Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android):
How To: Recover Data from Google Drive
Have you accidentally put yourselves in a situation where you have lost your important phone data? Let it be your memorial photos or some essential contacts; everything can be recovered with the help of Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android). This guide will provide an overview of how to recover data from your Google Drive backup. You can always get hold of your important data that has been permanently deleted; worry not!
Part 1: Recover Device Data from Google Drive Backup File
Regardless of how you have lost your phone data, you can easily recover and restore it from your Google Drive backup file. Whether it is your contacts, messages, call history, Wi-Fi information, calendar, or reminders, everything can be restored with Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android). For this, look ahead into the steps for a better overview:
Step 1: Download and install the latest version of Wondershare Dr.Fone on your computer. As you install it successfully, launch it and proceed to the "Data Recovery" option on the homepage.
Step 2: Select "Android" from the available options as you proceed onto the next screen.
As you are recovering data from a Google Drive backup, you must select "Recover Google Drive Data" from the options provided on the next screen.
Step 3: Before you recover data from the backup of your Google Drive, you need to sign into your account. The page redirects to sign in across Google Drive. Click on the "Sign In" button to lead to the next screen.
Add in your email address and click "Next" to continue signing into your Google Drive.
Step 4: You must provide your Gmail account password to log into your Drive successfully. As you click "Next," your account will log in and redirect back to recovering your device data.
Step 5: On the next screen, you need to select "Recover Device Data" to continue recovering data for your Android.
Step 6: Next, you must select all the files you wish to cover. As you successfully checkmark all the required content, click "Download" to recover your data.
Step 7: Following this, you will be led to the preview screen showing all the data you want to download. Go through the categories and select the data that you want to recover. On selecting the data, click on "Recover."
You will have to set a respective location for recovering the data across your computer. On specifying the location across the pop-up, click "Recover" to execute the process.
Step 8: The recovered data will be saved as a folder across the specified location. You can transfer this folder to your Android device through a USB connection.
Step 9: The Google Drive backup files history will be saved across Dr.Fone and can be accessed whenever required by clicking on the "View Download History" button.
Part 2: Restore WhatsApp Data from Google Drive Backup File
Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android) also allows you to restore your WhatsApp data from your Google Drive backup file. This can be done if you have saved the backup of your WhatsApp account across Google Drive. With the help of Dr.Fone, you can recover your personal chats, group conversations, starred messages, photos, video, audio, and other important media. To restore WhatsApp data, follow the steps as advised below:
Step 1: You need to launch and proceed to this specific screen, as advised above. Select "Recover WhatsApp Data" from the options provided on the screen.
Step 2: Dr.Fone will start fetching the telephone number present across the Google Drive backup.
Eventually, it will show the number across your screen. You need to select "Download" to start downloading the backup file across this telephone number.
Step 3: Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android) will download the backup file and display the progress across the screen.
You must verify your WhatsApp account to proceed with the next steps. Add in your phone number and verify it by sending a code to it.
Step 4: Add in the verification received through the message across the number. You can also resend the SMS or call the number if you haven't received any code.
Step 5: Once verified, the backup will continue downloading across the platform.
Step 6: As the backup file is downloaded successfully, the WhatsApp data will be displayed across the preview screen. You can go through all the data and select the files you wish to recover. As the data is selected, click on "Recover to Computer."
Provide the location for recovering the WhatsApp data across the computer. Click "Export" to execute the process as you specify the location.
Step 7: You can also view the WhatsApp backup files downloaded across Dr.Fone in the "WhatsApp history" section.