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How to Recover Data from Water Damaged Android Phone or Tablet?

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Introduction: One of my friend dropped her new-purchased Samsung Galaxy S8 into the water, and she picked the phone out soon. But after the phone get dried, she turned on the device and find some important contacts and photos have been gone. Then she feel worried and wish to find a method to get back the lost data. Actually, it is reported that many Android users have suffered this "Disaster" with the popularity of smart phones, and if you're one of them, what will you do here? Today, we will guide you through the tutorial on recovering data or files from water damaged Android devices step by step.

Part 1: How to recover data from water damaged Android phone?
Part 2: What you should do to rescue a water damaged Android phone?

Steps on Recovering Files from Water Damaged Android Device

If there is something wrong on your water damaged Android phone, such as black screen, non-responsive screen or you cannot touch the screen and so on, you can follow the guide of how to recover data from broken Android to fix these issues. After that, you can continue to use the below solution to get back your lost data on water damaged Android phone. After a few days, you can turn on your phone, and if you're lucky, you may find all things are kept well here. But if you find something important are lost, don't worry, you can ask for help from MobiKin Doctor for Android (Windows/Mac).

It could be the best Android Data Recovery software, which can help you recover deleted, or lost files like contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, call logs, etc. on Android phone or tablets due to any reasons. And it will show you both deleted and exiting data on your Android device for your reference. So you can preview files and mark all needed data for restoring within few clicks. (For iPhone users, please go to read how to retrieve data from water damaged iPhone.)

Cool, right? Now, just get the program and follow the below steps to retrieve lost data on water damaged Android completely.

Step 1: No matter which brand of your Android device is, just connect your device to the computer with USB cable, then follow the instructions on how to enable USB debugging on your device.

Note: If you wish to conduct a comprehensive scanning on your device, then please root your Android phone or tablet before connecting it to the computer. After that, you can launch the program and it will detect your device automatically.

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Step 2: Files on your Android have been categorized and displayed on the interface. Tick off these data types you want to recover back and click "Start" button to let the Android data recovery program scan your Android phone.

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Step 3: When the scan is finished, you can preview the scanned out data, find and mark the data you wish to restore and hit "Recover" button to save them on your personal computer without losing.

How to Rescue A Water Damaged Android Phone?

When your phone have fallen into water, you can rescue your phone and data on it from below aspects:

1) Get out your phone from the water ASAP, and remove and battery and take out the SIM card to reduce the loss or damage on the device;
2) Don't move or shake the phone frequently, so that the water will not run around your mobile phone inside;
3) Wrap the device with cloth or handkerchief for a few minutes, and then turn off your phone, and place it into a jar or a bag filled with rice for a couple of days.

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