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Top 5 Android File Recovery Software

Selena Lee

Sep 15, 2022 • Filed to: Data Recovery Solutions • Proven solutions

In your smart devices (smartphone or tablet), you store different types of data with some having high importance and others having less importance. Out of the less important data, we delete some data accidentally, without actually having its backup. This is really disgusting, and sometimes quite stressful too. But now, you need not have to worry anymore, as you can easily recover your deleted data from your Android phone or tablet, as and when you require. There are some software or tools, which help you to recover the lost data in a hassle-free manner.

The following is the list of top 5 Android file recovery software that is effectual in recovering all types of data from your device, be it documents, contacts, images, audio and video files, messages and more. 

No 1: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android

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Dr.Fone - Android Data Recovery

World's 1st Android smartphone and tablet recovery software.

  • Recover Samsung data by scanning your Android phone & tablet directly.
  • Preview and selectively recover what you want from your Android phone & tablet.
  • Supports various file types, including WhatsApp,Messages & Contacts & Photos & Videos & Audio & Document.
  • Supports 6000+ Android Device Models & Various Android OS.
Available on: Windows
3981454 people have downloaded it

This is the world's first Android recovery software, designed to retrieve data from Android operating smartphones and tablets. This highly useful software is used to recover lost or deleted images, contacts, documents, emails, videos, audios, call history, messages and other types of data or files. Using Dr.Fone for Android, you can even recover your data, lost in different situations, such as accidental deletion of data; broken screen of the device, due to sudden fall or other mishap; damaged or corrupted Android phone/tablet; and black screen of the device. Using this software, you can also recover data from your device's SD card, in case of any damage.

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1. Gives superb directions to root Android device and manage debugging

2. All the data can be selectively previewed and retrieved.

3. Capable of transferring existing as well as erased data from Android phones and tablets


1. Offers misleading set-up wizard

2. The software has slow scan speed.

No 2: Jihosoft Android Phone Recovery

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It is one of the best data recovery software for Android smartphone and tablets. Use this software to recover deleted or lost photos, call history, videos, audio files, contacts, messages (both text and whatsapp), etc. from your device. You can use this software to recover data, which is lost in situations like virus attack, factory reset, accidental deletion, software update, ROM flashing, etc. It is compatible with various Android devices, like HTC, Sony, Samsung, etc., and different Android OS versions.


1. Directly scan and recover files from your device.

2. Capable of scanning your Android device at a faster speed

3. It has user-friendly interface and offers preview of all recoverable files.

4. Retrieve data from device's internal memory card as well as external SD card.


1. The software takes some time to scan your files.

No 3: Recuva

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Recuva is a free-to-use data recovery software, which is designed to recover deleted files from the external card or SD card of your Android phone or tablet. With the help of this useful software, you can bring back your lost files, which include emails, photos, music files, videos, documents, compressed files, emails and many more.


1. The software is very quick in scanning and recovering files.

2. It allows “deep scan” option, if the initial quick data scan does not find the lost data.

3. The web-based “Help Files” makes the download file much smaller; thus, takes less space.


1. The software is not capable of recovering all types of files from your device in all scenarios.

2. The data stored in the internal memory of your Android device, cannot be detected and restored with this software.

No. 4: Tenoshare Android Data Recovery

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Tenoshare Android Data Recovery is one of the best and newly released Android data recovery software. Also, it is the most powerful and professionally designed tool to perform data recovery for your Android phones and tablets, in no time. The software is capable of retrieving contacts, text messages, videos, audio files, images, WhatsApp messages, call history and more from your Android device on Windows PC. It is capable of retrieving data, which is lost under various situations, like accidental deletion, data loss after rooting the device, ROM flashing, data lost after unlocking boot loader, and when your Android device is damaged or broken.


1. It is compatible with Windows 10 and other versions

2. It offers preview of recovered files, and allows you to recover data in your preferred format.

3. It supports all Android devices, running on Android 1.5 and above versions. Even, it works great with the latest Android v5.1.

4. It supports various file formats, like JPG, TIFF/TIF, PNG, MP4, 3GP, AVI, WMV, ASF, MP3, AMR, DVF, GSM, and many more.


1. The software is not free to use.

2. It requires some device to be rooted before recovering some types of data.

No. 5: MyJad Android Data Recovery

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MyJad Android Data Recovery is a data recovery software program, which effectively deals with data loss from your Android phone or tablet. With the help of this software, you can recover images, videos, documents, music files, archives, and other data, stored in the SD card of your Android phone or tablet. This software is also available with its Pro version. 


1. The software allows you to preview most of the recovered files and select them before recovery.

2. Full “help” file answers most of the questions.

3. It is very easy to use.


1. Some devices needs to be rooted, before recovering certain data types

2. It takes little more time to install and uninstall.

3. It cannot recover data, which is stored in the internal memory card of the device.

These five software are very important and reliable for recovering files.

Selena Lee

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