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How to Recover Files from Samsung Galaxy S4

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sophia L yad at
March 10,2015

Summary: When deleted files on your Samsung Galaxy S4. Actually,you still have chance to recover deleted data on Galaxy S4 directly.Today,we recommed a efficient software that can deeply scan your Samsung Galaxy S4 internal memory and help you recover deleted/lost contacts, text messages, call logs, WhatsApp history, photos, videos, audio files, and documents from Samsung Galaxy smart phone without backup.

Lost or Deleted Important Files on your Samsung Galaxy S4?

As the saying goes, any situation has its drawbacks and advantages. Sometimes,you may lost data on your Samsung Galaxy S4,or accidentally deleted files on the Samsung S4.For example,when lost data on Samsung Galaxy S4 after rooting or custom ROMs the Samsung device,how can you recover lost data on Samsung S4? Once deleted contacts or SMS on Samsung S4,is it possible to recover deleted contacts from Galaxy S4? However, there are hidden risks if you don’t operate it in a proper manner. The consequence is that all of your data will be erased once failed. So what’s gonna to do to recover data from Samsung Galaxy S4.

What Cause Data Lost on your Samsung Galaxy S4?

Lost data on your Samsung Galaxy S4 due to rooting,Android OS upgrade,reset to factory settings, delete by mistaken, formatting, software crash, or virus attack? For all kinds of reason you may cause lost phone numbers, sms, pictures, videos, and other data lost on your Samsung Galaxy smart phone. Don’t worry,if lost or deleted files on your Samsung phone,you can use a third-party Samsung Galaxy S4 Data Recovery tool to scan and get them back easily,but there is one very important thing you must to remember: Don't add files (photos,videos) to your Samsung phone again after lost data,otherwise, the missing data is overwritten by new data,and once they are overwritten, there is no way we can bring them back.

To recover deleted files on Samsung Galaxy S4,you can use this Android Data Recovery,which is useful data recovery for Samsung users to recover contacts, text messages, photos, videos, whatsapp messages/chat history, call history and other android documents from Samsung Galaxy S4,Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy S6/S6 Edge, Galaxy S7/S7 Edge,the android data recovery enable you restore Samsung files that previously deleted or formatted.What's more,it also allows you recover data from broken android devices; retrieve data from Samsung SD Card and fix bricked Android phone and tablets,when your android phone is cracked screen, black screen,water-damaged, black screen. Let's show you the guide to scan and get lost data back from your Samsung Galaxy S4.

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Simple Steps to Restore Deleted Data from Samsung Galaxy S4

Step 1.Install and Run the Android Data Recovery Program

Download and install Android Data Recovery on the computer. There is an easy-to-follow installation wizard to help you complete the task in minutes. After installation, the software will be launched automatically. The main screen is shown as follows:

connect samsung galaxy s4 to PC

Note: Make Sure that Your Devices Have over 20% Power Left
One thing to bear in mind is that the software can only function on working phones or tablets. And this requirement is to guarantee that there is no shutdown in the process of recovery.

Step 2.Enable USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy S4

USB debugging is advanced feature provided by Android system. It allows third-party programs accessing the internal of a given device. To enable USB debugging on Galaxy S4, please follow the instructions as below:
1). Settings < More < About Device < Tap Build No. 7 times until a message that says “Developer mode has been enabled“.
2).    Tap the Back button < Developer options < USB Debugging

Enable USB Debugging on S4

[Additional Tips]: Three accesses for different Android system are shown as follow. Go to settings on your galaxy according to your Android version.

1) 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"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"
4) For Android 5.0 or newer: Tap "Settings" > "About Phone" to tap "Build number" seven times for "You are now a developer!" signal. Then, move to "Settings" > "Developer options" to turn on "USB debugging"

Select Types of Android Data You Want to Restore and Mode

Restore Deleted Files from Samsung Galaxy S4

Step 3.Start to Scan and Analyze Samsung Galaxy S4

Click Start button to let the program scan Galaxy S4 to detect previously detected contacts and other items. The scanning process will take 15-30 minutes, depending on how many files stored on your device. Please make sure the battery is more than 30%, or the task will be failed due to lack of power.

scan and restore samsung galaxy s4

Step 4.Start the Program for Deleted File Scanning

An interface below may show up. Click Allow to entitle Android Data Recovery to get going. Then, choose Start. And if not, tap on Start only.

click allow to scan your galaxy s4

Step 5.Preview and Selectively Recover Contacts from
Samsung Galaxy S4

After scanning, all of the contacts should be listed under Contact category. Select Contact options on the left menu bar, the contacts marked as red color are the ones you previously deleted, and now they are capable of being recovered by the software. Select the ones you want to recover, it takes less than 5 minutes to get back the deleted contacts.

recover deleted sms on galaxy s4

Tips: Samsung Galaxy Data Recovery can actually restore files, including contacts, messages, photos, music, videos, other documents and WhatsApp cache, from both internal and external memory.

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