Android Recovery

SMS Recovery: Recover Lost SMS from Android Device Easily

--Rachel Carrie  March 23, 2017


“Yesterday, I wrong deleted my phone files by accident, the files include my text messages, which I need them very important and want to get them back urgent. Is there any method for me to recover deleted message files ;from my Android phone.”—Jonathan


Actually, there are two methods for you to do SMS recovery. You can use Android Data Recovery or use Android SMS Recovery to get your messages data back. The supported devices are Android 2.3 or latter, which includes Android 5.0. 


These two softwares are efficient tools used for restoring data. Text message recovery way show below. But the contacts, call logs, photos and more can also be recovered with Android Data Recovery. Besides, most Android devices like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, One Plus and Huawei etc. Are supported.

Note: Stop adding files like videos and photos immediately will do you good regarding text messages retrieving. Because those old data are still stored in the phone. This is quite like the situation on a computer. When a file is deleted, the space it used to take up is marked as blank, waiting for the next file to be stored in.So, yes, they can be restored with proper methods. But, once your new files write over them, the process is irreversible.


Step 1. Have a Free Download and Connect Your Android to PC
Step 2. Enter Setting and Enable USB Debugging
Step 3. Tick File Types Which You Want to Restore
Step 4. Allow the Superuser Request and Start to Scan
Step 5. View the Details and Retrieve Deleted Texts You Select

Recover Messages from Android with Android SMS Recovery

Step 1. Have a Free Download and Connect Your Android to PC

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Make sure your phone is left with over 20% power before you connect the phone and the computer.

Step 2. Enter Setting and Enable USB Debugging

The processes should be different on different Android operating systems. And in case you don't know how to do it, we list them below. When it is done, press "Start".

1)For Android 5.0 or newer: Move to "Settings" > "About Phone" to tap "Build number" seven times for "You are now a developer!" signal. Then, move to "Settings" > "Developer options" to turn on "USB debugging"
2) For Android 4.2 to 4.4.4: Follow the steps as Android 5.0 until "You are under developer mode" appears. Then, tap "Settings" > "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > "Developer options" > Tick "USB debugging"
4) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Follow "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > Tick "USB debugging"
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Step 3. Tick File Types Which You Want to Restore

When you have done step 2, the software will ask you to choose what to scan. We can check Messaging and WhatsApp messages & attachments. And then click Next.
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Step 4. Allow the Superuser Request and Start to Scan

If you have root the Android device, the software may prompt that Android Data Recovery should be granted authority to continue Scanning. Then, tap Allow on your phone until it does not pop up again.


Step 5. Start SMS Recovery from Android

Messages can be preview in the interface. Highlight them and you will see the contents on the right side. Tick your lost SMS or simply all of them, and click Recover to restore lost text messages on your PC.
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Note: In this way, it is possible to restore SMS from locked phones.But you'll need to go to "More Tools" first, following the steps in the link.

With above steps you can recover your text messages from Android, especially get text files like deleted messages extracted from Android. Please feel free to choose the one which fits your need the most and contact us if you have any other problem on Android SMS Recovery.


How to Protect SMS on Your Android?

Losing SMS or other important data from your smart phone is a annoying thing, even though you can use SMS Recovery Tool program to help you get back the data. So we need to find ways to prevent SMS loss from happening.
Do a Backup to important text on your phone is highly recommended, and when you do, save it on another drive or memory. Just like, transfer SMS from Android to computer.

Be extra careful when selecting options. Sometimes, you may accidentally delete something like a text even if you don’t intend to because of not carefully choosing the right options.

Virus can erase data on your device. Have virus protection installed on your mobile. And to further prevent having your device infected, do not insert memory or transfer files on untrusted sources.


Hope above guides will help you to solves the question of "how to restore deleted texts". If you still have more questions, you can contact us or post your questions below. If you also want to know the way to recover pictures. Apart from recovering SMS, you may also like the topic of how to transfer contacts from Android to AndroidClick the link and get the desired way.

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