How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone Effortlessly in 2020? (Latest Guide)

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Summary

Most Android users may have this similar unpleasant experience: Someday when you remind of an extremely useful file or a piece of precious audio file, you refer to all file folders on your Android phone and even search its name, only to find it is missing! To be honest, I suffered this situation yesterday, and I could not even remember I have ever deleted it. Fortunately, I quickly settled myself down and found the following easy methods about how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone and have successfully completed my Android audio recovery.

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Part 1: Common Scenarios That Cause Android Audio Files Loss

Well, what are the reasons of losing important audio files from Android phone? There are different scenarios in which you may end up suffering important audio files loss from Android:

  • Accidental deletion of saved audio files on Android
  • Factory reset of Android device before making an audio file backup elsewhere
  • Virus attack to memory chip which leads to audio data loss finally
  • Interrupted audio file transfer between Android and other devices
  • SD card read failure
  • OS update failure or SD card formatting
  • Insufficient storage space on Android

Apart from the common reasons above, there may be other situations where you lose your Android audio files. Whatever reason it is, there is a high chance that you can recover deleted audio files from Android device.

Part 2: Is It Possible to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android?

So, is it possible to recover deleted audio files from Android phone? Yes, probably. That is because audio files are not immediately deleted from the physical drive of your Android device after you execute deletion. On the contrary, those deleted files are temporarily marked as invisible or replaceable in Android system, which still occupies space in the physical drive. As long as no new data generates thereafter, those currently deleted audio files are recoverable. In other words, if new data occurs after audio file loss, it will overwrite deleted audio files and you will never recover deleted audio files from Android.

In order to finish Android audio recovery successfully, once Android audio file loss happens, you'd better switch off mobile data/Wi-Fi at once and power off your Android mobile to stop using it. Next, how to recover deleted audio recordings from Android phone? You may need a professional Android audio recovery app to recover deleted audio files. And here we selectively illustrate three optimal Android audio recovery apps and one device to help you understand how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone.

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Part 3: How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone

In this part, you will get a full understanding of how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone with PC or without PC. Just follow the detailed instructions below to learn how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone.

2.1 How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone via Samsung Data Recovery (Recommended)

Samsung Data Recovery is the best Android audio recovery software that I highly recommend you to use. With this super recovery tool, you can recover deleted audio files from Android SD card to computer with original quality, in addition, you can also recover lost photos, videos, and documents from Android SD card and retrieve deleted call logs, contacts, text messages, photos and documents from Android internal memory & SIM card. Also, before you backup text messages, call logs, contacts and more on your computer, you can preview both existing and deleted messages, contacts, call logs and other files before recovery.

What's more, this highly secure Samsung Data Recovery can not only work well with all Samsung devices, but also all other Android devices running Android 2.1 and later, including LG, Motorola, Sony, HTC, ZTE, Huawei, Xiaomi, Dell, Google, etc., such as Galaxy S20 Ultra/Z Flip/Z Flip Thom Browne/S10+/S10/S10e/S/S9+/S9/S8+/S8, Galaxy Note 10+/10/9/8, Galaxy A70s/A70/A50s/A90/A20s/A80/A60/A40s/A8s/A9s/A6s/A9 Star/A9 Star Lite, Samsung Galaxy M30s/Fold/S20+/S20, Samsung W20, Galaxy Tab S6/S5e/S4/S3/S2/A 2019/A/A2017/A2016/E, and so forth.

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How to recover deleted audio files from Android phone without root?

1. Install and launch Samsung Data Recovery on your computer, and enter in Android Recovery module from the toolbox.

2. Choose SD Card Recovery mode on the top menu of this program, take out your Android SD card and insert it to computer via a SD card reader. Then click Next on this program, select your disk drive and hit Next to start scanning.

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3. After scanning is complete, you will see all recoverable files listed in different folders and the deleted files are in red. Simply select Music folder from left window, tick wanted audio files from right window and tap Recover option below to recover deleted audio files from Android phone.

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2.2 How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone via Computer Backup

If you have made a backup of Android audio files on computer before they are lost, here is another rather simple way about how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone with PC. Guess you may have already known how to recover deleted audio files on computer. However, for those who do not know how, you can do as the following easy guidance does.

How to recover deleted audio files from Android phone with PC?

1. Connect your Android phone to computer via a suitable USB cable and select Transfer files in Use USB for window from the drop-down screen on Android device.

2. Open the folder which includes your deleted audio files on your computer and select desired audio files.

3. Drag and drop selected audio files from computer to your Android device.

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2.3 How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone without PC

For those who backup Android audio files to cloud services before audio file loss, you can recover deleted audio files to Android device on Android phone. And we introduce two most common ways in the following section.

2.3.1 How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone via Google Drive

Many people may store audio files to Google Drive, since it provides 15 GB free large storage for each user. If you have backed up Android audio files to Google Drive before they get lost, you can directly recover deleted audio files from Google Drive.

How to recover deleted audio files from Android phone without PC?

1. Launch Google Drive app on your Android phone and locate to audio files.

2. Select desired audio files from the list.

3. Press and hold on the audio file(s) you want to recover and click Download to recover deleted audio files to Android phone.

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2.3.2 How to Recover Deleted Audio Files from Android Phone via Google Account

If you have enabled Google sync on Android phone before audio file loss, chances are that your Google account will include your deleted audio files.

How to recover deleted audio files from Android phone?

1. Go to Settings of your Android phone.

2. Find Backup and reset option and toggle on Automatic restore.

3. After that, Android audio recovery will be very easy and fast on your Android device.

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Extra Bonus: Backup Android Audio Files to Prevent Loss Again and Other Important Tips

Now you have mastered how to recover deleted audio files from Android phone, to deal with accidental deletion of audio files from Android device again, it is high time that you backed up your Android audio files. For your information, you can choose to backup audio files from Android to online storage services or any other third app, or use Samsung Messages Backup to backup and restore your important audio files to/from computer, and I strongly recommend you to use this way, since it requires no network to transfer, is fast and causes no data quality loss.

Besides, there are also additional tips for your reference. First, when you delete some unwanted items on your Android device, check twice before you delete them. Second, always form a habit of backing up important data from Android to other device or locations. Third, keep the updated version of antivirus software on your Android device to avoid malicious virus attack.

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Conclusion

How to recover deleted audio files from Android phone? After reading through this article, you may have a thorough understanding of each way. And you may find that only Samsung Data Recovery is the best for you to recover deleted audio files from Android phone, after all, if you do not make a backup beforehand, you cannot use the other three ways to conduct Android audio recovery. I also recommend you to try Samsung Messages Backup to backup important files, which is really easy to operate, fast and highly secure. Of course, you can also choose to recover deleted audio files from previous backup if it is convenient for you to do so.

If you encounter any problem during use, feel free to leave a comment below.

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