DiskDigger comes in two versions – one which you download on your Android device and another which you install on your computer.
Here you shall learn about the DiskDigger APK, which you install on your Android device.
DiskDigger is an application, used to recover deleted files from Android devices, but it is better suited to recovering photo, video and audio files. Sometimes, recovery of other files is not perfect.
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Here are some of the features of the Diskdigger tool:
Download the DiskDigger app from Google Play Store and launch it from your home screen. When you first launch the tool, you will be required to give it SuperUser permissions. Click on “Allow” and it will now be able to access the file system.
The app allows for two different search modes:
Once the scanning starts, you will see a list of the files that it has found. You will be required to check the files manually, otherwise the tools will restore all of them, including those that you do not need.
You can click on the Settings (gear) icon and then choose whether to filer by size or file type.
For example, by setting 1MB as the Minimum file size, all files under that size are not displayed, as shown in the image below.
Note: When running the tool on a rooted device, you may have issues when it comes to the quality of video or images that are recovered. Use a root tool to give DiskDigger root access if you want full quality files recovered.
In order to recover your files, select them, and then go to the top panel and tap on “Recover”. You will then be presented with three destination options where the files will be sent:
Once you have selected the destination, click on OK, and the recovered files will be saved afresh.
As with most other recovery tools, do not save the files back to their original destination.
Depending on the types of file that have been recovered and the unique situations, here are some user experiences or reviews from people who have used the tool to recover videos and other files from their mobile devices.
Given that DiskDigger is not such a foolproof recovery tool, such as rooting the device and having undesired options, the other option is to look for a tool that is easy-to-use and will preserve the quality of your videos, and this brings us to iSkysoft Data recovery.
if you want to recover your files in their original condition and not have to root your device, iSkysoft Data recovery is your best option. It is a powerful tool, that is very easy to use, a novice can do recover videos within minutes.
The power of iSkysoft Data recovery is harnessed into three simple steps as shown in the guide below:
Go to the official download page for and get the installer. Double click on it to install it on your Windows or Mac computer.
When you click on “Install” the program will be installed and then you can click on “Start Now” in order to launch it.
When it is launched, you will first go to the home screen, where you will see a list of all the devices that it has recognized. Select your device and then click on “Scan” and the scanning process will begin. Be patient as the scanning proceeds, and then you will be able to see a preview of the videos that the tool has discovered.
You may pause, restart or fully stop the scanning at any time when you are happy with the recovered data.
You will now be able to see a preview of the files that iSkysoft Data Recovery has found. Go through the files and preview them, so you can zero in on the files that you really need.
In some cases, you may not be able to preview some files. Simply follow the onscreen instructions and you will finally be able to preview them. The preview mode is a time-saver, and that is why it is important.
When you have made your final selection, simply click on “Recover”, grab a cup of coffee and wait for the files to be restored and you can use them like you did before.
Using these three simple steps, you are able to recover the lost video files and still maintain their original quality, all without having to give this tool access to your root section – quite wonderful, right?
Note: Always save the recovered files to a different file location, to avoid further corruption of the recovered files. It is best to send them to an external storage device or Internet cloud storage facility.
If you ever mistakenly delete images or videos on your device, there are several options that you can use to recover them. However, as shown above, some of the methods can be cumbersome and still have undesired results. In the case of DiskDigger, you have to root your device in order to get the proper quality and also have a deep scan. In the case of iSkysoft Data Recovery, you do not need any rooting and your videos and other files are recovered in their original quality.