Recover Files from Formatted Android Phone

“One fine morning, I have connected Android phone to my computer to view files in it. Soon after viewing, I right clicked on the drive to remove it. But, in place of clicking on “Eject” option, I mistakenly hit over “Format” option. Windows recommended that formatting will erase complete data from Android phone. But without paying much attention to the warning, I clicked on “OK” option to format it. After formatting, complete data from my Android phone got erased. I was regretting very much for foolishly choosing wrong option and losing entire data from Android phone.”

Above discussed is example of a scenario which shows how users face data loss from Android phone. However, there is no need to regret for your mistake as it is possible to recover files from formatted Android phone using reliable Android recovery software.

Android supported mobile phones are certainly one of the best things that have happened in recent times as far as technological advancements are concerned. To tell you the truth, Android phones have managed to become the top choice for mobile phone users in a very short span of time. One huge benefit of this phone's platform over others is that it has true multitasking. This means that you can run more than one application at a time on various devices. This is great when you need to switch back and forth between applications that you are using. As it is gaining popularity, many people including those who don’t have much knowledge about Android device are widely using Android phones. But due to over usage, many users are losing data from their Android cell phones due to number of causes. Few instances which results in formatting of Android phone are given below:

  • Intentional Clicking:Sometimes when you connect Android phone to your system, it will display error message recommending you to format the drive. If you opt for “Cancel” option, then it does not allow you to use your Android phone unless and until you format it. Therefore to use it further you may format Android Phone’s storage device
  • Opting Format on Android Phone: This usually occurs with the users who have average knowledge about Android phone. While fiddling with the menu, you may click on “Format” option to see what will happen after choosing it. This operation erase complete data from Android Phone

File recovery from formatted Android phone

If you don’t want to lose your data after formatting Android phone, make use perfect Android phone data recovery software like Yodot Android Data Recovery. It will help you to get back complete data from Android Smartphone which you lost as a result of formatting. It can be utilized to restore files like images, songs, videos and even .apk files from Android OS based devices such as Phones, Tablets and Phablet. The steps involved in the recovery process are very simple and understandable. Moreover, you are able to recognize number of recovered files using this software. You could install it easily on your Windows computer/laptop running on Windows 8, Windows 7, Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows Server 2003 and 2008 operating systems. Make use of this recovery tool to get back data from various models of Android phones manufactured by Samsung, Sony, HTC, Dell, Lenovo, Micromax, Motorola, Acer and others on Windows computer.

Guidelines to get back data from formatted Android Phone:

Note: Software is capable of recognizing Android devices (Smartphone’s and Tablets) using UMS mode i.e. USB Mass Storage; MTP / PTP mode of connectivity is not supported.

  • Connect Android phone to the computer with the help of data cable
  • Choose the option “USB Mass Storage” from it
  • Download and install the application to your computer in which you have connected Android phone
  • Choose the option “Lost File Recovery” to move further
  • Now the application will display the drive that indicates your Android phone
  • Choose the drive and then hit on “Next” to continue
  • Select file types to be recovered and then make your selection by using two view types which are “Data View” and “File Type View”
  • Preview media files to confirm your selection and at last save recovered files in a location that you prefer

How to safeguard your data?

  • Do not click on any option provided on Android phone without knowing anything about it
  • Avoid connecting Android phone to different devices as it might get infected with the viruses
  • Eject Android phone by utilizing icon present at the desktop and not from Windows explorer