How Can I Retrieve Deleted Texts from My LG Phone?

2023-05-11 00:00:00/Posted by Kitty Parkerto Android Recovery Topic/Follow @ MobiKin

"I have accidentally deleted some important text messages when cleaning up spam messages. Can I retrieve deleted text from my LG phone?"

As the question says, people may lose LG text messages by mistaken deletion. When you lose vital texts all of a sudden, you must want to know whether it is possible to retrieve the lost texts and how to restore deleted text messages on LG phone.

Check if you need:

Here is an important principle: Deleted data can be restored if it has not yet been overwritten. Hence, you must take the first aid to avoid writing new data to your LG phone. Please stop using your phone and turn the network connection off at once. In another word, you should not use LG phone to take a photo, receive a message, make a call, update your operating system and etc. once the unexpected thing happens.

Then, you can restore deleted text messages on LG phone by these ways.

Method 1. How to Restore Deleted Text Messages on LG Phone without Backup? [Quick & safe]

In many situations, users lost their LG text messages all of a sudden without backup, so the first method we recommend is associated with powerful software to restore deleted text messages on LG phone without backup.

1. Powerful SMS Recovery for LG - MobiKin Doctor for Android

The quick & safe LG SMS recovery software we introduce in this part is MobiKin Doctor for Android (Win/Mac). This software can help you restore deleted text messages, call logs, contacts and more from LG V40/V35/V30/G7/G6/G5/X power/Stylo/Tribute within a few clicks.

Besides, its preview function allows users to view the detailed info of each item, which helps users to decide whether to restore the data or not. What's more, born with strong compatibility, the program supports almost all Android phones and Android tablets.

Quickly view the features of this quick & safe LG SMS recovery software:

  • Restore text messages, contacts, call logs, media files and documents from Android phone to PC.
  • Preview the detailed info before data recovery.
  • Recover from both internal memory & SD card.
  • 100% clean & safe.
  • Compatible with almost all hot Android devices & tablets on the market.

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2. How to Restore Deleted Text Messages on LG phone in 2 min & 3 Steps?

To start with, you need to authorize MobiKin Doctor for Android to read LG phone internal memory (it is known as rooting LG phone), otherwise, the program can not scan and get the deleted texts from internal memory. Honestly, data recovery software can not access Android phone internal memory unless root your mobile phone.

(1) If you don't want to root your phone, you can read this article:

Easily & Safely Recover Android Data without Rooting

(2) MobiKin Doctor for Android can't work on broken Android. If you need to recover files from broken/damaged Android, these tutorials will help:

Recover Data from Broken or Damaged Android Phone


After that, you can go with connection > data scan > recovery.

Step 1. Connect LG phone to computer.

Please connect LG phone to computer via a USB cable and enable USB debugging if prompted. Then, launch MobiKin Doctor for Android on the computer. The program will automatically recognize your LG phone and you can enter this main interface.

main interface of lg sms recovery

Step 2. Scan LG internal memory/SIM card.

Entering the main interface, you will be asked to select what types of data you want to recover. Just tick on the left boxes to choose the folder that contains your wanted files, or you can choose Select All (default selection), and tap on Next to scan your chosen folder on LG internal memory/SIM card.

Step 3. Restore deleted text messages on LG phone.

After scanning, you can see the interface as below. Please tap on the Messages folder on the left panel. You can now preview the detailed info on the right. Tick on the messages that you want to recover and simply click Recover to restore deleted text messages from LG phone to computer. Similarly, you can restore other deleted files from Android to PC.

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The recovered SMS is stored in HTML format. You can view the text conversation on computer easily.

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3. Video Tutorial - How to Restore Deleted Text Messages on LG Phone?

If you still have a problem to use MobiKin Doctor for Android, you can have a look at this video.

Method 2. How to Recover Deleted Text Messages from LG Phone without Computer? (Previous Backup Required)

According to Google search, users also want to recover deleted text messages from LG phone without computer. In this part, we will give suggestions about how to use mobile apps to recover deleted SMS/MMS/texts from LG phone previous backups. Please go on.

1. How to Restore Deleted Text Messages/SMS/MMS from LG Backup?

LG Backup is a built-in service on LG phone. As its name says, you can use it to backup text messages, multimedia message, home screen, private data, media files, LG apps, and etc. to your internal memory or SD card.

If you have backed up your text messages and multimedia message, congratulations! you can recover deleted text messages/MMS from these backups without any third-party software/apps.

Here's how:

Please go to Settings > General > Backup & reset > LG Backup > Backup & restore > Restore from backup > Personal data backup > select Text messages, Multimedia message and other files you wanted > tap Next to start recovery.

When the process is completed, you can reboot your LG phone and the recovered SMS/MMS are gotten back on your device.

Notice: Some steps may vary on different LG devices, depending on your software version and wireless service provider.

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2. Top 3 Messages Recovery Apps for LG Phone

#1. SMS Backup & Restore

SMS Backup & Restore is a specific mobile app to backup & restore Android text messages/MMS and call logs, so it can serve as SMS recovery for LG. You can freely get it from Google Play. It saves backups on phone memory by default, but you can change the settings to backup files to Google could or Dropbox, which allows you to recover deleted texts to another LG phone.

What's more, the recovered text messages/MMS and call logs are saved in readable HTML format. Please remember that only text messages/MMS and call logs are supported. And you can not recover deleted SMS if you have not backed up them before data loss.

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#2. SMS Backup+

SMS Backup+ focus on backing up text messages/MMS/call logs from Android devices to Gmail and Google calendar. You can use it to backup files to Google/Gmail and restore text messages on your LG phone if needed. Only backup beforehand can you restore deleted texts.

 retrieve deleted texts from lg phone with sms backup plus app

#3. Super Backup & Restore

Super Backup & Restore claims to be the fastest data backup & restore app for Android devices. It supports to backup text messages, contacts, call logs, media files and more to SD card, Google Drive or Gmail. You can use it to backup and restore text messages on your LG phone. Notice that no backup, no recovery.

 restore deleted text messages on lg with super backup restore

Method 3. How to Restore Deleted Text Messages from LG Phone Carrier (Only for Legal Purposes)

Many phone carriers store users' text messages, call logs, payment history and other info for a certain period. The cellular providers, such as T-Mobile, AT&T, Sprint, Verizon, Nextel, and Virgin Mobile, do this to collect evidence for political purposes (crime, terrorism and etc.). You can hardly recover deleted text messages on LG phone by this way, unless you really need to retrieve deleted texts with a legal reason.

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Bonus Tip: Backup Your LG Phone to Avoid Data Losing Again - Best LG Backup Software

No one likes to suffer from losing phone data suddenly without backup. In many situations, losing data is not the worst if you have backed up your LG phone already. Without too much to say, it is really necessary for you to backup your LG text messages from now on.

Considering the data security as the priority, we suggest you to backup your SMS to computer with MobiKin Assistant for Android (Win/Mac). With the help of this professional software, you can easily backup text messages from LG to PC and manage your Android phone on computer effectively.

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Words in The End

Up till now, this tutorial gives 3 practical methods to restore deleted text messages on LG phone. To protect your LG data, we suggest you to backup your text messages with professional software as well.

We hope readers can find the solutions meeting their needs from this page. If you have any other wonderful ideas, please leave your comments to share with us!

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Kitty Parker
Kitty ParkerSenior Editor
In 2018, Kitty Parker graduated with a B.S. degree. After getting technical article writing training, she participated in MobiKin Team. She has spent years testing, studying, and writing professional articles on fields such as Android Backup, Android Recovery, and App Management. Proficient in creating diverse content, she regularly shares posts on social platforms to help those in need.
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