Deleted your important text messages from your Huawei Android phone by mistake? No worries, there are several possible ways to recover deleted messages on Huawei. For those who didn't prepare a backup, you can act quickly to use a data recovery tool to retrieve deleted messages from Huawei. The quicker you act, the higher the SMS recovery rate can be regained. If you have conducted a backup prior to the data loss, then you can restore SMS to Huawei via backup. This comprehensive guide covers 4 ways on how to retrieve deleted messages on Huawei phone with or without backup. Now read along and use the method that is most suitable for you.
Part 1. How to Retrieve Deleted Messages on Huawei Phone via Huawei Data Recovery Software (without Backup)
Part 2. How to Retrieve Deleted Messages on Huawei P40/P30/P20 (with Backup)
2.1 How to Restore Deleted SMS from Huawei Backup App
2.2 How to Restore Deleted Messages from Huawei via Huawei HiSuite
2.3 How to Restore Deleted Messages from Huawei via Google Play App
Extra Bonus: Back Up Text Messages Regularly to Avoid Data Loss
"If I didn't back up messages before, how do I retrieve deleted messages on my Huawei phone?"
Well, the answer is to use a secure and effective Huawei data recovery software. Here I highly recommend you to use Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android. It is a user-friendly tool that makes the data recovery on your Huawei easy and efficient.
With Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android, you can recover deleted messages, call logs, contacts, videos, music, photos and documents from Android internal memory & SIM card (Root required). It also has the ability to recover lost photos, videos, music and documents from SD card without rooting Android phone. The whole recovery process is easy and fast. And as this tool is 100% read-only, your precious private data will stay safe and never be misused.
As for Android SMS recovery, Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android lets you preview and select the deleted messages on Huawei, then save them to PC as HTML or XML format for easy management. And the deleted text messages, along with all the detailed info like name and phone number, will be retrieved without any data quality loss.
Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android supports almost all the Huawei phone models, such as Huawei Mate 50 Pro/Mate 50/Mate 40 Pro/Mate 40/Mate Xs/Mate 30 Pro, and etc. Other Android brands like Samsung, HTC, Sony, Xiaomi, LG are also supported.
Step 1: Install and start the Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android on PC, then click the Android Recovery section.
Step 2: Connect your Huawei to PC via a USB cable. Follow the prompts appear on the screen to get Huawei phone detected by the software. After the connection, select Messages and then click Next to start the scanning.
NOTE: Rooting Android phone is a must to retrieve deleted messages, if you haven't rooted your Huawei, please follow the on-screen hints to complete this task, and then continue the scanning.
Step 3: After scanning, click Messages from the left sidebar. You can preview and select the deleted text messages from Huawei you want to retrieve, then click Recover to get them back.
You can also refer to the video guide below to recover deleted messages on Huawei P20/P30/P40:
Have backed up your SMS on Huawei before the accidental deletion? Then you are so lucky. Below are three guides on how to retrieve deleted SMS on Huawei with backup. Choose the one according to your situation.
"How do I retrieve deleted text messages from my Huawei phone without a computer?" This is also a commonly asked question by many users. Actually, you can achieve this with your backup. Huawei has a useful built-in backup app that allows you to back up your SMS to SD card, internal storage or external USB storage. If you have performed SMS backup with this tool before data loss, follow the steps below to restore deleted text messages from your Huawei:
Step 1: Open the Backup app on your Huawei phone.
Step 2: Tap Restore.
Step 3: Choose the source that saves your Huawei SMS backup.
Step 4: Select Messaging to restore and then tap Restore.
Step 5: Select a location to save your SMS, then click OK.
HiSuite is a desktop software from Huawei for Android phone data management. One of its useful features is data backup & restore. You can back up your messages, contacts, apps, music, etc. from Huawei to PC and restore the backup to your phone with the help of HiSuite. So, if you have previously backed SMS to PC via HiSuite, you can certainly use this tool to restore them to your Huawei phone.
How do I retrieve deleted text messages from my Huawei via HiSuite:
Step 1: Connect your Huawei to PC with a USB cable, then launch HiSuite on your PC.
Step 2: On your Huawei, tap Yes when the prompt "Allow access to device data" appears, and then tap OK when "Allow connection in HDB mode" prompted.
Step 3: After the connection, click the Restore option and then select Messages.
Step 4: Click Restore to get text messages back to your Huawei.
SMS Backup & Restore is a popular app available from the Google Play app that allows you to back up your SMS and call logs to cloud like Google Drive, Dropbox, OneDrive. If you have backed up your SMS messages on Huawei with this tool, you can easily restore them on your Huawei phone.
Here's how to restore deleted SMS on Huawei using SMS Backup & Restore
Step 1: Open SMS Backup & Restore on your Huawei phone.
Step 2: Tap the Restore option.
Step 3: Select the backup record you need and tap Restore.
Step 4. Tap OK to confirm and you will be prompted to set this app as the default messaging app, tap Yes.
After a while, your text messages will be restored on Huawei phone.
It is necessary to back up text messages regularly since restore from backup will be much easier and efficient when data loss happens. How to back up text messages? Some may say we can back up to Google Drive. But this is not an ideal choice as you are unable to restore your SMS unless you factory reset your phone and perform an initial setup.
So here's another great option: back up text messages to PC using Coolmuster Android Backup Manager. Whenever you need the SMS, you can restore them to any Android phone using this tool. It can also back up other data types including apps, contacts, call logs, messages, music, photos, videos and books.
A quick guide for SMS backup & restore using Coolmuster Android Backup Manager:
Back up SMS from Huawei to PC:
1. Launch Coolmuster Android Backup Manager on PC > connect Huawei to PC via a USB > after the connection, click Backup.
2. Click Messages > decide where to store the backups > Back Up.
Restore SMS to Huawei:
Click Restore > select the backup record and Messages > hit Restore.
After reading this guide, can you recover deleted messages on Huawei now? Give Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android a try, you can retrieve deleted messages on Huawei in three simple steps: connect > scan > recover. And this tool also supports other data recovery and it is compatible with almost all the Android devices. Feel free to download the free trial version of Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android, if there are any problems during use, you can leave your comments below.