How to recover deleted data from Android phone without root

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Mar 17, 2016 4:42:13 AM via Website

Step 1
Download GT Recovery from the official website.


Step 2
After launching GT Recovery for Windows, you'll get the primary window below.


Step 3
Please connect your Android device to the computer via a USB cable .GT Recovery will find your phone automatically


Note: You'd better connect one device at a time.

If GT Recovery didn’t find your phone, you can click ”Did not find my phone?”.


Step 4
Select what data type you want to recover. Before starting, please make sure that the battery is more than 20%, to ensure a complete scan.


Step 5
Choose “Recover Directly” to restore deleted data without root your phone


Step 6
Click the ”Back up my data” button on your android phone.


Step 7
start the scanning process, the records that can be restored will be shown in the list, you can stop the process any time you want:


Note: Do not disconnect your device during the scan, or the scan will fail.

Step 8
The scan will take you a while. After that, you can preview all recoverable data found in the scan result one by one.
After preview, mark those you want and click "Recover" to save them in CSV on your computer.


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Mar 18, 2016 7:34:37 AM via Website

It's my pleasure

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Mar 18, 2016 8:49:56 AM via Website

Thanks for writing this post. it was very helpful.

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Mar 18, 2016 9:42:46 AM via Website

Thanks for sharing this, i know an app, if you want to recover lost sms or contacts you'll need to root your phone, but other files don't need.

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Mar 19, 2016 3:40:16 AM via Website

GT Recovery for Windows can recover sms , contacts, messages without root .

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Mar 19, 2016 4:44:39 AM via Website

Oh god, I have been looking for this helpful information from so long. Thank you so much.

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Mar 21, 2016 7:26:30 AM via Website

you can try it , any problem you can contact them on facebook.

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Mar 21, 2016 8:24:22 AM via Website

Very helpful. I’m just starting out and it’s cool to know there are some people out there who dedicate time to giving such helpful tips.

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Mar 21, 2016 8:32:43 AM via Website

It's my pleasure

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Mar 28, 2016 4:25:52 AM via Website

Root is necessary if you need to get data back from internal memory. Otherwise, there is no need to root your phone. Actually, if you need to get data back from android without root, this android phone recovery could be your best choice. Good luck.

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Mar 28, 2016 11:35:50 AM via Website

GT Recovery for Android can restore deleted files from internal memory

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Mar 29, 2016 8:39:58 AM via Website

Guys i have a problem with my Samsung Tab 10.1 it can't charge if i connect the charger it doesn't show any response i have a full month without using it and it have my important business information on it and i cannot access the information but i need it more than nothing please help me out....!!!!

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Mar 29, 2016 9:04:34 AM via Website

Have you try another usb? You can ask Samsung Customer Service.

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Mar 29, 2016 9:35:28 AM via Website

TONG WU i tried but um not sure if it is the charger or not because i haven't tried a different charger to see what might be the problem. Haven't you came across the problem or a friend came across the same problem and what was the solutions you came with.....? um so stressed

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Mar 30, 2016 8:42:09 AM via Website


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Mar 31, 2016 3:50:45 PM via Website

Tong Wu you helped me like no buddy culd do as u said last time that i should check it might be the charger and exactly as u said it was the charger.... wooow this group is wonderfull...

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Apr 9, 2016 4:52:32 AM via Website

Sorry, have you solve the problem? Is the usb cable that cause the problem?

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May 15, 2016 12:05:22 PM via Website

Hey Tong,
Great work mate!
I did recover some data of mine before using a third party software - Wondershare Data Recovery but I had to pay around $50 for it.
I wasn't aware of this software and the first thing I looked for is its price.
It is absolutely free!... I still can't believe it.
Thanks for sharing this tutorial.
Don't have options to like this post multiple time ;)