How to Recover Data from Factory Reset Samsung Note 2/3/4/5

Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 has a function which is factory reset, when using this function, you will return to the state of the factory. And all the information and settings of the phone has been deleted. So few people will use this feature unless necessary. When faced with this situation, people will want to restore deleted data, data can be recovered after factory reset?
First of all, if you click on the factory reset, you don't have to panic, because the data on the Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 can still be found. As long as you use dr.fone toolkit - Android Data Recovery.

As the name suggests, dr.fone toolkit - Android Data Recovery is a recovery tools designed specifically for Android device, more than 6000 kinds of Android devices can use it, such as Samsung, HUAWEI, LG, SONY, ZTE, etc.. So your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 can use it. You can use it to recover deleted messages, contacts, photos, music, calendar, video, call histories and other documents. Since it is a data recovery software, it can deal with a variety of data recovery issues, such as rooting error, lost data after factory restore, device stuck and not responding. The software does not require you to learn any technology; Of course, these steps are simple. In addition, your phone data is safe, no one and any device can view and steal data in the phone.


Step 1. Connect Your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5

Download dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer and select Data Recovery among all the function. Then, use the USB cable to connect your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 to the computer. You also need to open the USB debugging on your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 to support the next steps.

If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up message on your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5, tap on OK to allow USB debugging.

Step 2. Select file types to scan

When the program recognizes your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5, the main interface will display all the data types, you can select the data and scan them. By default, all data is selected. You can click on "Next" directly.

Step 3. Scan Samsung Note 2/3/4/5 to find the lost data

There are two scanning modes. You can read the description and select the "Standard Mode" or the "Advanced Mode". I recommend you to try "Standard Mode", which works faster. If it doesn't find the files you are looking for, you can then try "Advanced Mode". Next, click "Start" to analyze and scan your Samsung Note 2/3/4/5.

Note: There might be a Superuser authorization appearing on your device during the scan. If you get it, click "Allow" to continue. If not, just skip this step.

Step 4. Preview and recover deleted data

When the scan process is over, you can begin to preview the scanned files one by one. When you find a file you need to recover, check it. Finally, click "Recover" to save them all on your computer.

More info:

Recover Lost Photos from S7/S7 Edge after Factory Reset


  1. It is a very important piece of information that you have shared. It is quite difficult to recover data in case of any problem. This will be helpful.

  2. I have a samsung device and this blog is really helpful for me. I do not have IT background so it would have been difficult for me to recover the lost data but now i can do it myself.

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