How to Get Recycle Bin Feature on Android with Dumpster


Trash can on Mac or Recycle Bin on your Windows powered PC, both of this little utility can you save you from the serious trouble.  It works as a backup option on your PC, by catching the deleted files until you delete them from your PC permanently. However, Android devices don’t have this feature, but it doesn’t mean that you can’t get this feature on your Android phone or tablet. Follow this article to know how to add Recycle Bin feature on your Android Phone and Tablet with Dumpster.


Mistake could happen any time from anyone; however, some mistakes like deleting of important files from your Android device may land you in trouble. When you delete files on your Android device, they are permanently gone, well at least from your device. The best you could do to avoid this is, install apps like Dumpster on your Android phone or tablet and send your files to the recycle bin. In case you delete any files accidentally, you can easily recover them from dumpster.

Dumpster is a free Android app, which keeps backup of your deleted data and helps you to recover them whenever you need it. Dumpster allows you to recover your deleted files including images, music, videos, zip files etc easily. Although, the app is available for free to download, this is an ad supported app, which may become little annoying at times.

How to Get Recycle Bin Feature on Android with Dumpster

Step 1: Download and Install Dumpster on your Android phone or tablet.

Step 2: Once installed, launch the app and accept the Terms and Conditions. Don’t forget to read it!

Step 3: Now the app will ask you to select all the file types that you want to be able to recover after deleting them.

Step 4:  Select Auto Clean option if you want  Dumpster to auto-clean the recycle bin after a specified time (Not recommended, leave it disabled).

Step 5: Lock screen option to lock your deleted apps from unauthorised access.

Step 6: Select Disable Special offer option.

Step 7: If you have a rooted device, then enable Allow Root Access for better working of this app.

Tap on Next, and you will be in the app menu. That’ it. You have successfully created an Recycle Bin on your Android phone. Next time when you accidentally delete your files, look in to dumpster. Most certainly this app will have your deleted files ready for recovery.


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