How to Recover Deleted and Lost Data from Google Pixel 5/5XL

Summary: This article will tell you how to quickly and safely recover deleted and lost data from your Google Pixel 5/5XL, no matter with or without backup.

In terms of appearance, Google Pixel 5 uses a front-punched, heterogeneous full-screen design, and the punch position is in the upper left corner of the screen. The screen resolution is FHD+ (10802340) OLED screen, and supports HDR, 24-bit color depth and 100000:1 contrast ratio. In terms of cameras, the rear 12 million pixel (imx363) + 16 million pixel ultra-wide-angle lens supports night scene portrait mode and portrait mode fill light function, and the front 800w pixel lens. In terms of CPU, it uses Qualcomm 765G, a mid-range chip, with a three-cluster Kyro475CPU design, including a 2.4Hz Cortex-A76 large core, a 2.2GHz Cortex-A76 middle core, and six 1.8GHz Cortex-A55 core. Support 216bit LPDDR4*RAM, frequency 2133MHz. In terms of battery life, it is equipped with a 4080 mAh battery and 8W fast charge plus wireless charging and reverse wireless charging.

Google Pixel 5/5XL is a very good phone in terms of performance. But even top mobile phones will experience data loss or deletion. Although we cannot prevent it from being lost, we can restore it. At this time, we only need a software to restore data. In the software market, there are more and more data recovery software. Among the many software, I recommend Android Data Recovery.

Why recommend Android Data Recovery? The recommended reasons are as follows: First, it can recover many types of data, such as contacts, call logs, text messages, memos, audio, photos, videos, files, etc. Next, it has strong compatibility, not only for the Google brand, but also for all Android brands, such as Huawei, Samsung, OPPO, vivo, Xiaomi, etc. The most prominent feature is that whether you delete data accidentally or the phone automatically loses data, whether the phone can be used normally, it can quickly restore lost and deleted data. And it is very safe. It neither leaks your information nor damages your data.


Part 1 Directly Restore Files on Google Pixel 5/5XL without Backup

Step 1: Connect mobile phone and computer

First download, install and run the program on your computer. The main interface has three modes. Please select and click “Android Data Recovery”, and then connect Google Pixel 5/5XL to your computer with its USB cable. At this time, the main interface The connection progress bar appears.

Step 2: Turn on the USB debugging of Google Pixel 5/5XL

After entering the program completely, it will automatically detect your Android version. You need to turn on USB debugging according to the steps provided by the program, and then click “OK”.

Note: If you have checked the “USB debugging mode”, successfully installed the driver and trusted the device, but still cannot read the device, it is recommended to do the following:

  1. Unplug the USB plug of the device.
  2. On your device, go to Settings -> Applications -> Device Development, then uncheck USB debugging mode, and then check again.
  3. Connect the device to the program again.

Step 3: Select the data to be recovered

The main interface shows the list of recoverable data, tick the type of data you need to recover, and click “Next” after confirmation. Then the program will scan your phone.

Note: Here, the program needs permission to scan for deleted and lost data. If your device pops up a window, do not forget to click on the “Allow” button on your phone’s screen to make sure the request is remembered. If your device does not pop up such a window, please click “Retry” to try again.

Step 4: Preview and recover the selected files

After the scan is successful, the main interface displays the type of data that can be recovered. Please preview and confirm the data type, and then click “Recover”. All data that needs to be recovered will be saved on your computer. Please be patient, the length of time required for recovery is directly proportional to the amount of recovered data.

Part 2 Restore Data from Backup to Google Pixel 5/5XL

Step 1: Run the program on the computer, and then click “Android Data Backup & Restore” on the main interface.

Step 2: Now please connect your Google Pixel 5 or Google Pixel 5XL to the computer by using a USB cable.

Step 3: Now, you can click on one of the two options “Device Data Restore” and “One-Click Restore” on the main interface, because both can be used to restore the backup file.

Step 4: Select the required backup from the backup list, and then select the required data from the selected backup. After selecting, click “Start” to preview all recoverable file types in the selected backup.

Select the required data, and then click “Restore to Device” or “Restore to PC” to save them all back.

Tips: During the data recovery process, please keep the connection between the phone and the computer.

Part 3 Recover Files from Google Pixel 5/5XL with Best Data Recovery

Step 1: Download, install and run Best Data Recovery software on your computer. Then connect your Google Pixel 5/5XL to the computer via a USB cable.


Step 2: You can find different data types and disk options on the homepage as well. Please select the file types you want to recover, and select your Google Pixel 5/5XL, then click “Scan” to quickly scan your device.

Step 3: After the scanning is completed, you will find that the scanned result are divided into different formats. Click the file as needed to see the details of a specific item, and then select them. You can use the “Filter” feature to quickly locate the files you want to recover.

After selecting, click “Recover” on the page to save the data to be recovered to the computer.

Note: If you can’t find the data you need, just pressing the “Deep Scan” button which is in the upper right corner of the interface to scan it again.