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How to restore deleted text messages on Android?

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I am using OnePlus Two, which is a great Android phone. However, the messages can be easily deleted by a tap with the stock messaging app. Now my little boy deleted at least 10 recent messages. I am hoping someone in here to help me out.

Edit: here is the tutorial that solved my problem:

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Once the message has been deleted, then it's long gone. Android keeps SMS messages on a file in the system partition. It's very hard to even find the message, and the recovery it's impossible. You might see and find apps that claim to restore those messages, but unless the SMS have been saved manually on the external card, then it's impossible to recover it and you shouldn't pay for something else. Add a password or a pattern to the lock screen to prevent any other deletions in the future.

You can assign a password from Settings > Security in your phone.

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How to recover lost data from water damaged iPhone?
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To restore deleted text messages on Android, maybe you need pro android file recovery software. iPubsoft Android SMS+Contacts Recovery is specially designed to help Android users to recover deleted, lost, damaged and formatted text messages and contacts info from any Android phones, such as Samsung, HTC, ZTE, Motorola, LG, etc. You can check this software by using google.

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If you did not back them up before, you can try data recovery tool,

or you can follow these detailed guides,

recover deleted text messages android

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Samsung Data Recovery, is specially designed for rescuing data from Samsung Galaxy Note 5, Samsung Galaxy S7/S6, Samsung Galaxy S7/S6 Edge, Samsung Galaxy S5, Samsung Galaxy S4, Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, Samsung Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy A9/A8/A7/A5, Samsung Galaxy J/On/Ace/Y/Grand, Samsung Epic. You can easily make contacts recovery. In addition, messages, videos, music, and other file types are also can be retrieved.

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Well, if you lost data from your android phone,
the first thing, check out the backup, whether you have synced the data to Gmail account, or saved on your pc.
Then, you should never add more data to your phone after data loss, cuz they can take up more space, the lost data will be overwritten.
Last thing, you can try recovery methods for text message recovery, Recuva, you can also try professional android data recovery programs.

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Samsung Data Recovery is a trust worthy recover software which can regain lost or deleted contacts, text messages, photos, audio files, videos, documents and so on. Besides, with the help of it, you can restore deleted SMS from android phone, this is a piece of cake.

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This powerful Coolmuster Android Messages Contacts Recovery supports to auto scan your damaged Android device after connecting your phone to PC. By extracting data from your device, it can extract and save your existing and lost contacts,messages to your computer within a few minutes.
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Hi, This is probably too late but I really hope this can help you or others.
Firstly, We need to know why the deleted text messages can be recovered! When you delete a text message, the phone mark the message as “deleted”. Actually, it still exists on your phone. If the messages did not be covered, then you can still get it back.
Secondly, The solutions to Recover deleted text messages are as followings:
3. The free solution is “recovering from your backups”. For Android users, May be you can try to recover from google driver. Of course, it bases on you have backups.
4. If you have no backups, you can try our ways. For android user, you can try FoneDog - Android Data Recovery. Here are the steps:
Step 1: Download and Install FoneDog Toolkit.
Step 2: Connect Your Phone to Computer.
Step 3: Select The File Types to Scan Your Device for.
Step 4: Scan Your Device to Find The Lost Data.
Step 5: Preview The Scanned Data and Recover Them.

See the complete guide: 5 Steps to Recover Your Deleted Text Messages with FoneDog Toolkit

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