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Android Data Recovery Made Easy on Mac OS X

Android lost data is recoverable. Disk Drill can access your rooted Android device's storage and recover deleted data directly from the internal memory or Android's SD card as if you are working with a regular hard drive. Same reliable data recovery algorithms, same recovery quality. Wait, don't sell your Android device, your data can still be recoverable even after a factory reset!

Which Android Devices Are Recoverable?

Any Android device that can be rooted or supports USB Mass Storage Mode for direct access to its memory partitions can be used for Android data recovery with Disk Drill: your Nexus smartphone, Samsung Edge or Galaxy, any Android tablet, etc. Newer Android versions may be relatively harder to root, but Disk Drill will lead you through this process step-by-step and provide hints on how to reach the maximum recovery rate.
  • Android 2.3+
  • All Android devices (via USB, excluding MIPS-based)

Android Data Recovery 101

Have you deleted an important photo, document, note from your Android device? Disk Drill software makes Android recovery possible. It does require a bit of effort and time to recover your data from an Android tablet or smartphone, or other Android-powered device, but it's still possible. First of all, try to quit all running apps, disable GSM, Wi-Fi and all other services, make sure the phone truly sleeps. Now it's time for some magic.
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    Connect your Android to a Mac
    Most probably it will show up as an MTP device. Turn on USB Debugging on your Android at this moment. Follow on-screen instructions, they are usually device-specific.
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    Let Disk Drill access your device
    Now Disk Drill can connect to your Android. However, we need your approval on the device as well. Monitor your notifications there, and grant the connection when asked.
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    Time to root
    Now you will see all available disks and partitions of your Android device. Time to root it. If you don't know how to do this, we recommend running a quick online search for your "specific Android device model + root".

Disk Drill – Android Data Recovery Software

As we mentioned before, Disk Drill can recover lost data from any Android device. Here's a list of the most popular ones you might be holding in your hands now. These devices are rootable and the lost data can easily be recovered. Google Nexus devices included.
  • Samsung S7, Edge, Note
  • HTC 10 & One M9
  • LG G5 & Flex
  • Sony Experia
  • Moto X & G
  • HuaWei Nexus 6P
  • Lenovo Vibe & Phab
  • ZTE Axon & Grand

Recover Any File from Android

Disk Drill works directly with your device's storage, be it internal memory or an SD card. All the data recovery algorithms are available for an Android device within Disk Drill – for your Android smartphones, tablets and potentially Android Wear Watch.
As Disk Drill treats your Android device as a regular disk, you can run Deep Scan, Quick Scan and even Partition Search on it. Alternatively, just hit the "Recover" button for the corresponding device and Disk Drill will run all its related recovery algorithms for you to ensure the maximum Android data recovery success.

Recover any lost information from Android

Disk Drill will recover any file and folder that was deleted on your mobile device and has not been overwritten by other data. Give it a try. Disk Drill Basic will verify your Android data recoverability for free. Almost all imaginable file formats can be recovered.
  • Contacts
  • Text Messages (SMS)
  • Videos
  • Photos
  • Media files
  • Music
  • HTML files
  • Archives
  • Call logs
  • Documents
  • Attachments
  • Custom files

Your Android Friend Got a Bad Day?

Ever accidentally deleted data on your phone? No worries, Disk Drill helps in numerous disastrous situations with your Android storage. Even when your phone is no longer under warranty :)
    • Factory settings restore
    • SD card corruption
    • Android virus attack
    • Accidental USB issues
    • Incomplete file transfer
    • Failed system upgrade

Frequently Asked Questions

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Top 10 Data Recovery Software for Android devices:

  1. Disk Drill Android Data Recovery
  2. Wondershare Dr. Fone for Android
  3. FonePaw Android Data Recovery
  4. MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android Free
  5. Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery
  6. Undeleter for Root Users
  7. Gihosoft Android Data Recovery
  8. MyJad Android Data Recovery
  9. imobie PhoneRescue for Android
  10. iCare

Data Recovery Beyond Android

Disk Drill ensures simple, risk-free, effective data recovery in every data loss scenario. Multiple devices are supported, including data recovery on iPads and iPhones. Completely predictable market-leading data recovery algorithms guarantee the recovery of every bit of information that can be retrieved.
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Read what customers like you have to say

  • D MacGregor, Independent IT Services Contractor
    D MacGregor
    Independent IT Services Contractor
    The last time I encountered a tool with this level of sophistication was back when floppy disks used to fail. As more devices continue to transition from mechanical (old) to flash (new) there is going to be a growing demand for Disk Drill. Given the way SSD technology operates this is the ideal solution for recovery of data still on the device but otherwise inaccessible
  • Disk Drill for Mac is a powerful tool that lets you scan your computer or other connected device for lost files and, with the paid version, recover them. While not all files are recoverable, Disk Drill uses a variety of techniques to find or reconstruct files that were lost or accidentally deleted, and is successful in many cases. Download.com staff
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