Windows Phone Data Recovery

Probably, you are not quite familiar with Windows Phone, you might be quite familiar with smartphone because it has become an important part in everybody’s daily life and work. Simply say, Windows Phone usually refers to the smartphone that runs Windows Phone system. As a smartphone user, you should know that you can store any data on it, but you can also easily delete all data in one second. Here are some common situations that you may lose data from Windows Phone:

  • Mistakenly delete files from Windows Phone
  • Accidentally Format Windows Phone
  • Windows Phone says not formatted error
  • Windows Phone data is inaccessible
  • Windows Phone says error when attempting to save data

How to Recover Data from Windows Phone?

You can use iCare Data Recovery, a data recovery program that is able to work on Windows operating system, to restore lost files from Windows Phone:

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Step1. Connect the Windows Phone to your computer. Free download and install iCare Data Recovery on computer. Launch the software and select a proper scan mode.

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Step2. Choose the Windows Phone as aim disk and then wait the software to scan it to search lost files.

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Step3. Preview files after scanning and then save the lost files another place.

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Windows Phone File Recovery after Deleting

If you want to restore deleted files from Windows Phone, you should remember not to write new data to the phone before recovering data. iCare Data Recovery enables you to recover deleted files from any smartphone that runs Windows Phone operating system.

Data Recovery after Format Windows Phone

Even if all data is erased due to formatting Windows Phone by mistake, you can also use iCare Data Recovery to recover data after formatting. This data recovery software enables you to unformat Windows Phone to restore every lost file.

Windows Phone Is Not Accessible

It is a problem to access data if Windows Phone becomes inaccessible. However, it is no longer a problem by using iCare Data Recovery. Windows Phone might become not accessible due to many reasons. As long as the smartphone is not physically damaged, you can use iCare Data Recovery to perform data recovery no matter why it becomes inaccessible.
When Windows Phone is not accessible, you may receive following message:

Recover Data from Windows Phone Internal Memory

Smartphone that runs Windows Phone operating system has internal memory. When you insert a Windows Phone to your Windows computer, it can be recognized as a removable disk. Usually, Windows Phone allows you to store different types of files in its internal memory, but data stored there is not always safe. You might mistakenly delete files or format Windows Phone by accident. Data is recoverable by using data recovery software when you lose it from Windows Phone internal memory, but you should never write any new data to the smartphone because it will erase the previous lost files.

Windows Phone Memory Card Photo Recovery

Although today’s smartphone provides enough internal memory for data storage, you might insert a memory card to Windows Phone. When you are viewing photos from memory card on Windows Phone, you might mistakenly delete photos from memory card or you might accidentally format memory card on the phone. You can also recover files from Windows Phone memory card when files got lost due to deleting, formatting, memory card not formatted error, RAW error, etc.

What Is Windows Phone?

Windows Phone (WP) is a mobile phone operating system released by Microsoft on October 21, 2010. Windows Phone operating system is usually used for smartphone. Windows Phone operating system has a new user interface named Metro.

Some popular smartphone that runs Windows Phone operating system: HTC smartphone (HTC 8X, HTC 8XT, etc), Nokia smartphone (Nokia Lumia 520, Nokia Lumia 620, Nokia Lumia 720, Nokia Lumia 820, Nokia Lumia 920, Nokia Lumia 1020, etc), Huawei smartphone (Huawei Ascend W1, Huawei Ascend W2, etc) and Samsung smartphone (Samsung ATIV S, Samsung ATIV SE, etc), LG smartphone (LG Fantasy, LG Optimus 7, LG Quantum, LG Jill Sander, etc), Dell (Dell Venue Pro,Dell Lighting, etc) and more.

Different Versions of Windows Phone

One of the most common reasons why Windows Phone appeals to many mobile phone users is that Windows Phone does not have a high demand for its hardware. Since the release of Windows Phone, Microsoft has developed and released Windows Phone 7, Windows Phone 8, Windows Phone 8.1 and Windows 10 Mobile.

Windows Phone 7

Windows Phone 7 was released by Microsoft in 2010, after that Microsoft released Windows Phone 7.5 Mango and Windows Phone 7.8 successively.

Windows Phone 8

Windows Phone 8 was released on October 29, 2012 by Microsoft. Windows Phone 8 has Windows NT kernel with built-in Nokia map.

Windows Phone 8.1

Windows Phone 8.1 is Microsoft operating system for smartphone, which was released on April 2, 2014. Windows Phone 8.1 has some new features compared with its previous version, which include notification center, separate volume controls and new calendar, etc.

Windows 10 Mobile

Windows 10 Mobile was released on January 21, 2015.

Differences between Windows Phone and Android

Android is another type of operating system for smartphone. Here are some differences between Windows Phone and Android OS:

1. Windows Phone runs more stably than Android OS. You can run FaceBook on Windows Phone efficiently without worrying that it will cause system crash.

2. Windows Phone provides a safer environment than Android operating system. Usually, Windows Phone only allows you to download and install applications from its app store, but Android OS allows you to download and install any application from any source. Therefore, Android phone users often find that their smartphone is easy infected with virus after installing some software.

3. Although both Windows Phone and Android OS have touch screen, Windows Phone has a different user interface compared with Android OS. Windows Phone usually has a single home-screen, while Android OS has multiple home-screen.

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Apart from Windows phone, iCare Data Recovery supports other smartphone like Blackbery deleted files recovery, Samsung data recovery, etc.


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