How to Recover Deleted Files on Huawei

If you lose or lose important files from your Huawei phone , there are (fortunately) various options and different software that allow Huawei data recovery in a simple, fast and safe way. These tools allow you to recover different types of files including messages, contacts, documents, photos and videos . Some of these programs or applications run locally on your device, others use the Internet (or better “cloud” services) to retrieve and restore your data on your phone.

If for some reason you have lost files on your Huawei phone , try one of the following methods to try and restore anything that is still restorable. You may not be 100% able to recover everything you want but if you act promptly you could get back a good percentage of deleted files. Here are the two best ways to recover deleted files on Huawei ( Huawei P40 / P30 / P20, Huawei Mate, Huawei Honor, Huawei Nova, Huawei P Smart, Huawei Y series , etc …)

  1. Way 1. Huawei Data Recovery without Backup with UltData for Android
  2. Way 2. Lost or deleted file recovery on Huawei via Backup (if any)

Way 1. Huawei Data Recovery without Backup with UltData for Android

Having a reliable Android data recovery program is always useful as it can help you easily recover accidentally deleted files from your mobile phone quickly and easily. If you own a Huawei mobile and want to find a way to recover deleted photos or documents from your device, the best solution is definitely UltData for Android. It is a software (compatible with Windows) that allows you to recover deleted SMS, Whatsapp chats, photos, contacts, videos, call history and other data from Huawei phone without backup and WITHOUT ROOT. This tool thoroughly scans your device for lost files, and offers you the ability to recover and restore everything found in memory.

Key Features of UltData for Android:

  1. Easily recover deleted photos on Huawei phone without rooting your device
  2. Restore deleted WhatsApp messages on Huawei without backup
  3. Recover almost all deleted files (video, audio, text, contacts, call log, etc.) on Huawei
  4. Preview the files before recovering them
  5. High success rate
  6. Works with Huawei P40 / P30 / P20 / P10 / P9 / P8, Huawei Mate, Huawei Honor and other models.

How to recover files on Huawei with UltData for Android:

Step 1:  Download and install the program on your Windows PC

Step 2:   After installation you will see this main interface. Click on the “ Recover Lost Data ” box to proceed with the next step.

Step 3 . Connect your Huawei phone to the computer using a USB cable. Enable USB debugging on your phone (if you don’t know how to do this read this guide which shows in detail how to enable USB debugging on Huawei)

Step 4. Choose the file types you want to search and recover from your Huawei device, and then click START at the bottom right.

Step 5. Preview the files and choose the files you want to restore. Finally hit the Recover button to save those files to a folder on your PC.

As you can see from the figure above, the recoverable files will be divided into different folders ( Contacts, Messages, Calls, Photos, Videos, Audio, Documents ). Just click on one of these folders to view its contents and then proceed with the recovery of the files you want. That’s all!

Way 2. Lost or deleted file recovery on Huawei via Backup (if any)

There are also other methods to recover files from Huawei phones and these methods are described below.

Method 1. Recover deleted data from Huawei phone from Huawei backup

Huawei phones come with an app called Backup which allows you to make and restore backups to your device. If you took a backup before losing your data, you can restore it from the backup with this app and recover everything with just one click. Here are the details on how it works and how to restore data from a previously made backup on your phone.

  1. a) Open Toolsfollowed by Backupon your Huawei device. Tap Reset on the following screen.
  2. b) Select the location where your backup is located (computer, internal memory, SD card or USB disk) and tap Nextto choose the backup you want to restore.
  3. c) Select the file types you want to restore and hit Restoreat the bottom.

The selected files will be restored to your Huawei phone. This method obviously implies having a backup made before losing or deleting data from the phone. If you don’t have a backup, the only solution to try is the first view in the previous paragraph.

Method 2. Restore deleted files from Huawei phone with Huawei HiSuite

Huawei HiSuite  is a backup and restore solution designed for Huawei devices. If you have made a backup with this app, you can restore the backup to recover all the lost files. Please note that using HiSuite requires you to have a computer as it is a desktop application.

The following shows how to recover lost data from Huawei using this app.

  1. a) Connect your phone to your computer and launch Huawei HiSuite.
    b) Click the Restore option on the main screen.
  2. c) Select the type of file you want to restore to the device (from the backup). You can choose between contacts, applications, photos, videos, system data.
  3. d) Wait for the data to be restored. Click Finishwhen the files are restored and a “Completed” message appears.

Take your Huawei phone and verify that all data is present on it again.

Method 3. Recover deleted files on Huawei via Huawei Cloud

Huawei Cloud is a cloud service that allows you to store your Huawei phone backup online. It is a service accessible from this official page . If this is what you used to backup your device, you can restore your data quite easily.

Before you begin, make sure your phone is connected to a reliable, high-speed internet connection. Then follow the steps below to restore the backup from the Huawei Cloud backup service.

Go to Settings> Huawei ID> Cloud> Cloud Backup on your phone

Choose a backup from those available and click Restore to proceed.

Your data will be restored from the backup on the Huawei Cloud. Having backups of your phones is very useful when you have lost very important data on your phone. If you haven’t backed up your Huawei yet, do it now! You can use Huawei’s cloud service or a program that can backup and restore Android data to your computer .


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