How to Recover Photos, Videos, Messages (WhatsApp, Texts, Viber), Contacts from Android 6.0

"After updating to Android 6.0 from 4.4.4, some mobile data can't be found. What can I do to view them again?"

Just like other Android mobile devices, data loss is still can't be avoided on Android 6.0 (Android M) although this new Android operating system is highly announced for its improved security. This article is divided into three parts to explain you Android "M" data recovery text messages, contacts, pictures, voicemails, etc.

Part 1. Situations: When Android M May Lose Data

Part 2. Solution: How to Recover Photos, Texts, Videos, WhatsApp from Android 6.0 Phone

Part 3. Tips: Android 6.0 (Android M) Devices

Part 1. When Will You Lose the Data on Android 6.0

In general, the commonest situations where Android 6.0 data are lost consist of accidental deletion, formatting, factory restore. Below is the list of possible scenarios of data loss:

  • Delete
  • Factory restore
  • Data were lost after Android OS updating
  • The screen of Android device is broken and you can't access the data
  • Root incorrectly

Part 2. How to Recover Deleted Files on Android M

To recover files from Android 6.0, you need to prepare a workable computer and an Tenorshare Android Data Recovery program.

Step 1. Launch Tenorshare Android Data Recovery and connect your Android "M" device to your computer via a USB cable.

Step 2. Choose the file type click on "Next" to scan the data.

Step 3. Preview the photos, contacts, messages, etc. and select you wanted items and click on "Recover" for Android 6.0 file recovery.

This is a rough tutorial on how to recover deleted photos from Android 6.0 as well as data like texts, videos, contacts, call history and so on.

Part 3. Android 6.0 (Android M) Devices

This method works for all Android 6.0 devices. Here we list several devices that will get Android M update at first:

Brand Models
Samsung Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 6, Nexus 9, Nexus 10, Nexus Player, Samsung Galaxy S6, Galaxy S6 Edge, Galaxy Note 4
HTC HTC One M9, HTC One M9+
Motorola Moto X, Moto G, Moto E
Sony Sony Xperia Z3, Sony Xperai Z3 +, Sony Xperia Z4

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