Android Phone Data Recovery-Recover Data from Sony Xperia Z

“Make Believe” again

After purchasing another half stock of Sony Ericsson, Sony company name its smart phone series “Sony” again. And in the 3rd season of this year, Sony will release a new generation smart-phone device named “Phablet”- Sony Xperia Z Ultra. When you are surprised by this awesome gadget, I think you won’t forget the former of Xperia Z Ultra, its brother, Xperia Z which has powerful features and wonderful design.

As the widely use of Sony Xperia Z, some problem of this phone begin to make users confused. Data loss is the most common one. Indeed, data loss from Android phone is not a new idea for us. Photos accidental deletion, phone factory resetting, memory card formatting, OS update, etc will make Android phone suddenly lose data. Sony Xperia Z mobile phone are faced with the samed problem. How to do Xperia Z data recovery is the main thing we concern about.

Sony Xperia Z data recovery

Possibility for Xperia Z Data Recovery

In most people ‘s opinion, recovering data from Android device isn’t a piece of cake for anyone, especial for the common users. And you may think that, there is no recycle bin feature in Android devices as computer, when we delete or format something from Sony Xperia Z, it is impossible to recover data.

Well, if you read the following I say, you’ll be hit by a light break.

No matter computer hard drive, memory card, or other storage media have a file system which manage all the file or data in the space. For example, when we delete something from a storage media, the file system won’t erased the file from space, instead marking a “deleted” flag, this flag announce that, this file is useless, and the space where the file located in will be available for new data. At this moment, although we can’t see the deleted file any more, it exactly still in the device memory space. Formatting is in the same principle.

Therefore, if we want to recover data from Sony Xperia Z, we had better not use the phone any more before we retrieve lost data.

Solution for Sony Xperia Z Data Recovery

First of all, as an Android phone, Sony Xperia Z can get back lost data with Google account, such as contacts, text messages, can be synced from the backup, and if you use other backup apps to back up your phone data, you can recover data from them.
Besides, the PC Companion provided by Sony is also a backup and restore tool for Sony Xperia Z.

On the other hand, unfortunately, you lost data from Xperia Z without backup! Well any other way to get back lost data?

It is highly recommended to use Android data recovery software to recover lost data from Sony Xperia Z.

Before doing contacts recovery with Android Data Recovery program, we need to do some preparation on the phone and computer.

1. Install the drive for the phone to computer, you can download the drive from official web of your phone.

2.Enable USB Debugging in your phone, different versions of Android os have different operation:

Sony Xperia Z has run on Android 4.1 or Android 4.2, so you can do it following the steps:

For 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Click”USB debugging”

For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap “Build number” for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < click “USB debugging”

Then, you can download Android Data Recovery from this this site: and install to computer. Here, you just follow the steps:

Step 1: Shut down other Android phone management software in computer, and launch Tenorshare Android Data Recovery.

Step 2: Connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable, then the program will detect your phone.

Step 3:After detecting, you can click “next” button, and at the same time, a “permission ask” from super user app may occur in your phone, you just click “allow”, then click”start”, scanning will begin.

Step 4:After the scan, your data will be classified by category, so you can easily choose any kind of them to preview. After preview, select your wanted ones, click “Recover” and choose a save path on your PC to save them.

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