Lost important text messages on the HTC phone unexpectedly? Don’t panic! In this article, we will walk you through the steps to get them back using a specialized Android data recovery software. Note that there is no guarantee you can retrieve any deleted messages, although we will use the world’s first Android data recovery software with the highest recovery rate in the industry. This issue is well explained in this guide to recover deleted messages from Android phones.
When you delete SMS on the phone, the messages will not be removed from your phone. They are still saved on your HTC phone’s internal storage. There is a .db database file contains all your text messages. You need to use a professional SMS retrieval to read this database file and extract them. You won’t be able to access this .db file before your HTC phone is rooted. The data recovery software for HTC phone we will use in this article can automatically root your phone prior to scan your SMS database and export those deleted messages from HTC mobile to computer. After the recovery, this tool will also remove root from your mobile so it remains unrooted. It’s 100% safe to use and no personal data will leave your local device and computer.
First thing first
You should stop using your phone to avoid data overwriting which may cause the permanent loss of those deleted messages. The above data recovery can only help you recover deleted messages from HTC phone before they have been erased and overwritten by new data saved on to your mobile phone.
Turn on USB debugging on HTC
On your HTC phone, you will need to turn on USB debugging in advance. This is an option can be found in all major Android devices. By default it is disabled. Android users can turn it on to extend the capability of the devices.
About the SMS recovery software
It is a desktop software. You need to download and use it on your PC or Mac computer. Download the free trial version to test it out before you buy the full version.
We will use its Windows version in this demo. The screens and setting may differ in its Mac version. The PC version is compatible with all recent Windows OS, like Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista. It has been proved to be working with more than 7000 Android phones and tablets, including Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, ZTE, Lenovo, Huawei, Nexus, etc. See also following tutorial to retrieve deleted messages on Samsung phone, just as an example. Except SMS, your phone numbers, contacts, call history, photos, video, audio & music, WhatsApp chat history and other docs can also be retrieved using this data recovery for Android. For instance, you can follow these steps to recover deleted Whatsapp chats from Android.
How to recover deleted messages from HTC mobile?
If you have check out linked articles above, you already know how this Android SMS recovery works.
Step 1. Connect HTC phone to PC
Your phone needs to be hooked to your computer via USB.
Step 2. Choose file type to recover
As we mentioned above, this data recovery program supports many other file types. To save your time, you can only select messages to scan and recover.
Step 3. Scan and preview lost messages
The Android messages recovery will scan your phone for those lost text messages and allow you to preview them.
Step 4.Export the deleted messages from HTC
When you find the deleted messages you want to retrieve can be found using the free trial version of the HTC data recovery tool, you need to buy a license which you need to use to unlock the full version. Only with the full version, you will be able to recover those deleted data from phone to your computer.
- the Android data recovery software is contained in a toolkit. Select ‘Data Recovery’ from the list of all its services or utilities in the toolkit.
- The HTC SMS recovery solution works better when you use it to recover recently deleted data.
- Last but not least, you should always back up important data on the phone regularly. FYI, you can follow this tutorial to back up data from HTC to computer using different mobile transfer software.