Tech for Mac User-Recover Lost Android Data on Mac Machine

Lost Android device data trouble for multiple OS users

Generally, an Apple device’s fan will be loyal to use Mac OS and iOS. However, because of the more customizations in Android phone, many Apple fans will have other devices of Android which is so different form iOS. We can call them “Multiple OS users”.

Some troubles may happen to those “Multiple OS users”, if they lost Android phone data, how can they recover them on Mac easily? We all know that programs for Mac OS are not so rich as those for Windows OS. It is not so convenient to restore Android data on Mac machines.

However, so many friends asked on the web for how to recover HTC One/Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Sony Xperia phone data on Mac, etc

General ways for Mac users to recover lost data from Android<?h2>

Unfortunately, you need to recover Android data on Mac machine; the first aid must be recovery way without Mac machine

There is no doubt that, the most common way is restoring from backup. Android OS also has good “backup and restore” features, especially it has Google firmware that provides multiple cloud services. So, when you lost contacts, text messages, photos, and other files in your Android devices, you can try to restore and sync back from Google apps including Gmail, Google+, Google Drive, etc.

Recover Data from Android device on Mac OS


For Android contacts and text messages recovery, you may restore from copy in SIM card. Less people know it is possible to save contacts numbers and text messages in Android phone to SIM card. When contacts or text messages lost from your Android phone, you can import contacts and copy messages from SIM card easily.

Recover Android data on Mac with recovery program

Although Android data recovery program for Mac OS is less, we still can find some useful program to help us to get back lost data from Android device on Mac.

Firstly, based the brand of your Android phone, you can use the software provided by Android device producer to back up and restore data from computer. For example, Samsung has KIES, HTC has PC Suit, Sony has PC Companion, etc. All of them have Windows and Mac version. If you always sync your phone data with them on your Mac machines, you can sync data back to Android device when data lose.

Another way that works with special program is useful when users don’t have any backup for their Android device. Indeed, any data lost by deleting, formatting won’t be removed immediately. So, as long as you use a professional Android data recovery, you still have chance to do Android data recovery on Mac OS.

Here is a program data recovery for Android in Mac OS.

Tenorshare Android Data Recovery Pro for Mac is an outstanding data recovery tool on Mac. With powerful Android data recovery ability, it can get back all deleted, or lost photos, contacts, messages, and other files without any data damage. This professional data recovery software is available for all phones and tablets running Android OS, including Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and other Android brands. You can click here to learn more


Samsung or Apple? Samsung Galaxy Note 4 VS iPhone 6 Plus

Every September seems to be the beginning of battle between Samsung Galaxy and Apple phone in every year. Both of them release their new flag-ship smart phone products in this month.

In this year, they will compete with each other not only in Android OS, but also in the term of big screen smart phone that is so-called “Phablet” now.

The release of iPhone 6 Plus means that Apple begin to garrison to the big-screen smart phone market. And Samsung will release its new flag-ship Android big-screen smart phone of Galaxy Note series as usual in last period. It is funny to compare Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus.

Let’s have a look!

Basic Specs-There is no doubt that both are high-end

Of course, as the flag-ship products, Samsung and apple give all the best techs and specs to Galaxy Note 4 and iPhone 6 Plus. You can learn and compare from the chart.


iPhone 6 Plus
Samsung Galaxy Note 4
5.5-inch 1080p LCD
5.7-inch Quad HD Super AMOLED (2,560×1,440)
Pixel density 401 ppi 515 ppi
Dimensions 6.2 x 3.1 x 0.28 inches (158.1 x 77.8 x 7.1 mm) 6 x 3.1 x 0.34 inches (153.5 by 78.6 by 8.5 mm)
Weight 6.1 ounces (172 g) 6.2 ounces (176 g)
OS iOS 8 Android 4.4, TouchWiz
Camera, video 8-megapixel, 1080p HD video 16-megapixel,4K video (3,840×2,160)


Front-facing camera 1.2-megapixel, 720p HD 3.7-megapixel; 1080p HD
A8 with M8 co-processor
2.7GHz Snapdragon 805 or 1.9GHz octa-core chipset
Capacity 16GB, 64GB, 128 GB 32GB
Extra storage
Up to 64GB
Battery Up to 12 hours (LTE); embedded 3,300mAh; removable
Bluetooth 4.0 Low Energy
4.0 Low Energy
NFC Yes Yes
Waterproof No No
Colors Silver, gold, gray
White, black, gold, pink
Extras Apple Pay, Touch ID fingerprint scanner Heart-rate monitor, fingerprint scanner, stylus

I think no matter iPhone 6 Plus or Samsung Galaxy Note 4, they can meet your demands in daily life or some multi-task situations. Based on the specs, it is too hard to say which phone is better, because the performance of a phone not only come from hardware, but also software optimizations.



As the first big-screen smart phone of Apple, iPhone 6 Plus is more worthy to be focused than Samsung Galaxy Note 4. How Apple optimize iOS 8 for big-screen? We can learn more when this new gadget hands-on.


What’s more?

Apart from hardware and software, we can pay more attention to their design in phone appearance.

Both of two phones have changes in appearance design. Samsung Galaxy Note 4 is like its brother Note 3, but we can see some small adjustment in shape. Corners seem not so curve as former Galaxy series phones.

More differences can be found on iPhone 6 Plus, we still can find some Steve’s style in iPhone 5S, however, iPhone 6/6 Plus seems the beginning of Cook’s style.

iPhone 6 Plus looks like more different than former iPhone. More curve, more round, and the positions of buttons have changed. Of course it is bigger and longer. This kind of design gives more good experiences when users hold it in hands.

Apple’s iPhone continues to favor aluminum craftsmanship, while Samsung Galaxy Note 4 add a metal frame, the back of Note 4 is a feather material as Note 3.

Well, after simple introductions, what phone will you choose? I think you have had your ideas, let’s have a discussion, welcome to comment for me!

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Top 3 ways for Samsung Galaxy phone data recovery

Need to recover your lost data from Samsung Galaxy phone?

Many people enjoy using Samsung Galaxy phones, such as Samsung Galaxy S5, Note 3, S4, and Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and Alpha are coming make Samsung Galaxy fans so exited. They use Samsung Galaxy phones to take photos, communicate with others, and share all interesting things on the web.

However, data loss also is a part of Samsung Galaxy using, many users lose their photos, contacts, text messages, or other data in their Samsung Galaxy phone. So, Samsung Galaxy Data Recovery seems to become a hot word on the web.

In fact, there are 3 easy way to help people get back lost data from Samsung Galaxy phone.

1.KIES backup and restoration

Do you know KIES? If you are a Samsung products’ fan, you must be familiar with it. KIES is a program developed by Samsung for users to manage their Samsung products including Samsung Galaxy phone.

KIES allow user back up their phone data including contacts, text messages, photos, videos from Samsung Galaxy phone. When you are in trouble to lose data from your phone, you can use KIES restore data from backup easily.

Firstly, you need to download KIES from Samsung official website. If you have backup, just connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to computer, it will detect your phone automatically. Then after detecting, you need to go to the “backup and restore” to restore data.

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2.Use Google firmware and apps

The top 2 ways to restore lost photos, contacts, text messages, from Samsung Galaxy phone is Google firmware and the official “backup and restore” app. You must see many apps about Google in Samsung Galaxy phone. Actually, they are very helpful. As long as you have a Google account, you can use those apps including Google Sync option, Google+, Google Drive to back up your phone contacts, text messages, photos or other files to cloud server.

For recovery, it is very easy as well. As long as you sync back or download the data from the apps. And the “backup and restore” app is also very easy to use,

3.Last hope-Android data recovery software

However, the above two ways just work when backup exists. If you don’t have any backup for your Samsung Galaxy phone in KIES, Google firmware, or “backup and restore”app, you need to use the last way.

The last hope for Samsung Galaxy phone lost data recovery without backup is Android data recovery program. This kind of software can scan out deleted, formatted, or lost file in your phone and recover them with effective algorithm.

For example, Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is the good one of them.

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Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is designed for Android users to recover deleted, lost contacts, text messages, photos, call history and videos on Android phones and tablets. It supports all Android brands, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, and so forth.


How to recover data from Sony Xperia Z2/Z1/Z/T2

It may be the most beautiful Android phone series

When you mention that which the most beautiful smart-phone series, many people may tell you it is iPhone, and in Android phone, many people may choose Sony Xperia phone.

Although Sony Xperia phone seems to be not popular as Samsung Galaxy, and the sales is not good as Samsung Galaxy, if they want to buy a phone have beautiful design and appearance, they will choose Sony Xperia phone such as Xperia Z2, Z1,Z or T2.

How can you do when you need recover data from Sony Xperia phone?

However, even if Sony Xperia phones have good design and powerful features, they still have chance to lost data by accident.

The common situations of data loss from Sony Xperia phone:

  •   Inadvertently deleted all photos by tapping the wrong button.
  •   Root your phone and erase all data on it.
  •   Format your SD card within your smart phone.
  •   Restore your phone to original factory settings.
  •   Flash a ROM and lost all data.

If those situations happen to you, you need to recover data from Sony Xperia phone!

Ways for Sony Xperia phone photo, contacts, text messages, call logs recovery

Generally, for Android phone data recovery, you can make use of backup.
We always back up our Android phone with Gmail account for contacts, calendar data, and Google+ can help us unload gallery photos to its cloud alums. For text messages, we can copy them to SIM card for backup. For Sony Xperia phone, we can back up with PC Companion on computer and the official backup and restoration in the phone.

So when we lose data from Sony Xperia Z2/Z1/Z/T2 and want to restore data from Sony Xperia phone, we can use backup firstly.

However, if you don’t have backup, how can you recover lost data from Sony Xperia?

Tool for Sony Xperia Z2/Z1/Z/T2 data recovery without backup

To get back lost Sony Xperia Z2 data without backup, you need to use professional Android data recovery program. And before your lost data, especially photos and contacts, you had better use your phone as less as possible, what the best is don’t use the device.

Here are some easy steps to help you get back Sony Xperia phone data with software:

Step1: Download Tenorshare Android Data Recovery, and connect your Sony Xperia phone to PC with a USB cable. If you haven’t installed USB driver for your phone on this computer, a hard ware will guide you to install drive to computer.

Step2: Then enable USB debugging and turn on USB storage as the software screen prompts, and click “Next”.

Step 3: Superuser app request pops up on your phone, just click “Allow”. Then turn to the software — hit “Start” and select your file types for scanning.

Step4: After scanning, preview and select the files you need to recover. And then click “Recover”. At last, choose a location on your computer to save the recovered files.

Just 4 steps, you can do Sony Xperia data recovery easily!!


The best way to recover contacts, photos, text messages from Android devices

Android OS is still energetic

After Android L release in Google I/O 2014, we can see many new things in this new Android OS. Many comments said that Android OS has been in the bottleneck period, even if it still has the biggest marketing share in smart device OS marketing. However, I think some opinions will be turn over because Android L give a new and fresh feeling for this popular OS.

I think more and more people will use Android OS in daily life! What’s more, a common problem will keep happening for them. It is very common that people lost data from Android device because of accidental deletion, factory resetting without backup or other errors in Android devices.

Well, with some ways, we can recover data from Android easily. In this post, I would like to discuss something about Android backup and restoration, and tell you a best way to recover Android data.

General ways for Android data recovery based on backup

When you update your Android devices to Android L, and suddenly lost data, how can you recover photos, contacts, text messages, video and other files from Android L?

Generally, common users of Android will tell you to restore from backup. Yup! In Android L, backup and restoration feature become more perfect. Google services in Android L is more powerful, users can make use of more Cloud services. They back up more data in Gmail, Google+.

Therefore, we can restore lost data from backup for Android phone generally. When we lost data, we can check whether backup exist in Gmail account (for contacts and calendar data, etc), Google+ (for photos), Google drive(for any uploaded files), and the official backup and restoration apps(for the whole system data).

If we have a good habit to back up our Android phone data regularly, we don’t need to worry about data loss in Android device.


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The best way for Android data recovery without backup

As you know, we can easily restore lost data from Android when backup exist. However, when we have no any backup or the backup don’t satisfy to us, how can we do?

Is it possible to get back deleted or lost files from Android?

Indeed, it is possible, we just use a tool, but the most important is when you lost data, you had better not use your device until getting back lost data.

Then, use Tenorshare Android Data Recovery

Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is an effective software to recover deleted, lost contacts, photos, text messages, videos, call logs and other files from any versions of Android. It almost support all brands of Android devices, such as Samsung Galaxy, Sony Xperia, HTC, LG, Motorola, etc.

How to use Tenorshare Android Data Recovery

Step 1: Launch Android data recovery software on your Windows computer and connect the Android phone to computer. There are two ways for connecting, USB and WiFi, you just follow the guides in the software.

Step 2: Enable USB debugging and storage in the phone by following the guides in the software, then the software will detect your phone.

Step 3: After detecting, make the software scan your phone.

Step 4: After scanning, you can preview the lost data in the software, just choose the one you want to recover.

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