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How to Recover Deleted Files from Google Nexus

As the flagship product of Google, Google Nexus phones are always popular among Android users. Google Nexus 6P is one of the first two mobile phones running Android 6.0 Marshmallow. It has sharp and bright display and solid camera. It is one of the best valued Android phones when you look into its hardware, money and Google extras. The Google Nexus 6P is so great but when you lose or delete files accidentally on it. You can hardly get them back by yourself. In this article, we will show you how to recover deleted files from Google Nexus phones with Android Data Recovery.

Android Data Recovery can scan your Google Nexus phone and recover deleted text messages, contacts, photos, videos, audios, call logs, whatsapp messages and other document files easily. It works for any Android brand, such as Google, Samsung, LG, Sony, MOTO, etc.

Step 1. Run Android Data Recovery

Free download, install and run the Android File Recovery software. Connect your Google Nexus phone to your computer via USB cable. The software will detect your Nexus phone easily.

connect phone

Step 2. Enable USB Debugging Mode

For all the Android phones, if you want to recover deleted data from them, you need to enable USB debugging mode on it. You can easily do this following the little guide on the interface. According to different Android version, you need to follow different steps to do this.

usb debugging mode

For Android 2.3 or earlier version, you need to go to the “settings”>”Development”>”Development” and check “USB Debugging”.
For Android 3.0 to 4.1, you need to go to “Settings”>”Development” and then check “USB Debugging”.
For Android 4.2 or later version, you need to go to "Settings" > "About Phone", tap "Build number" for 7 times until getting the note "You are under developer mode". Go back to "Settings" > "Developer options" > check "USB debugging".

Step 3. Scan Google Nexus Phone

You need to allow the SuperUser authorization of the recovery software, so it can scan your Google Nexus phone without any limitation. Just click “Allow/Grant” on your Google Nexus’s screen.


Once you have done that, you can choose the data type you would like to scan on your Google Nexus. You can choose Messages, Contacts, Photos, Call logs, Videos, Audios, Whatsapp Messages and other Document files.

choose scan data type

You also need to select the advance scanning mode to scan all the deleted data on your Google Nexus phone.

scanning mode

Click “Next” button, the software will automatically scan your Google Nexus. Soon you will get all the data on the interface.

Step 4. Recover Deleted Files from Google Nexus

Once the recovery software finishes the scanning, it will list all the data in your Google Nexus on the interface. You can find the files you want to recover and preview the photos, messages, contacts, call logs and other data before recovering them.

scanning result

After selecting all the data you want to recover from Google Nexus, you can click “Recover” button on the interface. All the selected files will be recovered and saved to your computer. You can easily find them.

With this Android recovery software, you will never worry about losing data on your Google Nexus 5X, 6P and other Nexus phones. But you need always back up your data on your phone regularly.