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How to Recover Photos/Contacts/Messages from LG Phone

LG phone owners also face unintentional deletion of important messages, contacts, photos, and other data from their phone. If you have lost some crucial data from your LG Smartphone, you need not have to worry. The reason is that you can recover the lost data with the help of the best recovery application called as LG Data Recovery. But, with these things said, your question will be how to use the application for data recovery on your LG Phone. Let us find out the answer here.


Before beginning the process of recovery, make sure that your LG Phone has at least 20% battery life left. Also, once the application is downloaded and installed, you will be asked to connect your phone to the PC or Mac. It is recommended to ensure that no other Android management software runs on your phone. If the data has been deleted from your LG phone unintentionally, the first and foremost thing you will have to do is to cease the usage of your phone. The reason for this is that when you continue to use the phone, there are chances that the lost data might be overwritten by a new data that is newly added to your LG Phone . Now, it is time to understand the recovery process step-by-step:.


It supports: LG G5/G4/G3/G3, LG V20/V10, LG K10/K8/K7/K5 as well as other LG Android phones.


You can use this tool to recover: Contacts, Messages, Photos, Videos, WhatsApp History and Documents.



Steps: Recover Contacts/Messages/Photos from LG G5/G4

Step 1 Download and Install LG Data Recovery on a Computer

As mentioned earlier, the first thing you will have to do is to download and install the Android Data Recovery application on your Windows or Mac computer. Once the download and installation processes are completed, it is time to run the application. When you choose the run option, you will be asked to connect your LG phone to the PC and you can use the USB cable to establish a connection between your PC and the Phone.


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Step 2 Turn on USB Debugging on LG Phone

You can use Android Data Recovery application for recovery of data, photos, contacts or messages lost from your LG Phone, but, you can get the recovery done only when you enable the option called USB Debugging on your phone. You can do the same in three different ways depending on the Android operating system present in your LG Phone:


1)For Android 5.0 or newer: Tap "Settings" > "About Phone" to tap "Build number" seven times for "You are now a developer!" signal. Then, move to "Settings" > "Developer options" to turn on "USB debugging"


2) For Android 4.2 to 4.4.4: Move to "Settings" > "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until "You are under developer mode" appears > "Settings" > "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"


Enable the USB Debugging


Step 3 Select File Type and Data Recovery Mode

Once the USB debugging is enabled, you should choose the type of files to scan. As you are looking for lost photos, contacts, and messages, just choose those options. If you have lost other data, choose the appropriate option. Otherwise, you can skip the step, if you want to recover all the deleted data.


Once the debugging is enabled, the application will identify your LG Phone. Now, select the file types you wish to recover. Then choose a proper data recovery mode. Please go with the default one first as the scanning time will be much shorter.


Select files


Step 4 Preview and Recover Data from LG G5/G4/G3/V10/K10

Once the scanning is completed, the application will display the deleted items as a preview, where you can choose only those items that should be recovered like any important photo, message or contact. After selecting the items, click "Recover" option and store the retrieved data to your computer.


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This program offers the world-class user interface as well as powerful data recovery functions. You can not only recover files from internal memory, but for from external SD cards on the phone. What is more, the successful recovery rate is as high as 90% that is far better than its competitors. Contacts, messages or photos can be easily recovered with this amazing tools in only a few minutes.


Still can't make the decision? Please download the program for free and you can use it within 30 days.





Lotte Hileman

Senior editor

Lotte Hileman is the founder and editorial director at Android-rescuer studio and is enjoying discovering most useful Tips in the Android wrold.