"I just bought a Samsung Galaxy S7 a few weeks ago, everything went well but I incautiously turned it to the factory reset! After that everything including contacts, photos, messages is gone. I feel sad. Can I get them back?"-Adam
Performing a factory data reset erases all data — like your apps, photos, and music — from the device. It provide an opportunity to smart phone users to reset their device to a new-born state. However, in most of the cases, we don't try factory reset easily, because our photo gallery is full of our memory and the contacts contain family, friends, and business partnerships. No matter you are intentional or unintentional, it seems a lot for most of us to think carefully of how to restore the lost datas after you make the factory reset.
Recover Lost Files from Android after Factory Reset
Though you erase all the datas on your android smart phone, don't worry, there is still a solution to help you get them back. Here we introduce an efficient tool called Android Data Recovery which is designed to solve this situation. It is a powerful program that can be used to recover lost data from Android after factory reset. Datas might be recovered includes contacts, text messages, photos, videos, audio, WhatsApp messages, etc,. Apart from you performing factory reset, in other situations like deleting data incautiously, upgrading system, and rooting system, you it can also help you out. It works well for 100+ brands, 2500+ Smartphones and 500+ tablets Android devices including Samsung(Galaxy S7/S6/S5, Note 5/4/3), HTC(One M8/M9), Huawei(Mate 9,P10/P9), Lenovo, Motorola, LG, Sony, Xiaomi etc.
How to Recover Lost Files from Android after Factory Reset
Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone
Launch Android Data Recovery on your computer, and select "Data Recovery" among all the toolkits.
Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your Android phone.
If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up message on your Android phone, click "OK" to allow USB debugging.
Step 2. Select File Types to Scan
After the phone is connected successfully, Android Data Recovery will display all the data types it supports to recover. By default, it has checked all the file types. You can just select the type of data that you'd like to recover. And then click "Next" to continue the data recovery process.
Step 3. Scan Your Device to Find The Lost Data on It
There are two scanning modes. You can read the description and choose the "Standard Mode" or the "Advanced Mode" here to continue according to your need. We recommend you to try "Standard Mode" first, which works faster. If it doesn't find the files you are looking for, you can then try "Advanced Mode".
Now, click "Start" to begin analyzing and scanning your device.
Now, Android Data Recovery is scanning your Android phone to recover lost data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient. Precious things are always worth waiting for.
Note: There might be a Superuser authorization appearing on your device during the scan. If you get it, click "Allow" to continue. If not, just skip this step.
Step 4. Preview and Recover Lost Data on Android Device
When the scan is complete, you can preview the found data one by one. Check the items you want and click "Recover" to save them all on your computer.