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How to Recover SMS from Locked Samsung Phone

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    Want to recover deleted text messages from locked Samsung phone? Easy, this guide will show you how to get access to SMS data from locked Samsung.

For mobile security, in order not to let strangers randomly touch or use our mobile phone, we will generally set a password to lock phone screen, only every time we input the correct password then we can use mobile phone, so sometimes password we set is very complex, and can't think of it at once, this is really safe, even ourselves can't open it. Therefore, pattern lock is really a secured way to well protect your privacy by preventing anyone from peeking at your Samsung SMS on Galaxy S/Note/Tab. With the screen locked or if the locked pin or pattern is forgotten, you are not able to get access to the valuable data like text messages, photos and videos unless the phone is unlocked.

However, if you forgot Samsung screen lock passcode, how can you get back your important SMS messages from locked Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/S, Galaxy Note 4/5/6, Galaxy C5/C7, Samsung Captivate and more Samsung phone or tablets? To bypass password on Samsung device, you may consider to restore your Samsung phone to the original factory setting, but it will erase all existing data on your Samsung when you perform the factory setting restore. Actually, you do not need to take this risk. This article teaches you how to unlock Samsung screen password with easy and recover lost SMS data.

Samsung Data Recovery is good at retrieving SMS from locked screen Samsung phone and tablet. With this software, not only text messages, but also contacts, photos, call logs, WhatsApp chats, videos, app are supported to recover from Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/S3/S, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Infuse, Galaxy Nexus, Samsung Epic 4G Touch, Samsung Galaxy Note/A5/A7/A9, Galaxy C5/C7, etc. If your Samsung phone is locked with pattern, follow the below use guide and help you get back your messages from your Samsung device.

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Guide to Recover SMS/Text Messages from Pattern Locked Samsung Galaxy

 

Step 1. Open Samsung Data Recovery Software on PC


Install and run the program on your computer. Then, you'll see the window as shown below and choose "More Tools" to enter "Android Lock Screen Removal".

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Step 2. Connect Your Samsung Galaxy Phone to PC


Then connect your Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6/S5/S phone to PC via an USB cable. In this way, you should make sure that your debugging mode has been set up before you locked the Samsung phone.

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Step 3. Select Phone Model on Samsung Device


Here, you will be asked to choose the matching model in the list. After that, enter "Confirm" in the blank and hit the "Confirm" button in the pop-up window.

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Then follow the below three steps to enter download mode:
1. Power off your Samsung device.
2. Press the volume-, home button and power button at the same time.
3. Press the volume+ button to enter Download mode.

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Step 4. Get Password out of Samsung Device


If you have successfully entered download mode, you would see a process with recovery package downloading and recovering.

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Finally, you can view "Remove Password Completed".

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Step 5. Recover Lost SMS on Samsung Galaxy Phone


Now, you can move to the first choice to retrieve the text messages on your Samsung. When the screen as below comes, the messages can be restored to your Samsung phone.

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It is simple to unlock your Samsung phone. For Samsung mobile phone users, you also can recover data from broken Samsung, such as black/broken screen, water damaged, touch screen cannot be used, cannot enter Samsung system and so on.

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