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How to Recover Deleted Files in Nexus 4?

Posted by: Leo Mccoy

Retrieve Deleted Files Form Nexus 4

“Hi guys, I’m using Google Nexus 4 Smartphone since 3 months and it is working flawlessly so far. I have stored many audio files, videos and some favorite photos in it. But today in the morning while using my Nexus 4, I noticed some music files stored in an inappropriate folder and I wanted to move those files to some other folder. Therefore I selected them to move but instead of selecting “Move” option I clicked on “Delete” option and deleted them. Now I need those files at any cost, please someone help me out to get back those files from my Nexus 4.”

Though Nexus 4 has so many advance features like large screen protected by Corning Gorilla Glass 2, 8 MP camera, huge inbuilt storage capacity up to 32 GB and many more, it will be annoying when you accidentally delete favorite files as explained above. In fact you may feel that your files can’t be recovered, but the sweet truth is, it is possible. Because when you delete files from your Android device, only the pointers that help to access files will be removed from file allocation table. Hence deleted files can be resorted by employing any reliable Android file recovery tool.

Few other scenarios in which deleted files from Nexus 4 are listed below: -

  • Unreliable third party apps installed on Nexus 4 Android device may sometimes delete files.
  • Severe virus infections to Nexus 4 device cause deletion of vital files along other data stored in it.
  • Unintentional formatting of Nexus 4 storage medium results in deletion of files like audios, videos, photos, etc. from it.
  • Other reasons for deletion of files from Nexus 4 Android device is file system corruption, faulty firmware, transfer process interruption, etc.

Ideal tool to recover deleted files in Nexus 4 is Remo Recover… Why?

Remo Recover is the absolute software to recover files from Android operating system based Smartphones and tablets. It’s highly advanced file recovery algorithms perform rigorous scanning for retrieving deleted files. This software can recover any type of files like audios, videos, documents, etc. in very short span of time. This utility also facilitates a preview option to view recovered files in demo version so that you can evaluate chances of recovery. It possess 100% file recovery rate and strongly recommend by Android file recovery professionals. It is highly compatible with all versions of Windows operating system like Windows XP, Windows Vista, Windows 7, etc.

Outstanding features of Remo Recover: -

  • It supports to recover various audio and video file types like AVI, MOV, M4V, 3GP, MP3, MP4, WAV, MIDI, etc.
  • It has the ability to recover variety of basic and RAW image types like JPG, JPEG, TIF, CR2, CRW, NEF, PEF, etc.
  • Capable of recovering files from various models of Android Smartphone
  • Runs successfully on all major versions of Android operating systems like Android Froyo, Gingerbread, Ice Cream Sandwich and Jelly Bean.

Points to Remember: -

  • Install only trustworthy third party applications on Nexus 4 Android device.
  • Make sure that you have not selected any vital files while deleting useless files from Nexus 4.

Steps to restore deleted files from Nexus 4 using Remo Recover: -

Step 1: Connect your Android Nexus 4 to Windows computer by making use of USB cable and wait until connection establishment. Then select the option “USB Mass Storage” from the Android phone.

Restore Deleted File from Nexus 4 - Detecting Device

Figure A: Detecting Device

Step 2: Select “Recover Deleted Files” option from main screen to proceed with recovery process.

Recover Deleted Files from Nexus 4 - Main Screen

Figure B: Main Screen

Step 3: After that select the drive representing Nexus 4 and click “Next” button to begin scanning process.

Nexus 4 Recover Deleted Files - Select Nexus 4 Drive

Figure C: Select Nexus 4 Drive

Step 4: Soon after software completes the scanning process you can view list of recovered files in two types of views which are “File Type View” and “Data View”.

How to Get Back Deleted Files from Nexus 4 - List of Recovered Files

Figure D: List of Recovered Files

Step 5: Finally preview the recovered files and save them to any location accessible to host computer.

How to Recover Deleted Files in Nexus 4 - Preview Recovered Files

Figure E: Preview Recovered Files