How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages from Android [2020 Updated]


April 24, 2020 15:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

I deleted some text messages unintentionally on my Android phone yesterday. I found those deleted texts messages are quite important to me which is the conversation with one of my potential clients. So I have to get them back immediately. How do I retrieve deleted text massages, is it possible? Thanks for any suggestions!

Messages plays a very important role in people’s daily life who uses mobile phones. It can help people instantly communicate with each other and store them for a long time as your preference.

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It is not surprised that there is a big chance to delete text messages accidently when playing with your touch-based Android Smartphone for many reasons like mistakenly deletion, virus attack, rooting failure, or even other unknown reasons.

So if you have backed up your Android data before data loss, then you are safe, otherwise, you need a sms recovery tool to help you recover deleted text messages.

Android SMS


Lost messages are recoverable since they are temporarily saved in the virtual space until the portion of memory on which they were saved in is overwritten by new generated data.

So stop using your phone whenever you found data loss and grab your phone and your computer to learn how to recover deleted text messages from Android with the text messages recovery software.

FoneLab Android Data Recovery is an excellent Android SMS recovery tool which is qualified enough to recover deleted text messages on Android. Apart from recovering deleted text messages, with this program, you can easily retrieve any lost files on Android as well.

What’s more, the software works perfectly in most of Android models, such as HTC, Sony, Samsung, Motorola, Xiaomi, etc. Now download the program with below link accordingly and have a try.

You can also learn how to recover deleted text messages from LG phone and how to print text messages from Samsung.

How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages with FoneLab

Note that do not continue using your Android phone once data loss happens, otherwise the deleted messages will be overwritten by new data. You can never retrieve deleted texts forever.

Launch the program on your computer after it is downloaded and installed. Connect your Android phone with a USB cable. And then choose Android Data Recovery on the interface. Don’t worry about any data being disclosed, the phone is under protection during the whole procedure.

choose android data recovery

Open USB debugging mode on your phone. You should authorize the software to get into your phone before it works to recover lost data. A pop-up window will show you how to open USB debugging mode. Follow the onscreen instruction to continue.

For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to SettingsDevelopmentUSB Debugging.

For Android 3.0 – 4.1: Navigate to SettingsDeveloper Options USB Debugging.

For Android 4.2 or later: Tap SettingsAbout Phone. Then tab Build number for 7 times until the messages “You are under developer mode” appears. Then go back to SettingsDeveloper OptionsUSB Debugging.

USB Debugging

Messages and Messages Attachments to recover. After you have performed a successful connection, it is time to choose your desired file types. Mark the box followed by Messages and Messages Attachments and click the Next button for scanning.

choose android data type

Before the software can scan the data on your Android phone, it needs to get privilege for further action. Please go back to your Android phone and tap Allow/Grant/Authorize on the pop-up window. If there is no such pop-up messages on the screen, click Retry to try again.

USB Debugging

Select and recover text messages from Android. The grogram allows you to preview the detail of the recovered deleted messages. You can view names and date of all messages. Click over the name, you can read all conversations with that contact. Select the items you want and click the Recover button on the right bottom. The selected files will be retrieved and stored on your computer. You can transfer them whenever you want.

Note: If you want to recover text message when your Samsung phone is diabled, you should move to how to retrieve text messages from a broken phone.

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