Tuesday, May 19, 2015

Restore Lost SMS,Contacts,Photos Data from Samsung Galaxy S4

How to recover lost data from Samsung Galaxy S4? It's a problem that bothers many Samsung Galaxy mobile phone users. Unfortunately, Android doesn't come with a trash bin that allows you to recover lost files. Is it impossible to recover lost messages, contacts, videos and photos from Samsung Galaxy S4?

Yes, Of course! You can not only recover lost contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4 directly, but also recover data from SD Card inside of your Samsung Galaxy phone.

Recover Data from Samsung S4
We recommend you use this Samsung Galaxy S4 Data Recovery: Free Android Data Recovery,which not only can help you recover contacts and text messages files from Samsung Galaxy S4,no matter deleted or lost due to other reasons from various Samsung mobile phones, such as Galaxy S6, S5, S4, S, Note 3, Note 2. It's really a nice recovery data recovery for your to rescue data from Samsung Galaxy S4 internal memory card/SD card.

To restore Samsung S4 lost files,the best way you need is the Samsung Android Data Recovery tool.

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Tips: The android data recovery supports recover Samsung Galaxy S4 lost data after factory reset, updating Android, rooting, etc.

Way 1: Recover Data from Samsung Galaxy S4 with Android Recovery

Step 1 Stop Your Samsung Data from Being Overwritten If Lost Data
Before you find an easy approach to recover your deleted Android videos or photos from your Android, be sure that you didn't do any update once you find that your Android data is lost. In this way, you can prevent your data from being overwritten. After making sure that your Android backup is well protected, you can download Android Data Recovery on your computer and try restore data with it.

Step 2 Install and Run the Program
When you finish downloading the Samsung recovery tool, install and run it on the computer.

Step 3 Connect Samsung to Computer and Enable USB Debugging
Now, please connect your Samsung Galaxy phone to computer via USB cable. Then the program will prompt you to "Enable USB debugging" according to three different situations:
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 4 Begin to Analyzing and Scan your Galaxy S
When you see the below picture on your computer, your Galaxy S has been connected to the program successfully. Go next step to analyze your phone data by clicking "Start" button.

You are empowered to seletively choose which type of files to be scanned. You can try clicking the box next to Photos or Videos, it will save you time.

What's more, you can try "Scan for deleted files". This is a time-saving steps because you don't need to waste time on scanning existing Android data.

Turn to the screen of your Galaxy phone now, you will see a request pops up on it. Just click "Allow" and "Start" button one-by-one, which will allow the program to scan lost data from your device.

Step 5 Preview and Retrieve Pictures & Videos from Samsung Galaxy S4

At the last step, preview the recoverable file in the category of "Gallery" and "Videos" at the left side of the window, then check the files you want back and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

Step 6 Do backup on Samsung Galaxy to Prevent Data Loss
Be upset because of precious Android data lost? You can make a habit of back up Android data frequently. To back up Android data, an useful backup program will be recommended, Android Transfer. Just use it to do backup with your Android with ease

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After 6 steps above, you will find back all your deleted photos and enjoy your favourite videos again.

Way 2: Recover Galaxy S4 Contacts from Gmail

Provided that you have logged into your Google account before you deleted/lost all the contacts. Google will automatically store your contacts in your Gmail account. You can retrieve S4 lost contacts by simply syncing your Gmail with your phone.

Way 3:  Android Contacts Backup and Restore (Android Data Manager)

Use Android Data Backup and Restore application to help you get away from the contacts loss trouble on your Galaxy S4. If you have previously performed a backup, all contacts that was on the phone can be stored on your computer or other safe place like mail, cloud, etc. and can be added back to your S4’s memory.

Tips: In order to avoid data lost again on your Samsung Galaxy S4,you can backup data from Samsung Galaxy S4 to computer or Mac occasionally,it not only can help you transfer contacts, text messages from Samsung to computer,but also allows you backup&restore other data on Samsung S4 directly.

Read more: How to recover deleted SMS on Samsung S4