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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on Samsung?

Recently, we have received many users’ emails asking how to retrieve deleted text messages from their Samsung mobile phone, especially Samsung Galaxy S3, S5, S6 and the latest S7. Most of the users deleted their SMS from Samsung phone accidently and want to undelete the text messages at once. Yes, there is a program called Samsung Data Recovery. It can scan your Samsung phone and SD card to find and retrieve deleted text messages for you. So we write this article to show Samsung users how to recover deleted text messages on Samsung mobile with Android OS.

This article works with almost all Samsung smart phones with Android OS, including Samsung Galaxy S3, S4, S5, S6, S6 Edge, S7, S7 Edge, Samsung Note Edge/Note 4/Note 3 and so on.

Tip: For Samsung users who want to retrieve deleted SMS, please stop using text message function to avoid the new data overwrite the deleted text messages on Samsung device.

This Samsung SMS Recovery is actually Android Data Recovery software. It can scan your Samsung phone and SD card deeply to find all the deleted data, including text messages, photos, videos, contacts, call logs, music, books and other document files from Samsung mobile phone based on Android OS. This is the best data recovery software for Samsung phone. You can also learn how to recover deleted photos from Samsung phone here.

Step 1. Connect Samsung phone to computer

Launch the Samsung SMS recovery software and connect your Samsung phone to your computer. The software will detect your Samsung phone automatically.

connect anroid phone

Step 2. Scan your Samsung phone to find the deleted text messages

To scan your Samsung device, you need to enable the USB debugging mode on your Samsung device. You can follow the steps on the interface of the recovery software. It is really easy.

Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > "USB debugging".
Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to "Settings" > "Developer options" > "USB debugging".
Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "Settings" > "About phone". Tap "Build numbers" for 7 times. Go back to "Settings" and choose "Developer options". Hit "USB debugging".

usb debugging mode

Once you have enabled the USB debugging mode, you need to click “Next” button. If you have rooted your Samsung device, you need to allow the Superuser authorization for the recovery software for Android. Then you can choose which kinds of data to recover.

superuser authorization

Choose the “messaging” to scan and select advanced mode. Then click “Next” button. The software will automatically begin the scanning. Once it finishes the scanning, all the text messages and other data will be listed on the interface.

select data scan mode

Step 3. Preview and recover text messages on Samsung

On the left side of the interface, you will see a data menu. Click “Messaging” on it and you will see all the text messages of your Samsung phone.

recover text messages

You can easily select the text messages you would like to recover to preview. After selecting all the Samsung text messages you want to get back, click “Recover” button to retrieve the deleted text messages on your Samsung.

That’s all for recovering sms from Samsung. You can see the process is really simple for both beginner and professional users. With this Samsung SMS Recovery software, you will never worry about losing important messages on Samsung phones. However, we also recommend you to check before you delete text messages on Samsung. Because the recovery software can’t retrieve deleted text messages 100%. You just need to pay more attention when you are using your Samsung phone.