If you have deleted files on your Huawei phone that you were not supposed to, these methods here will teach you how to recover deleted files from a Huawei device. There are multiple ways to recover lost files on your device and read on to learn more.
Sometimes it happens that you end up deleting a file that you were not supposed to delete. Maybe you were just trying to get rid of your non-important files and this important file came in between. Can deleted files be recovered? Absolute YES. Huawei manufacture and Android OS provide many proven tips to get deleted files back on your phone.
Here in this post, you can check the detailed steps and easily get deleted files back on your phone with Huawei backup apps. Also, you can restore deleted content even if you haven’t made a backup yet. Let us check out the methods below and you can use whatever fits your needs.
If you have ever made a backup of your Huawei phone using any of Huawei backup apps, you can restore one of these backups to recover your deleted files on your phone, including photos, voice recordings, music, videos, WhatsApp, etc.
One of the many good things about having a Huawei phone is that you do not need to use a third-party app to backup your device. Your phone comes preloaded with an app called Backup to help you with Huawei backup & restore.
If you already made a backup, now it’s time to restore your backup and get your deleted files restored. And, this app lets you choose what you would like to restore on your phone. Here are the steps:
Step 1. Launch the Backup app from the app drawer on your Huawei phone.
Step 2. When the app launches, tap on the option that says Restore to restore a backup. Then, choose where your backup is saved and tap on Next at the bottom of your screen.
Step 3. If there were confidential files in your backup and you encrypted it, enter the password for your backup. Then, select the type of files you wish to restore and tap on Start restoration.
Step 4. Wait while the app restores the chosen file types on your phone. Several minutes later, the files will be all restored.
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Huawei also has an official Android data manager called HiSuite to help you create and manage your phone backups on your computer. If you connect your phone with Hisuite, you can back up and recover your phone data, manage contacts, messages, pictures, videos, apps, etc. It is a pretty nice way to make full backups of your data without consuming any memory space on your phone.
Like the Backup app, HiSuite also allows you to selectively restore data on your Huawei phones. This way you can choose only your deleted files to be restored and it will only restore those files for you on your phone. Follow the steps below:
You need to first enable the HDB option on your device.
Step 1. Launch the Settings app from the app drawer on your phone and tap on Advanced settings.
Step 2. Tap on the Security option and enable the option that says Allow HiSuite to use HDB.
Step 3. Go to the main settings menu and tap on Apps followed by HiSuite. It will open HiSuite settings on your screen.
Step 4. Tap on the option that says Permissions and enable all permissions for the app.
You now need to enable USB debugging so the app on your computer can interact with your phone.
Step 1. Head to Settings > About phone on your phone and tap on Build number about seven times. It will say you are a developer.
Step 2. Head back to the Settings app and tap on Developer options. Enable the USB debugging option.
It is time to restore a HiSuite backup on your phone.
Step 1. Connect your phone to your computer using a USB cable and launch the HiSuite app.
Step 2. Click on the option that says Restore to restore one of your backups.
Step 3. Choose the data you would like to restore and click on Restore.
Step 4. It will restore your chosen files on your Huawei phone.
You are all set. Your deleted files are now recovered on your phone.
If you made a backup of your phone with Google before deleting the files, you can restore the Google backup and that will restore your deleted files as well. The issue here is that you need to reset Huawei to the factory settings.
Google does not allow you to restore a backup without erasing your device. It is because the only time you get the option to restore a backup is on the phone setup screen which only appears after you reset your device. Therefore, it’s better if you got a new Android device and restore it from Google.
If you never made a backup, how can I restore my permanently deleted files? You can turn to the Huawei data recovery tool – DroidKit, which lets you recover deleted files without requiring a backup. It scans your phone for recoverable content and lets you preview and restore the files back on your device. It basically covers most files you use on your phone, including photos, WhatsApp chats, messages, and more.
Step 1. Once you download DroidKit, launch it and go to Data Recovery. Choose Deep Recovery from Device. (You can also select Quick Recovery, which doesn’t need to root.)
Step 2. Select the data type that you want to recover. Here we take Videos as an example.
Step 3. Connect your Huawei with computer. It will scan your phone to show you root status as below.
Step 4. Once you finish the on-screen instructions, DroidKit will show you deleted videos on your phone. Multiple select what you need and click To Device ot To PC.
Most Huawei phones you buy nowadays come with a microSD card slot. This helps you slide in a card that you can store your data on and expand internal storage. microSD cards are available in many sizes ranging from a small 4GB card to a large 32GB card.
If you have your files stored on your card, you can actually plug it into your phone and use it to recover your files from Android internal memory for free.
Also, you can restore deleted data from the Huawei cloud, which allows you to save and manage data files in the cloud. To retrieve data from the Huawei cloud:
If you have never recovered deleted files and you are not really sure how to recover deleted files on a Huawei device, do not worry as there are various methods to do it. Most of these methods are easy to use and help recover your files in no time. Give DroidKit a try now >
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