We always have a situation like dropping your phone from hands, falling into the ground and hit seriously. Most of the case, if you drop the phone by accident, the display of the phone often gets cracked. Because the screen is the phone’s most important part, it is the window of our device, the content we view, the apps we navigate, send text messages and make phone calls. If the screen is broken, it is maybe a huge impact for users.
If you think the phone is no longer usable, you are totally wrong! Also, you may curious and troubled with the data transfer and backup, because the phone contains your important data, including your photos, contacts, call logs, etc. Make sure to keep these data safe in a secure location and you can access and recover them in simple steps.
It is difficult to recover and transfer data in Android phones, especially when you buy a different brand smartphone. If you smashed your phone recently, you just need a quick and practical way to keep your data safe, whatever you want to repair it or simply get a new one. Here are some tips for you!
1.If the touch screen is still work
If your touch screen is working perfectly, you are still a lucky person! This means you just need some simple works so that you can recover your data easily. The outside is broken while the inside is always available, the AirDroid is a solution for you to transfer your data and manage your files easily and secure. Compared with other methods, the AirDroid app is convenient and user-friendly, you don’t even need a cable to connect to a computer! Using AirDroid is super easy, Here is an instruction for you.
Step1: Get AirDroid client and Android app
First of all, you need to install AirDroid desktop client, if you are not prefer to use the desktop version, you can feel free to try our web version. The AirDroid client supports Windows and macOS. After finishing setup on desktop, you also need to install our Android app, you can easily get it from Google Play. Launch them and login on both sides of the clients, then connect to the Internet, you can start using them!
Step2: Select the files you want to transfer or manage
On the mobile device: tap the “Transfer” tab > choose your blue PC icon, and you will see a chat window appeared. You can send messages, photos, apps, videos, music, even files from SD card. It is suitable for transferring your photos and files in a small amount.
On the desktop: tap “Files”> My Devices, you can copy files, folders, manage files from both sides, take screenshots and copy clipboards from PC or phone. It is suitable for managing numerous files.
Step3: Remote control your phone from computer
Remote Control is a main feature of AirDroid, which allows users to remote control their Android devices from a computer. If your screen is damaged, this may affect your operations and navigate, the Remote Control technology can fully display your interface, just like a touch screen on the computer.
To enable this feature, simply tap the third icon: Remote Control to open it. If you use a non-root Android device, please check: How to do Non-Root Setup for AirDroid to Remote Control Android Phone?
After that, you can fully control your device via your computer.
2.If you still want your data with the total screen damaged phone?
Make sure you have already installed the AirDroid app before, if your phone is already rooted, use the Remote Control feature can simply control your devices without touching the screen! For the instructions on how to use the remote control on AirDroid, you can check How to use AirMirror App to control your device remotely?
If this solution works for you, please let us know your experience, we are glad to see all of your feedback!