The most important use of a mobile phone is for communication. And with that, one of the most used application as a way of communication is through SMS. By sending SMS, we are able to talk to our friends, families, and colleagues even if they are far from us.
However, there are instances that accidentally delete some of your important text message that you have on your Android device. This could be a text message from your boss or a text message from a very important person. And because of that, the first thing that you would do is to know on how you can recover your deleted SMS from your Android device.
Nothing to worry about, because in this article, it is about Android SMS recovery. We are going to show you some ways that you can do for you to be able to recover those deleted important messages on your Android device.
Part 1: Is There A Way to Recover Deleted SMS on Android Device?
Here, you may have some doubts if there is a way for you to be able to recover those deleted text messages from your Android device.
Actually, the truth behind this is that, once that you have deleted a text message from your Android device, your phone does not actually completely remove the text message from your phone’s memory space. What happens is that your device only changes the space that it occupies to an unused status.
And with that, once that you continue using your Android device, the new data that you will have will then overwrite the text messages that were deleted and that it will also occupy its space on your Android device.
That is why you have to remember that if you lose any text messages from your Android device accidentally, you have to make sure not to use the phone and turn off your mobile data or your wireless connection. Again, DO NOT USE your Android device.
Then, you will be needing a tool that can help you in recovering those deleted text message on your Android device. And there are actually several Android SMS recovery tool that you can use. There are also some applications that you can download on your Android device for you to recover your lost text messages or you can make use the backup and restore feature of your Android device as well.
Part 2: Android SMS Recovery Using A Computer
Now, as what we have mentioned earlier, for you to be able to recover your deleted text message from your Android device, you will be needing a tool for this. And one program that most Android users would recommend is by using the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery.
FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program is the best tool that you can use when it comes to data recovery on your Android device. It can recover any of your precious data such as your text messages, contacts, call history, photos, videos, WhatsApp, and more.
The FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program is very easy to use. All you need to do is just a few clicks and then you will be able to recover any of your data. This program is also very safe to use because it will not overwrite any of your data.
Another good thing about the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program is that it supports almost all Android devices when it comes to recovering data. And it can also recover your deleted data from your Android device’s internal memory, SD card, and as well as on your SIM card.
To know how to use the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program, we have here a step by step guide that you can follow.
Step 1: Download and Install
First is that you have to download the FoneDog Toolkit from our official website. You can have it at www.fonedog.com. After downloading the program, go ahead and have it installed on your computer. You can download this program on any computer – Windows or Mac.
Step 2: Launch the FoneDog Toolkit
Once that you have completely installed the program on your PC, go ahead and launch it.
Step 3: Connect Your Android Device
After that, go ahead and connect your Android device to your PC. Do this by connecting your USB cable from your PC to your Android device.
Step 4: Enable USB Debugging
Now, for the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program to fully detect your Android device, you have to enable USB debugging. If you were not able to turn on USB debugging from your Android device, the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program will ask you to do so.
Here is how to turn on USB Debugging on your Android device. Enabling this feature on your device depends on the OS version your Android device has.
• For Android Device 2.3 or Earlier
⦁ Go ahead and tap Settings.
⦁ And then tap on Applications.
⦁ Then, go ahead and choose Development
⦁ Then lastly, choose USB Debugging
• For Android Device 3.0 to 4.1
⦁ Go ahead and tap on Settings.
⦁ And then tap on Developers Option
⦁ And lastly, choose USB Debugging
• For Android Device 4.2 or Newer
⦁ Go ahead and tap on Settings
⦁ And then, tap on About Phone.
⦁ Then tap on the Build Number for a couple of times until you see a message that says “You are under developer mode”.
⦁ Then once that you see that message, go ahead and tap on Settings.
⦁ Then tap on the Developers Option
⦁ And lastly, tap on USB debugging.
NOTE: You do not have to worry about USB debugging because what it does is just a simple mode that will allow your Android device to connect to a certain computer using your USB cable. This will just also allow the FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery program to detect your Android device.
So once that you have turned on USB debugging from your Android device, just go ahead and tap on the OK button.
Step 5: Select The File Type to Scan on Android device – Choose Messages
Once that your Android device is fully detected by the FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery program, it will then show you a list on your screen a list of data types that it supports to recover.
And by default, all of the data types shown on your screen have a checkmark beside them. All you have to do from here is to uncheck them and leave “Messages” with a checkmark. This means that you are choosing Messages from the list of file types.
Step 6: Scan for Your Messages
Once that you have chosen Messages from the list of file types on your screen, go ahead and click on the “Next” button. This will then initiate the scanning process. All you have to do now is to wait for the process to complete. The scanning process may take some time depending on how large the data the program is trying to scan.
Step 7: Choose Messages to Recover
Once that the scanning process is complete, the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program will then show you all of the text messages that you have on your Android device. This includes the one that is still existing on your Android device and also those deleted ones from your Android device.
So from there, just go ahead and put a checkmark on the deleted text messages from the list shown on your screen.
Step 8: Recovery of Text Messages
Once that you have chosen all the deleted text message that you want to retrieve, just go ahead and now and click on the Recover button.
The recovery process will then start and all of the recovered text messages will be saved on a folder on your Mac or Windows PC.
So that is it! You have successfully recovered all of the text messages that you accidentally deleted from your Android device. That is how easy the FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery program is to use. It is also very easy to use that you can do the whole process on your own. And it can recover other data from your Android device too such as your call history, photos, videos, contacts, documents, audios, and more.
Part 3: Other Ways on How to Recover Deleted Text Messages On Android Device Without Computer
There are also some ways for you to be able to recover deleted text messages without having to connect with a computer. So with that, here are some of the ways that you can choose from for you to recover deleted text messages from your Android device.
Way #1: Get Deleted Text Messages From Backups
All Android devices nowadays actually support data backup and restore. So in case you accidentally deleted important text messages. So all you need to do is to go to your Settings and then go to your Backup and Reset on your Android device and look for the last backup made on your phone.
If there is an available backup made on your Android device, then all you need to do is to restore the backup for you to get back those deleted text messages on your Android device. But doing this has a risk. Once that you restore your previous backup on your Android device, all of the data that is made after the backup will be removed from your Android device.
Also, this can actually be pointless if you were not able to back up your data on your Android device. Because you will not be able to restore anything if you did not backup all the data on your phone.
Way #2: Recover Deleted Text Messages Using and Android SMS Recovery Application
There are also applications available in your Google Play Store that you can download. But if you are going to download and install an application on your Android device, then you are actually creating new data on your Android device. This means that there is a big chance that you may overwrite the deleted text messages from your Android device and that will delete them permanently. This will then have a result of you to not be able to recover those deleted text messages anymore.
That is why what we highly recommend in recovering those deleted text messages is by using a computer. Because this way, you do not need to do anything on your Android device anymore that will cause to overwrite those deleted text messages on your Android device.
Part 4: Conclusion
As you can see, recovering those accidentally deleted text messages from your Android device is really possible. All thanks to the FoneDog Toolkit – Android Data Recovery program. By the help of this program, you will be able to safely recover any lost data on your Android device. Not just your lost text messages, but as well as your lost photos, contacts, videos, WhatsApp, call history, documents, and audios.
This program is actually very easy and safe to use so you do not need to worry about your precious data overwritten. Unlike any other methods that we have shown you above, this is actually the safest and most effective way in recovering those deleted text messages from your Android device. You can also selectively choose only the data that you want to recover from your Android device.
The FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery program is the best tool there is that you can use as it is actually safe, effective, and the fastest way for you to recover any lost data. And it does support almost all of the Android devices available in the market now. And you can also install the FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery Tool on either a Mac or on Windows PC.
Have the FoneDog Toolkit Android Data Recovery program installed on your computer and whenever you lost something important on your Android device, you can just easily use the program for you to recover them back.