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Top Samsung Data Recovery - Recover Lost Data from Galaxy

author Emily Watson
date Friday, April 27, 2018

When you browse, a forum for Android users to find solutions to their phones, you can see lots of questions like "Is there any solutions to recover lost data from Samsung Galaxy". In fact, deleted information still exists on the phone. You cannot find them only because they are hidden. To get them back, you need to make sure that you do not factory reset the phone, or add new operations to it. That is, make sure that the deleted files have not been overwritten. More important, you need a professional recovery tool, for instance, FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery has a solution for recovery of Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/Note Edge/Note 8/Note 5, etc. Wrongly delete contacts, photos or messages? Whatever your phone's symptoms, FonePaw Android Data Recovery has prescription. It helps retrieve lost data in Samsung Galaxy at high speed. The recoverable files include deleted/lost photos, contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messages and photos, videos, music, voice recordings, document files and more. This program is popular for its simple operation and efficiency.

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Supported Brands & Systems:

Samsung Galaxy: S10/S9/S8/S7/S7 Edge/S6 Edge/S6/S5/S4/S3/Note 8/Note 6, Galaxy Tab, etc.

Android Version: 2.1 - 9.0

Windows OS: Windows 10/8.1/8/7/Vista/XP (32 bit or 64 bit)

Mac OS: Mac OS 10.15/10.14/10.13/10.12/10.11/10.10/10.9/10.8/10.7

# The Ultimate Guide of Samsung Data Recovery

Step 1. Connect Samsung Galaxy to PC

Launch FonePaw Android Data Recovery on your computer. Then please connect your Samsung Galaxy to PC via USB.

Connect Samsung Galaxy to PC

Step 2. Enable USB Debugging

The connected Samsung Galaxy will fail to be recognized before you enable USB debugging. Follow the steps to open the USB mode and click the "OK" button.

For Android 4.2 or newer (Android 9.0):

  1. Go to "Settings">"About phone".

  2. Tab "Build number" for 7 times till you see the pop up "You are under developer mode".

  3. Go back to "Settings">"Developer options">"USB Debugging".

After debugging, click "OK". Don't worry about debugging faults. FonePaw Android Data Recovery is of a high success rate when connecting to the phone.

Enable USB Debugging of Samsung Galaxy

Step 3. Select File Types to Recover

Please select your wanted file types from the category, such as contacts, messages, and call logs. Then click the "Next" button.

Choose Files to Recover from Samsung Phone

Step 4. Grant Samsung Galaxy to Scan

If there is a prompt on your device ask you to install the FonePaw app, tap "Allow" to install the app via USB and then permit the program to access and scan deleted files on your Samsung Galaxy.

On your computer, click "Scan Authorized Files".

Authorize FonePaw Scan

Note: When your program is stuck into the screen of granting and your device cannot get any pop-up to move on, please go back to your computer and click the "Retry" for several times. If it is unresponsive, it is in need to install an access management app on your Galaxy phone/tablet. For example, SuperSU.

Step 5. Preview and Recover Lost Data from Samsung Galaxy

When scanning is finished, choose your needed files from the left pane. Then they will be displayed in the table. Preview them in detail. After that, select the ones you are going to recover and click "Recover" to get them back. If you couldn't find deleted files that you need, click Deep Scan for the program to discover more lost data from your Galaxy phone.

Deep Scan on FonePaw

All the recovered contents will be stored on the computer. You can go to Preference and set to automatically open the output folder after recovery, which is convenient for you to check.

Set Output Folder to Export the Recovered Data on Computer

With FonePaw Android Data Recovery, you are able to restore lost files from Samsung phones. You can recover the contacts from your friends, family, colleagues, and business partners. Plus, messages and call logs from them are all can be recovered. Moreover, if you are an Android fan and have several Android phones of different brands or your families are using Android phones, this software is also useful as it can be perfectly compatible with all Android phones, including Samsung, LG, Motorola, Sony, HTC, HUAWEI, Xiaomi, etc. Why not give a try right now!

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# Samsung Kies: Never Lost Data on Samsung Again

Kies software can be a helpful assistant in backing up phone. The software is designed by Samsung for users to sync data between Samsung smartphones or tablets and computers. It can back up personal information like contacts, memos, planners, call logs and messages as well as media files such as video, music, and photo.

  1. Installing Kies on your computerand connect your Samsung device to computer via a USB data cable.

  2. To back up the Samsung device, click "Back up/Restore" tab > choose backup item> click the "Backup" button and wait for your backup to finish.

  3. To restore a backup, click the "Restore" button > choose the backup file to restore > select the data you want to restore > click "Next". Your phone will reboot after restoring the backup files.

Note: Cannot use Samsung Kies or don't like it? Android Data Backup & Restore is an alternative to Kies so you can try it to save the files on Samsung.