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Recover Samsung Galaxy S3 deleted Text Messages in 4 steps.


  • How can I recover deleted text messages on my Samsung galaxy 3? How do I be sure a deleted text message on my galaxy iii is permanently deleted? I want to get them back. - Chet

    If you are a GALAXY S3 user, I believe you have a lot of messages in the phone. If you deleted all SMS or text messages which are important to you by accidentally, like CHET, I think you would like to find a way to restore it, but there is no recycle bin on Samsung Galaxy S3, unlike computer, how to recover deleted text messages on Galaxy S3? This article introduce a simple way, as below.

    Step by step to recover deleted text messages from Samsung Galaxy S3
    Before to recover deleted text messages on Galaxy S3, we need an Samsung Galaxy S3 Data Recovery to help us, here recommend: Android Data Recovery. Download the free trial version:

       

    Step 1. Download & Install the FoneLab
    After install the FoneLab for Android, then run it on your computer, you'll see its main window below.
    Samsung Galaxy S3 messages Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Android Data Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your Samsung Galaxy S3 to PC.

    Step 2. Enable USB debugging
    If you have not enabled USB Debugging on your Samsung phone, it will through software window & phone remind you to enable it, so the program can connect your phone. There is article for: How to enable USB Debugging mode on Android, you can go to view.
    Samsung S3 Messages recovery – USB debugging

    Step 3. Select the type of files and scan mode
    In the latest version, Android Data Recovery empowers you to seletively choose which type of files you want to recover. You can choose "Contacts", "Messaging", "Gallery" or "Videos" etc.
    Galaxy S3 Messages Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the Samsung Galaxy S3 to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Samsung Galaxy S3 to get full access to the data on the device. Click the "Advanced Root" button and follow the step to root your phone, Generally, KingoRoot/Pingpongroot/Towelroot as the recommendation by default. Download it and install on the computer or Samsung Galaxy S3 and let it root your phone. This should finish in a fast manner.

    Go to our post on "How to safely root and remove root on Android phone" for details.

    root android phone
    Once rooted successfully, the Android Data Recovery will start deeply scanning your device. It will take about 15-20 minutes.

    Step 5. Preview and recover deleted messages from Samsung Galaxy S3
    When the scan compeleted, Select the "Messages" tab, Then you can certainly preview and check out the lost messages one by one. Select them that you wish to retrieve, and then click on the recover tab. You deleted files will be back where you want them to be.
    Galaxy S3 Messages Recovery – recover results


       

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