backup them on your computer for further use, or re-sync them to your Android phone once again.

Part 2: Recover Data from SD Card Directly

Step 1: Choose "Android SD Card Recovery" mode on the top menu, and then you'll see an interface like below. Here, you'll be required to insert the SD card to your computer with a SD card reader at first.

Step 2: Click "Next" and all the inserted SD cards in your computer will be shown here. Just tick the disk drive you wish to scan, and click "Next" to start the scanning.

Step 3: When the scanning is finished, all the recoverable file types are displayed, including Photos, Videos, Audio and Documents. You can preview the files and select what you want back, then click "Recover" button to save them on your computer.

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