Best Way to Recover Contacts/SMS/Media Files from Google Nexus 4/5/6/7/9

Is there any way that you can recover all deleted files from your Google Nexus 5 or Nexus 4 phone? Of course yes. Just check out the article.

Is there any way that you can recover all deleted files from your Google Nexus 5 Phone or Nexus 7 Tablet? Of course yes. Just check out the article.

As you might know, files you deleted mistakenly do not disappear forever until they are replaced by new ones. So, to get your lost files back, you’d better perform the data recovery as soon as the wrong deletion happens. There is something important you should pay attention to: once operate improperly, your previous files will be gone permanently. Hence, it is really necessary to rely on a professional Google Nexus Recovery app.

Designed for Google Nexus 5/4 data recovery specially, the Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android is definitely your best choice. This app allows you to restore photos, music, contacts, text messages and videos deleted on Google or LG Nexus 5/4 by accident. Aside from Google Nexus 5 and Nexus 4, it also applies to other Android Samsung devices, such as Galaxy S, Infues, Galaxy Note and more. Feel interested in it? Then download this recovery app on your computer and give a try.

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Step 1: Set up the connection between your Google Nexus 9/7/6/5/4 and computer

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Use a USB cable to connect your device to the computer. Then run this LG Nexus 5/4 recovery app to reveal its primary window. If this app can’t detect your phone, you need to enable USB debugging on your phone. Owing to different Android OS version, there are three ways to enable the USB debugging:

  • 1) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Navigate to Settings < Press Developer options < Tap USB debugging
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  • 2) For Android 4.2 or later: Locate to Settings < Tap About Phone < Click Build number for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to Settings < Click Developer options < Tick USB debugging
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Step 2: Scan the deleted data on your Google/LG Nexus 5/4

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After it, you can click the Start button to begin analyzing your phone for the deleted videos, photos, contacts, and text messages. When the analysis comes to an end, you should move to the next step—scan your phone. In the meantime, there will pop up an “Allow” button on your device’s screen. You are supposed to tap “Allow” to continue. Then you can click the Start button to initiate the scanning process.

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Step 3: Recover deleted files from Google Nexus 5 & Nexus 4

Once the scanning process is over, you can check all recoverable contents, such as contacts, photos and text messages, but the videos are the exception. Tick off those you need and press Recover to get them back on your computer in just 1 click.

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For safety’s sake, I suggest you to put the recovered files on your computer or other external disk. Next time the data loss occurs, you can directly back up from your computer or the external disk.

Don’t hesitate to download the best Google Nexus Phone, Nexus Tablet Data Recovery toolDr.Fone for Android to have a try now.

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