Recycle Bin for Android: Recover Android Deleted Files

The Android phones, just like the computers, are vulnerable to the virus attack and easy to go crash. That is why we need to know the way to recover the data files from the Android phones. On the Internet, there are lots of third party tool which can help you fulfill your goal. While not all of them are suitable for your Android phone, and do the best job. In this case, this article will show you some of the most popular tools according to the users online, and make a comparison between those tools below.

How to Back Up Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S6 Edge+/S7/S7 Edge

As a user of the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or S6 Edge+, have you ever wonder if there is any way to back up your phone to protect the personal data better? Data is easily damaged or deleted as a result of a wrong operation or the ROM flashing. In this case, this article will offer you two ways to back up the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+, together with a way to let your Mac computer detect your Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge or S6 Edge+. Then, the whole article will be divided into three parts below. I will use the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge by the way of example.

Part 1. To back up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge via the built-in backup tool

The built-in backup tool on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge can help you back up the SMS, MMS, contacts, call logs, calendar, pictures, and apps and store the backup files on the SD Card on your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge.

Step 1. On the home page of your Samsung Galaxy S6, tap Backup app.

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Step 2. Click on the “Data” option on the backup tool.

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Step 3. Choose the data items that you want to back up. You can choose the SMS, MMS, contacts, call logs, calendar and pictures. Just check the items that you want.

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Step 4. Click on the “Back Up” button at the bottom of the screen. And then name the backup file.

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Step 5. Find the backup file on your SD Card. The save path is Phone\ct_backup\backup_all.

Step 6. To back up the apps, you need to go back to the backup tool and click on the “Application” option under the “Data” option. Choose the one that you want to back up and click on the “Back Up” button at the bottom of the screen.


Part 2. To connect your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to your Mac as a flash drive

The Mac is not able to detect the Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edge and S6 Edge+, so you need a third party application to help you. The Android File Transfer is recommended, and the tutorial is followed.

  • Step 1. Download the Android File Transfer on your Mac computer and install it.
  • Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to your Mac computer while the Android File Transfer is working. And then the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge will be detected as a flash drive.
  • Step 3. Go to the “Computer” option, and enter into the flash drive. Then you can see the contents of your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge on your Mac computer. The contents include audios, videos, movies, pictures, etc.
  • Step 4. Now, you can drag and draw the data files to your Mac computer.

Part 3. To back up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge via third-party tool – dr.fone – Android Backup&Restore

So, is there any way to back up the Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge / S6 Edge+ which is available both on the Windows and the Mac computer? Well, the answer is yes. You can adopt the dr.fone – Android Backup&Restore.

The dr.fone offers two different versions, both for the Windows computer and the Mac computer. You can just choose the compatible version for your computer. As for the data supported, you can back up the SMS, contacts, call logs, calendars, music, video, photos and apps with this application. Here is the tutorial for you.

Step 1. Download and install the dr.fone on your computer.

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Step 2. Launch the dr.fone and then Click “Backup&Restore“.


Step 3. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge to your computer with a USB cable. And then on the primary window, you can see the screenshot of your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, with some detailed information of it.


Step 4. On the middle box, you can see the contents of your Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge listed. Check the items that you want to back up.

Step 5. Click on the “Backup” button to start the backup process.

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Five Apps for Data Recovery on the Android Phones

Now we are in the era of information, and the mobile phones are changing the life of us. The Android phones are one of the major operation systems of mobile, while another is the iOS of Apple. We can see people walking on the street with a mobile phone, which is either an Android phone or an iPhone. And it is said that the Android phones are getting more and more popular, and they are competing with the Apple for the leadership.

Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery: Recover Data on Samsung Note 5

Why Need to Do Data Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Data files saved on the mobile phones (such as Samsung Galaxy Note 5) are vulnerable, and there are many reasons that may cause data loss on your phone, like the faulty update, virus attacks, system corruption and so on. But you don’t need to worry too much about it. After reading this article, you will find it easy to get back the data you lost.

In the first place, you need a professional data recovery tool – Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to help you. The tool I highly recommend is the Dr.Fone Toolkit – Android Data Recovery, which is a professional recovery tool for all kinds of Android devices including the mobile phones and the tablets, such as Samsung Note 5. You can use it to recover the text messages, Whatsapp history, contacts, videos, photos, audio files, and documents. It can directly scan the internal storage space of your Android device, but it is safe so that you have no need to worry about the divulgence of personal information.

Here is a step-to-step Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery tutorial for your reference.

Step 1. Download and install this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery application on your computer. And it is noticeable that there are two versions of this application both for the Windows users and the Mac users. You’d better pay attention to that.

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Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to your computer. And on your phone, follow the instructions below to enable the “USB Debugging” mode.

Step 3. Once you finish enabling, you can prepare for the scanning process now. Just click “Next” after your phone is detected by this application. And, you need to make sure that the battery is well charged, or at least it is not less than 20 %.

Step 4. Then, you can start to select the item or items that you want to recover. Also, you can choose “Select All” if necessary. But, if you only want to recover a few kinds of data, you’d better choose the item separately to save time. From “Scan for Deleted files” and “Scan for All files” choose one mode that you like. The later can make the scanning deeper so it takes more time. After you finish settings before scanning, make it start to scan.


Step 5. You can preview all the items of scanning results. And you can choose to recover all of the items or just some of them after preview. If you have made your choice, tap on the “Recover” button and choose a destination for the recovered data.

Tips for avoiding data loss on Samsung Galaxy Note 5:

  • 1. Download a guard application on your Galaxy Note 5.
  • 2. Create backup files regularly from Samsung Note 5.
  • 3. Never download or open document or software with potential danger on your Samsung Note 5.

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