What Should You Do If Smartphone Data Get Lost?

One of the worst cases which Smartphone users are unwilling to encounter is data loss. However, in reality, there are a huge number of such cases occurring every day around the world. If you suffer it unfortunately, don’t worry, you can read this post. Here we will tell you what to do.

Nowadays, almost everyone has a smartphone either for business or pleasure. It is unquestionable that smartphone has been a greatly important communication tool for us. Hence, it would be catastrophic if your smartphone corrupts, since in such cases, phone data, including contacts, photos, etc., would be lost.

What Should You Do If Smartphone Data Get Lost?

Have you ever experienced such scenarios? Did you successfully get rid of them? In reality, many users might make some mistakes after realizing smartphone data losses, further leading to complete data disasters. In order to help users prevent unexpected human errors, here we’ll list what to do in case of such data losses.

For Physical Data Losses

First of all, I want to emphasize the phone data loss from physical damages. If a smartphone is damaged, such as broken casing or thorough unbootable, it indeed indicates that the phone has been damaged seriously. Thereby, at this point, you shouldn’t try any DIY recovery tricks on the phone. Your unique resort should be professional recovery experts.

For Logical Data Losses

Aside from physical-level data loss, smartphone can be subject to logical data loss due to app faults, user errors and so on. Generally, at this time, you ought to take the following operations.

1. Restore Data from Available Backups

For a start, you need to check your phone data backups. It’s always suggested to back up all kinds of your data, no matter computer data like PST files or phone data like photos. For example, if you have backed up the PST files, after Outlook corruption, you can readily restore PST data from backups. The same holds true for phone. But, if you have no phone backup, move on to the next step at once.

2. Connect It to Computer

To access internal memory of smartphone, you can connect it to your computer via a USB cable. If PC recognizes the smartphone as a removable drive, then you ought to continue to transfer the left data from the phone to your computer.

3. Make an Image for Phone Memory

After that, you need to create an image for the partition of the phone memory. If it can be detected on PC, you can do it via a third party tool, such as DataNumen Disk Image. Or if it cannot be recognized, it should be routed to create an image and later transfer the image to PC.

4. Attempt Recovery via Software

Finally, you need to attempt logical data recovery. There are a lot of such recovery tools in today’s market. You can select a well-known, qualified and powerful one. Afterwards, you can attempt recovery on the image file. Of course, if it fails, you’d better consult with relevant professionals.

Author Introduction:

Shirley Zhang is a data recovery expert in DataNumen, Inc., which is the world leader in data recovery technologies, including SQL Server recovery and outlook repair software products. For more information visit www.datanumen.com

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