“How to recover deleted messages from Samsung Galaxy GT-I8160? My son deleted my messages no back up and I think I had an unread message but was deleted before I could read it what can I do?” —— Answers Yahoo
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 (GT-I8160) is one of Samsung’s cost effective, dual-core Android-based smartphones released by Samsung in February 2012. it tackles the space between the entry- and mid-market handsets.
Sometimes, you may need to delete unwanted messages in order to make room for new messages. However, you may pressed the wrong button and accidently some messages that you don’t want to delete. Can you get them back?
Don’t worry, you can still recover your deleted messages from your Samsung Galaxy Ace/Ace Plus/Ace 2 with some third-party Samsung Data Recovery, such as Wondershare Dr .Fone for Android one of the most powerful Android Data Recovery.
Dr .Fone for Android can not only recover deleted messages, but also other files such as photos, videos, contacts, audio, document, Whatsapp chat history etc from Samsung Galaxy Ace series, Samsung Galaxy S series, Samsung Galaxy Note series, and other Android device like HTC, LG, Motorola, ZTE, Huawei etc.
Step by step to recover deleted messages from Samsung Galaxy Ace/Ace Plus/Ace 2
Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy Ace to the computer
Download, install and run Dr. Fone for Android. You will see the main interface. And then connect your Samsung Galaxy Ace to the computer with a USB cable.
Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your Samsung Galaxy Ace
If you didn’t enable USB debugging on your device, you’ll see the window below. Check what Android OS is your Samsung Galaxy Ace and then follow the instructions below to set it now
Note: If you have enabled USB debugging on your device before, you can skip this step.
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” < Click“Development”< Check “USB debugging”
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check“USB debugging”
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap“Build number”for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”
Note: If you still get this window and the USB debugging has been enabled, please try to disable it and reset it again.
Step 3. Scan your Samsung Galaxy Ace for deleted messages
Once your Samsung Galaxy Ace is detected, the program will ask you to click the “Start” button to start analyzing your phone’s data.
Note: Before doing this, make sure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan
If your device is not rooted before, the program will directly scan it after the analysis.
Note: For the device that Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android doesn’t support currently, it may lead you to set USB Mass Storage on your device to scan photos, videos, music and documents, or to root your device by yourself (if there is no USB Mass Storage option). All rooted Android devices are supported well. You can choose to do it or not by yourself.
If you rooted your device before, you need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen of your device. Just click “Allow” when the message pops out on your device’s home screen. Then back to your computer, and click “Start” on the program’s screen to scan your device.
Note: For some devices, they may ask you to click “Allow” more than one time on your device’s homescreen. It’s normal. Just do it if it askes. It doesn’t matter. Just click it until it doesn’t appear again or the program has begun its real scan.
Do not disconnect your device during the scan, or the scan will fail.
Step 4: Preview and recover deleted messeages from Samsung Galaxy Ace
The scan will take you some time. When messages and contacts are scanned out, it will remind you. And you can stop the scan to get them back if you only want to recover deleted messages and contacts. For photos and video, it will take you more time to scan out all of them.
After the scan, you can check details of all the found data one by one. Mark the messages that you need to recover and then, click “Recover” to save them on your computer.