Data Recovery from Android Phone with Broken Screen

“Hi there, I need help. It was a misfortune that my Smartphone slipped from great height and the screen is now broken. Now I am unable to access the files saved on phone’s internal memory. It had very important application files, downloaded files, pictures, videos, movies and many more. Can anyone please suggest me on how to recover data from Android phone with broken screen?”

As Smartphones have acquired the hearts of people in this Android era, it is very common to see more and more Android users in daily life. Android OS gadgets are built with attractive functionality to provide big space for its users to easily carry necessary data along with them wherever they goes. Few Smartphones also facilitates usage of external storage media like flash memory cards on it for expanded memory space. But, handling these Smartphones is very crucial because any slight damage to it can cause severe loss of data. In the above mentioned scenario, it is made clear that even broken screen can result in loss of data from Android phone as the phone becomes useless. Well, here let us see the causes, precautions and remedies for data loss from Android phone due to broken screen.

The main cause behind smashed Android phone screen is physical damage. Usually, Android devices are very delicate and falling/ slipping of these gadgets from great heights will be the end of those devices. Either the screen gets smashed / complete phone will be broken into pieces. If luck is yours, then just a crack emerges on the screen and the phone works absolutely perfect even after a fall.

What happens when Smartphone screen is broken?

Most of the times, broken screen of Android will lose its touch functionality and becomes unresponsive. The screen shows blank and hence the data saved on its internal memory cannot be accessed by any means. And very few times, display won’t be affected and you can run apps to take back up of data on its memory.

How to get data off Android device with smashed screen?

This question arises when Smartphone is not working after getting smashed from height. If your Android phone is not working or got locked up or running in debugging mode; connect it to any healthy computer and check whether it is getting detected. If yes, then make use of proficient and safe Android recovery tool on the system and retrieve your valuable data.

Best software broken screen Android phone data recovery:

The most recommended and safest Android data recovery software is Yodot Recovery for Android. This software has special advanced functionality to detect even non working Android devices and recover data from its internal memory. With the help of this software, one can effectively retrieve files from Android phone with broken screen as well as from rooted, virus infected, formatted Smartphones. You can restore variety of data like application files, pictures, text messages, contacts, videos, songs, etc. from Android phone / Tablets of Samsung, LG, Sony Ericsson, HTC, Dell, Acer and other popular brands. This Smartphone recovery tool is compatible on major Windows operated systems like Windows 8, 7, Vista, XP, 2003, and 2008 OS versions.

Steps to make use of Android recovery tool:

Note: Software is capable of recognizing Android devices (Smartphone’s and Tablets) that gets connected to system via UMS mode i.e. USB Mass Storage; it doesn’t support for MTP / PTP mode of connectivity

  • Download Yodot Android Data Recovery software on to Windows system
  • Connect the Android device whose screen is smashed to that system
  • Now, launch the utility by following given steps
  • In the main screen, select the drive that represents broken screen Smartphone externally connected on system
  • Next, you will see these options “Deleted File Recovery” and “Lost File Recovery”
  • Select and click on Lost File Recovery option and click next
  • Once you click next, recovery process starts; progress bar shows recovery status
  • Upcoming screen shows all files recoverable from the Android device
  • Select required files to from restored list in Data view / File Type view
  • Specify new location on the system drive and save the selected files

Important Note:

  • Handle with care while using Smartphones and maintain regular backup of important files on Android device
  • Do not make use of unreliable and unsecured recovery products to rescue inaccessible data on Android phone