How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5

"I have a question asking for help, I just mistakenly deleted some of my important text messages from my Samsung galaxy s3, I wana know is it possible to restore deleted text messages? please recommend some app that works! I would like to purchase it as the SMS is really important to me. It is Android 4.2, thanks!"

Many people may have experience of the above situation. When deleted your precious text messages by accident on Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5 or other Android Phone, you must want to recover them immediately, right? I want to tell you that the messages you deleted still exist in your phone! They don't go to the trash. These messages are just marked as useless information once deleted and can be overwritten by new data. You can still get back these deleted messages on Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5 until they are overwritten.

When the deletion occurs, stop creating any new data. That's to say, stop using your Samsung Galaxy for anything, like texting SMS, making calls, taking photos, etc. All you need is a professional Android data recovery tool, and here we recommend Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android to recover you lost text messages easily and quickly.

Download the free trial below and go with the simple guide

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Step 1: Connect your phone to PC and enable USB debugging

Launch the program and connect the Samsung Galaxy to your computer. Then, if you have not enabled USB debugging on your phone before, this program will ask you to do it. There are three ways to enable USB debugging for different Android OS version:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < "Applications" < "Development" < "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < "Developer options" < "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < "Developer options" < "USB debugging"

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Step 2: Start to analyze and scan you Samsung Galaxy

After above step, connect your phone to computer again, the software will detect your phone. Click "Next" button to begin analyzing your Samsung Galaxy.


After analyzing, a pop - up will asking whether allow or not to proceed. Then go to your phone, click "Allow" on your phone's screen, and then click "Start" to begin scanning your Samsung Galaxy.


Step 3: Choose the text messages to scan

Then you will see the below window , there will be list data file like gallery, video, messaging, contacts, etc. Just mark "Messaging" to scan, and you can select others, then click "Next".

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Then, you can choose to scan for "deleted files", "all files" in Standard Mode or Advanced Mode as you need.

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Step 4: Preview and recover text messages on Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5

After scanning, the recoverable messages will be display in the scan result. Preview them one by one and mark those you want to back, at the last step is just click "Recover" to save them as a HTML file on your computer.

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Tip: With the Android Data recovery, you can not only recover your text messages from your Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5 or other Android phone, but can also recover other data, like pictures, contacts, videos.

Amazing, right? Just download it and have a try.