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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.

choose data recovery option

Step 2: Select "Android" from the available options as you proceed onto the next screen.

proceed with android option

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.

select recover google drive data option

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.

tap on sign in button

Add in your email address and click "Next" to continue signing into your Google Drive.

add the email address

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.

enter your google account password

Step 5: On the next screen, you need to select "Recover Device Data" to continue recovering data for your Android.

choose recover device data

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.

tap on download button

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."

press the recover button

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.

choose the location

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.

data recovered successfully

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.

view download history

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.

select recover whatsapp data

Step 2: Dr.Fone will start fetching the telephone number present across the Google Drive backup.

fetching whatsapp backup information

Eventually, it will show the number across your screen. You need to select "Download" to start downloading the backup file across this telephone number.

tap on download button

Step 3: Dr.Fone - Data Recovery (Android) will download the backup file and display the progress across the screen.

downloading backup file

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.

verify your whatsapp number

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.

add the verification code

Step 5: Once verified, the backup will continue downloading across the platform.

backup download recontinued

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."

tap 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.

confirm the export location

Step 7: You can also view the WhatsApp backup files downloaded across Dr.Fone in the "WhatsApp history" section.

check the whatsapp history