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How to Recover Deleted SMS from Galaxy S3 Mini

Any way to recover deleted SMS from Galaxy SIII Mini?

Nowadays, message recovery tools for iOS devices becomes more and more, while those for Android devices are still not many. Most of the Android recovery tools can only allow you to recover lost photos, videos and audio, messages and contacts not included. Now, this guide here is about to tell about how to recover deleted messages from Galaxy SIII Mini in detailed steps.

Recover deleted text messages from Galaxy S3 Mini

First of all, get an Android SMS recovery tool: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, the world's first Android data recovery software which lets you recover messages, contacts, photos and videos from lots of Android devices. For messages on your Samsung Galaxy S3 Mini, you can use this software to recover them in a few steps. One thing that you need to pay attention is that you'd better root your Galaxy S3 Mini before recovery. You can also recover contacts, photos and videos from your Galaxy SIII Mini, if you have such a need.

Download the free trial version of the Galaxy S3 Mini SMS recovery software below:

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Note: You need to root your Galaxy S3 Mini before you perform the recovery with Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android.

Step 1. Run the program on your computer

To begin with, install and run the program on your computer after downloading it. The main window will show as follows.

samsung galaxy s3 mini sms recovery

Step 2. Connect your Galaxy S3 Mini (enable USB debugging)

Then connect your Galaxy S3 to the computer via the cable coming with your device. When you get the window below, you need to enable USB debugging on your device.

recover sms from samsung galaxy s3 mini

Actually, there is the guide of enabling USB debugging shown on the window above. You can follow it. Or you can do it by reading the guide below:

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"

Step 3. Scan your Galaxy S3 Mini

Once you've enabled USB debugging on your Galaxy S3 Mini, connect it to your computer again. Then you'll see the window of Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android below. Click "Start" to begin the data analysis.

samsung galaxy s3 mini messages recovery

The data analysis will be over in a few seconds, and then an order from the Superuser Request will pop up on the screen of your Galaxy S3 Mini. Click the "Allow" button to let it go. Then back to your computer and click "Start" on the window of the program to let it scan your device for deleted messages.

recover sms from galaxy s3 mini

Step 4. Preview and recover messages from Galaxy S3 Mini

The scan will keep you waiting for a short while. When it ends, you'll get a scan result generated by the program. There, you can preview the found messages from your Galaxy S3 Mini, as well as contacts, photos and videos. Choose what you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

samsung galaxy s3 mini messages recovery

Note: You can see the messages are shown in two kinds of colors. One is black and the other is orange. That's to say, the orange ones are the deleted ones, while the black ones are those still existing on your device. You can use the button on the top to separate them if you have a need: Only display deleted items.

Download the free trial version of the software below to have a try:

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