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Deleted Data Recovery from Android Devices


inG8 for Android can recover deleted data from any version of Android as long as it can connect via manufacture drivers via Windows. Users agree to test the ability to connect and download data from their device before purchasing inG8 for Android. Deleted data can be recovered from the device itself or from the microSD card. inG8 can recover data in two ways. The first is by recovering deleted data that has been deleted but has not been overwritten by the operating system. This is for data such as text messages (SMS), call logs, contacts, and other text based data. The other way inG8 recovers data is by finding data in places the user does not have access to from the device. Examples of this are recovering photos that are hidden by file hiding apps or finding attached photos or videos buried deep in messages, even if the original photos have been deleted from the camera roll.

Please note that support for deleted data recovery from apps depends on the app version and Android version. The chart below shows the app name, app version, and Android version needed to recover deleted data from apps.

App Support for Deleted Data Recovery - Android
ApplicationSupported App VersionsSupported OS Version
Facebook52.0.0.12.18, 50.0.0.10.54, 50.0.0.10.54, 48.0.0.28.137, 36.0.0.39.166, 34.0.0.43.267, 33.0.0.45.19, 29.0.0.23.13, 27.0.0.24.15, 26.0.0.22.16, 24.0.0.30.15, 14.0.0.17.1, 13.0.0.13.14, 9.0.0.26.28, 8.0.0.26.24, 3.94.4.2
Facebook Messenger46.0.0.10.18, 45.0.0.7.61, 44.0.0.8.52, 42.0.0.17.137, 34.0.0.43.267, 30.0.0.33.174, 30.0.0.19.17, 27.0.0.48.14, 26.0.0.22.16, 24.0.0.17.13, 22.0.0.19.14, 20.0.0.19.13, 19.0.0.19.42, 18.0.0.27.14, 8.0.0.20.14, 5.7.6.4338, 5.0.0.25.1, 4.0.1.13.14.4.2
Google Chrome46.0.2490.76, 45.0.2454.94, 43.0.2357.93, 43.0.2357.92, 42.0.2311.111, 41.0.2272.96, 40.0.2214.109, 40.0.2214.89, 39.0.2171.934.4.2
Jott Messenger1.0.25, 1.0.224.4.2
KIK8.10.0.2824, 8.9.0.2484, 8.8.1.2261, 8.7.0.1643, 8.5.0.1164, 8.3.0.678, 8.1.0.4, 8.3.0.628, 8.1.0.4, 8.0.0.188, 7.10.1.176, 7.9.0.143, 7.3.1.111, 7.2.2.99, 7.2.1.96, 7.1.0.83, 6.1.0.204.4.2
LinkedIn3.5.4, 3.5.3, 3.5.14.4.2
Text+5.9.9, 5.9.8, 5.9.7, 5.9.6, 5.7.6.48384.4.2
TextFree3.0.2, 2.2.1, 1.0.24.4.2
WhatsApp2.12.317, 2.12.250, 2.12.176, 2.12.158, 2.12.84, 2.12.5, 2.11.528, 2.11.522, 2.11.505, 2.11.4764.4.2
Whisper4.6.6, 4.6.5, 4.6.3, 4.5.154.4.2
Vkontakte3.15.2, 3.15, 3.14.2, 3.12, 3.11, 3.10, 3.10.1, 3.7.1, 3.6, 1.0.24.4.2

General Data Recovery Notes
inG8 cannot guarantee any specific data will be recovered. Deleted data is volatile and may simply not exist anymore for recovery. Sometimes, partial data recovery is possible. In these cases, inG8 may only be able to recover a portion of a message or photo. inG8 attempts to remove duplicate data that has been recovered. This means that if a text message was deleted but several copies of the message are recovered, inG8 will only display one copy of the recovered message. Exceptions to this occur when partial messages are recovered. If a message has a duplicate that was recovered but only a portion of the message was recovered, inG8 will display both or all copies of the messages that do not match exactly.

Before You Buy inG8 for Android

Download inG8 for Android and make sure it downloads data from your device. You will be given a preview of the data available. Save your workspace to your computer and after you register the software, you can open up the workspace and all the data you downloaded will be displayed, including any recovered deleted data.

Deleted Data FAQs

There is no set amount of time for deleted data recovery. Sometimes, you may recover data from years ago. Sometimes, you may not be able to recover data deleted yesterday. Data can be recovered as long as it hasn't been permanantly deleted or overwritten by the operating system. Sometimes, your best bet at recovering data is to recover data from the microSD card.

Recovery from damaged devices depends on the extent of the damage. If the screen is cracked but you can still select the allow unknown resources and put the device into developer mode or if these settings were already set, you will be able to recover data. If the device cannot connect to your computer, you may still be able to recover data from the microSD card.

Due to the nature of deleted data, we cannot guarantee that any specific data will be recovered. Data may be overwritten or simply not exist on the device or backup file anymore.

When you use the demo version of inG8 for Android, you can download all the data from the device and the microSD card. After you download the data, save your workspace to your computer. After you register your software, you can open up this workspace and all the data will be displayed. If you did not save your workspace from the demo version, you will need to connect your device and perform a new recovery.