Guide: How to add a recycle bin to Android SmartPhone – Dumpster


dumpster recycle bin

If you are a windows user then you will definitely know about the recycle bin and in Mac it is called trash. It’s function is simple. it stores the deleted file for some days in you computer. If you have deleted the file mistakenly or If you want the file again you can simply restore from your recycle bin or trash. This is one of the useful features of a Windows, Mac and most of the Linux. But the Android does not have this functionality. It has to  be brought by some third party apps. So let’s see “how to add a recycle bin to Android?”

What is the advantage of having a recycle bin in Android?

You won’t have to search for a recovery software to restore a mistakenly deleted file.

How to add a recycle bin to Android SmartPhone?

It is simple. All you have to do is installing the Dumpster Image & Video Restore app from PlayStore.

add a recycle bin to Android


Then Open the app. It will show you the License Agreement. Click Accept.

add a recycle bin to Android


After that Initial setup page will be shown to you. You can select which files to should be protected and tap on next.

add a recycle bin to Android

That’s all, You will be shown the Dumpster which acts as a recycle bin.

add a recycle bin to Android



If you delete any files, that will be shown in your Dumpster.

add a recycle bin to Android


So What files are protected by Dumpster?

Dumpster protects images, vids, audio, pdf, zip, mp3, mp4, ppt, doc, avi, mpg, jpg, rar and all common file types.

So you don’t have to worry about deleting a file by mistake.

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