How to Recover Deleted Files from Android Phone Easily

How to recover deleted files from Android phone? Check this post to grab an easy-to-use tool to help you get back important data.

By iMobie | Posted: Feb. 28, 2018, Last Updated: Feb. 28, 2018
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Deleting files from Android enables us to get away with the unimportant files, clear up more space, keep top secret and privacy information from others, etc. However, things also happen that we may falsely delete some important files from Android phone. At this moment, we desperately want them back. But can we recover deleted files from Android? And how?

Technically, the deleted files are invisible on Android for us. But they still exist on Android memory till some other data overwrites them. So as long as they are not overwritten, we can detect, and retrieve deleted files from Android, with a third Android recovery application – PhoneRescue.

Once files on Android are deleted falsely, please cease any operation on Android, like installing apps, taking photos, etc. The proper way is using PhoneRescue to get them back right away, to make sure of recovering lost data successfully.

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The Tool We Use

PhoneRescue is a super easy data recovery application, working with both iOS and Android. With PhoneRescue – Android data recovery, the whole recovery process just goes to connecting, scanning, and recovering. That’s all.

1. PhoneRescue is able to scan as many as 13 types of files and data in a short time, like photos, music, videos, messages, contacts, calendar, WhatsApp messages and attachments, Line messages and attachments, etc.

2. It lets you preview, select and then recover the deleted files to phone or computer as per your needs.

3. It supports the most common Android models, Samsung, Sony, Huawei, HTC, Google Pixel, etc. with Android 4.0 or higher.

How to Recover Deleted Files from Android with PhoneRescue

Step 1. Download PhoneRescue for Android on your computer (PC/Mac) > Install and run it > Connect Android device to computer. Here take PhoneRescue for SAMSUNG as an example.

Step 2. Select what kind of data you would like to recover > Click the arrow at the right side to scan your device. If you have rooted your device, the Deep Scan function would be available at once. If not, to start with, PhoneRescue will root your device. Please keep patient.

How to Recover Deleted Files from Android with PhoneRescue - Step 2

How to Recover Deleted Files from Android with PhoneRescue – Step 2

Step 3. After scanning process finish, all deleted files and data on Android will be displayed. Choose deleted files you would like to recover, and then click the button at the right corner to rover them to your computer, or Android phone directly.

How to Recover Deleted Files from Android with PhoneRescue - Step 3

How to Recover Deleted Files from Android with PhoneRescue – Step 3

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The Bottom Line

Connecting > Scanning > Recovering is the whole journey to recover deleted files from Android with PhoneRescue. Just easy as pie, isn’t it? So why not give it try right now?


Member of iMobie team, an Apple fan as well as an anime lover. Like to share solutions on iOS and Android related problems.

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