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!
Way 1: Recover Deleted SMS Messages on Android with Lab.Fone for Android
Way 2: Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Android with Android SMS+Contacts Recovery
Way 3: Backup Android Text Messages on Computer with Android Assistant
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 Lab.Fone for Android (for Windows 10/8/7/XP) or Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (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, such as recovering lost contacts 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 10/8/7) into the guide below but the operations are suitable for both Mac and Windows platforms.
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.
By the way, Coolmuster Android SMS+Contacts Recovery (with its Mac version) is specially designed to recover lost or deleted contacts and text messages from Android phone. It is safely access the internal memory space of your Android phone and find all the existing and lost text messages and contacts. Then, export them on your computer and save them as HTML format for viewing, printing or further use. It also provides free trial version for you to have a look at the deleted contacts and text messages on your Android phone:
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.
In case you lost your precious text messages from your Android phone again, we kindly suggest your backup Android text messages on computer frequently, by using the Coolmuster Android Assistant or Android Assistant for Mac. It is an easy-to-use yet powerful Android manager tool to help you transfer everything, including text messages, contacts, photos, videos, music, apps and more from Android device to computer for backup, and import them from computer to Android with ease. 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. Launch Android Assistant on your computer after you download and installed it.
2. Connect your Android phone 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.