How to Recover Deleted/Lost Messages from Samsung S20

April 22, 2021
Summary: Deleting the important text messages on Samsung S20 may be caused by many accidental reasons. But in this article, you can find the most efficient way to recover any deleted text messages.
Samsung S20 series will be officially released on February 12 this year, including three models: Samsung S20, Samsung S20 + and Samsung S20 ultra, all of which support 5G network. Samsung S20 is one of the basic models. It will use a 6.2-inch screen with a resolution of 3200 * 1440, and the screen material is infinity-o AMOLED. In terms of camera, Samsung S20 adopts a combination of rear three cameras + front one camera. The rear camera is a combination of 12 megapixel main wide + 64 megapixel  telephoto + 12 megapixel ultra wide camera, and a single camera with 10 megapixel in front. Samsung S20 supports 8K 30fps video shooting and 4K 60fps video shooting in front. In the core configuration, Samsung S20 will be equipped with Qualcomm snapdragon 865 processor, with 128/512GB of memory, and can also be expanded to 1TB through micro SD. In terms of battery life, Samsung S20 adopts 4000mAh battery. In addition, Samsung S20 supports IP68 waterproof.

The high configuration of Samsung S20 is very expected, but no matter how high the configuration of the mobile phone, there is always a problem that can not be avoided: if some important data such as text messages are deleted from the mobile phone, the user can not directly and immediately recover. Sometimes in some emergency situations, users can't recover data autonomously, which will bring great trouble to life/work. For example, we often send and receive some important information via SMS, such as internal notice of school/company, account information, etc., but sometimes when we view text messages, some unread/very important messages will be deleted accidentally due to clicking error, which makes us unable to continue to check the information content.In situations like these, many people feel anxious.Even if you use the Samsung S20 with high configuration, you may encounter such a situation. In fact, accidental deletion of important data is very common. Data recovery is the demand of many users. In order to solve this problem well, this paper will provide you with a simple, effective and practical data recovery scheme, so that you can quickly recover deleted text messages and other data from Samsung S20 and other Android phones.

Method Outline:

Guide 1: Recover Samsung S20/S20 PLUS/S20 Ultra text messages on click

Guide 2:Free to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phones
Guide 3:Free to Solve SD Card issues on Andorid phones
Guide 4:Free to Recover android Photos/Videos from google photos
Guide 5:Free to Recover Messages from Android with SMS Backup & Restore App

Best Method: Recover deleted text messages from Samsung S20 with Samsung Data Recovery.
As a professional data recovery software, Samsung Data Recovery is a simple and powerful software. With just a few simple steps, you can easily recover the data you need, including text messages, contacts, call logs, photos, audio, video, files, and any other data stored on your phone. No matter how the data is deleted, whether you accidentally delete it or the mobile phone automatically cleans it, it can help you scan Samsung S20 quickly and retrieve all deleted data quickly. You only need to select the required text message for quick recovery. It is worth mentioning that it is very friendly to Samsung mobile phones, because it can be applied to almost all models of Samsung mobile phones, as well as almost all Android smart phones, including Huawei, LG, ZTE, Xiaomi, oppo, Meizu, etc. With it, you don't have to worry about data loss/accidental deletion even if you don't have the habit of backing up data at any time, because in case of such an accident, Samsung Data Recovery can recover for you at any time.
Models Included: Samsung S7/S8/S9/S10/S20/S20+/S20 Ultra,etc.
Data Included: text messages, call history, contacts, photos, music, videos and more.


Here are the detailed steps to recover deleted text messages from Samsung S20.

Step 1.Launch Program and Connect Samsung phone to the Computer
To begin with,install and run the Samsung Data Recovery program on the computer, click "Android Data Recovery" option in the home page adn then connect your Samsung S20 to the computer via a USB cable.

Step 2.Allow Program Connect Samsung phone to the Computer
Please click "OK" on the Samsung S20 to allow the program detect your phone on the computer.

Step 3.Select the Files to Recover from Samsung S20
After allowing program detect your phone on computer, you'll see this page with different types of files can be chosen and then scanned by program. So you should select the files contain the data you want and then click "Next" to go on.

Note:You can click "Select all" to have all your Samsung data scanned.
Step 4.Allow Scanning and Analyzing Data on Samsung S20
You'll get a window as follow on your phone.Please tap "Allow" on your phone to enable the program to scan your device for deleted data.

Note:Please make sure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged and keep the connection between your phone and the computer.
Step 5.Scan Samsung phone for Deleted Data
Now the program will begin to scan data on your Samsung S20 with only some minutes,please be patient.

Step 6.Directly Recover Text messages from Samsung S20
Once the scan is over, you can preview all the data found on this page, including contacts,,photos,videos,etc. Preview and select the text messages you want and then click the "Recover" button to save the them to your computer directly.

Guide 2: Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phones
In today's digital world, the loss of mobile contacts seems to be a trivial problem, but it will not disappear. With all the focus on data consumption, camera quality and social media features, it's easy to forget that contact lists are one of the most valuable features of mobile phones. It's painful to have all the contacts missing from your family, friends and work, so we've created a dedicated, comprehensive post that tells you how to recover them when needed.
How did this happen?
The most common reason for losing contacts is to upgrade the operating system of mobile devices. Whether your phone runs on iOS, Android or Nokia Symbian, manufacturers send intermittent software updates to refresh the phone with the latest features. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to the loss of your contacts, depending on where they are stored. Or, you may accidentally delete or delete contacts when synchronizing with new applications.
Recover Deleted/Lost Contacts from Android
Method 1
Recover androic contacts with Address Book application:
Don't worry! Your contacts may still be on your mobile phone.
If you are using an Android Samsung/Huawei/Sony/Vivo/Oppo/ZTE/THC/Xiaomi/LG/Meizu/Google/Nokia... device, the system sometimes hides your contacts and makes them look like they have been deleted. 
Fortunately, there is a simple way to check if this is the case:
*Open the Address Book application.
*Press the menu in the upper right corner (three vertical points).
*Select Contacts to Display.
*If not, please click "All Contacts".
*If "all contacts" are not selected, the problem should be solved.
Method 2
Recover android contacts from Google:
If you are an Android user, you should first check the Google account that has been linked to the mobile device. When you first create an account on your mobile phone, you may automatically accept the transfer of your contacts. If you do, the good news is that you can restore all contacts directly to your mobile phone. 
To do this, go to your inbox and select Contacts from the drop-down menu. 
If you can see your contacts, click More, and then click Restore Contacts.
You can also take some measures to prevent this from happening again.
*Start your contacts, and then select the menu/more buttons.
*Then navigate to Settings > Address Book > Import/Export Contacts > Export to Device Storage
*Select the contact you want to transfer from the list, and click Finish.
*Then delete the current SIM card and insert another SIM card into the device.
*Then navigate to Settings > Address Book > Import/Export Contacts > Export to SIM Card. 
*Select contacts and confirm that they are copied to your other SIM cards

Your contacts are now backed up to other SIM cards
Method 3
Recover android contacts with Gmail
If your Android device is synchronized with your Google account, the chances of restoring lost contacts will certainly be in your favor. Gmail provides a great feature that allows you to restore backups of all contacts, which can be traced back up to 30 days at most. After doing this, you can resynchronize the device with the Google account and restore all contacts.
Side note: If your contacts appear in Gmail but not on your mobile phone, please refer to the above steps and/or try to completely resynchronize your Google account.

To restore the backup of Gmail contacts, go to your inbox and select Contacts from the drop-down menu on the left.
Once you see the contact list (or not), click More to enter the drop-down menu, where you need to select the "Restore Contacts..." option.
Guide 3: Free to Solve SD Card issues on Andorid phones
Frequent problems in SD card
1 Android mobile SD card can not be detected
2 The SD card is damaged. Try reformatting it
3 Unexpected deletion of SD card
4 Blank SD Card

1. Android mobile SD card can not be detected
Method 1:

Update memory or SD card driver
* Connect SD card to PC
* Right-click my computer and select "Manage"
* In the taskbar, click "Device Manager" and then click the "+" icon next to "USB Serial Bus Controller". Yellow exclamation marks will appear.
* Right-click and select Update Driver Software, then press "Auto Search Update Driver Software"
*Wait patiently and allow the driver to install and restart it
Method 2

Repair "undetected SD card" using CHKDSK command
First, right-click My Computer > Select Management > Disk Management, and then look up the device in the Drive Viewer to see if the PC can recognize the memory card.
If no card is detected, press Win + R > type: cmd, and then press Enter.
If an SD card is detected, enter CHKDSK D:/ F and press Enter. Or you can type CHKDSK D:/f/offline scanandfix and press Enter. (Remember that D is a drive letter)
2. The SD card is damaged. Try reformatting it
Method 1

Scanning and repairing SD cards
The best way to solve the problem is to right-click the SD card and choose to fix the error from the properties menu.
First, connect the SD card to the computer, then go to my computer > SD card. Now right-click the SD card and open the properties. Click the Tools tab > Check button. Now allow the scanning process to complete and then close it. Finally, right-click the USB flash disk and click "pop-up" and take out the SD card.
Method 2

Solving problems using CMD commands

Using the CHKDSK command can help fix any type of SD card problem, and it can help you access files from Android devices. 
Step 1: Connect SD card to computer using card reader
Step 2: Now go to the Start menu, type "cmd">click "input", and you will get "cmd.exe"
Step 3: Then click "cmd. exe" and you will see the following commands

Step 4: Enter chkdsk/X/f [sd card letter]: "or" CHKDSK [sd card letter]:/ f“

3 Unexpected deletion of SD card
Method 1: Check whether the SD card is damaged
Such errors occur when SD cards are damaged or damaged. Therefore, you should check by removing the card from your mobile phone and putting it on another system or device. When you are still unable to access the card, transfer data immediately and get a new SD card.
Method 2: SD Card Infected by Virus
Many times, SD cards can be infected with viruses, so you may encounter such errors. Therefore, in this case, you need to recover the data as soon as possible and run anti-virus software to scan the SD card.
Method 3: SD Card Unformatted
When SD cards are formatted for a long time, there may be an "accidental deletion of SD cards" error. So the best solution is to format the SD card once and check if the problem has been solved.
4 Blank SD Card
Method 1: Try to restart the phone
Whenever you see a "blank SD card" error on your mobile phone, you need to do something to solve the problem. But don't think about formatting the card, just restart it.
This will help you solve the problem and your card may start working again.
Method 2: Reinsert SD Card
Another thing you can do is take the SD card out of your phone and insert it again. This is a simple way to fix such problems immediately.
Method 3: View hidden files on SD cards
Most of the time, files are hidden form, you will receive a message "blank SD card". In this case, you should follow the following steps to display the hidden file.
Step 1: First, connect the blank SD card to the computer using a card reader
Step 2: Now run the control folder to get the File Explorer option
Step 3: Then open the View tab
Step 4: Finally, select Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives and make changes
Guide 4: Free to Recover android Photos/Videos from google photos
Restore photos and videos
If you delete an item and delete it, check your trash can to see if it is there.
On an Android phone or tablet, open the Google Album application for photos.
In the upper left corner, click on the menu in turn, and then click on the wastebasket.
Touch and hold the photo or video to be restored.
At the bottom, click "Restore". Photos or videos will be returned:
Application of Graphic Library in Mobile Phone
In your Google Album Library
In any of its albums
If the project is not in your garbage can, it may be permanently deleted.
Can't see photos or videos?
If the deleted photos or videos are not in the garbage can, they cannot be restored. 
If the following situation occurs, you will not be able to restore the photos:
You moved it to the dustbin more than 60 days ago.
You move it to the garbage can and empty your garbage.
You have permanently removed it from the garbage can.
You have permanently deleted the device from its library application without backing it up first.
To find and restore photos easily, enable backup and synchronization.
Guide 5: Free to Recover Messages from Android with SMS Backup & Restore App
The app won 4.5 star ratings in Play Store. It is completely free to download and provides many functions.
Text messages are in XML format. It also saves your data in the cloud and local storage. To save data in the cloud, you must install additional applications in your application. It will automatically save your message.

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