How to get a Recycle Bin on your Android smartphone (no, seriously!)

How to get a Recycle Bin on your Android smartphone (no, seriously!)
Gotta be honest - in the years of using Android devices, we didn't miss the Recycle Bin almighty - a place that saved or obliterated by mistake many a files on our computers. But now that we installed one on a smartphone, we can't help but wonder - how come we never thought of that? Heck, how come Google didn't think of that? 

Having a trusty recycle bin to delete and restore files is awesome, and we're going to show you to get one. No root or sacrifices to a higher power needed! The procedure boils down to installing a clever app called Dumpster and making it work best for you.

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6 Comments

1. sarb009

Posts: 322; Member since: Jun 15, 2011

I was just thinking about this yeterday while deleting some pictures from my phone.

2. buccob

Posts: 2944; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

This is very interesting.... I wonder how secure will it be? What kind of permissions does it ask? I mean every file delete/restored goes through it first, maybe I am getting a bit too paranoid.

3. h27_Venom

Posts: 76; Member since: May 16, 2014

Es file explorer already has this feature built in..!!

5. Cyberchum

Posts: 1009; Member since: Oct 24, 2012

If this app intercepts every deleted files from all apps: file managers and whatnot, it's a must have. ES I'd good but I just prefers x-plore's ease of use, only thing missing is the swipe to mark gesture on Symbian^3.

6. buccob

Posts: 2944; Member since: Jun 19, 2012

Cool, I never noticed it... though that one seems to only work within ES FE app only.... if I delete from any other app it won't be sent to the Recycle Bin.

4. Donbenie

Posts: 238; Member since: Aug 04, 2013

Cool,will try it out..

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