How to Recover Data after Factory Reset Android

What is Factory Reset?

Android Factory Reset is a built-in feature that wipe all device settings, app data, user information and data from an Android device, so as to return the phone to its original state. Most of the Android glitches can be fixed by performing a factory reset, such as Android freezing, and low working efficiency.

Is Factory Reset Good for Android?

As we mentioned above, Factory Reset can often fix many chronic performance issues of Android. So when you should give your Android phone a factory reset? Well, the Factory Reset function often happens under these conditions:

  1. Keep your personal data private and safe before selling the phone.
  2. Improve the phone’s performance when it becomes very slow and lag.
  3. Reset the pattern lock code and password.
  4. Fix the phone as it keeps freezing after system update.
  5. Troubleshoot the Wi-Fi hotspot setup problem.

    But the Factory Reset feature should be used with caution. Why?

What Happens When You Factory Reset Your Android Accidentally?

Performing factory reset will erase all the data off your Android phone internal storage, and return it to the default factory settings. This means all your contacts, messages, call logs, images, videos, audios, documents, and other files stored in the phone will be deleted. And sometimes you may accidentally hit the Factory Reset button without backing up those important Android files beforehand. That’s also the reason why there are so many this kind of questions online: “How to recover data after factory reset android?”

Tip: Factory Reset function can only wipe the data from Android internal storage, and it won’t erase the files or app data saved in external storage card. Therefore, if you backup all Android data into your SD card or computer, you don’t have to worry about losing them.

Can Data be Recovered After Factory Reset Android?

How can you recover data after factory reset Android? Don’t panic. You are not at the end of the road. There is still a way to recover data after factory reset. A third-party data recovery tool will do help: Jihosoft Android Data Recovery. By using it, you can recover almost all files after factory reset Android, including contacts, messages, call history, photos, videos, documents, WhatsApp, Viber and more on your Windows or Mac computer.

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Data Recovery Android after Factory Reset Step-by-Step

  1. Download and install Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery on your computer, and run the program.
  2. Then connect your Android phone or tablet to PC, and enable USB debugging on your device. The program will automatically identify your device, and then click “Start” to search for lost files.
  3. After scanning, all found files will be listed in categories. Preview and check to recover lost data from Android after factory reset.

Helpful Tips & Suggestions

  1. Regularly backup important files on Android device to your computer or external storage to avoid unexpected data loss.
  2. Immediately stop using the Android phone or tablet if any data loss happens. Any new data written into Android will cause lost data being overwritten and unrecoverable.
  3. If you are an iPhone user who want to recover files after restoring factory settings, please free download Jihosoft Mobile Recovery for iOS.

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