How to Recover Lost Data from Internal Memory on Android

By Emily Watson, Friday, Oct. 09, 2015

Internal memory refers to the non-removable memory that the phone came with. With larger internal memory, we can store more contents, such as text messages, call logs, photos, and so on. But it is not safe as loss of files always happens when system errors occurs. If we lose files, how can we recover data from internal memory on Android? If you have previously backed up the deleted files, just restore with the backup. Failing to do that, stop using the Android once you realize the loss and use FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

With strong ability to restore files from Android internal memory, FonePaw Android Data Recovery can handle various data loss scenarios, wrong usage, mishandling of the device, system error for example. You can get back both text and media contents from internal memory of the phone. Contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messages, call logs, photos, movies, and music can be restored with four simple steps. After restoring, they are orderly sorted and stored into appointed output folder of your computer. The program is well compatible with Android KitKat, Lollipop, etc.

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Recover Lost Data from Internal Memory on Android

Tested phone: Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge+

Operating System: Android 5.1.1

Step 1. Connect Android to Windows

To begin with, match the Android phone (2.1 - 6.0.1) to a Windows (10/8/7/Vista) computer. Next, go to the Android and turn on USB debugging. The computer and program will detect the device immediately.

Connect Android Device to Computer

Step 2. Choose File Types to Scan and Restore

Connection succeeds. To retrieve files from internal memory of Android, youshould precisely choose data types to scan. Mark items you want and click the button "Next".

Scan Android Files to Retrieve Them

Step 3. Allow FonePaw Program to Enter Internal Memory

Android device is checking device info, further analyzing device, and getting ready for scanning device.

In this step, you need to tap the note "Allow/Grant/Authorize" on the Android. Then the program will successfully get permission to scan the phone.

Allow Program to Preview Data of Android Internal Memory

Step 4. Recover Data from Internal Memory of Android Device

When the phone is being scanned, keep it connected. Once scan is completed, you can check file types at the left and preview contents in details, for example, phone numbers and names of contacts, text contents and phone numbers of SMS, phone numbers, names, and call type of call logs. Then you are allow to mark contents you want to restore and click the button "Recover". FonePaw Android will help you restore data from your Android internal memory.

Recover Lost Data from Internal Memory on Android Device

Well, it's so easy to recover data from internal memory card on Android, right? FonePaw Android Data Recovery can also get back contents in the SD inserted in your Android. The program works perfectly with most Android device, below is the list of devices supported: Samsung Galaxy S/Note/Tab, Google Nexus Tablet/Phone, LG G, HTC One/Desire/EVO/Tablet, Motorola Moto/Droid, Huawei Mate, Mi Note, etc. So, just try on your phone.

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