How to Recover Deleted Data from Huawei Mate 30/P40 Pro

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As a well-known brand, Huawei is now being more and more popular in the market among smartphone users. Many people like Huawei phones and love to take the latest device. Recently Huawei P40 is getting an arising sales due to the wonderful performance of the camera and the smooth operation. While there are some users complaining that they are troubled by the problem of losing data with their Huawei phones.

Data loss is one of the most common issue that many phone users would face. There are many reasons that may cause data loss, for example accidental deletion, phone upgrade, factory reset, phone damage, etc. It's really a disaster to get the important files lost. But don't be depressed, the lost data can be restored. Here in this article, we will explain how to recover lost data from Huawei phones like P40 or Mate 30 (Pro) below.

Method 1. Recover Huawei Data with Huawei Phone Backup

Backup is a useful feature on Huawei phones that can help you to save your data including messages, contacts, photos and all your apps. But you would have to installed a SD card in your Huawei phone so that you can use the Phone Backup feature. Maybe many people don't know how to backup the files on Huawei phones by Phone Backup. Here we will explain the steps.

How to backup Huawei data by Phone Backup:

  1. Find and open Backup app on your Huawei phone.

  2. Choose the location to which you want to back up your data, and tap "Next".

  3. Now you will get to the "Select data" screen. Choose the data you want to back up, then tap "Back up".

  4. Set a password when asked to, or just skip, then tap "Next" to begin backup.

If you have already finished backup on your Huawei phone, then you can restore the data anytime you want by below steps.

How to restore Huawei data by Phone Backup:

  1. Go to your Backup app, tap "Restore", choose the source of the data to be restored, and tap "Next".

  2. Enter the password if you set one, tap "OK" to arrive the "Select Data" screen.

  3. Select the data to be restored and then tap "Start Restoration".

  4. Now you will see a pop-up window on your screen to choose the location to restore the data. Once you have made your choice, tap "OK" to begin restoration.

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Method 2. Restore Huawei Data from Huawei Hisuite

For many people who don't have SD card since they use phones with large capacity, Huawei Hisuite will help you to save all your data to computer. Click here to learn how to backup your Huawei data to computer with Huawei HiSuite. If you used to backup the data on your Huawei phone to your computer, you can easily restore them back to your phone after you lost these data with below steps.

  1. Run HiSuite on your computer desktop, connect your phone to the computer.

  2. When your phone is recognized, tap "Restore" on the computer screen, and you will get to the data restore page.

  3. Select the data you want to restore, and click "Restore", it will start the restore process.

  4. Keep your phone connected to the computer until the screen indicates "Complete". Now your data is back to your phone again.

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Method 3. Recover Huawei Data without Backup

The above two methods all ask for a backup of the lost data so that you can restore them. What if there is no backup? Of course we can provide a solution! FoneGeek Android Data Recovery would help you to recover lost data on your Huawei phone without backup. It can recover lost contacts, photos, videos, call logs, text messages, WhatsApp, etc. By the way, if your family or friends are using other Android phones but they also need to find back lost data, FoneGeek Android Data Recovery is compatible. It can recover data on all popular Android devices from Samsung, LG, Google, HTC, Sony, Xiaomi, OnePlus, etc. even running the latest Android 10.0.


Steps to recover Huawei data without backup:

  1. Install and run the Fonegeek Huawei Data Recovery software on your computer, choose the "Recover Lost Data" option to proceed.

  2. Connect your Huawei Mate 30 or P40 phone to computer and enable USB debugging, then tap "Scan" to start scanning.

  3. When the scan process is completed, all the data that can be recovered will be displayed on the screen. Preview the files and select the ones you want to get back, click on the "Recover" button.

  4. On the pop-up window, select a safe location to store your recovered data files on your computer. After the program finished, you will get all your lost data back!

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Here we introduced 3 ways to recover deleted data from Huawei P40/Mate 30 Pro and other Huawei devices. Since the Huawei phones provide a lot of storage options, users would store many photos, videos, contacts, and other important data on the phone. So data loss is really miserable. It's really important to backup the data in your phone regularly so that you can get the lost data back if you accidentally lost them. If you didn't backup before, Fonegeek Android Data Backup & Restore would be your best choice. Try it and you will discover how powerful and useful it is.

Sunday on Aug 30, 2020, 09:53:47 GMT / Post By FoneGeek to Android Recovery

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