Recovering Deleted Text Messages on a Samsung Galaxy S5
The days of sending a note via email or the post office have near reached extinction. For most smartphone users, it is easier to simply send a text message and in some cases, these messages contain important business or personal information. If you have recently lost one or more text messages on your Samsung Galaxy S5, there is no need to worry. A dependable recovery utility will be able to quickly locate the deleted or lost items and recover them from your phone.
With Dr.Fone for Android, the recovery process is easy and only requires a few simple steps. The utility is designed to scan an Android phone (or tablet) that is connected to the computer where the application was installed. Moreover, Dr.Fone offers these benefits if you badly need to recover deleted text messages Samsung Galaxy S5:
- Scan only for text messages
- Just view deleted items
- Recover all messages
- Search messages by name, etc.
- Make customized selections
Regardless of the number of items you need to recover, this recovery program will find them and provide plenty of options to regain the right information. Dr.Fone for Android offers compatible installation versions for Mac and Windows. Simply download the right version, install it, and then connect your device.
The connected Samsung Galaxy S5 will be identified prior to starting the recovery. You must connect the phone to the installation computer and wait for this process to finish before you will be able to scan and make recovery selections.
Finally, before you are able to start the recovery process, USB Debugging has to be disabled on the device. To see if this option is disabled, open the device’s Settings, tap on Developer Options, and then view the USB Debugging option. If it is checked, you will need to tap on the checkbox to disable it.
Retrieve Your Messages in 5 Simple Steps
If you have not yet connected the Galaxy S5 to the computer and opened the application, please do so. Then follow the steps outlined below in this tutorial to quickly restore texts from your smartphone.
Step 1: Recover Text Messages Only. Dr.Fone will instantly select every available file type for scanning and recovery. To remove other file types, click on the checkbox located next to each selection that is not needed. Once finished, click on Next.
Step 2: Initiate Device Analysis. Before scanning begins, Dr.Fone must perform a couple of preliminary steps. First, a one-click root must be applied and then the device must be analyzed to verify its model number, etc. To begin, click on Start.
A percentage and the steps are provided to show the progress of device analysis:
Step 3: Wait for Scanning to Finish. The scan starts automatically after device analysis has completed successfully.
To view the estimated time of completion for the scan, a progress bar resides at the top of the screen. At the bottom of the bar, the utility displays the remaining time for completion.
Please note that the Recovery button at the bottom of the window will remain grayed out until scanning has finished.
Step 4: Make Selections for Recovery. Unless otherwise specified, all messages found by the scan will be recovered when you click on Recover at the bottom of the utility.
If you want to make individual recovery selections, click on Messages in the left panel to view each located text message on the right of the screen.
To easily remove current selections, uncheck the box next to Messages in the left panel. This will deselect all texts located by the scan. Then click on each checkbox for the items you want to recover from your Galaxy S5.
To see only the text messages that have been deleted on the scanned device, click on the slider for the option titled Only Display Deleted Items. When enabled, you will only see the deleted ones and this will make it easier if you are seeking just one or a few messages for recovery.
Then make selections by clicking on the checkbox to the left of each desired text message on the screen. Any item with a checkmark is currently selected for recovery.
Step 5: Click on Recover. A Recover button is provided at the bottom right of the screen. Click on this button once all selections have been made and Dr.Fone will complete the rest of this process to safely recover deleted text messages Samsung Galaxy S5.
With Dr.Fone in your back pocket, recovering text message/s or other types of data on a Samsung Galaxy S5 is a breeze. Simply download the application and install it to get started. Then follow the 5 steps below to complete the recovery:
- Recover text messages only.
- Initiate device analysis.
- Wait for scanning to finish.
- Make selections for recovery.
- Click on Recover.
Dr.Fone may also be used on other Android smartphones or compatible tablets for message recovery. Give it a try today!