How to Recover Data from Broken Android Phone?
Are you familiar with Android broken screen data recovery? In the eventuality that you dropped your Android phone like Samsung Galaxy to the ground and the phone screen was unfortunately broken. And what’s worse is that you cannot unlock your phone for the malfunction of touch screen. What are you going to do next? Let it alone and abandon all your memories like photos, videos, as well as contacts and messages? Or seek out a way to retrieve data from the broken Android phone? If I were you, I would definitely choose the latter since memories are priceless. Nevertheless, how to recover data from Android Phone with smashed screen?
- 1. Using USB Cable to Retrieve Data from Broken Android Phone
- 2. Using Gihosoft Android Recovery to Recover Data from Broken Android
1. Using USB Cable to Retrieve Data from Broken Android Phone
AutoPlay is an easy way which occurs in one’s mind to get data off Android devices. Please follow the steps below to recover your phone data to computer.
- Step 1: Connecting the cracked Android device to PC via USB cable
- Step 2: An AutoPlay will pop up on the PC once your mobile phone be recognized. Just click the “Open folder to view files” option.
- Step 3: Copy and paste the files you want to restore from the broken phone to the PC
Attention here, you can’t recover contacts from Android phone as well as SMS, WhatsApp etc. in this way; but they are so important that nine out of ten persons don’t want to lose them. No worries, the best Android data recovery software of Gihosoft, so far as I know, will help you out there for free. Please sit tight and read the following tutorial patiently.
2. Using Gihosoft Android Recovery to Recover Data from Broken Android Phone
Gihosoft Android Data Recovery Free software has won a good reputation among the users. No matter is for accidental deletion, device formatting, restoring to factory settings, rooting, system error or virus invasion, it has an ability to recover data like text messages, contacts, WhatsApp, Viber, photos, video and music from Android phones. More importantly, it is compatible with Android smartphones and tablets of all brands such as Samsung Galaxy S8/S8 +/S7/S7 Edge/S6/S6 Edge/Note 5/J7/J5, HTC, Motorola, Sony, Google, LG and Huawei.
Step 1: First of all, you are supposed to download Gihosoft Android File Recovery software for Windows or Android Data Recovery for Mac. Afterwards, install the software and launch it on your desktop, the interface below will pop up right after clicking it for twice.
Step 2: Connect your Android phone to PC after clicking “Next” and make sure your phone USB debugging mode was toggled on.
Step 3: With the program recognized your Android phone, please click “Start” to scan and search for the files you want to get back.
Step 4: Preview the files you selected to recover, then click “Recover” to retrieve data from your broken Android phone.
How to recover data when phone touch screen is completely dead without turning USB debugging mode on?
The above two solutions are for those whose broken phone just lose partial touch functionality so that they can open the USB debugging mode. However, if your phone totally lose touch functionality and becomes unresponsive, you may use Android Device Manager to remotely unlock your screen with ADM functions enabled, or use other ways to access your phone data by operating your Android screen on PC so as to get USB debugging mode.
Based on the comparison of the methods above, Gihosoft free data recovery program for Android may not be the best software to some extent, but it will securely offer you a reliable and easy-to-use experience for Android broken screen data recovery. Moreover, it can also recover data after factory reset Android phone.