Android Data Recovery for Windows

How to Use iSkysoft Android Data Recovery

iSkysoft Android Data Recovery is an all-encompassing file recovery software which has been designed to help you recover files from your Android smartphones and tablets with complete ease. This exciting software supports countless Android versions and more than 6000 Android devices and lets you recover your lost data within minutes.

Part 1. How to Download and Install iSkysoft Android Data Recovery

1. Download

Downloading iSkysoft Android Data Recovery couldn't be easier. All you have to do is click on the "Free Trial" button to download. Alternatively, you can also simply visit its overview page to download it.

2. Install

Once the download is complete, the only thing left to do is to install the software on your computer. To do so, simply double click on the .exe file. This shall run the setup wizard which takes you through the entire installation.

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Note: The installation process may take a few minutes, depending on your computer configuration. Please be patient while the software installs.

Part 2. How to Register and Check for Updates

1. Register

When you purchase the software, a registration code is sent to your registered email. You simply need to enter the registration code and your registered email in the popup window that opens up when you click on "Menu > Register". Once all required data has been entered, simply click on "Activate" to enjoy complete access to a software that brings order to your Android using experience.

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2. Update to Latest Version

From time to time, we roll out new updates of the software, fix any existing glitches and offer better functionalities and features. Moreover, newer versions of the software are always more stable and also perform better. All updates are offered free of cost.

Method 1 – Launch the software. Click on "Menu" then the "Check for Updates" button. Any new updates shall automatically appear on your screen, and you simply need to click on the "Update Now" button to get the latest version.

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Method 2 – In most cases, the software automatically informs you when a new update is available. All you have to do is click on the "Update Now" button in the popup window that informs you about the latest version of the software.

Part 3. How to Recover Deleted Files from Android

Step 1. Connect Devices and Enable Debugging

The first step is to connect your Android device to your computer via a USB cable and enable the USB Debugging mode. The software shall automatically recognize the device. If it doesn't do so, it means that the USB debugging mode hasn't been enabled on your Android device. To do so, follow the on-screen instruction or take the following these steps.

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1. For users using Android version 2.3 or earlier –

Tap on Settings > Applications > Development. Click the box next to USB Debugging.

android data recovery usb debugging

2. For users using Android version 3.0 to 4.1 –

Tap on Settings > Developer Options. Click the box next to USB Debugging.

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3. For users using Android version 4.2 or later –

android data recovery usb debugging

Step 2. Prepare for Scanning

Now that USB debugging has been enabled, iSkysoft Android Data Recovery will automatically detect your device. Click on the "Next" button. This will allow the software to analyze your device data.

android data recovery analyze device

Things to Note:

1. Make sure that you have at least 20% of battery life on your phone before you start off with data recovery.

2. For users who have already rooted their device, Superuser authorization needs to be given to iSkysoft Android Data Recovery before scanning can start. To do so, simply click on the "Allow" button when prompted. There will be also an on-screen instruction.

Step 3. Choose File Type and Scan Mode

In order to help you save valuable time during the scanning process, the software asks you if there is a specific file type you wish to recover. This lets the software only scan for the desired file type, thereby making data recovery easier and faster. Simply tick the box next to the desired file type. Alternatively, click on the "Select All" button, if you wish to retrieve lost data for all file types. Once you choose the desired file types, click on the "Next" button.

android data recovery scan file

After you click on "Next", a new popup window opens up. Here, you are offered two different Scan Modes to choose from – the "Standard Mode" and the "Advanced Mode". The Standard Mode performs a basic scan for deleted files on your device. On the other hand, the Advanced Mode performs an in-depth scan of your device, thereby taking more time.

android data recovery scan mode

Step 4. Preview and Recover

Once the program scans your Android device for the selected file types, it shows all recovered results on the screen. You browse through individual file types by selecting the desired option in the left sidebar. Another option to filter out deleted files, is to select the option "Only Show Deleted Items" on the top of the screen.

android data recovery preview

Once you're done previewing the recovered data, simply check the boxes next to the items that you wish to recover, and click on the "Recover" button located on the bottom right of your screen. This will open up a new window, which lets you select the path wherein you want to save the recovered files. The software recovers the required files and sends them to the given address.

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Note: The trial version can simply scan for the lost files and let you preview the result. To recover all your lost data, you need to actually register your software in order to complete data recovery.

Part 4. Tips for Successful Data Recovery on Android

However, in order to ensure that all your deleted files get recovered, there are a few things that you need to take care of.

Tip #1. Stop Using Your Device after Data Loss

Refrain from using the device the moment you feel that important files are missing for no reason. These files may be missing from your screen, but they are very much present in the hard drive, simply waiting for new data to push them into oblivion. Thus, continued use of your smartphone or tablet before successful data recovery may lead to permanent loss of your missing files.

Tip # 2. Find a Great Android File Recovery Tool

Have the iSkysoft Android Data Recovery handy. Data loss can occur at any time, and you don't want to end up getting stranded. After all, it becomes impossible to use the device after data loss. Download the software on your Windows computer so that you save valuable time when things go south.

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