The importance of Voicemail cannot be overstated. After all, it is the service that lets you know the calls you missed while your phone was turned off or when you were unavailable. But sometimes you may not have the time to check every voicemail you may have received, which is why it can be quite problematic when you lose voicemails you are yet to look at.
Yet, you can lose the voicemails on your device for a variety of different reasons. These include accidental deletion, a system upgrade that doesn't quite go as planned, or a factory reset of the device. This article will share with you the most effective ways to recover the deleted voicemails from Android regardless of how the voicemails were deleted in the first place.
Before we get to the solutions to help you recover the deleted voicemails on your Android device, it is important to first of all talk about the possibility of recovery. The question we get most from our users is whether permanently deleted voicemails can be recovered. This is a valid question since we all believe that a backup is necessary for the recovery of data, but what if you don't have a backup for the voicemails?
Backups are very important in helping you safeguard the data on your device and if you lose the data on your device, all you have to do is restore the backup and you get your data back. But we have all been in situations where the data we've lost is not included in the backup or we simply didn't have time to create a backup. In this case, most people write off the data as completely and permanently lost. But this isn't the case. As long as the deleted voicemails have not been overwritten, they can be easily recovered, but you would have to use a data recovery tool to get the voicemails back on the device.
Like we've already seen, there are very many reasons behind the deletion of Android voicemails. The following are however the most common of these reasons;
If you have lost or accidentally deleted voicemails on your device, there are two effective ways to get them back. These include the following;
It is possible to recover deleted voicemails from the Voicemail on your Android device. To use this method, follow these very simple steps;
Step 1: Open the Voicemail app on your device and then tap on the "Menu" button
Step 2: In the options presented, select "Deleted Voicemails" and you should see a list of voicemails that have been deleted. Tap and hold on the message you would like to recover.
Step 3: A checkmark will appear next to the message (in some device models, a contextual menu will appear). Either way, select the message and then tap "Save" to recover the voicemails.
If the deleted voicemails are not on the voicemail app, you may require the services of a reliable data recovery tool to recover the messages. The best tool to choose in this case is Wondershare Recoverit Data Recovery. Recoverit is pretty adept at recovering deleted data on Android devices that use an SD card as the primary mode of data storage. It is important to note that the whole Recoverit will not be able to recover the data from the device's internal storage; it is invaluable in the recovery of data that is stored on your device's SD card. Some of its other features include the following;
To recover the voicemails from the SD card using Recoverit, follow these very simple steps;
Step 1: Download and install the program to your computer and then launch it. Connect the Android device to the computer to access the SD card or remove it from the device before inserting it into the computer. Select the SD card in the first interface and then click "Start" to begin.
Step 2: Recoverit will begin scanning the selected SD card for the missing data. This scanning process may take some time depending on the size of the files on the drive. You can stop the scanning process anytime by clicking on the "Pause" button at the top.
Step 3: When the scan is complete, you should see a list of all the missing data on the card including the deleted voicemails. Click on a file to preview it before clicking on "Recover" to recover the file
There are a lot of reasons why you would lose some of the voicemails on your Android device. But it is equally as important to realize that you can get the deleted voicemails back. The above solutions should be able to help you do that. If you experience problems with either of the solutions above, let us know in the comments above and we'll do our best to help.