Published: 2017-07-19   Views: 564
Author: hasanuzzaman
Published in: Data Recovery
DATA RECOVERY FOR MOBILE DEVICES

Notice: This is the fourth article in a five-part series dealing with the issue of data recovery.  The titles of the full series are as follows:

Data Recovery - Know Your Computer Devices

Data Recovery for Laptops Part 1

Data Recovery for Laptops Part 2

Data Recovery for Mobile Devices (This Article)

Date Recovery in Forensics, Crime and Espionage

 

When we refer to data recovery from mobile devices we are talking specifically about tablets and mobile phones. Tablets are the latest trend in data mobile devices.  iPads were introduced by Apple.  It consists of a smaller device easily movable with some features combined into single components for example the screen and the keyboard present as one feature. Since then many models have entered the market, freely available as an easy tool to access information, including the storage thereof and further distribution when required.mobile tablet devices

Both devices are made available to consumers by way of contracts usually of a duration of two years. Maintenance, wear and tear, and mechanical breakages are therefore less important for clients as they know they can renew the contract with an upgraded plan in a relatively short period. This fact does not affect the truth that during the course of the contract period users will be subject to the loss of data. As these instruments contain lesser data, the scope of losses may of a lesser degree.  Despite this reality the recovery of data for mobiles and tablets is likely to be of a personal nature like photos, music, videos and favorite movies.  For the consumer, the loss of such data may have a profound impact as it is unlikely that a special photograph can be replaced from other sources, once it gets lost.download failed

 

In as much as mobile devices, as their name indicates, are moved around more than laptops and are subject to a multitude of threats, damage and data loss on these appliances are more likely.  Falls of mobile phones cause a large percentage of damage to mobiles and data loss as a result. Submersion in water and lost telephones are the other two main culprits when it comes to the loss of data in these cases.  Tablets are subject to the same dangers but to a lesser degree than mobiles.  Neither mobile nor tablet is as durable as your average external hard drive.  The same diversity between physical damage to your device and logical errors as described in the article DATA RECOVERY – KNOW YOUR COMPUTER DEVICES apply with these devices.

Both tabs and cell phones have special features when it comes to the storage of data.  In the article DATA RECOVERY – KNOW YOUR COMPUTER DEVICES we referred to the basic difference between the operating systems of these devices indicating that most telephones use the Android system devised by Google as opposed to the Apple phones that use the iSO system.   Data Storage on Mobiles, Android phones have three different choices available when it comes to data storage on mobiles namely the internal memory, card slots to store memory and the sim card of the service provider.  In the case of Apple instruments, all information is stored on the internal memory. When data is lost on iPhones as a result of logical errors these faults will not be displayed or recorded by the system but will still exist in the memory.

Two options are available when it comes to recovery of data on mobile devices.  You can select to recover the information yourself or you can consult an expert in the field. Representatives of mobile device operators are usually quite helpful when a problem is experienced and often a mere visit to your local outlet may bring the desired solution.Storage of cherished information on sources outside your mobile instrument is as important as it is with desktops and laptops.  Hard drives on computers, external hard drives, iCloud, iTunes and commercial storage are all conveniently at our disposal to make sure that data can be recovered should the occasion require it.

Recovering of Data on DIY Basis

There is an army of software for data recovery for mobiles ready for use on Android phones on the Internet. Most of them allow clients to use a drop down selection to extract stored material from the mobile device and be transferred to a computer.  No guarantees are provided that success will follow with many ifs and buts in the way.  Personally, I recommend the use of Outrack Easy Recovery for this purpose. Other software available for Android phones includes EaseUs, Stellar Phoenix, and Mobi Saver. The service is free and will recover messages, contacts, photos, music, and videos on condition that your device is connected to a PC.mobile-data-recovery-software

Apple devices are even more complex.  The only source of data is stored in the internal memory of the instruments. The first possibility is to take the mobile into the maintenance mode.  The information can then be accessed from the internal memory by the use of special software.  This option is only available on older devices up to version 4 of the iPhones. Software available for iPhones includes Primo Data Recovery, Enigma Recovery, and Dr Fone Gilosoft. For subsequent versions of the iPhones, data recovery should be performed by experts who are in possession of special tools for this purpose.

Self-help choices should be used with great discretion, as this route may sometimes do more harm than good. The possibility of overwriting existing data cannot be excluded which leads to the permanent destruction of data. In this regard, the use of professionals to assist with data recovery is the best selection in most cases. Experienced agents who have performed similar functions on numerous occasions, know what they are doing.  They provide quality assessments and assure recovery when it is possible to do so.

 

An excellent write-up on software for data recovery on iPhones is available on the Internet. Written by Joy on May 23, 2017, with the title "Best iPhone Data Recovery Software. It can be found at https://www.imobie.com/support/best-iphone-data-recovery-software.htm.  

Author Bio

My name is Hasanuzzaman Sattar. I live in Kolkata, India’s second largest city, and a major tourist attraction. I am a 31-year-old Software Engineer with remarkable skill in all fields of Internet technology.

Where I come from

I come from a middle-class Indian family and was born on the 4th of March 1986 in one of the rural areas of the West Bengal state. My hometown is Baharampur situated in the central part of West Bengal. I am the only son in a family of three children, my two elder sisters are married and my father is a former high school teacher.

Even though I come from a humble background, I have always been an outstanding student. By the year 2003, I had completed my higher secondary education with exceptional grades in all the science subjects. By the year 2005, I was right and ready for the West Bengal University of Technology’s entrance exams. I was one of the top candidates to be selected for Engineering and went on to attain a bachelor’s degree in Engineering with Electronics and Communication. At the age of 23 years, in 2009, I was qualified and ready for professional work.

What I am Today

In December 2009, I joined the Hightech Lab Company as a junior software developer only to rise after a period of 3 months to the post of Project Manager! I’ve always been brilliant at generating various types of software and after a further working experience of 3 months, I decided it was time to take the jump. In May 2010, after having worked for just 6 months, I successfully launched my very own software company, ALSOFT.

Today, after 7 years, I can proudly say that I have proved my worth on the Internet. I am highly competent in computer programming, C, and C++ programming languages, Linux Operation System, Apache web server, MySQL database design and administration, PHP, Javascript, HTML and CSS. You name it, I know it!

Furthermore, I am an expert at planning disaster recovery for data centers; handling implementation and management procedures of huge databases. Web software development is my dream and I am up to facing all types of challenges relating to computer technology over the internet. I am the ideal person for dynamic website designing and development and have a vast experience in GUI software design.

Future Dreams

I am a highly ambitious programmer and my true goal is to enhance ALSOFT’s standing on the Internet as a top ranking online service provider like Google and Bing. On 21st August 2015, I launched this website: http://www.aldictionary.com. Its ranking info is on http://www.alexa.com/siteinfo/aldictionary.com. In just 2 years, this website has 5000 unique visitors from all over the world. I look forward to creating an efficient single platform for all internet users to educate or simply enjoy themselves. I am currently in the process of developing such services; a few have been launched and more are on the way.

Facing problems and challenges is something I enjoy doing. I’m not referring to just simple problems which may easily be solved by using the right formula or appropriate reference material but complicated problems. Complications requiring innovative solutions or brainstorming design requirements. I enjoy being pushed to the limits of trying to figure out what actually could be done with any particular material or method.

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