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ZTE Recovery Tool: Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from ZTE Phone

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“Is there anyone can help me out? I deleted my ZTE phone text messages this morning, and the deleted SMS is very important for me. I haven’t make backup to them. I am eager to know if there is a way for me to retrieve deleted text messages from ZTE?”

Actually, we got many questions similar to this. Since some early ZTE smartphone have small storage, so people need to delete some files to speed up their phone, then the wrongly deletion happen. Besides, other situations like phone formatting, factory resetting, system crash, and virus infect also lead to data loss. But you still have chance to get back the lost data with ZTE Recovery Tool. Let’s keep reading this post to get more details.

Part 1: Why Are Deleted ZTE Text Messages Recoverable?
Part 2: How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on ZTE with ZTE Recovery Tool?
Part 3: How to Backup Data from ZTE Phone?

Part 1: Why Are Deleted ZTE Text Messages Recoverable?

ZTE saves its text message data on a database called SQLite. When you delete a specific message, it just changes from “Allocated” to “Unallocated”, but leaves the actual message data sitting there. But if you get a new text messages, the space for storing “Unallocated” deleted files will be replace, which also called over-written. Then you have no longer to get back your lost files again.
Therefore, it is better for you to stop using the Message APP and turn on airplane mode of your ZTE device once found data loss, then use a ZTE Recovery Software to recover it.

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Part 2: How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on ZTE with ZTE Recovery Tool?

In order to recover your ZTE text messages, well begun is half done, you need to choose a reliable ZTE recovery tool, RenewAndroid Data Recovery is that kind of tool for you. With it, you can recover SMS, photos, videos, contacts and so on from your ZTE device or other Android phones. Including ZTE Zmax device.  Why not download the free trail version from below and have a try?

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Step 1. Install and run the program on your computer, and then you'll see its main window below. Choose “Data Recovery” option to move on.
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Step 2. Connect your ZTE Device to PC and enable USB debugging
When connecting your ZTE mobile phone to your computer, you'll get the window below. At this time, you need to enable USB debugging on the phone at first. Follow the below directions:
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging";
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging";
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging";
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Step 2. Analyze and scan your ZTE Phone
When the ZTE data recovery software detects the phone after you set the USB debugging, you'll see the window below. Make sure that the battery on your phone is more than 20%, and click "Start" to analyze the data on your phone.
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Step 3. Preview and recover deleted text messages from ZTE 
When the scan is over, you can preview and check deleted messages here in detail. Also, you can preview messages and photos here and recover them with one click. See how to recover deleted photos on Android, which also apply to ZTE devices.
How to retrieve deleted text messages on zte

The best way to protect your ZTE phone data is doing backup from time to time, dr.fone toolkit for Android also has a feature for phone users to backup their phone data, you can follow the steps as below to learn about it.

If needed, get the full version by clicking icons as below:

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Read Also: How to Do ZTE Maven Root?

Part 3: How to Backup Data from ZTE Phone?

To do ZTE backup and restore, you can use the Data Backup & Restore function among the dr.fone toolkit for Android. This tool will allows to backup and also recover data from ZTE phones.

Step 1. Connect your ZTE phone to computer
Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, select Data Backup & Restore among all the toolkits.
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Then connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging mode on the phone. If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up window on the Android phone asking you to allow USB Debugging. Please tap on OK.
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Tips:If you have used this program to back up your device in the past, you can view your past backup by clicking on "View backup history".
Step 2. Select file types to back up
After the Android phone is connected, select the file types you want to backup. By default, dr.fone toolkit for Android has checked all the file types for you. Then click on Backup to start the backup process.
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The backup process will take a few minutes. Please don't disconnect your Android phone, don't use the device or delete any data on the phone during the backup process.

After the backup is completed, you can click on View the backup button to see what's in the backup file.

See, it is very simple and convenient to use ZTE Data Recovery Tool to restore the lost SMS from ZTE. Please be remember that move fast once found data loss. Don’t give any chance for over-written. Wish you a happy life!


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