How to Recover Deleted Files from Samsung Tablet
Why deleted files on Samsung tablet can be retrievedWhen deleting files bypassing recycle bin or trash on a computer, you still can get them back if the hard drive where deleted files stayed isn't overwritten by new files. Similarly, you also can recover deleted files from Samsung tablets, like photos, video, contacts, and messages. When you deleted them, they become invisible, but only the place they occupied is marked as reusable for new files. Deleted files can be really erased only when overwriting happens. Hence, you can recover contacts, messages, photos and videos deleted by mistake.
Steps of recovering deleted data from Samsung tablets
Before doing anything else, you need to connect your Samsung tablet to computer and install a recovery program on your computer. Here is my recommendation: Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, effective and easy to use. You can recover your lost contacts, SMS, photos and video from Samsung tablets in only a few steps.
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Note: You can view the list of supported Android devices here before you perform the recovery.
Next, let's try Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android to recover data from Samsung tablets step by step together.
Step 1. Connect your Samsung tablet to the computer
First of all, directly connect your Samsung tablet to the computer with a USB cable. Then run Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android on your computer, and you'll get the main window as follows.
Step 2. Enable USB debugging on your Samsung tablet
Next, you need to enable USB debugging on your Samsung tablet. The way to enable USB debugging is different according to the Android OS versions. There are three ways for your choice.
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: If your Samsung tablet has been enabled USB debugging, it will guide you directly to the next step. If not, you can click "Opened? Next..." at the lower right corner to move on.
Step 3. San deleted messages, contacts, photos and video on your Samsung tabletWhen you're here, click "Start" to analyze your Samsung tablet. Before doing this, make sure that the battery of your device is more than 20%, which will ensure you successful device analysis and scan.
After analyzing your device, the program will continue to scan it for lost data. At the same time, an application - Superuser Request, will pop up on your Samsung tablet's screen. You need to click "Allow" to let the process move on. Then click "Start" on the program's window below.
Step 4. Preview and recover SMS, contacts, photos & video from Samsung tabletThe program will scan your Samsung tablet for a while. After that, you can preview messages, contacts and photos found on your device. Click them to check in detail. Choose those you need and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Note: Don't save the recovered data on your Samsung tablet again, for safety's sake. 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.
Watch the video tutorial below
Now, download the Samsung tablet recovery software below to retrieve deleted data from your Samsung tablet.