Wednesday, July 29, 2015

Two Simple Ways to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos from Samsung Galaxy like S4/S5/S6

Is it possible to recover deleted images, videos on galaxy s (like s3|s4|s5|s6)?

Unlike iPhone, photos, videos stored on android devices are not permanently wiped when you delete them. The command of deletion will flag the pictures, videos as “Deleted”, the corresponding storage space marked as being available for new content. That’s to say, if you deleted important photos, videos on your android, they still exists unless you add new content to make the storage overwritten. Therefore, there are great possibilities that the deleted/lost photos, videos from Samsung galaxy s4/s5/s6/s6 edge(+) can be directly restored.


How to recover deleted pictures from galaxy s4/s5/s6

Option 1.Computer-based Samsung Photo Recovery Software

Given that you lost pics and videos without backups available. To directly recover deleted photos, video from your galaxy s6/s5/s4, you need to get an assistance from a Samsung photo recovery tool - Jihosoft Android Photo Recovery. This is a perfect program to directly recover files (like photos, videos, SMS, Whatsapp, call logs, contacts, etc.) on Samsung android phones  and tablets.

What you will need:
A Samsung Photo Recovery tool
An USB Cable
Samsung device(galaxy s4/s5/s6)


- Download and install Jihosoft Android Photo Recovery (Android Recovery Mac) on computer.
- Connect galaxy s4/s5/s6 to pc/mac.
- Select specified file type(photo type) to scan, or simply select “All”.
- Enable USB debugging to make the tool access, then click “Start” to scan.
- When the scanning process finishes, preview all recoverable photos and mark the want pics to restore.

That's it.

Option 2.Retrieve Deleted Photos from Samsung Backup

If you did a backup with Samsung Kies for your precious photos before, then this is the detailed steps to recover photos, videos from galaxy s with Samsung switch.

What you will need:
A Backup with Samsung Switch
USB Cable
Samsung device(galaxy s4/s5/s6)


- Connect your Samsung galaxy s4/s5/s6 to computer and then launch Samsung Kies.
- Tap “Back up/Restore” - > “Restore data”.
- Choose a backup files which your deleted photos, videos stored.
- Mark the check-box next to “Photos” and “Videos” then hit “Recover” button.

That's it. If you have any problems with Samsung galaxy s4/s5/s6 photos, videos recovery, you can feel free to leave comments below to get the future help.

Sunday, July 26, 2015

How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Devices

Deletion happens all the time when we are using the android device. Sometimes you didn't mean to delete that last one, you may just need to delete the duplicated pictures. Even worse, you’ve accidentally delete a whole album of great photos. It is really a disaster that precious photos just lost by the damn mistake.

Thankfully, when it comes to technology it is possible to get ways to directly recover deleted photos from android without needing of backup files. Whether your android photos deleted an hour ago or a few months ago, as long as the photos not be overwritten, you still have the chance to get the deleted photos back from your android device
(like Samsung|HTC|Sony|Motorola|LG etc.). This guide will help you do android photo recovery on Mac step by step.

Before getting started:

The first thing you should is is turn off Wi-Fi and data connection on your android phone. The photos are not actually deleted until new content has been written over them in the device's memory.

Given that you don't have backups for the deleted photos, you'll need the assistance from a third-party photo recovery for android application. The recovery process requires root privileges on your android to let the app be able to access your device to recover deleted picturess.

How to recover deleted photos on Android

1.Get an Android Photo Recovery onto your computer. Though there are a great many of photo recovery for android available, but we’ve always had good result with Jihosoft Android Photo Recovery (Android Photo Recovery Mac). After you downloaded and installed it, simply launch the program and select “Multimedia” option or simply click "All" to continue. You'll see the screen below:

2.Connect your android device to your PC/Mac with an USB cable. Then you need to have USB debugging enabled on your device for accessing android photos. If you have done this, skip this step. 

3.Once Jihosoft Android Photo Recovery has made the connection to your android device the program will be able to enter the scanning process. As the screen shows below, tap “Start” to scan delete photos.

4.Wait a while for the scanning. There will be reboots and possibly some screen popping up on your device, just let the Jihosoft android photo recovery do its thing. once it is done, all the recoverable photos will be displayed on scanning result on the left side.

5.That's it, you can mark the check-box for the photos that you want to recover. Then simply save the photos to your PC/Mac by hitting “Recover” and you’ve gotten.

Video Guide:



Learn More About Android Photo Recovery:

How to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos from HTC One M9/M8/M7
How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S6/Galaxy S6 edge
How to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos, SMS from Samsung Galaxy Note
How to Recover Deleted Photos from Android Phone Internal Memory  

Monday, July 20, 2015

How to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos from HTC One M9/M8/M7

“I accidentally deleted the “Camera” folder on my HTC One M9, all photos and video were gone, some of them are very important for me. I really need to get them back, but I don’t have any backups. Is it possible to recover deleted photos, videos from HTC One M9 directly? Anybody can help me? Thanks in advance.”        Joe

A member from asked the above question, I think Joe is not the only one who encountered the accident deletion and need to recover deleted photos, videos from HTC One M9. Actually, it is possible to get the lost files back only if the lost data not be overwritten. But you have to get help from a 3-rd party HTC Data Recovery software to restore HTC One M data if you have no backups.

Here, Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery (Android data recovery for mac) is highly recommended tool. It is the most popular data recovery software among HTC users as well as other android users to recover deleted data. This program is able to recover deleted/lost photos, videos from HTC one M9/M8/M7, as well as can restore contacts, text messages, musics, Whatsapp messages, and other files from HTC One M9/M8/M7 to PC/Mac.

Steps to Recover Deleted Photos, Videos from HTC One M9/M8/M7

  • Step 1. Download and install Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery(Android recovery mac) on your PC/Mac
  • Step 2. Connect your HTC One M9/M8/M7 to computer with the corresponding USB cable, then launch the android recovery software to start recovery process.
  • Step 3. Choose specified file types to scan. If you are going to recover photos, video and audio files from HTC one, then simply click the middle panel “Multimedia”. If you need to recover the other files, choose the corresponding option.
  • Step 4. Access and scan lost files on your HTC One phone. Once the program detects and access your phone, it will enter a window displays a “Start” button, simply click it to continue. (to let the program access, you have to set enable USB debugging on HTC firstly)
  • Step 5. Preview and recover deleted photos, video from HTC One M9/M8/M7. It may take a while for the scanning process, once it is done, you can preview the recoverable photos and video one by one. Then mark the wanted files and tap “Recover” button to get them back.

That’s it. Hopefully at this point you have already been retrieved your lost photo and video. If not, it may due to:

  • 1.As the deleted files weren’t immediately destroyed on HTC one, they have been marked as unnecessary files to free up memory space for new content. That’s to say, the lost photos, videos were overwritten by new data you added later. That’s why we suggest you stop using your HTC phone once the files lost. Meanwhile, you’d better turn off the 3G/4G/Wifi connection to ovoid the automatic update and overwriting.
  • 2.Photos and videos stored and deleted from the HTC One internal memory are hard to be recovered. Since the android system dropped USB mass storage to support internal storage for security issues. The software is hard to access phone internal memory. If you want to recover pics, video, audios from HTC One M9/M8/M7’s internal memory, you need to root your HTC one phone to make it accessible.

Tip: The best way to keep your precious photos, videos safe is regularly backup and save the files before you lost the data. You can simply copy them from your phone to computer, also, you can download an Android manager application to help you manager them on your computer.

Step by step video guide of HTC One data recovery




Sunday, July 19, 2015

How to Backup & Restore Android SMS/MMS to PC/Mac

When you switch a new phone, you may need to transfer SMS, MMS, contacts, pics, and call logs. Sometimes, the important files stored on your android phone just lost during the transferring. Thankfully, there is always good way to keep the data safe: Backup & restore SMS/MMS to computer.

Part 1. Backup Messages on Android to Computer

Making a backup for Android SMS/MMS is the first step. If you have a SD card on your android, then, you can simply export the messages to the card to copy and save them. The backup files can be seen on computer by plugging the card to your PC/Mac.

If you don’t have a card, that’s OK. An external backup application enables to do the job - Jihosoft Android Manager. This program is great to backup SMS/MMS from android devices, as well as photos, contacts, call history, apps data. Also, it is very simple to use:

- Get Jihosoft Android Manager, connect your android device to computer and run it on your computer.
- Tap “Backup Your Phone” on the left panel.
- Select “Text messages” and click “Backup Now” when the program identify your device.
- Save the text message to anywhere on your computer, when the backup process is done, you can view the files on computer anytime.
-That’s it, the messages is backed up in a few clicks.

Part 2. Recover Lost SMS/MMS from android with/without Backup

Option 1. If you lost some important SMS/MMS, and you did backup with Android manager before. Luckily, it is very easy and convenient to restore lost android messages with backup. You can simply connect your android phone to computer, run android manager, then navigate to “Restore Data” -> “from backup”-> “Restore Now”.

Option 2. In fact, Android manager is only capable of recovering SMS/MMS from android with backup files. What if you cannot find the lost messages you need to recover from the backup? then you have external option: 

Connect the android device to your PC/Mac, and run Jihosoft android manger, then click “Restore Data” -> “without backup”, you will be navigated to a page related to android data recovery - Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery. This tool is specially dedicated to directly retrieve deleted/lost SMS/MMS from any android device(including Samsung, LG, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Huawei etc. Android phones & tablets). Just download the free trail of the android recovery software to try your luck. It allows you freely preview the recoverable files on android. 

For details about android phone recovery, you can read this article:
Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery: Directly Recover Data from Android

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Accidentally Lost Data on Sony Xperia Z? Check the Solution Out.

Sony Xperia Z5 News

According to the leaked news, the upcoming Sony Xperia Z5 could be launched in September in normal, compact and ultra models.

Z4 has not yet appeared , Z5 rumors and news has been spread out. Recently , according to Android Origin , the new Sony Xperia Z5 series will be launched in the second half of this year , including the Xperia Z5, Xperia Z5 Ultra ( bigger screen) and Xperia Z5 Compact. The three models will be designed in a new design. In addition to the redesigned exterior , the Sony Xperia Z5 series also comes with many improvements of performance. Xperia Z5 and XperiaZ5 Ultra will be equipped with Qualcomm Snapdragon 820 processor , fingerprint recognition, 2K screen , and 4GB RAM, the latest Sony sensor camera. However, according the leaked statement, Sony will not provide optical image stabilization feature for Xperia series.

Accidentally Deleted/Lost Files from Sony Xperia Z?

In this digital world, issues data loss happens a lot. Your precious data may lost when you are transferring files; the simple intentional/unintentional deletion, android update, rooting Xperia, ROM flash, factory reset your Sony Xperia Z etc. could let the file lost. Also, the device physical damaged or virus attack are also reasons make Sony data lost. What’s worse, some of Sony users lost their files without realizing it.

Thus, no matter which Sony phone your are using, you should take good care of your important files, even the Xperia Z5 users with no exception. When you accidentally lost data from Sony, there is nothing to worry about either. Here gives some tips for you:

  • Regularly backup your important info on your Sony Xperia Z. So that you can check the available backups once you lost files. However, you should know that the automatic backup could overwritten your recent files which you didn’t backup. To avoid that, you can use 3-rd backup apps, like Android manager is a good option to do the job. 
  • If you lost files without any available backups, you have to get help from android recovery tools to directly recover data from Sony Xperia Z. For choosing correct android recovery tool, you can refer to this article: android recovery software 
  • Stop using your phone and turn off the WiFi and 3G/4G connection to avoid automatic updates and data overwriting. If you didn't know about it, that's OK, try your luck, the lost may not be overwritten.

Recover Data on Sony Xperia Z2/Z3/Z3+ with Android Recovery Tool

From this part, a highly recommended android recovery tool named Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery is needed. I have tried with this program, it did work on restoring data(including text messages, contacts, videos, photos, WhatsApp messages, call history and other files) from Sony Zperia Z series.

  1. Get the android phone recovery. You can search “Android Phone Recovery” on Google, it ranks 1st. Simply go to its page, download and install it on your PC/Mac.
  2.  Connect Sony Xperia Z device to computer with USB cable.
  3. Analyze Sony device and click “start” to scan.  (Tip: you have to enable USB debugging on Sony Xperia Z to let the program access. )
  4. Preview and recover deleted files from Sony Xperia Z2/Z3/Z3+/Z5.

Basically, as long as the deleted data not be overwritten, the android data recovery program can help you get them back.

The detailed guide:

Wednesday, July 1, 2015

The Full Review of Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery - Thoroughly Get Back Your Android Data

As the ever-increasing popularity of mobile Android devices, more and more android users encountered data loss. In our current information age, it is all too easy to accidentally lost files from your android device by touching the screen the wrong way. Fortunately, Jihosoft Android Recovery (Android Recovery Mac) offers a great and safe solution to thoroughly retrieve data from android with ease.

Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery is a superb android recovery software that makes clean data recovery accessible to anyone who owns a computer and an Android device. The program has two different versions that can be installed on both Windows system and Mac OS. The trail (free feature-limited demo) is free to try and the paid version can be obtained at the Jihosoft store. To make your mind up, let’s dive deeper into its main features, system requirements, and how exactly we go about using it.

What You’ll Need:

  • Supported OS: Mac OS X 10.10.3 (Yosemite)/10.9(Mavericks)/10.8/10.7 , Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista/XP/2000/
  • CUP: 1 GHz (32 bit or 64 bit)
  • Hard Disk: 1 GB or more
  • RAM: 256 MB (1028 MB Recommended)
2.Android device which can be connected and identified by computer
3.A usable USB cable.
4.Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery with newest version 6.1

Key Features:

1. Android data recovery tool enables you recover deleted/lost photos, text messages, call history, WhatsApp messages/attachments, videos, songs and txt. files from a variety of android phones & tablets. It scans and previews the files one you initiate the process, after that, you can bring your lost data back from the dead by simply marking files you want to recover and tapping the Recover button.

2.Besides, this data recovery software for android supports 1500+ android devices models including the latest android phone Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge and LG G4 run Android OS 5.1. Even the rooted android devices are supported. Never to be complacent, the list of supported models continues to grow.

3.The last but not the least, this android data recovery tool is very easy to use. Thanks to the amazing intuitive step-by-step approach implemented in the program, it can be used for anybody with/without IT command. The tool also provides excellent support service, you can get assistant over the live-chat, email, and call.

In spite of the benefits the program provides, Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery has got you covered by a 30-day money-back guarantee, and Jihosoft's upgrade policy is very fair to user, as it provides free lifetime upgrades to all registered customers.

Step by Step Guide (Tested on PC with Windows version)

For usage purposes, I installed the latest version 6.1 of Jihosoft Android data recovery on PC which runs windows 7. The tested android phone was a Samsung Galaxy S5 running android 4.2.2. You can get the installation file from their product page here or some download site like cnet, softonic etc. The download file is around 22MB of size, it is easy to install it by simply following the wizard. After you installed the program, now let’s go trough the detailed steps:

1.Launch the software and connect device to computer

Plug your android device to computer through USB cable, then run Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery. Don’t let the device disconnected until the recovery process is done.

2.Select specified files that you want to get back

In this screen(show below), choose the type of files that you want to scan for and recover. For recovering photos, videos, songs, click “Multimedia” option, for recovering text messages, call history, and contacts, tap “Database” option, WhatsApp option is used for recovering WhatsApp messages and attachments. Or you can choose “All” to scan all data on android.

3.Access and scan data on your android device

Jihosoft Android data recovery will detect the android device automatically as long as your computer system detects the device. So, make sure you have installed the proper USB driver and the USB cable is usable. As the program need to access the phone’s internal memory, you need to enable USB debugging the device. When everything is good to go, you will see the screen as below, simply click “Start” to begin scanning the device for the file types you chose.

4.Selectively preview and recover lost file on android

Wait a while for the scanning process, which is depend on the scanning mode, type of files, and the size of files. Commonly, if you choose “Database”, it only takes a few minutes. When the scan finishes, preview for the recoverable files is accessible. For recovering the files, press Recover.

Jihosoft Android Data Recovery is an amazing application that easily recover delted files from android. Given the ease with which we could use the tool, Jihosoft's Data Recovery for android software is the logical choice for anyone who ever wants to recover deleted android files.

Note: Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery can only exert itself to recover data if you use your device as less as possible, because the new content added latter will overwrite the seemly deleted files.

Video guide about jihosoft android data recovery: