How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on Your Android Phone

Have you accidentally deleted all SMS from your phone? Do not panic! You can actually recover your deleted messages with the right software – provided that this part of the memory on your phone has not been overwritten by an app update, file download or anything else. So take your phone and let’s get those messages back.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages on Your Android Phone

MobiKin Doctor for Android

There are several programs that you can use to recover lost or deleted text messages, or anything on your phone for that matter. We have tried MobiKin Doctor software for Android for you, which is our recommended method for its speed and functionality. We’ll walk you through the process with the software below, but you can go right to the website if you want to see the business step-by-step guide.

Which phones are MobiKin compatible?

MobiKin Doctor for Android supports over 2000 Android device models, check their list of compatible Android devices to make sure your phone is compatible (under the tab Technical characteristics ). The list goes on, so there’s a good chance your smartphone is compatible.

You can use the software without rooting your phone, although MobiKin guarantees that you will still be able to recover the full extent of your content if you do so. To know how to root your phone, you can follow the MobiKin method here.

How to Recover Deleted Text Messages Using MobiKin Doctor for Android

After installing the program on your computer and connecting the device, you will be prompted to allow MobiKin to access your phone. Within seconds, you should see a preview of your text messages on the MobiKin main screen, and data recovery and backup to your PC should be instantaneous. The screenshots below illustrate how the software works.

  • Step 1: Once you plug in your phone, this screen will appear automatically. It detects your device, connects to it, and tells you when the process is ready to start. You can also see from the screen that MobiKin can be used for Android SD card recovery and as Super Toolkit.

  • 2nd step: Once connected, your phone data will be displayed, such as model, system version, etc. and you will have the choice of the type of data you want to recover. As you can see from the screenshot below, you have several options of things to recover: contacts, photos, messages, call logs, photos, videos, audio and documents. Select “Messages” and click Next.

Your data will be recovered in a few moments and will be displayed as shown in the screenshot below. Here we have selected all the categories, but if you have only selected “Messages” you will only see this section.

  • Step 3: Choose to show only deleted items (in case you have a ton of posts), which is easier for filtering. Select each individual message or select all of them by checking the box in the top bar. Then select Recover to recover lost or deleted data.

  • Step 4: Once your data is recovered, you will be asked to save it directly to your PC. Choose or create a folder where you want to save your messages.

Have you ever deleted or lost your text messages by accident? Did you manage to get them back? Do you have a better way than with Mobikin Doctor? Share your tips and experiences in the comments below.