Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android

Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android


Editors' Rating:
3.5
Very good
Average User Rating:
3.0
out of 10 votes
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Quick Specs

Version:
4.6.0
File Size:
43.28MB
Date Added:
July 23, 2014
Price:
Free to try (Recovery disabled); $49.95 to buy (Buy it now)
Operating Systems:
Windows XP/Vista/7/8
Total Downloads:
22,087
Downloads Last Week:
624
Product ranking:
Additional Requirements:
Not available

Editors' review

Dr.Fone by Wondershare is a superb application that makes retrieving missing data a breeze. Anyone can use this program because of its attractive and intuitive, step-by-step guide. Dr.Fone's free trial performance is outstanding, but like all free software, there are the occasional hiccups.

Pros

Great support: Wondershare Dr.Fone provides excellent directions for making the most of the software, including rooting your phone and managing debugging tools. Web site support is clear-cut and easy to follow.

Excellent operation: Although this application took approximately one hour and 20 minutes to retrieve all of our data, it performed better than expected. Thousands of photos, dozens of videos, and hundreds of text messages were found after being previously deleted.

Cons

Misleading, slow setup: The installation wizard encouraged us to download two additional programs but made them out to be part of Wondershare Dr.Fone. We found this to be troublesome, and it complicated the installation process.

Unsupported devices: We originally used an HTC One m8 for our tests, but this device was not recognizable, causing us to test a different device instead. The HTC One m8 is new, so we understand the lack of support, but this is a sign that Dr.Fone is not updated often.

Bottom Line

Wondershare Dr.Fone lives up to its promise and cannot be any easier to understand and operate. The free trial is very powerful and should handle any general issues you may have, but the paid version is still best for those that need to do large recoveries. Download and use Dr.Fone if you need to recover any lost data on your Android phone; and if your device is not supported, we recommend looking into similar applications that may be more up to date.

Editors' note: This is a review of the trial version of Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.3.0.

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  • 5 stars

    "Great Tool but needs a Call History recovery"

    July 01, 2014   |   By Powellman

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.3.0

    Pros

    Great tool, I was able to get all of my lost information from my Android. I just wish they had a call history recovery so that I could get those unsaved numbers as well.
    Dr.Fone for Android is portable as well and can be found here:
    http://www.ipadconverter-mac.com/android-data-recovery/

    Cons

    needs a Call History recovery

    Summary

    Thank you so much! I accidentally deleted pictures I took from my Samsung S3 last night and I was so upset because the pictures were of my daughter\'s first wedding dress try on. I prayed that this would work and it did!! It took a long time but I would do it all over again and I would recommend this product to anyone!! Thank you again. I am a very happy mother of the bride.

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  • 5 stars

    "Another GREAT review...for a great program"

    June 20, 2014   |   By SelinaChurch

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.3.0

    Pros

    everything is good

    Cons

    nothing is bad

    Summary

    all in all it is perfect.Enjoy 20% discount on Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android software. Click the above link to get 20% discount coupon voucher on full version license of Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android.
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  • 1 stars

    "Not for me!"

    June 05, 2014   |   By MikenCarolyn

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.3.0

    Pros

    It did connect and went through all the steps necessary to do a full connection. Got hung up when I had to give it permission on my phone to allow access. It did find my phone compatible, a Samsung S4 GT-I9505, BUT about 80% through the reading it found that my phone was not compatible because I had an android version 4.4.2 (not supported yet)and suggested to re-root the phone. That is my bad for not checking version compatibility.

    Cons

    The software installs a program on the phone to bypass all security system software (I got warning notice on phone). It would be better to avoid that install to retrieve files.

    Summary

    Check the phones android version first before install so you don't get that pesky bypass software installed. Above in description it only supports up to 4.3. I would give it better than one star but I can not use it at all to make decision.

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  • 1 stars

    "Amazing Dr. Recovery is better than that!"

    May 04, 2014   |   By Hoposer

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.2.1

    Pros

    Amazing Dr. Recovery should be better than this one. Dr. Recovery can retrieve any lost, deleted files including photos, videos, ect. from removable hard drive, SD memory card, computer, and other portable devices. Compared with Dr, Fone, you can get Dr. Recovery just to pay $29.99. Which one your final choice?
    Where I find it recently:
    http://download.cnet.com/Amazing-Dr-Recovery/3000-2094_4-76125633.html

    Cons

    Didn't find any messages (SMS).

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  • 1 stars

    "Norton flagged it (4/18/2014), and it is a scam"

    April 18, 2014   |   By TECHIE-PAUL

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.0.1

    Pros

    nothing- scam

    Cons

    it took an hour to remove it! I wish there was a better site than CNET for this, bait and switch ********! also- HIDDEN COST $49.99

    Summary

    tell Dr. Fone to blow you know what!

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  • 4 stars

    "Great Tool but needs a Call History recovery"

    April 15, 2014   |   By Steven396

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.0.1

    Pros

    I accidentally deleted pictures I took from my Samsung S3 last night and I was so upset because the pictures were of my daughter's first wedding dress try on. I prayed that this would work and it did!! It took a long time but I would do it all over again and I would recommend this product to anyone!! Thank you again. I am a very happy mother of the bride.

    Read More:
    http://software.bigbigsoft.com/android-data-recovery

    Cons

    Work good on samsung note ,find all what i need but have problem with S3 mini

    Summary

    Great tool, I was able to get all of my lost information from my Android. I just wish they had a call history recovery so that I could get those unsaved numbers as well.

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  • 3 stars

    "Did not fully work"

    April 03, 2014

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.1

    Pros

    Worked a little - only recovered some pictures.

    Cons

    Did not recover any videos.

    Summary

    I tried like a dozen programs. The only one that worked for my SD Card from my Samsung Galaxy S4 was EaseUS Data Recovery Wizard. All the other fails on the SD Card or failed on the phone itself.

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  • 4 stars

    "Recovered my contacts"

    February 14, 2014   |   By ofaGt

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 4.0

    Pros

    My little girl played with my Samsung Galaxy Mini and deleted all my contacts. I thought it was just gone. Then I tried Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android and it worked magic! Many thanks, Wonderhshare!

    Cons

    None to say

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  • 5 stars

    "Good for me"

    January 23, 2014   |   By dunrant

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 3.5.1

    Pros

    Accidentally deleted photos and videos stored in my Galaxy note 2 internal phone memory and i tried this software, it helped me find them back. Thanks very much.

    Cons

    none now..

    Summary

    It works fine. Great!

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  • 1 stars

    "Didn't work"

    January 11, 2014   |   By NewbiePhoneUser

    Version: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android 3.5.1

    Pros

    Found everything but messages (SMS).

    Cons

    Didn't find any messages (SMS).

    Summary

    Paid $49.95 for it so I could recover the most important thing, the messages (SMS), it didn't find any. I feel cheated and I'm a little upset I seem to have wasted money. And they won't refund you if it didn't do as intended so there's no point in trying to get your money back.

    Updated on Jan 11, 2014

    I'm still awaiting a response to my support ticket since neither of my Android phone were found to have any text messages listed, but everything else was found without issues.

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