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How to Recover WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy Phone

WhatsApp as a popular cross-platform mobile messaging program which allows you to exchange messages. You can have group chats, send photos, videos and some important documents, share locations. It is easy and convenient to get in touch with your family and friends. With the superior functions, WhatsApp now has attracted more and more Samsung galaxy users, some users encounter a problem that they lost their WhatsApp Messages but do not know how to restore. This article is to show you two ways.

Part 1: Restore WhatsApp Chat History on Samsung with Backup
Part 2: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy without Backup

Part 1: Restore WhatsApp Chat History on Samsung with Backup

WhatsApp makes a backup of it data every day at 4 AM and stores the backup file on your Samsung Galaxy phone automatically. With the backup file, you can restore WhatsApp messages directly.

A. Recover WhatsApp messages you lost less than seven days.

– Uninstall WhatsApp
– Reinstall WhatsApp
– Run WhatsApp and follow the step by step guide to verify your phone number.
– Choose the latest backup file to restore when the “Restore” button is prompted.

Recover WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy Phone

B. Recover WhatsApp messages you lost over seven days.

– Uninstall WhatsApp
– Go to backup folder, the default path is: /sdcard/WhatsApp/Databases.
– Rename “msgstore.db.crypt’’ to ‘’newestmsgstore.db.crypt’’, in case your latest message backup getting lost.
– Select the backup file that you want to restore. Rename it from “msgstore-YYYY-MM-DD.1.db.crypt8” to “msgstore.db.crypt”.
– Reinstall WhatsApp. Finally click Restore.

Part 2: Recover Deleted WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy without Backup

If you lost some very important whatsApp Messages without any backups, how can you get them back? Don’t worry. This Samsung Data Recovery program will help you.

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The program is compatible with almost all Samsung smart phones such as Samsung Galaxy S6/S6EdgeS5/S4/S3/S2/S, Samsung Galaxy Note 5/4/3/2. Meanwhile, it supports many other Android phone brands, like HTC, Motorola, Sony, LG, Google, etc.

Steps to Retrieve Lost WhatsApp Messages:

– Install and run the program.
– Enable USB debugging on your Samsung mobile phone and connect it to computer.
– Select ‘’WhatsApp’’on the product interface and the program will start to identify your phone. After that, click ‘’start’’ to scan.

Recover WhatsApp Messages from Samsung Galaxy Phone

– Preview the WhatsAPP messages and attachment in the scan result. Choose those you need and click ‘’Recover’’.

Why not try it now? With this Samsung Data Recovery program, you can get your WhatsApp messages back simply and get your good memory back happily.

Samsung Contacts Recovery – How to Retrieve Contacts from Samsung Phone

There were too much data on my Samsung Galaxy Note. I just want to clean it up, but accidentally deleted the whole contacts list. I checked my Google account. There is no backup. How can I get them back? Is there any way to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy Note?
                                                                                                           Doblo asked on forum androidcentral

Contacts are usually saved on the internal memory of our Samsung mobile by default and also they can be stored manually on SIM card. However, files stored on internal memory are forbidden to be accessed without limitations for protecting personal privacy and security, which makes Samsung contacts recovery more difficult. Well, don’t worry, that’s why I am here to tell you an easy approach to do so.

The Key is Samsung Data Recovery. This professional and reliable program can thoroughly access and recover contacts from Samsung internal memory as well as external sd card with no risk or info leakage. It is capable of retrieving your deleted contacts info, such as Name, Company, Job Title, Phone Number, Email etc. of your parents, children, school mates, old friends, business partner, and so forth. Moreover, you can preview both the deleted contacts and existing contacts before recovery.

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Compatible with:
– Samsung galaxy phones/tablets: Samsung Galaxy S6, S6 Edges(+), S5, S4, S3 etc. Galaxy Note 5, Note 4, Note 3, etc. Galaxy tab etc. (this is not the full list.)
– Operating System: Android 2.1 to Android 5.1

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Steps to Restore Samsung Contacts:

Step 1. Get  the Samsung contacts recovery software by clicking the above buttons, both windows version and Mac version are available.
Step 2. Using the USB cable to connect your device to PC or Mac, then start the software and tap the Middle panel “Database” to scan.
Step 3.
Turn on USB debugging on your Samsung. After that, you will receive a prompt messages on your phone, simply click “OK”.
Step 4.
After your Samsung device detected, click option “Start”. It can take some time for this process. When this is done, you are allowed to preview the contacts  in details.
Step 5. Mark the check-box next to “Contacts” from the left column, then click on “Recover” on  to restore Samsung contacts to anywhere on your computer as VCS/TXT/HTML file.

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Tips & tricks:
– It is good to backup the current Samsung contacts. Google account, Dropbox, Onedrive are good choices to backup Samsung contacts. Also, you can use Samsung Backup and Restore software to do this.
– No more use of your Samsung device, you are advised to turn off the 3G/4G/wi-fi connection to avoid automatic update and overwriting.
– The whole recovery process is done on PC/Mac, so your Samsung galaxy device should be connected and detected by computer. For windows users, make sure you have installed the proper USB driver.

That’s it. We will be very pleased if you have retrieved lost contacts on your Samsung by following this guide. If you have any good problems or options to recover data from Samsung, don’t hesitate to enter your comment below and share your ideas with us. Still wondering how this program works? Just download the free trail and try it yourself.

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How to Retrieve Deleted Text Messages on Samsung Galaxy S/Note

It is normal to delete those unimportant text messages on the Samsung mobile phones to free up the storage space from time to time. However, you may accidentally press on “deleted all” option and the wanted messages are also gone. I believe there are large amount of Samsung users have such terrible experience.

Well, If you are the one who are searching for solution to retrieve deleted messages on Samsung galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3/S2/Note 5/Note 4/Note 3 etc., You don’t need to get too tensed because you have two options at least to do the Samsung messages recovery: by using backup and Samsung Data Recovery software. Read on, this article will guide you get back what you want.

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Option 1. Restore Deleted Text Messages on Samsung Galaxy via Backup

This is a method to recover your deleted/lost text messages only if you’ve previously backed them up before.
From Google Backup. Google can backup and restore Samsung messages, contacts, app info etc. as long as you have synced your SMS with Google account. Simply log into your Google account, go to the gmail, you will find the text messages under “SMS”.
From Samsung Smart Switch. If you have backed up Samsung text messages with the Samsung smart switch, then it is very easy to to do Samsung SMS recovery. Just start Smart Switch on your PC/Mac, when your device is detected, click “Restore” option -> Select the backup folder and file type -> Click “OK”to restore Samsung SMS.

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Option 2. Retrieve Deleted Samsung SMS by Samsung Data Recovery

What if you didn’t backup your Samsung and failed to find deleted text messages from your galaxy in the above way? Take it easy, Samsung Data Recovery is the best bet in this case. It gives great solution to recover messages from Samsung galaxy S series(like galaxy S6/S5/S4 etc.) and Samsung galaxy note series (like galaxy Note 5/Note 4/Note 3 etc.)

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Caution:
Stop using your Samsung galaxy s/note mobiles, as the new data may overwrite the deleted Samsung SMS and make them unrecoverable.

Step by step guide:
– First of all, download and install Samsung SMS Recovery tool and run the software. Then, select “Database” option to continue.
– Now connect your Samsung galaxy s/note to your computer with USB data cable.
Enable USB debugging to allow the program get super user authorization and access your device. After that, click “Start” to scan.
– Wait for the scanning, once it completes, it will show all found content in categories “Messages”, “Contacts”, and “Call Logs”.
– Now, you can click “Messages” to preview both the existing messages and deleted messages on the scan result, click on “Recover” and select an output location to start recovering.

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Moreover, you can recover contacts from Samsung as well as call logs, photos, Whatsapp messages, videos, etc. files with the same method. If you have files lost on Samsung galaxy, simply get the Samsung Data Recovery to help you get rid of it.

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User Guide of Samsung Data Recovery Software

Samsung Data Recovery provides easy and quick solution to restore Samsung deleted files. It performs well on retrieving deleted or lost contacts, sms, call logs, photos, videos, WhatsApp, documents and more from any Samsung galaxy phone/tablets(like Samsung galaxy S2, S3, S4, S5, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, Note 2, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5 etc.)

Attention:
New data will probably overwrite the lost Samsung files, which makes lost data unrecoverable. Thus, you are suggested to turn off your 3G/4G/Wi-Fi connection and stop using your Samsung to avoid automatic updating and overwriting.

Step 1. Connect Device to PC/Mac.

After you have downloaded and installed Samsung Data Recovery on your PC or Mac, plug the Samsung device to computer with USB cable and run the software. Keep your device connected during the recovery process.

Connect Device to PC/Mac

Step 2. Access Your Samsung Device.

Select wanted files to scan, or simply select “All” to scan all files on Samsung. Then enable USB debugging to make the Samsung device accessible. You have 3 options to do this:
– For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to “Settings” -> “Applications” -> “Development“, then check “USB debugging“.
– For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Navigate to “Settings” -> “Developer options” -> Check “USB debugging“.
– For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to “Settings” -> “About Phone” < Hit “Build number” for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode“, Then go back to “Settings” -> “Developer options” ->Check “USB debugging“.

Note: If you have done this before, just skip this step and click “Opened?Next…” to continue. When the Samsung phone/tablet is identified, click “Start” to begin scanning.

Access Your Samsung Device

Step 3. Scan & Recover Samsung Data.

When scanning process ended, all recoverable files will be displayed in the scan result on the left side. It allows you freely preview data before recovery. Simply choose needed files and hit “Recover” to save them to your PC/Mac.

Scan & Recover Samsung Data.

How to Backup and Restore Samsung Phone/Tablet on PC/ Mac

In most cases, Samsung users lost their files permanently because they didn’t back up phone data regularly and didn’t take quick action to find a feasible Samsung recovery solution. If you have important Samsung files to keep, it is absolutely crucial to have a good backup of them.

The purpose of writing this article is to show you detailed steps to backup and restore android phone and tablet with a tool named Samsung Backup and Restore.

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Backup and Restore Samsung Phone/Tablet on PC/ Mac

About Samsung Backup and Restore Software

Samsung Backup Restore performs well on backing up Samsung to PC/Mac computer, as well as recover delete/lost files from backup file with a few clicks. Its main functions including:
1. Transfer, view, manage, backup and restore all your contacts, text messages, call history, photos, videos, audio files and apps from Samsung devices on computer.
2. Safely backup files from almost all Samsung phones and tablets, like Samsung Galaxy Note 2, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5, S6, S6 edge +, S5, S5 mini, S4, S4 mini, S3, S3 mini, S2, Y Duos, Y, Ace, Grand, Core, Note 10.1, Galaxy Tab2 10.1, Galaxy Tab2 7.0 and many more.
3. Can export text messages, contacts, call logs in TXT, CSV, HTML formats, also selectively print them out.
4. Capable of restoring the lost files from Samsung backup files instantly with original quality.

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Support Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
Support Mac OS X Yosemite, 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, 10.6
Guide: How to install or uninstall Samsung backup and restore software

Detailed Guide to Backup and Restore Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3

Part 1. Backup Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3 File to PC or Mac

a, Make Samsung device and computer connected with USB cable, then run the software to backup Samsung.
b, Tap “Backup Your Phone”, when the Samsung device is connected, select the wanted files to backup.
c, Enable developer option and USB debugging on your Samsung to let the Samsung Backup and Restore software identify your device. If you have done this before, simple hit “Backup Now” to continue.
d, Save the backup files to anywhere on your computer, and wait for a while for the backing up process.

Backup Samsung Moible Phone

Part 2. Restore Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3 from Backup File

a, After you connected Samsung with your PC or Mac, start this program and go to “Restore Data(from backup)”.
b, Select backup folder on the left side and selectively choose the wanted content to restore. You can also mark the option “Clear the selected…copy” to clear the old data.
c, Click “Restore Now” to recover the lost files from the Samsung backup. When the restoring process is done, you will see the files regained to your phone/tablet.

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Install/Uninstall Samsung Data Recovery & Backup Software on PC or Mac

Part 1.Install & Uninstall Samsung Data Recovery on Windows PC

Installation:
On your windows PC, download the Samsung Data Recovery (Samsung Backup and Restore)installation file. Double clicking the file you just downloaded. Mark “Agree…” click “Next”and follow its wizard to install the software.

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Uninstallation:
On PC, go to “Start” menu -> tap “Control Panel” -> click “Uninstall a program” under Programs. Scroll down to find Samsung Data Recovery(Samsung Backup and Restore), double clicking or right clicking it to uninstall the software.

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Part 2.Install & Uninstall Samsung Data Recovery on Mac OS X

Installation:
Download the Samsung Recovery for Mac(Samsung Backup Restore for Mac). After that, double click the pkg folder and enter your mac password when prompted. Then tap “Install ” to install the software on Mac. That’s it.

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Deletion:
Navigate to “Finder”, tap “Applications” on the left list. Find the “Samsung Data Recovery.app(Samsung Backup Restore for Mac.app)” on the right, then drag & drop it into “Trash” to thoroughly delete/uninstall the software.

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How to Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Phones like Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6

Accidentally lost pictures from Samsung galaxy?

Samsung camera takes really amazing photos, many Samsung users take photos to cherish their good old days and great memories. However, data loss happens a lot. Sometimes, the precious photos just gone due to a simple reason, like wrongly clicking “Deletion”/”Factory reset” button, or failing to update/root your Samsung. It is very frustrated if we permanently lost the valuable precious pictures on Samsung.

Is it possible to recover photos from Samsung?

Actually, the deleted/lost photos are not really lost, but make the space as blanked for new data. Basically, as long as the lost pics haven’t been overwritten, it is possible to get the lost Samsung images back by using a reliable Samsung photo recovery software. Read on, this article is exactly going to tell you how to directly recover photos from Samsung mobiles phones like Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6/S6 Edge/Note series etc.

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How to do Samsung Galaxy Photo Recovery?

To start with:
– Download the Samsung Data Recovery on your PC/Mac computer and follow its wizard to install it.
– Make sure your Samsung galaxy phone can be connected to computer through USB cable.
– Stop using you Samsung device and turn off Wi-Fi/4G/3G connection to get ride of data overwriting and automatic update.

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Support Windows 10, 8.1, 8, 7, Vista, and XP
Support Mac OS X Yosemite, 10.9 (Mavericks), 10.8, 10.7, 10.6

Detailed Steps:

Step 1. Run the Samsung photo recovery tool and select files to scan.

Connect your Samsung galaxy phone to computer via USB cable and launch the program. After that, you’ll see the windows as the following screenshot shows, simply select the “Multimedia”, then select the specified photo formats to scan. Or you can tap “All” to continue.

Samsung Galaxy Phone Photo Recovery

Step 2. Make your Samsung device accessible and scan lost photos.

After your Samsung is detected by computer, the program automatically identifies your device. If not, it will prompt you to “Enable USB debugging”, follow its wizard to make the Samsung device accessible. When this is done, a new window will be displayed, just click “Start” to begin scanning. You may need give it a few minutes for the scanning process.

Make your Samsung device accessible and scan lost photos

Note: If you have enabled USB debugging and still get this window, disable it and reset it again.

Step 3. Preview recoverable photos and selectively recover wanted ones.

When the scanning process is done, you are allowed to preview the recoverable pictures in the category of “Gallery” at the left side of the window. Mark the wanted ones and tap “Recover” button to recover lost photos from your Samsung galaxy s6/s5/s4/s3 etc.

Preview recoverable photos and selectively recover wanted ones

Samsung data recovery is far beyond recovering photos, it can also recover deleted text messages from Samsung as well as videos, contacts and call logs. Simply try the free trail to check if the lost Samsung files can be found with it.

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