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As a Samsung user it is absolutely vital that your messages remain intact. This is because you probably use your phone for everything. In today's world, your Samsung phone probably contains all of your important information including messages.

Many of us communicate via text these days so it is of little wonder our text messages are so vital. They are often the core of communications and can be in response to a lot of important information. So the last thing you need is to lose all the messages you have on your phone. Of course you can easily avoid a situation where you lose your text messages by simply having a backup of your messages.

Sometimes, you can lose your messages when you don't have a backup of them anywhere. In this case, you need to find a way to recover the deleted or lost messages easily. There is software that can help you do this.

How to Recover Deleted Messages from Samsung

If you are going to recover lost messages, the best way to do this is to use the World's 1st data recovery software for Android devices.dr.fone - Android Data Recovery will recover not just messages but also audio files, video files as well as documents. If you are in the habit of losing some of your important data, this software will be your new best friend. If you are already thinking that it is too complicated to use, think again. This software will have you reacquainted with your missing or lost text messages in just three simple steps. It also works with over 2000 Android devices and models of various Android OS so you know it will work with your Samsung phone.

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So how do you use it to recover lost messages on your Samsung device? Here's how.

Only 3 steps to recover deleted text messages from Samsung mobile phones.

Install and run the program on your computer, and then you'll see its main window below.

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Step 1. Connect your Samsung phone to PC and enable USB debugging

When connecting your Samsung mobile phone to your computer, you'll get the window below. At this time, you need to enable USB debugging on the phone at first. Follow the way below to do it:

  • 1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging";
  • 2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging";
  • 3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging";

Note: You may need to disconnect your Samsung phone when setting the USB debugging. Just connect it after you finished it. Then you can move to the next step.

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Step 2. Analyze and scan your Samsung mobile phone

When the program detects your phone after you set the USB debugging, you'll see the window as follows. Make sure that the battery on your phone is more than 20%, and click "Start" to analyze the data on your phone.

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When the program moves here, you're supposed to click "Allow", a request displaying on the screen of your phone. Then continue to click "Start" on the program's window to begin scanning.

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Step 3. Preview and recover deleted text messages from Samsung

When the scan is over, a scan result will be automatically generated by the program. You can preview and check deleted messages here in detail. Also, you can preview messages and photos here. If you want them, you can recover them along with the messages with one click.

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Note: Deleted messages and messages currently existing on your phone have their own color. If you want to separate them, you can use the button on the top of the window: Only display deleted items.

How to Never Lose your Messages from Samsung

Of course the most ideal situation would be to never lose your messages in the first place. The easiest way to do this is to backup your messages. There are two ways to do this, let's look at each and you can decide which one works best for you.

1. Back up to your Gmail Account

In order to do this easily, you will need to install the Backup Message & call to Email App. It is available on the Google Play store. Once installed, tap on it to open it. You should see the following set up.

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At the very top, Tap on the Go button next to the "Please Set up Gmail first."

In the next window check the Connect box and then sign in using your Gmail credentials.

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Now all you have to do is just tell the app which data should be backed up on your phone and that's it.

2. Backup using Wondershare MobileTrans

The other really simple way to ensure you never lose any of your messages is to use Wondershare MobileTrans. It is easy to use software that will have you backing up all your data in just one click.

The first step is to download and run the Wodershare MobileTrans to your computer. Then connect your Samsung to your computer using a USB cable. The software should detect and recognize your phone. In the home window, click on "Back Up Your Phone".

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In the resultant window all of the data on your phone will appear and will all be automatically selected for backup. Uncheck the items you don't want selected in this case everything but your messages. The software will also automatically select a file path to save your backup to on your computer. If you want to change this simply click on the icon of Settings and choose a file path.

Then simply click on "Start Copy" and wait for the process to complete.

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Ensure that your phone is connected to your computer during the entire backing up process. It is that simple. You now have a little insurance in case you lose your messages.

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