How to Recover Messages from Broken Android Phone?
Text messages must be one of the most important data type you want to get back if your Android smartphone is broken. Text messages may carry important address, private information and work details that you don't want to lose or leak. However, none of the mobile phone will come easy. Many times unwanted issues can bring data loss problems on your phone. one of the most common issue is breaking your Android phone. Mobile phones are easy to be broken for various reasons. They can be simple accidents or crude freak accidents that make history. First of all, we will list some common ways you may have your Android phone broken:
Let's look at the three most common ways to break your Android phone.
1. Dropping of the phone accidentally. When you take some certain activities with your Android phone in hand, the phone can be easily slipped from your hand when you hit something accidentally. If you phone is seriously damaged, you have to get a new phone to replace the broken one.
2. Water damage on your phone. People like to use their phones while they are in toilet, which makes it a common problem to make the phone fall in the bath or toilet. There is slight chance you can save your phone by drying it out.
3. Bricking your phone using custom OS. It is another way you can make your Android phone broken. Although the device is not damaged physically, there is no way for you to run the phone with faulty custom OS.
When one of those above events happens, what you worried about most is not the broken phone, but the private and important data you stored on the phone, such as text messages, contacts, photos and others. Don't be anxious, there is one great solution to recover your data back. Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) is the perfect solution for Android users to recover lost data from all Android devices. You can use it to retrieve text messages, contacts, photos, videos, music, documents and more from Android phones like Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, ZTE and so forth. It will be your most reliable helper to restore any and all deleted Android data.
Free download the broken Android SMS recovery program on your computer (choose either Windows or Mac version) and use the tool to recover messages from broken Android phone. Just follow the steps below to get started.
Guide to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Broken Android Phone
Step 1. Launch the program on your computer
Install and launch the Lab.Fone for Android on your computer. Take the USB wire and connect your Android device to the computer. You may get instructions by the program as follows to do the process of opening USB debugging on your phone.
Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your Samsung phone, the Android data recovery tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your 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 2. Scan your Android device for lost messages
All contents in your internal memory and SD card of Android will be scanned out. The results will be displayed in categories for your selection. Only check the box next to "Text Messages" if you only need to recover messages from broken Android phone.
Step 3. Preview and recover text messages
Preview all the messages in detail and choose the ones you want to get back. Then, hit the "Recover" button on the right bottom part of the screen, select a destination folder to save the recovered messages to begin the recovery process.