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Sony Data Recovery - Get Lost Data Back from Sony Xperia

By Emily Watson, Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Sony Xperia phones are smartphones with high quality. However, like any other Android phones, you have no access to deleted data on Sony Xperia directly. So when you delete data on Sony Xperia by mistake, reset a Sony Xperia to factory setting without backup, or lose data because of system/app crashes, how do you restore the deleted data from Sony Xperia?

For Sony data recovery, you need a useful Sony Xperia recovery software. This guide will introduce a powerful program – FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery is risk-free, allowing you to scan, preview and recover what have been lost from your Sony phones securely. You can retrieve lost contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messages, call logs, photos, audios, videos and documents from your Sony Xperia phones running on Android 9.0 to Android 2.0. 

Supported devices

  • Sony Xperia XZ2/XZ2 Premium/XZ2 Compact/XZ1/XZ1 Compact/XZ

  • Sony Xperia XA2/XA2 Ultra/XA1 Plus/XA 1/XA1 Ultra

  • Sony Xperia Z1/Z2/Z3+/Z3+ Dual/Z4/Z5

  • Sony Xperia M2/E1/L2/L1/C3/C4/C4 Dual  


Check steps below to see how it recovers data from Sony Xperia internal memory. And if you need to retrieve data from Sony memory card, pen drive, camera or laptop, there is also a tip to rescue files from Sony memory card/pen drive/camera/laptop.

How to Recover Data from Sony Xperia Internal Memory

Step 1. Connect Sony Xperia to Computer

Don't add new data to your phone once you realize a data loss happened. Launch FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your Windows/Mac computer. Then plug your Sony Xperia to the computer. And put the Sony Xperia phone on USB Debugging Mode. This will allow the program to detect your device.

Connect Android to PC

Step 2. Choose File Types to Scan

When the window as below occurs, you can choose file types to scan, such as contacts, messages, call logs, photos, videos, audios, and documents. Then choose the button "Next".

Choose File of Sony Xperia to Scan

Step 3. Allow FonePaw Program to Scan Android

Go to your Sony Xperia. You should see a pop-up note. Choose "Allow/Authorize/Grant". This will allow FonePaw Android Data Recovery to scan your Sony Xperia. Then the program will begin scanning. Please wait.

Allow FonePaw Program to Scan Sony Xperia Device

Step 4. Preview and Recover Deleted Data from Sony Xperia

Scan completes! Choose file types at the left pane that you want to preview. Then they will be displayed in details. Choose the ones you want to restore and choose "Recover" button. FonePaw Android Data Recovery will help you retrieve your lost data.

Recover Data from Sony Xperia

Lastly, to avoid any data loss in the future, it is a good idea to backup Sony to computer. You can use this Sony backup and restore tool to back up photos, messages and more on your Sony Xperia phone to computer.


Tip: File Rescue for Sony Memory Card/Camera/Pen Drive/Laptop

Besides recovering data from Sony Android phone, many users may also need to recover files from Sony memory card, Sony camcorder/handycam, laptops such as Sony Vario, pen drive or other storage devices. FonePaw Data Recovery is a desktop program for Windows system that can recover deleted files, photos, videos, audio from Sony SD memory card, camera, laptop, hard drive and any other Sony products. It is very easy to use the data recovery program.


Data Recovery Homepage

  • Download Data Recovery on PC. 

  • Run the program and connect Sony memory card, camera, external hard drive to computer. Select the device and select data types.

  • The program will scan out deleted photos, videos from Sony memory card, camera or others. Click Recover to restore the deleted files from Sony to PC.


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