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How to Recover Samsung Data without USB Debugging?

USB debugging is a way to enable the connection between an Android device and a computer, so that you can access your Android device via computer and even move data from your Android device to computer. Normally, you can enable USB debugging on Android phone easily with a few steps. But if there is something wrong with your Android phone, such as broken screen or phone damage, you can't access the phone settings to enable the USB debugging. So, you just wonder if it is possible to recover Samsung phone data without USB debugging.

What's USB Debugging?

USB debugging is a way to allow connections between Android devices and computers. Once USB debugging is turned on, you can access and manage data on your Android device on your computer, transfer data from your Android device to your computer, and vice versa, even you can root your Android device and restore it on your computer. Lost or deleted Android files, and more. When you need to transfer, manage or restore your phone data, including contacts, videos, text messages, photos and other personal data, first you must enter USB debugging mode.

However, when some troubles occur on your Android phone and you can't turn on USB debugging, you must be very anxious because you urgently need to restore important pictures and videos from your Android device, such as Samsung mobile phone, to your computer. So, you are expecting a miracle - recovering Samsung mobile phone data without turning on USB debugging.

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USB debugging fails or disabled – Is it possible to recover Data from Samsung device?

Of course “Yes”! Broken Android Data Recovery – Broken Android Data Extraction can help you extract existing data back easily from your Samsung phone like Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6, Note 9/8/7/6, even though you are unable to turn on the USB debugging mode on your phone. In addition, this program can also fix your frozen, crashed, black-screen or screen-locked Android system to normal.

With the help of this program, you can recover almost everything, including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, music, WhatsApp messages, etc. from a disabled Android phone,even if USB debugging keeps failing or is unable to be turned on because of broken screen, black screen, system crash, locked screen, virus infection, blank screen, Samsung logo-screen,etc.

You don't need to enable USB debugging as long as you installed the Broken Android Data Extraction on your computer to work. It is able to recover data from Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/Note 5/4/3. Follow the steps in the below to see how to use the data recovery software to recover Samsung data without enabling the USB debugging.

Step 1. Launch the program on your computer

Install and launch the Broken Android Data Recovery on your computer. Use a USB wire to connect your Samsung device to the computer. Then, select the mode of "Broken Android Phone Data Extraction" in the left side of the screen.

choose the mode

Step 2. Select the fixing mode and confirm your device info

If the connected Samsung device is broken due to black, broken or unresponsive touching screen, you can click "Start" button to confirm your phone's name and model, then go to next step.

confirm the phone name and model

But if your Android is crashed or something wrong in the Android OS, you might need to fix the Android to normal status for continuing. Here, you need to tick "Fix Device" and enter the next step.

choose the issue you need to fix

Step 3. Enter the Download mode

Follow the onscreen prompts to enter the Download mode, then you can click "Start" button to begin scan for files or download firmware to fixing the system issues.

Step 4. Recover Samsung data without USB debugging

All contents in your Android will be scanned out. The results will be displayed in categories for your selection. Tick off the data types you want to get back and click the button of "Recover".

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Note: If your Android is broken due to system issues, you need to use the Android Data Recovery to scan lost files again after the device returning to normal.

fix broken android to normal status

Check Supported Devices of Broken Android Data Extraction

Samsung Galaxy Note:

Note 3: SM-N900, SM-N9002, SM-N9005, SM-N9006, SM-N9007, SM-N9008 SM-N9008V, SM-N900S
Note 4: SM-N9100, SM-N9106W, SM-N9108V, SM-N9109W, SM-N910C, SM-N910F, SM-N910G, SM-N910H, SM-N910K, SM-N910L, SM-N910P, SM-N910R4, SM-N910S, SM-N910T, SM-N910U, SM-N910V, SM-N910W8
Note 5: SM-N920C, SM-N920G, SM-N920I, SM-N920K, SM-N920L, SM-N920P, SM-N920R4, SM-N920S, SM-N920T, SM-N920W8

Samsung Galaxy S:

S4: GT-I9500, GT-I9505, SCH-R970, SCH-R970C, SGH-I337M, SGH-M919, SPH-L720
S5: SM-G900F, SM-G900FQ, SM-G900I, SM-G900K, SM-G900L, SM-G900M, SM-G900P, SM-G900R4, SM-G900R6, SM-G900S, SM-G900T, SM-G900T1, SM-G900W8
S6: SM-G9200, SM-G920F, SM-G920P, SM-G920T, SM-G925F, SM-G925P, SM-G925T, SM-G928P, SM-G928T

Samsung Galaxy Tab:

Tab Pro 10.1: SM-T525

Additional Tips for Enabling USB Debugging

Since the way to enable USB debugging mode is different in different Android version, please check Android version on your device at first: Go to "Settings" > "About device" > ("Software info") > "Android version". Then refer to the corresponding guide below according to your Android version.

- For Android 6.0 or above:

Step 1. Enter "Settings", if you can see "Developer options", please skip to the next step; if not, please tap "About phone" > "Software information" > tap "Build number" 7 times in rapid succession and back to the Settings page, then you might see "Developer options" appears.

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Step 2. Tap "Developer options" > turn on "Developer Options" and "USB debugging" > tap "OK" to allow USB debugging.

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Step 3. Select "USB Configuration" on Developer Options page > choose "MTP (Media Transfer Protocol). If MTP option doesn't work, try RNDIS (USB Ethernet), Audio Source or MIDI instead.

enable usb debugging on android 6.0 

- For Android 4.2-5.0:

Step 1. Enter "Settings", if you can see "Developer options", please skip to the next step; if not, please tap "About device" > tap "Build number" 7 times in rapid succession and back to the Settings page, then you might find it.

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Step 2. Tap "Developer options" > turn on "Developer Options" and "usb debugging".

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For Android 3.0-4.1:

Go to "Settings" > "Developer Options" > "USB debugging" and turn it on.

enable usb debugging on android 4.0 

For Android 2.1-2.3:

Go to "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > "USB debugging" and switch it on.

enable usb debugging on android 2.0 

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