Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.




332 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


Topic # 182480 17-Oct-2015 18:52
Send private message

Stuffed up and deleted a folder called "storage" from my phone today whilst "cleaning" up (storage folder was empty). However, when I deleted that, I lost everything on my phone. Need help recovering please :(. Thanks.

Create new topic
523 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 153
Inactive user


  Reply # 1408348 17-Oct-2015 18:54
Send private message

Was the folder on an SD card?
If so, remove the card, put it into a reader on your PC, and recover using one of the many free undelete programs available. 



332 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 1408353 17-Oct-2015 18:57
Send private message

Thanks. Sorry forgot to mention that it wasn't on an external SD card. Phone is a Nexus. Not sure of any apps that will restore straight from phone.

 
 
 
 


4239 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 138

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1408371 17-Oct-2015 20:11
Send private message

Try using a data recovery app from the play store. There are many there.



332 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 19


  Reply # 1408373 17-Oct-2015 20:14
Send private message

Thanks. Yea trying diskdigger and undeleter but wondering if flashing my current ROM back would "display" my data back as the data is still theoretically there right? Just that I deleted the storage folder which is the virtual sd card (right?). Not too technical but am wondering whether I should try flashing the ROM again. Or would I be reducing my chances of a file recovery if I did this and didn't work...hmm.

4239 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 138

Mod Emeritus
Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1408398 17-Oct-2015 20:59
One person supports this post
Send private message
8 posts

Wannabe Geek


  Reply # 1411551 23-Oct-2015 10:20
Send private message

Im not sure if it works with a phone, because you can't access it as a Mass Storage Device, but the program PhotoRec has done wonderful services for me.
I always keep it in my toolbox of important programs.

Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

D-Link NZ launches professional Wireless AC Wave 2 Access Point for businesses
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:25


Garmin introduces the Rino 700 five-watt two-way handheld radio
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:04


Garmin announces the Foretrex 601 and Foretrex 701 Ballistic Edition for outdoor and tactical use
Posted 17-Aug-2017 19:02


Brightstar announces new distribution partnership with Samsung Knox platform in Australia
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:07


Free gig-enabled WiFi network extends across Dunedin
Posted 17-Aug-2017 17:04


Samsung expands with connect Gear S3 Frontier
Posted 17-Aug-2017 15:55


Fact-checking Southern Cross Next cable is fastest to USA
Posted 17-Aug-2017 13:57


Thurrott says Microsoft Surface is dead last for reliability
Posted 16-Aug-2017 15:19


LibreOffice 5.4 works better with Microsoft Office files
Posted 16-Aug-2017 13:32


Certus launches Cognition
Posted 14-Aug-2017 09:31


Spark adds Cambridge, Turangi to 4.5G network
Posted 10-Aug-2017 17:55


REANNZ network to receive ongoing Government funding through to 2024
Posted 10-Aug-2017 16:05


Chorus backhaul starts with 2degrees
Posted 10-Aug-2017 15:49


New Zealanders cool on data analytics catching benefit fraud
Posted 10-Aug-2017 09:56


New Zealanders wary of wearable biometrics: Unisys
Posted 9-Aug-2017 09:39



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.