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How to Recover Deleted Messages on Android?

Carry out one of the procedures given on this web page to recover deleted messages on Android mobile phone.

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Procedure 1: SMS Backup & Restore

  • Tap the Play Store icon, navigate to the search field, and type ‘sms backup restore’ without including the quotes.
  • Choose the SMS Backup & Restore application from the search result and tap the Install option.
  • As you tap the Open option, the installed application will be launched on the Android mobile phone.
  • Tap the Get Started option at the bottom of the screen.
  • Tap Allow -> Allow -> Allow -> Allow to give permissions to access contacts, media, messages, and phone calls.
  • Touch the Set Up a Backup option, turn on the toggle switch next to Messages, and tap the Next option at the bottom.
  • Now, you will see the Google Drive, Dropbox, and Your Phone options on the screen.
  • Mention the location where you have to save the restored messages and tap Next.
  • If needed, turn on the toggle switch next to Schedule recurring backups and select Daily, Weekly, or Hourly.
  • Tap the Back Up Now option, and you will see the Backed Up Today message on the screen.
  • Go back to the main screen of the SMS Backup & Restore application, tap the Menu icon at the left, and choose the Restore option.
  • Choose your recent backup, tap the Restore option, and select the OK option followed by the Yes option.
  • The application starts to recover deleted messages on Android mobile phone.
  • When you see the Restore Completed message on the screen, tap the Close option.

Procedure 2: Google Drive

  • If you have already created a Google Drive backup, you can prefer this method.
  • Launch Google Drive on the Android mobile phone.
  • Go to Menu, choose the Backups option, and check if the data has been backed up.
  • To restore the backed up data, you have to access Google Drive from another Android mobile phone.

Procedure 3: Third-Party App

  • You can use any third-party Android data recovery software to recover your deleted messages. The following steps are for the FonePaw data recovery software.
  • Go to your computer and download the FonePaw software from the manufacturer website.
  • Install the downloaded software as per the on-screen instructions.
  • Launch the FonePaw software and establish a connection between the Android mobile phone and the computer using a USB cable.
  • Go back to the Android mobile phone, navigate to the Settings application, and tap the Developer Options option.
  • Go to the Debugging section and then turn on the toggle switch beside USB Debugging.
  • Click the Contacts & Messages option, select Messages -> Message Attachments, and click the Next option.
  • Give access on the Android mobile phone.
  • Now, you will see the deleted text messages on the computer’s screen.
  • Select the checkbox next to the text message that you need to restore and click Recover.

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