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Android SMS Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from Android Easily?

The latest survey shows that thousand millions of SMS are being sent and received everyday by cell phone, especially on Android smart phones. But meanwhile, Android messages loss also occurs every day. Hence, how to recover deleted text messages from Android phone seems to be so important for the people who have saved some significant information in their devices.

Today, in order to help you get the deleted Android SMS back more easily, we would like to introduce you some good ways to complete the SMS retrieval.


Why the Deleted Messages Are Recoverable?


Before restoring your Android text messages, you need to know one thing- why these deleted messages are recoverable? It is actually easy to understand if you know how deletion works:

When you delete or remove text messages on Android phone, they would be first moved to the trash bin and the device will mark these files as inactive. That is to say, they still exist on your phone but are invisible and replaceable. And the system would not really erase them until you add some new files to cover them. Thus, you should stop using your phone if you wish to get back the deleted SMS or you will permanently lose them.

Apart from that, you need to find a tool to retrieve the lost messages as soon as possible. The followings are our suggestions for you.

Guide to Recover Deleted Android Text Messages on PC (Video Tutorial Included)


Restoring your lost Android messages to computer would be a safer way since you can backup them to PC at the same time. But to achieve this goal, you need to find a professional yet reliable Android SMS Recovery software as your assistant - MobiKin Doctor for Android (Win/Mac). With this tool, you will be able to:

- Recover deleted Android files like text messages, contacts, call logs, images, videos only with several simple steps.

- Preview the data before perform recovery, so you can choose whatever you are expected to back up selectively.

- You needn’t worry about the model of your phone, as a wide range of brands are compatible with this software, such as HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Sony, ZTE, LG, Huawei, Dell and other phones with Android system.

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It is such a powerful Android recovery software that ANDROIDPIT also thinks highly of it:

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Thus, you can use it without any worry. Now let's move on the detailed steps to restore your deleted text conversation from Android phone systematically. First of all, you need to get the free trial version of the best Android Message Recovery software by clicking the below icons. (For iPhone users, you can go to learn how to recover deleted SMS from iPhone X/8/8 Plus/7/6S)

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Video Tutorial:

Steps on Recovering Deleted SMS (Text Messages) from Android Mobile Phone

We know that SMS messages is almost stored in the phone's internal storage card, so in order to ensure the program can get the full access to the storage card, you need to root your Android phone before starting the whole process.

Bonus: More related info about Android rooting solutions, please read this article - Complete Guide on How to Root Android.

Step1. Connect Your Android Phone and Make it Detected

Connect Samsung, HTC, Motorola or other Android mobile phones to the computer via its USB cable, then launch the program. Here, you'll see the below interface on your desktop computer, that means the program is trying to detect and recognize your connected device.

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Make sure you've enabled USB debugging on your device then the program can detect it successfully. When your device is detected and recognized, you can see the main interface of the program on your PC.

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If your Android device cannot be recognized by the program, please go to here to learn how to fix it.

Note: If the OS version is 4.2.2 or above, please authorize your PC via your device by clicking "Allow" > "OK" button on Android device. Here you need to make sure your phone's battery is not less than 20% charged.

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Step 2. Scan for Files

If you only need to restore lost messages on Android, you can only choose "Messages" and click "Next" to scan for files. This action will greatly save your time on scanning. During the process, when you see an interface like below to inform you to confirm the pop-up window on your Android device, you need to move to your Android phone and click "Allow" on it. Otherwise, you'll not be able to finish the scanning successfully.

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Step 3. Preview the Text Conversation and Begin to Recover

Once the scanning is finished, you can start to preview all your messages under the "Messages" category, and then mark what you need to recover and click the button "Recover" to save them on your PC.

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Step 4. View the Deleted Messages on PC

After the recovery process, the deleted messages are restored as HTML format so you can view them on your PC easily.

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OK, now you have known how simple to get back the lost SMS that you ever thought gone forever. Now, download the wonderful software to get back your lost messages on Android.

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How to Restore Android SMS without Computer?


Except for desktop program, there are also lots of mobile applications available for you to extract the lost messages. By using a mobile application, you are capable of restoring the messages on the Android phone directly. Then which application can be a good helper for you? Here are three high-rated applications for your reference.

1. SMS Backup & Restore

This would be the most popular Android SMS recovery software around the world. Just as its name suggests, this application is good at backing up and restoring text messages on Android phone. After installing it, you are allowed to select the wanted messages and then backup or restore them without any hassle. But if you want to recover the text messages, you should make a backup before the restoring process. Otherwise, you won't be able to find them, let alone get them back.

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2. SMS Backup+

SMS Backup+ is a tool that enables you automatically backup the SMS, MMS and call logs from Android phone to Google or Gmail calendar. So after that, you can recover the SMS messages and call logs easily. But also, it requires you to backup the text messages beforehand. If you do not backup the messages in advance, you cannot get back the deleted messages with it.

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3. GT SMS Recovery

Differ from the first two applications, GT SMS Recovery can restore accidentally deleted text messages from your internal phone database without backup. In addition, the formatted messages can be restored with this App as well. Therefore, this would be a saviour for those users who do not make a backup before.

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Never Lose Messages on Android Any More!


In fact, to keep your Android text messages safe, you'd better develop a good habit of backing up all your messages. You can complete it simply with the software MobiKin Assistant for Android. It can greatly reduce the possibility of losing messages in your daily life. And the action of backing up seems to be much easier than restoring. You can follow the below guide to back up text messages from Android to computer as you like.

- Download MobiKin Assistant for Android (Windows Version)

- Download MobiKin Assistant for Android (Windows Version)

1. Download and install this Android Message Manager on your Windows or Mac computer, then launch it.

2. Connect Android phone to the computer by means of USB cable or WiFi as you like. Then you can enter into "Messages" category and select the messages you wish to backup.

3. Click "Export" button to save these Android messages on personal PC.

Detailed Video Tutorial for Your Reference

You can use the program to backup other Android files as well, such as contacts, photos, music, videos, applications and so on. To get the detailed tutorial, you can click the link below:

How to Backup Android Contacts to Computer

How to Transfer Photos Between Android Phone and Computer

How to Transfer Music Between Samsung and Computer

Solution to Transfer Videos Between Android Phone and Computer

How to Export Android Apps to Computer


Wrapping Up

These are all the details about Android SMS recovery. You can select the one you like to get back your text messages on computer or Android according to your actual condition. And if you have any problem during the restoring process or have any better idea to recover the deleted Android SMS, you can share with us!

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