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How to Use PhoneRescue for Android

Welcome to PhoneRescue for Android Online Guide. Here you can find all detailed tutorials about how to root device, recover lost important data back and even remove screen lock of your Android device. If you still have questions after reading this guide, please do not hesitate to contact our Support Team, and you will be guaranteed with 7/24 customer support.

Recover from Android Device

The Deep Scan function helps you recover lost important data from your Android device thoroughly, like contacts, messages, calendar, photos and so on. Please refer to the detailed guide to make good use of PhoneRescue for Android.

Supported File Types

Contacts, Call Logs, Messages, Calendar, Photos, Music, Videos, App Documents, WhatsApp, Line

Step 1: Preparations.

Do as following:
  • Launch PhoneRescue for Android on your computer
  • Connect your Android device to computer with the USB cable
  • Choose the data categories to recover and click Next button

To start with, please make sure you have launched USB debugging option on your Android device. By default, PhoneRescue for Android will detect your Android device. If you don’t connect your Android device to computer or your Android device is not recognized by our software, you will see "Please connect your device to start recovery" on the interface.

Connecting Your Android Device

1. When you connect android device to Windows computer at the first time, your computer will install USB Driver for your device automatically.

2. If PhoneResue for Android fails to install APK on your device, please refer to the detailed instructions in this post.

Once your Android device is recognized, you will see the interface below. It displays all file types supported by PhoneRescue for Android. For categories that you don’t want to scan or recover, please uncheck the boxes in the front of them.

The Main Interface of PhoneRescue for Android

If PhoneRescue for Android fails to recognize your device, you may try these troubleshooting steps to solve this problem.

Step 2: Analysis.

Do as following:
  • Wait for the scanning process
  • Preview the scanned data

If you have rooted your Android device, the Deep Scan function would be available at once. If not, to start with, PhoneRescue for Android will root your device. Once the rooting process starts, the interface below will be displayed. At the same time, rooting your Android device may take a few minutes. Please keep patient.

Rooting Android Device

Once the rooting process finishes, the Deep Scan operation will start automatically. The scanning process may take a few minutes based on the amount of data on your device.

Quick Scan Process

Step 3: Recovery.

Do as following:
  • Choose the specific data you want to recover
  • Click button to recover data to computer
  • Click button to recover data to devicer

Once the scanning process is completed, you can view the scanning result. Both lost and existed data on your device will be displayed. To only view the lost data, you can choose the option "Only list deleted" instead of “List all items”. And you can search data by typing key words in the search box on the upper right of the screen.

Selecting the Scanned Data

After you choose the specific data you want to recover, please click the Recover button at the lower right corner of the screen. After clicking (To Computer), your recovered data will be saved on your computer automatically. For personal data (Contacts, Messages, Call Logs, Calendar), you can choose or (To Device) as your need.

Recover to Device or Computer

1. Please make sure that the Internet connection is stable during the recovery process.

2. Please don’t disconnect your device during the recovery process.

When the recovery process completes, you will see Recovery Completed page. To check the location of recovered data, please click “View Files”. To go back to home page, please click “Start Over”.

Recovery Process Completes

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