How to Recover Lost Messages from Samsung Galaxy S3/4/5/6/S7/S8

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People know that Messages is an instant communication method that can be automatically sent and received by cell phone. It is still one of the most widely used messengers till today. People have got used to using their phones to send quick messages, to some degree, the SMS feature has replaced talking on the phone. But the problem arises when your phone receives and stored lots of messages including bulk spam SMS and personal important messages, you may consider freeing your phone space, then deleting the messages content in batches. That will probably result in deleted your important messages accidently if you have no any backup before, accidental deletion is one of the most common reasons in term of data loss. Meanwhile, there may be other reasons for data loss, such as restoring factory settings, flashing ROM, phone was rooted and data are inaccessible when the device is broken. etc. However, whatever the reason, you still stand a better chance of recovering deleted or lost text messages from Samsung Galaxy or Note.

You may be curious why the lost messages can still be recovered; In fact, the scientific principle is remarkably simple, it was like the data deleted on computer. The messages will still remain in the physical storage medium when was deleted consciously and unconsciously. When press the “deleted” button on your Samsung phone or other phone, they are technically hidden and marked for deletion. Once the marked data in the storage was detected, the possibility to recover messages is very high. In our full review, Android Data Recovery application showed excellent scanning performance, it is capable of fully scanning the deleted or lost data in the storage system of Samsung Galaxy S4,S5 (SIM card and internal memory), then recover the scanned messages or other data with easy. So today we are sharing a comprehensive guide on how to retrieve deleted or lost messages on Samsung Galaxy S5 with this restore feature.

Supported Samsung Phone: Galaxy S8/S7/S6 Edge/S6/S5/S4/S3, Galaxy Note 7/Note 5/Note 4/Note 3/Note2

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How to Recover Deleted or Lost Messages on Galaxy S4/S5/S6/S7

Step 1 Run the Application and Connect Your Samsung Phone to PC

In order to scan your Samsung phone, you need to first to download and install the program on your computer by following the default wizard, now the Windows and Mac version are all available. Then connect your Samsung device to PC with a USB cable, then double-click to run the application and next...

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Step 2 Enable USB Debugging on Your Samsung Phone

Due to the messages are stored in SIM or internal storage system, so you need to enable the USB debugging for scanning. For different versions of Android OS, follow the detailed expression in the windows to enable it.

For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to Settings < Developer options < Check USB debugging

For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to Settings < About Phone < Tap Build number for several times until getting a note 'You are under developer mod' < Back to Settings < Developer options < Check USB debugging.

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Step 3 Analyze and Scan Your Samsung Phone

Once your Samsung phone is detected, you need to click "OK" when an app pops up on your device's screen to give the program super user authorization for scanning your Samsung phone. Please ensure the device has enough power to complete the whole scanning.

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Step 4 Preview and Restore Messages Or Othe Data

When the scanning is finished, all found file will be displayed in the corresponding category, click Messaging option on the left menu bar, and then it unfolds all of the messages as well as the current list and deleted ones. You can preview and select the messages you need to recover. Click "Recover" and specify a location on your computer to save them. You can selectively get back whatever you want.

The results showed that the application can effectively detect the device that was damaged structurally, that means no matter whether your Samsung phone was rooted or unrooted, formatted, damaged. This Samsung SMS recovery application can still be able to read the data from it, then automatically deeply scan and retrieve delete or lost SMS from Samsung galaxy S4, S5 or S7 phone without the complex operation. It is recommended that you should backup your data regularly once your messages or other data is recovered completely.

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Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

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Sophia is a senior editor of Androidsoft. She discovered the fascinating world of Android and constantly share the most practical tips and tricks for Android users.

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