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How can I recover lost text messages and contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5?

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Hello, I need help. My phone (Samsung Galaxy S5) has suffered physical damage and it will no longer turn on. I found the data is still alive in there and that it can be extracted using external means. Is there a way to recover deleted contacts and messages given these circumstances?

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The only thing you could try is connecting the phone to a PC where Kies is installed. If the phone's display is cracked, then you can attempt to recover the data because it's possible the phone might still boot properly.

Install Kies, then attach the phone and watch to see if it detects it. This is actually the only thing you can try. For other advanced operations, you need to visit a local phone service shop to connect the phone to a hardware box that is capable of accessing data from memory chips.

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But I didn't backup my phone with Kies, one of friends recommend me using Android recovery tool to retrieve lost messages and contacts from my Samsung, but I'm not sure if it works with my phone, any suggestion?
http://www.androidphonesoft.com/resources/recover-deleted-contacts-from-samsung-galaxy-s4.html
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Well, to get lost or deleted text messages from Samsung S5, this data recovery for android tool could a great assistant.

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Have you sync your contacts with Samsung Kies? You can backup and restore contacts with Kies. For messages, I advise you to download a professional Android sms recovery tool.

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I think you should download an recovery tool to restore your lost data, I have the same experience before, so I downloaded a tool to help my mom found back her lost text messages. You can have a look at this, for text message recovery, and retrieve deleted contacts.

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The only solution for you to get back lost text and contacts is to download Android recovery tool.

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You can use Android SMS+Contact Recovery software to recover lost text messages and contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5 if they were not overwritten. To make sure you can successfully recover lost sms and contacts, you need stop using your Samsung Galaxy S5 firstly.

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If the data were deleted, and you don't have backup of them , I think you can try data recovery methods. Hope this MobiKin Doctor for Android tool would help you.
https://www.mobikin.com/android-recovery/recover-deleted-text-messages-from-samsung-galaxy.html

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