[2020 Updated] How to Recover Deleted Files on LG Phone


March 18, 2016 09:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

I brought a new LG G5 phone a week ago for its outstanding outlook and amazing built in camera. But I don’t know what I did to my phone, all photos, videos, messages, contacts are gone and it looks just like the state when I got it. How can I recover deleted files from my phone, is there something like undelete app out there?

A large proportion of LG users are female this elegant device has never looked so beautiful. These users love taking photos themselves, watching videos and listening to music with the LG G5. And there is no problem at all to store all media files in the phone for its large capacity of micro SD card.


Have you ever imagined what your life will be if you lose your private or important data stored on your phone?

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No need to be panic when you encounter this situation, because when files are deleted from LG G5 phone, the raw data of deleted files are not erased from the phone. Android system only marks the space where the deleted files stayed as free to be used by new files.

So you have chance to get them back and what you need to rescue the deleted or lost data in time is a data recovery for Android software.

1. How to Retrieve Deleted Files from Phone with FoneLab

Here I will introduce the best app to recover deleted files from LG G5, FoneLab Android Data Recovery.

It is an ideal troubleshooting solution after data loss. You can use the software to scan out all the lost data or files and preview them in details. Then select whatever you want to get back and restore them on your LG phone again.

The recoverable data includes photos, contacts, messages, messages attachments, call histories, videos, audio and other documents. It is compatible with many other Android phones apart from LG. Download the trial version of this program with below right link and have a try.

Install Android file recovery on your computer after it is downloaded. Then it will automatically open after installed successfully. Connect your Android phone to PC via a USB cable. Please make sure your LG smart phone is well connected all the time during the whole process.

connect android to computer

This step needs the USB debugging mode to be enabled on your phone so that the software can detect it. If you have never enabled it before, you can follow the on screen instruction to open it. And then click OK to authorize the connection.

USB Debugging

You will have various files to choose for scanning. Check the contents depending on what you want to recover. And then click Next afterwards.

select data to recover

Please go to your LG G4 and tap Allow/Grant/Authorize because the program needs to get privilege from your phone to scan data. If the request doesn’t show up, install the rooting app from FoneLab and click Retry to try again.

Get Privilege

Preview and recover deleted files. Now the recoverable data are listed in the left by groups. You can check the details one by one and decide which ones you need, click Recover to save them to the computer.

recover android data

Done! Get what you want already? Even though better keep the habit of backing up your important files is also necessary. Use this software to do backups so that you will never be afraid of losing any data from your LG phone anymore.

FoneLab Android Data Recovery is able to recover deleted files from SD card, SIM card, and internal memory. And it can be a Moto X photo recovery to restore Android photos.

2. How to Recover Deleted Files from LG External Memory

You may be looking around for a method which can recover deleted files from Android without root.


Android devices can store files in one of two ways: internal memory or external memory (SD card). If your files are stored on an SD card, then it is a piece of a cake to recover data on LG phone without root.

At this time, Data Retriever can help you to do all of this as it retrieves deleted files from memory card, hard drive and other storage media. With this tool, you don't even need your phone device. All you need is a card reader to connect the SD card to your computer.

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