How to recover deleted files (photos, movies, music) from android tablet

Nowadays, more and more people choose to buy affordable Android tablet for their personal and professional use and soon Android tablets hold good market share and challenge Apple’s dominance of the tablet computing market. However, with the increasing use of Android tablet, the possibility of data loss cases seem to be growing as well. No need to panic. The deleted files are just marked inaccessible and invisible by the storage system and you still have a big chance to get them back as long as they haven’t been overwritten by new coming data. In this article, we will describe how to recover deleted files, such as videos, music and photos, from Android tablets.

First of all, you must stop using your Android tablet to save new videos, music or photos to prevent the deleted files from being covered.


Once the new coming data takes in the space where the lost files originally occupied, there is no way to retrieve back them any more. Then, use a professional data recovery tool for Android tablet to access your lost, deleted or inaccessible data and recover them back. Here is the full-featured Coolmuster Android Data Recovery (For all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Android Data Recovery for Mac that comes with powerful ability to recover all sorts of files like deleted photos, videos, audio files, contacts, text messages, etc. from Android-based devices, including tablets and mobile phones.

Preparation: Windows and Mac version are both available. Just get the right version of the software downloaded and installed on your computer and follow the same guide as below. Please note the pictures we used in the following are captured from Windows version.

Next, we need to enable USB debugging on the connected Android tablet. If you have already opened the USB debugging, you can move to the next step. If not, you need to follow the steps below to enable USB debugging mode on your Android phone. The way to enable USB debugging is different according to the Android OS versions:

Once the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the parameter information of your phone, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.

The activated USB debugging is used for synchronizing data between your tablet and computer. When the USB debugging mode has been enabled successfully, the launched program will automatically detect your tablet, scan all the contained files, including deleted ones, in your tablet and display them in clear categories.

Preview the scanned out data one by one and check the photos, videos and audio files you want to recover. Then, you can click on the “Recover” button, customize an output location and the program will start the recovery process for your Android tablet and save all the selected files on your computer.

Note: Do not save the recovered files to your Android tablet for safety’s sake. Just save them on your computer or other storage media and transfer them to your Android tablet again. If you need any help, feel free to drop us a comment in the below and we will reply you ASAP.