How to Recover Deleted SMS Messages from Samsung Galaxy Y
Chances to recover deleted text messages from Samsung Galaxy Y
Chances to recover SMS from Samsung Galaxy Y depend on what you do after the message loss. Messages on Samsung Galaxy Y are saved on the internal memory. If you created new data on the memory, the deleted messages may be overwritten by new data. If you didn't, you will have a great chance to retrieve them. How are the new data created? There are a few ways like texting messages, making/answering calls, adding new contacts, etc. Therefore, you'd better protect your phone well, so that you can get a better chance to recover deleted messages from Samsung Galaxy Y.
How to recover SMS from Samsung Galaxy Y
Before doing anything else, you need to find an Android message recovery program, such as Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android. It's the world's first Android data recovery software, allowing you to recover deleted messages, contacts, photos and videos from lots of Android phones, including Samsung Galaxy Y. Well, as to Samsung Galaxy Y, you need to root it before you perform the recovery.
Download the free trial version of the Samsung Galaxy Y SMS recovery software below:
Note: Please check your Samsung device and the Android OS here before you start. Not all Samsung devices are supported right now by Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, or you root it first.
Recover SMS messages from Samsung Galaxy Y in 3 steps
Install and run the program on your computer, and then you'll see the primary window below.
Step 1. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Y to the computer (Enable USB debugging)
Connect your Samsung Galaxy Y to the computer. If the program shows as follows. You need to enable USB debugging on it at first.
To enable USB debugging, you can follow the description on the window, or follow the way below. There are ways for Different devices based on different Android OS. Choose the one for your Samsung Galaxy Y:
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: Don't forget to root your Samsung Galaxy Y before you get started. Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android doesn't support unrooted Samsung Galaxy Y right now.
Step 2. Analyze and scan your Samsung Galaxy Y
After finishing the work above, you can begin the next step now. Click the "Start" button on the window to let the program analyze your Samsung Galaxy Y.
After the analysis, the program begins scanning your Samsung Galaxy Y. Before you click the "Start", turn to your phone and click "Allow" on the screen. When it disappears, you can click "Start" on the window to begin phone scan.
Step 3. Preview and recover text messages from Samsung Galaxy Y
The scan will spend you a little long time. When it completes, you'll get a scan result as follow. You can preview what it brings you here. Clicking "Messages", you can preview the full content in every message conversion. Choose what you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer. You can save them as a HTML file, which is great for printing and reading.
What's more, you can preview and recover contacts, photos and videos (no preview), as well as you do with the messages. Contacts can be saved as CSV, VCF and HTML files on your computer.
Download the free trial version of the software below to have a try:
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, or you root it first.