How to Recover Deleted Videos and Music on Android Phones and Tablets

It’s common also a good habit for us to delete some downloaded movies and songs for saving memory space. However, sometimes it comes into a problem when we realize that we have deleted some videos or music wrong and want to get them back. The situation would be worse if we don’t know the name of the songs or videos, or some of the videos are made by yourself and you can never find them on the internet. If you have met such problems, you must read this article as it introduces some simple but effective ways to help retrieve the missing videos and music on your Android device.

 

Android Data Recovery is one of the helpful programs for recovering the lost files including audio, videos, contacts, messages, WhatsApp messages & attachments, gallery, and documents, call history on your phone. It can be used with different devices of various Android brands like Samsung Galaxy, LG, Google Nexus, HTC, ZET etc.

 

Besides, it can help restore all of the video formats for Android such as mp4, mpg, rmvb, avi, mov, 3gp and so on. Similarly, you can use it to recover music of different format like mp3, m4a, flac, wav etc. Therefore, it’s the ideal solution for you to restore the lost videos and music on your phone from device’s storage or SD card.

 

Tip: Please stop using your Android device after accidental deletion, turn off your phone’s data and wifi features or switch on the airplane mode, just in case that the data is overwritten by new vidoes and music.

 

Part 1: Restore the Deleted Videos and Music from the Device’s Storage with Android Data Recovery
Part 2: Restore the Deleted Videos and Music from SD Card with Android Data Recovery
Part 3: Transfer Media Files form the Device’s Internal Storage to SD card

Part 1: Restore the Deleted Videos and Music from the Device’s Storage with Android Data Recovery

Though it’s a good habit to back up your media files in SD card due to the device’s limited storage, many of us still save it directly in device’s storage and remove it when running out of storage space. So if we need to retrieve the deleted videos and music from the device’s storage, turn to FORecovery Android Data Recovery – the best solution for you.
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Step 1: Launch Android Data Recovery after downloading and installment, enter “Recover” feature and then connect the Android device to your computer by USB cable.

Connect Android to Computer

Step 2: Activate USB debugging by following the below instruction.
1.Go to “Setting” > “About phone”
2.Tap “Build number” 7 times in rapid succession, and you will you see a message “Developer options are activated”
3.Tap back and find “Developer options” > “USB debugging” > “OK”
(For more information about USB debugging, you can also turn to How to Enable USB Debugging on Android)

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Step 3: Select the “Audio” and “video” and click “Next”. If you also want to restore other files, you can choose other files as well.

Android Recovery Select File Type

Step 4: Select scanning mode: “Standard mode” or “Advanced Mode”. For “Standard mode”, it’s faster as the scanning would be only within deleted files. However, you can also choose “Advanced Mode” to fully check the other valid files.

SD Card Select Scan Mode

Step 5: Preview and choose deleted files. You can choose to recover mp3, wav or other audio formats and choose the video formats you want to retrieve, then click “Recover”.

Scanning Android Data

Part 2: Restore the Deleted Videos and Music from SD Card with Android Data Recovery

Android users usually keep an SD card to store deleted documents. Congratulate you if you never lost or deleted some files wrong. But if you did, Android Data Recovery is greatly helpful if you want to get deleted video and music or other files from your SD card. Here are the complete steps for you to do it.
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Step 1: Launch Android Data Recovery and go to “Recover”, choose “Recover Android Data” on the left.

Recover SD Card

Next, click on “Recover from SD card” option on the left window and connect SD card to the computer by an SD card reader.

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SD Card Reader

Step 2: Select the SD card reader and then click “Next” to continue after detecting.

SD Card Select Disk Scan

Step 3: Select a scanning mode between “scan for deleted files” and “scan for all files”.

SD Card Select Scan Mode

Step 4: Wait for the scanning process finish, the scanning time depends on the amount of your data.SD Card Scanning Data

All found files will be displayed in the window, select the files you need and click “Recover” button.

SD Card Preview Recover Data

 

Part 3: Transfer Media Files from the Device’s Internal Storage to SD card

As we know, due to the device’s limited storage, we usually have to remove some files to save storage. We tend to delete some media files like playlist, movies or other videos as they take up most of the storage space. Therefore, we can transfer our media documents to SD cards to save storage.

Step 1: Select “Apps” > “My files”.

Samsung Go to File

Step 2: Select the files you want to transfer.

Step 3: Tap on “move” and choose the location you’d like to move it to, and then select Move here.

Samsung Move File

In the end, as most of us like downloading and making a number of videos and songs, it’s strongly recommended to directly download to or periodically transfer them to an SD card. However, if you still deleted some videos or music accidentally or want to recover some already missing videos or music, Android Data Recovery will be helpful for you.

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