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Easy Way to Perform Samsung Galaxy Note Data Recovery

How to Recover Contacts, SMS, Photos & Video from Samsung Galaxy Note

Samsung Galaxy Note family is a popular product currently. Imagine you have taken important photos and make videos on your Galaxy Note 1/2/3, etc. However, you are still at a higher risk of losing them any time. Data loss issue might happen if you store your videos, photos for a long time on the phone without transferring them. The good news is that you can still recover your lost messages, contacts, photos and video from your Galaxy Note.

Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android(Android Data Recovery) is a comprehensive program for you to fulfill the Galaxy Note data recovery process. It enables you to recover lost or deleted files from Galaxy Note family devices with ease, including messages, contacts, photos and video. What’s even better, you can get a trial version to check and preview your lost files before recovery.

Download a trial version below and then start the Samsung Galaxy Note recovery:

Note: You can view supported Android devices here before you perform the recovery.

Perform Samsung Galaxy Note Data Recovery in 4 Steps

Step 1. Connect your device and run the program

After launching the program, you'll get the main interface shown below. Then connect your Galaxy Note to the computer and go to the 2nd step.

samsung galaxy note 2 data recovery

Step 2. Enable USB debugging on your Galaxy Note

If you've enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can skip this step. If not, follow the way below to enable it. Three ways for devices with different Android OS.

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"

galaxy note 2 data recovery

Note: If you've enabled USB debugging before, but still been stuck here, you can try to disable USB debugging and enable it again. Usually it works. Or you can click the button at the lower corner of the window: Opened? Next.... It also can direct you to the next step.

Step 3. Analyze and scan your device now

Before scan your Samsung Galaxy Note, the program need to analyze your device first. Click "Start" on the screen below. Then the analyzing will begin automatically.

galaxy note 2 data recovery

After that, the program continue to scan your device now. At the very beginning of the scan, you need to turn to your device and click "Allow" popping up on the screen, to let the scan continue. Sometimes, the button will pop up for several times. It doesn't matter. Just "Allow" it.

galaxy note 2 data recovery

Step 4. Preview and recover data from Samsung Galaxy Note

The scan will take you pretty a while, especially scanning photos and video. If your aim is at contacts and messages, you can stop the scan when the pop-up note telling that messages and contacts scan has been over. Then you can preview and check those recoverable data one by one. Choose them and click "Recover" to get them back.

galaxy note 2 data recovery

Please do not save the found files back to your Galaxy Note. Otherwise the recovery might fail. If you want to import your contacts, photos and video back to your device, you can use Wondershare MobileGo for Android, which lets you manage contents on your Android device effortlessly, including messages, contacts, photos, videos, apps, etc.


What is Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android(Android Data Recovery)? Well, this is a specially designed program that helps you to recover your contacts, SMS, photos and video from Android devices, including Samsung Galaxy Note. It has increasingly benefited Android users from recovering the numerous contacts, messages, videos and photos that were either lost in way such as being formatted from the device or accidental deletion.

Watch the video tutorial below

Now, download the free trial version to have a try.

Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

I'm not sure about it. You can try your luck by using the software mentioned above.
hi my note-2 os is corrupted and my phone is not able to turn on.Is there any possibility to recover my contacts
Sorry to hear what have happened to you. Please click the feedback button on the program to submit more information for us to figure out the problem.
please i need help i have a galaxy note 2 and am stuck in step 3 its not analyzing my phone
Would you please click the feedback button on the program to submit more information about the problem. thanks!
Hi! My phone is Samsung Galaxy Note 2 , version 4.3. I am using the Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android of 4.6.0 version to recover the SMS and pictures but it always failed in step 3 after "select the type of files you want to recover". The software repeat to analysis and to do reboot on the phone, it can not enter into step 4. I have been followed instruction on the phone side, but it is not worked, even I unplug and plug the USB cable and disable then enable the "USB debugging". Please help me the problem. thanks
Sorry, we're working on it!
still no support for this??
We're working on it now.
Please support Note 3 :((