Efficiently Retrieve Deleted Photos, Videos, Contacts, Messages And Other Files From Google Pixel 3/3 XL!
Summary: If you have accidentally deleted or lost data from Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL that you wish to recover then just relax! This guide will help you to effectively recover deleted or lost data from Google Pixel 3 (XL) in just few simple steps.
With Android Data Recovery software, you can:
- Effectively recover deleted, missing, disappeared, erased or lost data from Pixel 3/3 XL.
- Restore files like photos, videos, audio, contacts, text messages, WhatsApp chats, call logs, notes, voice memos, documents, etc.
- Extract data from Pixel 3/3 XL that got deleted or lost due to accidental deletion, factory reset, water damaged, screen crashed, system crash, forgotten screen lock password, ROM flashing, rooting and so on.
- Preview recoverable files within the preview screen of the software before final recovery.
- 100% safe, secure and easy to use.
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Google Pixel phones are the phone that is “Made by Google”. The new series phone that the company has launched is Google Pixel 3 and Google Pixel 3 XL.
As per Google, the Pixel 3/3 XL smartphone tagline is – “Everything you wish your phone could do. Brilliant Camera (A new way to capture your world. With Pixel 3’s camera.) All Day Battery. Your Personal Google Assistant. Meet Pixel 3.”
To know more information about the phone, like phone overview, technical specifications, please check out: Google Pixel 3 (XL) – See The World In A New Way.
But, just like people used to encounter data loss on Pixel 2/2 XL and other phones, the Pixel 3/3 XL users may experience data loss as well.
Just imagine a practical scenario mentioned-below!
Practical Scenario: A User Erased All Data On Pixel 3
Hi I just started using the Pixel 3. I’m currently on vacation and my camera keep reading “fatal error” and was not functioning. Since camera was not functioning I restored my phone to factory reset. The camera problem was solved but the worst thing happen to me is that all my data are gone from my Pixel 3. Can someone please help me to get back my data?
That was just one example. There could be several reasons for the loss or deletion of data that can occur on Google Pixel 3/3 XL. Some of the common reasons are mentioned-below!
Common Causes For The Loss or Deletion of Data On Google Pixel 3/3 XL
- Accidental or mistakenly deletion.
- Restoring phone to factory reset without backup.
- Locked device, due to forgotten screen lock PIN/password or pattern lock.
- OS update or downgrade failure.
- ROM flashing the device.
- Rooting the device.
- Device gets broken, screen gets crashed or water damaged.
- System crash or device got stuck at white/black screen.
- And so on…
In any of the above-mentioned causes you may face data loss on your Pixel 3 or 3 XL smartphone.
So, now the question arises – How do you recover deleted data from Google Pixel 3/3 XL?
To find out the solutions, please continue reading the guide!
Solution 1: Restore Photos, Contacts and Other Data From Backup
Google Pixel phone offer users with the option to backup content such as photos, contacts, data and setting of their device to their Google Account. This back up comes very helpful when user lose their unexpectedly from their phone. You can easily restore the backed up content back to your Pixel 3 (XL) phone anytime whenever you want to.
Below follow the steps to restore deleted data from backup:
Note: In order to restore data on Google Pixel phone you have to factory reset your phone.
- Go to Settings> System> Advanced and then Reset
- Tap Erase all data (factory reset)> Reset phone. If asked, enter your PIN, pattern, or password.
- Tap Erase everything.
After factory reset you have to restart your device. You can now set-up your device as new or restore from backup.
- Tap Start to begin set-up. Make sure your phone is connected to Wi-Fi or mobile data.
- When you reach “Copy apps & data” screen, tap on “Next” and then tap on “Can’t use old phone”.
- Just below “Copy another way”, tap “OK” and then select “A backup from the Cloud”.
- Sign-in to your Cloud account that you have used to backup your Pixel 3/3 XL phone data.
- Select the relevant backup and choose the file types that you want to restore and finally tap on “Restore”.
That’s It! You have to now just sit back and wait for the restore process to get complete.
Note: The contacts not backed up to Google account and if it is SIM card or device, then here learn how to restore contacts from device or SIM card.
Now, I know what you might be thinking, what if we do not have backup? How do we recover deleted data from Pixel 3/3 XL without any backup?
Don’t worry! Just follow the next solution.
Solution 2: Recover Deleted Data From Google Pixel 3 (XL) Without Backup
In case, if you have not backed-up your data or do not have any backup of your Google Pixel 3 or 3 XL, then in such case we recommend you to use Android Data Recovery which is a world’s most popular and a suitable Google Pixel 3/3 XL Data Recovery software. This Pixel 3 Data Recovery tool will help you to retrieve files such as pictures, videos, audio, contacts, text messages, call history, voice recordings, notes, voice memos, WhatsApp chat history with attachments, documents and other files from Google Pixel 3 (XL) without any backup.
This Google Pixel 3 XL Data Recovery tool will also allow you to extract data from locked, virus infected, water damaged, screen smashed/crashed, rooted, ROM flashed, factory reset, broken Pixel 3/3 XL phone.
Note: Stop using your Google Pixel 3/3 XL phone after the deletion or loss of data on it, because if you add any new data on it, then existing data will get overwritten and you may lose the chances for successful recovery of files.
Alright, below you can find the complete step-by-step guide on how to recover lost data from Google Pixel 3/3 XL without backup by using Android Data Recovery software.
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Steps To Recover Deleted or Lost Data From Google Pixel 3 (XL)
Step 1 – Connect Your Android Phone
Download, install and launch Android Data Recovery on your computer and then select “Recover” option.
Now connect your Android device to your PC with the help of USB cable. Make sure USB debugging is enabled on your Android phone.
If your phone is running on Android OS 4.2.2 or higher version, then you will get pop up message on your phone, simply tap OK to allow USB debugging.
Once your device gets connected, you will see the screen as shown below.
Step 2 – Select File Types For Scanning
Once, your phone gets connected, Android Data Recovery will display the file types that its support to recover. By default, the software has check marked all the file types. Here you can select the file types that you want to recover and then click on “Next” to proceed further with recovery process.
After this, the software will provide two options (only for non-rooted device): Scan for deleted files and Scan for all files. Scan for all files will take longer time, but it will scan your device thoroughly. Now click on “Next” to continue with the data recovery process.
The software will analyze your device first.
Android Data Recovery software will now scan your device to recover lost/deleted data. This process may take few minutes of time. Just wait for scanning process to get complete.
Step 4 – Preview and Recover Deleted Data From Android Devices
Once, the scanning process gets complete. You can now preview the recoverable files one by one. Select the files that you want back and then click on “Recover” button to save them on your computer.
Bonus Tip: Backup and Restore Data on Your Google Pixel 3 (XL)
I thought that this would be the great place to share on how to backup and restore data on your Pixel 3 or 3 XL phone. It is always suggested that you must always keep backup of your important data in order to handle unexpected data loss situations. Remember the old saying “Prevention is better than cure”.
So, how to backup and restore Pixel 3/3 XL data?
Well, one of the best methods to backup and restore Google Pixel 3/3 XL data is to use Android Data and Backup & Restore software.
So, what you are thinking, simply start backing up your important data of your Google phone so that you can restore them from the backup at the time of unexpected data deletion or loss situations.
From this guide I hope you were able to recover deleted or lost data from Google Pixel 3 or Pixel 3 XL phone. It becomes easier to restore data when you have backup. But when you don’t, it is recommended that you must instantly try Android Data Recovery software before it gets too late.
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Max Field is a founder of Recover Android Data. He is an Android lover and loves to write tips, tricks, fixes for errors, data recovery solutions and more related to Android. He has 9+ years of experience in this field.