Summary: Lost contacts, photos, messages, call logs after factory reset on your Android phone? Please read this article to learn how to recover lost data after factory reset Android phones, like Samsung, LG, ZTE, Huawei, Google Pixel, Nexus, Xiaomi, HTC, Sony, Motorola smartphones and more.
Sometimes you may accidentally press the factory reset button without backup important data stored on your Android, for example:
“Hi, I do a factory reset to my Android mobile phone, but forget to backup the files which are important to me. I need help to recover Android files after restoring to factory settings. Thanks for your help in advance.”
About Factory Reset
Factory reset option restores your Android phone to the original state as it was when shipped from the factory. At last, all the settings, contacts, messages, pictures, WhatsApp messages and other contents that have been saved on the device by users will be erased after factory reset.
How can you get back lost files after factory reset Android? In this case, you need a third-party data rescue software. We recommend Android Data Recovery. It is capable of recovering data from Android phones and Tablets after resetting them to factory settings. It can recover data lost, deleted or formatted from internal storage as well as external memory card of your Android phone, like Samsung, HTC, Google Pixel, Nexus, Motorola, Sony, LG, Lenovo, Huawei, etc. These recoverable data include your contacts, text messages, call history, gallery & photos, videos, audio and music files, documents, etc.
Step 1.Download the software and Connect Android Phone to PC
Firstly download Android Data Recovery, then launch it on your computer and connect your Android phone to PC via an USB cable.
Step 2.Turn on USB Debugging on Android Phone
In order to detect your Android phone successfully, you must enable the USB debugging on your Android device. The tool will tell you the steps in its main window. Just follow it.
Step 3.Select File Types to Recover
You need to select the files types from category in this step, for example “Contacts”,”Messaging”,”Videos”, then click the “Next” button.
If there is a prompt on your Android phone as follow, tap “Allow” and permit the program to access and scan the selected files on your Android phone.
Now the program will begin to scan data stored on your Android phone.
Step 4.Preview and Recover Android Data after Restoring to Factory Setting
When the scanning is accomplish, all selected data will be displayed in the table. Preview them in details. After that, select the data you wanna recover and click “Recover” to restore your data on computer.
Download the Android toolkit – Android Data Recovery and have a try!
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