How to add recycle bin feature in Android device

In Windows or Mac, if you accidentally delete a photo or file and need it back, just head on to the Recycle bin (or the Trash Can in Mac) and restore it back to its position. An app named Dumpster, in Android, lets you do just that. It adds the recycle bin feature in Android device and is incredibly helpful in some scenarios letting you recover your deleted files.

“Dumpster works just like the recycle bin on your mac, linux or windows desktop computer. Dumpster’s recovery ability is the perfect complementary cloud backup tool (Dropbox, Google Drive, Microsoft OneDrive). Completely eliminating the need to constantly backup your data. Dumpster gives you the ability to recover accidently deleted content including images, vids, audio, pdf, zip, mp3, mp4, ppt, doc, avi, mpg, jpg, rar and all common file types.”


add recycle bin feature in Android

  • Open the app and you’ll be greeted with an intro about its working.

add recycle bin feature in Android

  • On the main screen that appears, you’ll now be able to see all the files you have deleted from your phone after installing the app.

add recycle bin feature in Android


  • To undelete the files just tap on them and select RESTORE.

Please note the app will only help recover files deleted after installing it and not those deleted before you installed it on your device.

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