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An Easy Way to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Android Phone

Text message is an integral part of Android phone and plays an important role in interpersonal communication. People send and receive messages via their mobile phones everyday and store large amount of messages for a long time. Some text messages are very important for them. However, is it really safe to store the text messages, as well as other data like contacts, photos, reminders, videos, etc. in an Android phone? You know, these messages would be lost due to various reasons and accidental deletion is the major one. If you deleted some messages on your Android phone by mistake and you have no backup for them, it will be hard to get them back. But now, with an Android SMS recovery program, you can retrieve them with ease!

Why Deleted Text Messages Can Still be Retrieved Back?

Above all, you should know that deletion will not really erase the data. When you accidentally delete text messages and other files, you just make the deleted files invisible, they are still here. File system just marks them as blank states and provides the possibility to recover them back before new data come in and occupy the blank states. Therefore, you should stop using your phone to send or receive new text messages to avoid the deleted messages from being overwritten by the new data, thus will increases the possibility of SMS recovery. There are plenty of solutions to recover deleted SMS from Android phone, but the best one is using Android data recovery software.

What you need is the Coolmuster Android Data Recovery (for Windows 8/7/XP) or Coolmuster Android Data Recovery for Mac, which is an advanced and professional Android text message recovery program allowing you to recover all the deleted messages, as well as other file types from Android devices in a few seconds. It is capable of performing a deep and quick scan on your Android phone’s SD card and internal storage in read-only mode, which does no any harm on your device and original files.

Preparation:Read on the below step-by-step guide to learn how to regain lost messages from an Android phone. To get started, download and install the SMS recovery software for Android on your computer. Pay attention to choose the right version. We insert screenshots from Windows version (Windows 8/7) into the guide below but the operations are suitable for both Mac and Windows platforms.

Workaround: How to Restore Deleted SMS Messages from Android Devices?

Step 1. Connect Android phone and run the software

As the text messages are saved in the internal storage of a cell phone, you need to connect your Android phone to computer via a USB cable, make sure your Android phone is connected successfully and you can see it appears as a drive letter in "My Computer". Launch the installed recovery software and you will get its main interface like below.

Step 2. Enable USB Debugging Mode on your Android phone

The activated USB debugging is used for synchronizing data between your phone and computer. If you have already opened the USB debugging, you can move to the next step. If not, you need to follow the steps below to enable USB debugging mode on your Android phone.

For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
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 for the lost text messages on your Android phone

After enabling the USB debugging mode, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the software will automatically detect your Android device and scan the device deeply. When the scan finishes, all the contained files in your phone will be displayed in categories. The speed of the scan is based on the size of your data, including the data in the external SD card.

Step 4. Real-time preview and recover the scanned SMS

All of your lost text messages will be found and organized in a tree structure with detailed information like name, size and deleted time. Preview them one by one and mark those your need to recover. Then, you can turn to give a click on the “Recover” button, specify an output location and the program will start the SMS recovery process immediately.

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