How to Use Samsung Data Recovery
Samsung Data Recovery is the most professional data recovery software for Samsung phones and tablets helping you recover deleted or lost data, including contacts, call history, SMS text messages, photos, and videos lost due to accidental deletion, factory settings restore, flashing ROM, rooting, etc. Here is the step-by-step user guide on how to recover data from Samsung device with this program.
To get started, you need to download Samsung Data Recovery first and install it on your PC. Then follow the guide below to restore lost data on Samsung device.
First let the program detect your Samsung device. You can either connect your devices via Wi-Fi or USB cables following the instructions on the primary window.
Samsung Data Recovery conveniently allows you to connect your device via Wi-Fi network. Follow easy steps below to continue.
Step 1: Open Samsung Data Recovery App on Your Device
Download Samsung Data Recovery app from Google Play and run it on your phone.
Step 2: Click "Scan QR Code to Connect" Button
Tap "Scan QR Code to Connect" in Samsung Data Recovery app on your device.
You also can simply connect your device to PC with a USB cable. Follow the 3 tutorials below to continue.
Step 1. Connect Your Samsung Device to PC.
Double-click to run Samsung Data Recovery, and Select ""USB Connection". Connect your device to PC with a USB cable.
If you haven't installed USB driver for your Samsung device, it will launch the Hardware Update Wizard. Follow it to install Samsung USB driver. If this wizard doesn't pop up, follow this article to download and install Android USB driver manually.
Step 2. Enable USB debugging
For the recovery of contacts, text messages, call history, enable the USB debugging for scanning. For different versions of Android OS, follow the detailed expression in the windows to enable it.
Step 3. Turn on USB Storage
For the recovery of photos and videos, you need to turn on USB Storage on your device.
After PC detects your device, click "Allow" to allow the program super user authorization when an app. Super user Request pops up on your device. Then, on your PC, click "Start" in the windows to allow the program to scan your device. It provides two recovery modes to recover files on any device: Quick Recovery and Deep Recovery.
2 Recovery Modes:
This mode can quickly scan lost contacts, call history, messages, photos and videos on your Samsung device, and preset them in original name and folder structure.
Step 1: Select Recovery Mode
Click on "Quick Recovery" mode to start scanning lost data on your Samsung phone quickly.
Step 2: Start to Scan Lost Data
The program will start to scan lost contacts, call history, messages, photos and videos on your device automatically. It will take you for a while according to the storage of data.
Deeply scan lost and existing contacts, call history, messages, photos, videos and other documents on your phone. If you can't find the lost files with "Quick Recovery", use "Deep Recovery" to recover data on Samsung device with deep scan.
Step1: Select Recovery Mode
Click on "Deep Recovery" mode to start scanning lost data on your phone deeply.
Step 2: Specify File Types to Scan
Deep scan will take relatively longer time for scanning. To save time, you can specify file type to start scan. By default, all files types are selected. You can selectively turn off the file types you don't want to scan.
Step 3: Start to Scan Your Lost Data
Click "Scan" to scan both lost and existing contacts, call history, messages, photos, videos and other documents on your phone. It will take you for a while according to the storage of data.
After the scan, your data will be classified according to their categories, so you can easily choose any kind of them to preview.
After preview, check the files you want and click "Recover". Then choose a save path on your PC to save them.
Now all your lost data will be recovered and for contacts, text messages, call history, you can save them in TXT, XML, or Excel; for photos, save them in JPG, TIFF/TIF, PNG, BMP, GIF, and videos in MP4, 3GP, AVI, WMV, ASF, FLV,RM/RMVB, M4V, MOV, 3G2, SWF, MPG.