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Android Data Recovery

How to Use Android Data Recovery

Download Dr.Fone for Android and install it on your computer. Then follow the step-to-step guide below to recover lost contacts, text messages, whatsapp history, photos and videos from your Android devices.

Step 1. Connect your device to PC

Run the Android Data Recovery tool. Then connect your Android device to PC via USB cable. And You'd better make sure that your Android device is available for Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android (check the list here).

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Step 2. Enable USB debugging (Optional)

If you have enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can go to step 3. Or you’ll see a window below. Please follow the detailed expression in the window to set it.

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"

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2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"

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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" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"

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Step 3. Start scanning your device

Connect your device again, and Click "Start" to scan your device. Before starting, please make sure that the battery is more than 20%. And Do not disconnect your device during the scanning, or the scan will fail.

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Note: If your device is not rooted before, the program will directly start scanning after the analysis. Else you need to allow the program to get Superuser authorization on your device. Click "Allow" when the message pops out on your device’s screen. Then back to your computer, and click "Start".

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Note: If the program doesn't start scanning for a long time after program get Superuser authorization, please do it again for some devices would present the "Allow" button for several times.

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Step 4. Preview and recover

The scan will take a while. After that, all recoverable data will be displayed in the scan result sorted by category. And you can preview contacts, text messages and photos here. The deleted SMS and contacts will be red. You can separate exsiting data and deleted data by the color.

After preview, check those you want and click "Recover" to save them to your computer. As to contacts, you can save them in CSV, vCard or HTML format; to messages, save them in CSV or HTML format.

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