How to Recover Deleted Call Recordings

Roxanne updated on Nov 12, 2020 to Data Recovery Resouce | How-to Articles

Accidental deletion of files on various devices happens quite frequently. Many users have mistakenly deleted call recordings or other audio files from their Android phone or voice recorder. If you are one of them, read on and recover deleted call recordings immediately.

Accidentally Deleted Call Recordings

"I installed Automatic Call recorder Pro on my Samsung Galaxy S6. But this morning I accidentally deleted some important call recordings. Is there any way to retrieve them back? I don't have a backup file."

Automatic Call Recorder is a free Android app. It automatically records your incoming/outgoing phone calls from both sides and can help you back up the call recordings to the cloud. Since the app is frequently used among users, accidental deletion of call recordings occurs quite often. Generally, the call recordings contain important information you want to keep. Thus, knowing how to recover deleted call recordings becomes really necessary.

Can I Retrieve a Deleted Call Recording on Android?

To answer this question, we should consider two aspects. One is what if your deleted call recordings are stored in the Android internal storage, and the other is what if your deleted call recordings are stored in the memory card.

Delete Call Recordings from Android Internal Storage:

If the call recordings are stored in your Android internal storage, you can successfully recover deleted call recordings using data recovery apps like EaseUS MobiSaver for Android. Or if you have made a scheduled cloud backup of your Android, call recorder deleted files recovery is also possible.

Delete Call Recordings from Android Memory Card:

If the call recordings are stored on a detachable memory card, it is also possible for you to recover deleted call recordings of Call Recorder. That's because when you deleted a file from the memory card, it isn't completely gone. The original data becomes invisible and is not overwritten until the new data is stored. Under this condition, you can rely on memory card data recovery software.

How to Recover Deleted Call Recordings

In this part, we will introduce two methods for call recording recovery. Read on and choose the better one according to your needs.

Method 1. Recover with MobiSaver for Android

MobiSaver for Android is designed for Android data recovery. It enables users to recover lost data in multiple scenarios, such as accidental deletion, virus attack, device failure, and rooting. It also supports scanning and previewing all Android photos, contacts, messages, and more.

Download MobiSaver for Android on your computer or mobile phone, and follow the guide below to bring back the deleted call recordings.

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer

Install and run EaseUS MobiSaver for Android and connect your phone to the computer. Then click the "Start" button to make the software recognize and connect your device.

connect Android phone to computer

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

Step 2. Scan Android phone to find the blocked items

After connecting your phone, the software will quickly scan the device to find all the existing and lost data. 

scan blocked messages and calls on Android phone

Step 3. Preview and recover data from Android phone

Find and preview all the recoverable call recordings and then select those you want. Here you can turn on the "Only displayed deleted items" option to list the deleted files only. Finally, you can click the "Recover" button to get back lost call recordings at once.

Method 2. Recover with EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard

If your Android SD card is detachable, the hard drive recovery software - EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is a good choice for deleted data recovery. All kinds of Android memory cards (SD card, CF card, MicroSD card...) or voice recorder including Sony, Samsung, Olympus are well supported. It is a reliable software that specialized in data recovery. As long as your lost data is not overwritten, you can use it to recover deleted call recordings or other audio files.

For your information, the key features of this software are:

  • Recover a wide range of file types including audio files, photos, videos, documents, Adobe files...
  • Recover data from local/external hard drives, USB flash drives, memory cards, voice recorders, digital cameras, and more
  • Recover deleted, formatted, lost, RAW files
  • Recover files after OS crash, OS installation, virus attack...

Download EaseUS Data Recovery software and follow the guide below to see how to restore deleted call recordings.

Before recovering deleted call recordings from your Android SD card or voice recorder:

Notice:
You need to take the memory card out of your Andriod phone and insert it into your computer via a card reader. If you are using a voice recorder, you can either connect the device to your computer directly or take the storage card out of the device and then connect it to your computer.

Step 1. Scan the lost voice recordings.

Insert the SD card of your voice recorder or connect the device where you lost voice recordings to your PC. On EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard, select your device and click "Scan" to find the lost voice recordings.

select a location and scan lost voice recordings

Step 2. Find and preview found voice recordings.

When the program finishes scanning, go to "Deleted files" or "Lost Files" to find lost recordings. Or, you can click "Audios" under Filter to directly access them. Double-click to play and preview the recordings.

Scan and find voice recordings.

Step 3. Select and restore found voice recordings.

After confirming all lost recordings have been found, select them all and click "Recover" to save them. Before making your device secure for saving files again, choose another secure location on your PC to store them. 

Save and restore voice recordings.

The Bottom Line

If you have accidentally deleted essential voice recordings such as call recordings from your voice recorder or Android memory card, don't worry. There is an easy and efficient voice recording recovery solution - EaseUS data recovery software, a popular recovery program used by millions of users around the world. Being helpful in various tough data loss cases will help you recover deleted voice recordings and restore recording files lost due to some other reasons like disk formatting, power failure, virus infection, water damage, etc.

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Frequently Asked Questions

1. Why choose EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard?

"EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard is the best we've seen. It's far from perfect, partly because today's advanced disk technology makes data-recovery more difficult than it was with the simpler technology of the past, but it's fast and efficient..."PCMag

"The first thing you'll notice about EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard Pro is that its interface is very clear and uncluttered, with only a small collection of self-explanatory controls. You won't find lots of extra options hidden in a system of hidden menus, either; what you see really is what you get."techradar

"Recover lost files, even after deleting a partition or formatting your drive."Macworld

2. Why cannot I recover 2GB data for free?

It is recommended to check the version installed is Free or Trial because they are different versions.

Trial has data preview function but cannot save any files, while the Free version enables to recover 2 GB files. The default free space is 500 MB and you may share the product on social media to get another 1.5 GB.

3. Why cannot the recovered files be opened?

A file is saved as 2 parts on the storage device: directory info (which is comprised by file name, time stamp and size info, etc.) and data content.

If the files with original file names and folder structures cannot be opened, one possible reason is the corrupted directory info. There is still a chance to recover the data content with the RAW Recovery method in our software.

4. Why isn't it suggested to recover the files back to the original drive?

The storage structure of the lost files would be altered or damaged by any changes on the drive. If you save the recovered files back to the same drive, the original data structures and data content would be corrupted or overwritten, which causes permanent data loss. So you should prepare another disk to save the files.

5. How can I check whether my data is recoverable or not before purchase?

The Free version helps you save 2GB files, so verify the recovery quality of our product before purchase.

6. How long does it take to scan the drive?

It strongly depends on the capacity of your hard drive and the performance of your computer. As reference,most drive recoveries can be completed in around 10 to 12 hours for a 1-TB healthy hard drive in general conditions.

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