How to Recover Deleted Files from Galaxy Nexus Easily?
Q: I accidentally deleted some files and now I reallllyyyy want them back.. My gnex is root and I really need those files.. Tell me what should I do! Is there any way to recover them?! - from Android Forum
We know that Galaxy Nexus is a popular device on the market, and it is welcomed by a majority of Android users due to it is not just a phone, but is a multitasking gadgets which can be used to take pictures, record videos, listen to music, watch movies, etc. in the daily life. However, according to lots of Galaxy Nexus users' feedbacks, we found that they're easy to lose files like photos, videos, etc. while they are doing other activities in the device due to virus infection or by any other human errors. So, people always feel panic or regret when these precious files have been deleted or lost, then why don't you backup them to computer to avoid data losing in the daily life? Of course, it is not the right time here to talk about how to backup Nexus data on computer, the urgent thing you may wish to do is to find back your lost data on the Galaxy Nexus, and that's why we write this article here.
Actually, you may not know that files you deleted from Galaxy Nexus are not permanently gone until they're overwritten by new files. So when you found something important has been deleted, please stop using the device immediately, and then look for a Samsung Galaxy Nexus data recovery software as your assistant. Please be noted that an improper operation may result in the data lost forever, so finding a reliable program seems to be so important here. Therefore, a risk-free yet high-performance MobiKin Galaxy Nexus Data Recovery (Windows/Mac) is strongly recommended here. With it, you can directly conduct a deeply scanning on your connected device, and the program will list both deleted yet existing data for your reference. You can specify files for restoring selectively or in a batch according to your own needs. What's more, not only Galaxy Nexus, phones from other brands like HTC, Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola, etc. are also supported by the tool very well.
Cool, right? Now, just get the powerful data recovery software for Samsung Galaxy Nexus to see how easy the program works in details.
How to Recover or Restore Lost Files/Data on Galaxy Nexus?
Before linking your device to the computer, you should follow the below steps to enable USB debugging on your computer:
- For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
If you only wish to restore media files from the phone, then it is no need for you to root your device. Otherwise, you may need to root Galaxy Nexus to let's the program can get the access to your phone's internal memory. Now, launch the program and turn on USB storage on your device. After that, you'll see an interface like below:
After the scan, files on your device will be categorized in the program. You can select these folders in the left panel and check the detailed files in the right panel. Mark all files you wish to restore and hit "Recover" button to save them on your computer without losing.