Rescue Data from Android Hard Drive

“Hi, I have lost data from external hard drive that I use on my Android gadget. I tried synchronizing the hard drive wrongly on android device which has resulted in data loss. Can anyone suggest me how can I rescue data on Android hard drive? Please help.”

Android Smartphones and Tablets are the most used electronic gadgets to accomplish day-to-day activities. Android gadgets have outstanding features and thus users may store huge data on those gadgets and in its external storage memory card. Though MicroSD card on Android gadgets can store data up to 64GB, some users tend to use hard drive specially manufactured for Android gadgets. These Android hard drives can store data up to 2TB to provide uncountable hours of entertainment and also allows you to connect it to your computer. Android hard drive is added to Android gadgets through Wireless connectivity with built-in Wi-Fi option or through USB OTG cable. Both the ways, one can expand the storage capacity on Android devices to stock up huge data. However, all useful data on Android hard drive can become futile in fraction of time due to scenarios mentioned below:

  • Interrupted file transfer while moving files from Android hard drive to Android device or to your computer
  • Hard drive corruption due to wrong usage like improper cable connection or unsynchronized network while sharing data between Android device and hard drive
  • File system damage, virus intrusion, OS malfunction, software up-gradation and other logical conflicts can render loss of data from Android hard drives

One may encounter any of these situations and lose valuable data from Android hard drive. If you are one such user who has lost data from Android hard drive, then here is right solution to get over this awkward situation. Stop using hard drive for further data storage activities and make use of excellent data recovery program to effectively retrieve lost data from Android hard drive.

Android hard drive recovery software:

Recognized as most effective recovery product, Yodot Hard Drive Recovery is the appropriate solution to bring back data from hard drives that supports Android devices. This tool is excellent enough to retrieve files like pictures, movies, songs, programs, documents, compressed files etc from hard drive associated with Android gadgets. Apart from this, it can also restore data from portable hard drives manufactured by Seagate, Western Digital, Hitachi, Toshiba and other popular brands. It can effortlessly bring back data from missing, lost as well as deleted partitions on hard drives. However, this program can only be used on Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 7, Windows Vista, Windows XP, Windows Server 2008 and 2003 operating systems to acquire data from Android hard drive.

Recovery steps to bring back data from Android external hard drive:

  • Download Yodot Hard Drive Recovery software on your Windows computer and connect your Android hard drive to it
  • Next, install and run the utility according to given instructions
  • When main screen displays, click on either “Partition Recovery” or “Formatted / Reformatted Recovery” option to extract data from Android external hard drive
  • Then from the list of drives shown on screen, select the Android hard drive from which files have to be recovered and click next
  • Also, mention file types to be recovered from Android hard drive if not required Skip this step and proceed next
  • Software performs a deep scan of selected hard drive and retrieves all possible files from it
  • Retrieved files will be displayed in “Data View” or “File Type View”
  • Preview necessary files by toggling between these two view types
  • Lastly, save all required files to target location on host computer hard drive but not to the same Android external hard drive from which you recovered data

Necessary Tips:

  • Avoid usage of incorrect OTG to connect hard drive to Android gadgets
  • Have necessary knowledge about using external hard drive on Android device