2 Ways to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Android SIM Card


Are you a constant Android mobile phone user? Do you keep contact with your friends and families by making phone calls, sending text messages, or chatting on WeChat on a regular basis? If you do, I believe you must have plenty of text messages on your phone, which are terribly important for saving the content you chat with other people. Do you have such experience that you once lost these important data and were driven crazy for having no idea how to recover text messages from Android SIM card?

(For iPhone users, you can go to here to find a solution to solve your problem of restoring contacts or text messages from iPhone SIM card.)

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Recovering deleted text messages from your Android phone is imperative!

There's the possibility that it's the phone owner who delete the text messages by mistake, or it's others who use the phone delete them accidentally. There can also be the case that they're not deleted artificially. Sometimes the SMS messages will be deleted when the phone's memory card is formatted, or when some terrible viruses infect the phone and cause a series of problems. All of these situations will run you into a lot of trouble, particularly when you have no backups or copies of your data.

I bet you won't want to see this happen. Then you need to do something to restore your deleted text messages from SIM card in Android phones.

Way 1: Recover Text Messages from Android SIM Card with Lab.Fone for Android
Way 2: Retrieve Deleted SMS on Android SIM Card with Android SMS+Contacts Recovery
Bonus: Back up Android Text Messages on Computer with Android Assistant

Way 1: Recover Text Messages from Android SIM Card with Lab.Fone for Android

Here comes a good piece of news that there's an Android Data Recovery Software developed to assist you to recover deleted text messages from your SIM card, which's Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android. It applies to all kinds and brands of Android mobile phones and it takes a very short time to recover your data and the operation is super easy, which's absolutely helpful. You won't have to worry about losing your text messages from your SIM card any more, as it will return them for you. What're you waiting for? It's worth owning one to get yourself out of trouble!

More features of Coolmuster Android SMS Recovery:

- Deeply scan Android file storage system and recover lost data instantly.
- Supports to recover data both on Android SD card and internal flash memory.
- Not only contacts, but also SMS, videos, music, photos, call history, etc. can be recovered easily.
- Recover data from damaged, formatted, corrupted Android phone or SD card.
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Get the free trial version of the data recovery software for your Android SIM card to have a try. Windows and Mac versions are both available, so you should choose the right version according to your own situation. Please note the following steps are based on Windows version. Mac users can refer to this guide as well.

Step 1. Connect Android phone to computer and run the software

Use a USB cable to connect your Android phone from which you lost the text messages to the computer directly. Once the connection is successful, you can launch the installed SIM card recovery software - Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android on your computer and get its main interface like below.

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Step 2. Enable USB Debugging Mode on your phone (Optional)

You may need to enable USB debugging on the connected phone beforehand. 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 enable USB debugging mode on your Android phone.

Step 3. Scan for the lost SMS on your Android phone

Then, the launched program will automatically detect your phone and all the recoverable file types are displayed on the screen. Select the file types you want to recover and click "Next" button. Here, you should choose "Messages" tab. Then, the program starts to scan your Android phone deeply.

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Step 4. Preview and recover the target files selectively

When the scan finishes, you can preview the scanned out text messages one by one and check those you need to recover. Then, you can click on the "Recover" button, customize an output location and save the recovered SMS here. Done!

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Way 2: Retrieve Deleted SMS on Android SIM Card with Android SMS+Contacts Recovery

Another Coolmuster software called Android SMS+Contacts Recovery can be also used to recover Android text messages. As its name implies, it ispecially designed to recover lost or deleted contacts and text messages from Android phone's internal memory and SIM card. It is 100% secure to use and hassle freely to rescue the deleted contacts and messages on your computer and save them as HTML format without any quality loss. It also provides free trial version for you to have a look at the deleted contacts and text messages on your Android SIM card:

Take a look at how to use the Coolmuster Android SMS+Contacts Recovery tool:

1. Launch the installed Android SMS+Contacts Recovery on your computer after you downloaded it.

2. Connect your Android mobile phone to the same computer.

3. The recovery tool detects the connected Android phone and show the phone information on its screen.

4. Click "Messages" category on the left side panel and preview all existing and lost messages on the right.

5. Tick off the text messages you want back and click the "Recover" button.

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Bonus: Back up Android Text Messages on Computer with Android Assistant

Nip in the bud! We kindly suggest you backup your Android text messages on computer frequently so that you can never worry about SMS loss problem any more. To safely and easily back up your Android text messages, you can have a try with the Coolmuster Android Assistant. It is an excellent Android manager tool to help you transfer not only text messages, but also contacts, photos, videos, music, apps and more from Android device to computer for backup. You can also transfer files from computer to Android and manage Android data on computer directly. Now, We are going to show you how to use the Android Assistant to backup your Android SMS on computer.

Steps on how to use the Android Assistant to transfer text messages from Android to computer for backup:

1. Run the downloaded and installed Android Assistant on your computer.

2. Connect your Android phone with its SIM card to the computer via a USB cable or WiFi.

3. Navigate to the left side panel of the program window and choose "SMS" category.

4. Preview and select the scanned out text messages on the right side window.

5. Mark the messages you want to backup and click "Export" button from the top menu.

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With the help of either the above two products, I believe that you have successfully recovered the lost text messages from Android SIM card. Well, no matter how powerful the Android data recovery program is, you should never forget to back up your Android device from time to time. Better safe than sorry after all.

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