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How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Samsung Cell Phone

How do I retrieve deleted SMS from my Samsung phone?

Last night I deleted some text messages on my Samsung mobile phone by mistake. They're pretty important to me. Now I want to retrieve them. How do I retrieve them? Is there still such a way? Please help me recover messages from my Samsung cell phone. Thank you very much!

There are plenty of tools helping you manage content on your Samsung mobile phone, such as backing up messages. To recover deleted text messages, there are few. Well, you don't need to panic. Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, an Android data recovery tool, can help you recover deleted SMS, contacts, photos and video from Samsung cell phones. As the world's first Android data recovery software, it's completely safe and reliable.

Download the free trial version of the Samsung cell phone message recovery software below:

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Note: Please check your Samsung device and the Android OS here before you perform the recovery. Not all Samsung devices are supported right now by Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android.

Only 3 steps to recover deleted text messages from Samsung mobile phones

Install and run the program on your computer, and then you'll see its main window below.

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Step 1. Connect your Samsung phone to PC and enable USB debugging

When connecting your Samsung 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 way below to do it:

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"

Note: You may need to disconnect your Samsung phone when setting the USB debugging. Just connect it after you finished it. Then you can move to the next step.

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Step 2. Analyze and scan your Samsung mobile phone

When the program detects your phone after you set the USB debugging, you'll see the window as follows. 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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When the program moves here, you're supposed to click "Allow", a request displaying on the screen of your phone. Then continue to click "Start" on the program's window to begin scanning.

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Step 3. Preview and recover deleted text messages from Samsung

When the scan is over, a scan result will be automatically generated by the program. You can preview and check deleted messages here in detail. Also, you can preview messages and photos here. If you want them, you can recover them along with the messages with one click.

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Note: Deleted messages and messages currently existing on your phone have their own color. If you want to separate them, you can use the button on the top of the window: Only display deleted items.

Download the free trial version of the Samsung cell phone SMS recovery software below to have a try:

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Note: Please check your Samsung device and the Android OS here before you perform the recovery. Not all Samsung devices are supported right now by Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android.

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Hi, Laz, Besides contacts and messages, Dr.Fone for Android actually supports documents, videos and photos recovery. It can't scan documents, videos, and photos from your phone, it might be that these data on your phone has been overwritten. Really sorry for that.
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I have a Samsung Galaxy S4 unrooted and OS 4.3 I purchased the full pro version. The only thing that it scans for is Contacts and Messages Successfully. Why won't it scan for anything else???
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Can you please tell me the model of your phone and the Android version running on it?
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Sorry, Glen, there is no other way right now.
Glen
I want to recover all data on samsung note 3 without rooting.
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I just did a recovery, and it recovered everything EXCEPT what I needed it to, and that was the messages, no a single message was recovered. Everything else was. What can I do to fix this?
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Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android supports HTC Desire S running Android 2.3.3, 2.3.5, and 4.0.4 right now. Can you specify your problem with the which step? We're glad to help you solve it.
laci
I have purchased you Dr.fone program and how to recover delete messages from HTC desire S mobile with it ? I have problems in the final step (4) when I have problem with USB connection store or export documents
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In fact, Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android is about to be upgraded to the version 4.0.0 next week, and it supports Google Nexus S phone version 4.1.2 perfectly. You can wait for a few days if you can.
Ashley
So technically, rooting wouldn't hurt the sms messages I'm trying to recovery, correct? Unless something were to go wrong, that is? To me, the only thing that's important is the messages that I've lost... Could you also link me to a guide that I can use to root my phone model? Since there's different kinds on this site, I'm not sure which to use...
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