How to Recover Deleted/Lost Data from Samsung Galaxy S6/S7/S7 Edge

Have you ever deleted or lost all your data by mistake from your Galaxy S7?  If you have, then you must have been very much anxious about recovering this lost data. However, you need not worry as the Samsung Galaxy Recovery application is a useful software that will recover all the lost files for you. It is the world’s number 1 Android file recovery software that you can use for free and supports over 6000 Android devices and different Android OS versions.

This software aims at recovering lost data from Android phones, recover text messages, contacts, photos, videos, and call history, WhatsApp messages, documents and audio files when you accidentally delete or lost them due to OS crash or damaged Android devices. You can also extract the data from the SD card if you have any with your phone.

So let’s look into the steps to recover the data,

Table of Contents

Steps to perform the Samsung S7 Data Recovery

Note: – This method can also be used on many other Samsung devices, and this guide includes the means for performing data recovery on previous Samsung smartphones as well as the latest S7 and S7 edge.

Step 1. Installing & Launching the Program

The first step for you would be to download and install the software on the PC. You will then have to register while launching the trial version of the Samsung Galaxy Recovery.

Step 2. Connect the Phone to your PC

Connect the Phone to your PC

Connect your Samsung phone or tablet or any other Android devices on which you want to recover lost data with your PC with the help of a digital cable.

Step 3. Enable the USB Debugging

Now, follow the steps below to allow the USB debugging on your phone. These measures vary with different versions of the Android OS on your phone. We are providing this, in case you are trying to recover data from some other devices other than S6 or S7

  • For Android 2.3 or the earlier versions: follow the path below

Settings > Applications> Development > USB debugging.

For Android 2.3 or the earlier versions

  • For Android 3.0 to Android 4.1: follow the path below

Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

For Android 3.0 to Android 4.1

  • For Android 4.2 or above: follow the path below

Settings > About Phone> tap Build number for seven times till you get You are under developer mode shown below.

For Android 4.2 or above

Now Go back to Settings > Developer options > USB debugging.

Step 4. Scan the Phone Data

Scan the Phone Data

After enabling the USB debugging on your phone, the program will ask you for choosing the file types that you want to study and the scanning mode that you will prefer for exploring the lost data on your Samsung phone. Once confirm with your choice click on Next and then Start.

Scan the Phone Data

Step 5. Previewing and Recovering the Scanned Data

Once the scanning is complete, you will be allowed to see the result of the scan one by one. Here you can just choose the data that you want to recover. Then finally a simple click on the Recover option will save those data back into your computer.

Previewing and Recovering the Scanned Data

Recovering Deleted or Lost Photos from Galaxy S6/S7

Recover Deleted Photos from Samsung Galaxy S7 or S6 is just as easy as the recovering of the lost data. Just follow the steps given below.

Once you complete the download, installation process of the software, you should go for the USB debugging as above. Once USB debugging is enabled, you should do the following.

  • Select the Photo Files for Scanning in the Samsung Device

The applications come with program listing of all kinds of files which you may want to recover back, including the contacts, messages, videos, Gallery, WhatsApp messages, and so on. However, to recover just the lost Samsung photos you just need to select the “Gallery” option only.

  • Selecting the Scan Mode for scanning the Deleted Photos

Now, you will have to choose the scan mode as Standard Mode or the Advanced Mode and then click on Start to begin the scanning of your Samsung Galaxy S7. You need to tap Allow>>Grant>>Authorise on the Samsung phone for the scanning to start. We would recommend the Standard Mode first, as it works faster. In case, still, some files are missing you should go for the Advanced Mode.

  • Recovering the Scanned Files

Once the Scanned result is displayed, you can just select the files that you want to recover, and then click on recover to save the photos on your PC.

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