Simple Tricks to Retrieve Deleted SMS Messages from HTC Phones
Lost your precious text messages from the HTC mobile phone without rhyme or reason? You are not alone. Many friends of mine complain to me that their text messages are always lost unexpectedly. I can identify the feeling of losing important data because I used to leave my phone at home without the phone screen unlocked, when I get back home, all the text messages and other crucial data are all deleted by my little naughty and ignorant son. I was going crazy, you know? But fortunately, I tried my friend's recommendation and get them all back!
The tool I tried is the Android SMS Recovery, which is a professional application to recover deleted text messages from HTC One/Hero/Wildfire, etc. It can deeply scan your HTC's storage system, extract your lost SMS from there and export them to your computer. It is a 100% read-only and risk-free application which will do nothing harm on your system and information. Now, follow the steps as below to start the SMS recovery process for your HTC.
Note: Stop saving new data to your HTC right after you lose the data you want to recover, in order to prevent the lost data from being overwritten by new data.
How to Recover Text Messages Deleted from HTC One/Desire HD/Hero/Wildfire
Step 1. Run the software and connect your HTC
First of all, download and install the suitable version of the software on your PC. Launch it and connect your HTC handset to the computer via a USB cable. Check if you have enabled USB debugging on your HTC phone. If you did it before, you can skip to the next step. If not, follow the directions as below to enable the USB debugging.
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".
Step 2. Scan your HTC phone for lost SMS
After then USB debugging is enabled, your HTC will be automatically detect by the software. Now you can click the "Refresh" button to let the program scan all the data on your phone, including the lost text messages.
Step 3. Preview and recover SMS from HTC
When the scan finishes, all Contacts and Messages on your HTC phone will be scanned out and put into different categories. To recover SMS messages, you can just choose the "Message" folder and select the text messages you want to recover. Finally, give a click on the button of "Recovery" to let the program save your wanted messages on the PC.
The Android SMS Recovery is also compatible with other Android devices, including Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, etc. Download it to have a try!