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How to Recover Deleted Miscellaneous Files on Android

Updated by Daisy on Jul 20, 2023
Written by Tracy King
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This page shows you how to recover deleted miscellaneous files on Android. Try this miscellaneous file recovery solution to restore your songs, memos or photos & videos on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber or other apps.

"My Samsung Galaxy S4 was running low on space, and after checking the storage information, I find the most space is being taken up by Miscellaneous files. I deleted all of those files even I'm not sure what they are. But later, I found all of my Snapchat photos were gone! It seems that Snapchat photos deleted after deleting all miscellaneous files. Is there any way to recover deleted miscellaneous files on Android?"  

Android miscellaneous file recovery overview

Misc files are everything that doesn't come under apps, media, downloaded files or cache files. When you deleted one or more miscellaneous files, you may lose songs, memos or photos, videos on Snapchat, WhatsApp, Viber or other apps. So, please check the content of your Misc. files and remove what is not required. But the fact is that many users mistakenly deleted miscellaneous files even they didn't know what is miscellaneous in an Android phone's storage and then ask how to recover them back later when they realized that they have lost important data. When you happened to come across such a situation, please don't worry! Here we will show you how to recover deleted miscellaneous files on Android with a step-by-step guide. 

How to recover deleted miscellaneous files on Android  

Android miscellaneous file recovery is possible and easy as long as you find a reliable recovery software. With powerful data recovery capacity and easy-to-use feature, EaseUS Android data recovery software is your best choice. The program can help you fully restore my precious pictures, videos, songs, memos and other files in 3 simple step with a fast and efficient Android miscellaneous file recovery. 

To recover miscellaneous files on Android, follow these steps:

Step 1. Connect your Android device to computer, launch EaseUS Android data recovery software, and then click "Start" button to make the software recognize and connect your device.

NOTE: As the software can only access the rooted Android device, you need to make sure that your phone or tablet has been rooted before data recovery.

Connect Android phone to computer to recover recover miscellaneous files

Step 2. After connecting your Android device, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the lost data. You can easily find the pictures, videos, memos or music files you want by choosing the correct file types.

Step 3. Preview all the recoverable files one by one and then you can select out those you want quickly. "Only display deleted items"option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click "Recover" button to retrieve lost files once.

Preview and recover miscellaneous files on Android

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