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How to retrieve deleted text messages on galaxy nexus?

  • How do you recover deleted text messages from Samsung Galaxy Nexus phone?
    1. Can my text messages be recovered after a hard reset on my galaxy nexus? My galaxy nexus is stuck in a reboot loop and im considering a hard reset but dont want to lose all of my texts - Maromus

    2. I deleted a thread with approximately 100 text messages by accident. How can I retrieve or recover these deleted texts. I have a samsung Galaxy Nexus 4.04 smartphone. Any suggestions? - Wilbert

    3. How do you recover deleted text messages from a samsung galaxy nexus phone? - Danny

    A way to Recover Galaxy Nexus deleted text messages
    You need an Android Data Recovery, you can download the FoneLab for Android to help you, free download here:


    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 Nexus messages Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Android Data Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your Galaxy Nexus 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 Nexus 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 Nexus Messages Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the Samsung Galaxy Nexus to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Samsung Galaxy Nexus 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 Nexus 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 text messages from Samsung Galaxy Nexus
    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 Nexus Messages Recovery – recover results

    Note: The FoneLab for Android not only enables you to recover deleted text messages from Android devices, like Samsung, Motorola, LG, HTC, Sony, Huawei and much more, and also can recover deleted contacts, video, photos etc.


    Support Samsung Models: Galaxy S10, S10e, S10 Plus, S9, S9 Plus, Note 9, S8, S7, S7 edge, Galaxy active, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, S6 active, S5, S5 active, S5 Mini, S5 Sport, S4, S4 mini, S4 active, Galaxy SIII, SII, Galaxy J3, Galaxy J7, Galaxy Note5, Note4, Note3, Note II, Note edge, Tab S2, Tab E, Tab S, J1 Ace, C7, C5, J5, J7, A9, A7, A5, On7, Active Neo, On5, A8, S5 Neo, Trend 2 Lite, alaxy Alpha, Grand Prime, etc.

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