How to Recover Lost Data after Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy

Accidentally pressed the factory reset button and reset your Samsung Galaxy? Samsung Galaxy hangs or shows errors to force you rest to factory resetting? No matter for what, once you factory reset your phone, all data of phone internal storage and external storage (if you marked) will get lost. So how can we get back lost files after factory reset Samsung Galaxy?

If you have backed up your device before factory reset, restore your Samsung from backup directly. If you haven't, a professional Android Data Recovery tool can be a good helper for you. With it, you can easily recover contacts, messages, call history, photos, videos, music files, documents, etc. from Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/S6 Edge/S5/4/3. Mac users refer to Mac Samsung Galaxy Data Recovery to do Samsung Galaxy data recovery after factory reset.

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Tutorial on How to Recover Data after Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S9/S8/S7/S6/S5/S4/S3

Below are the basic steps to recover data from Samsung Galaxy after factory reset. Remember stop using your device once lost data on your phone. Or lost data could never be restored again.

Step 1: Connect Device to Your computer

Run UltFone Android Data Recovery after downloading and installing. Select "Recover Lost Data" from the main interface. And connect your device to PC with original USB i.e. the cable that came with it.

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Step 2: Turn on USB storage and enable USB debugging

Follow the program wizard to turn on USB storage and enable USB debugging. After that, click "Allow" when an app Superuser Request pops up on your device and click "Next" to proceed.

enable USB debugging

Step 3: Get Full Access to Lost Data by Installing an App

Select the file types you want to restore and click Start to continue. In order to get back the lost data on your Android phone, UltFone Android Data Recovery requires to install an App on your Android and access to your lost data like contacts, call history. Just click Allow to continue.

install app and get full access

Step 4: Rescue data from Samsung Galaxy after factory reset

The software will start scanning your device. After the scan, your data will be classified in category, preview any of them and restore them by clicking "Recover".

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Additional Tips: How to Factory Reset Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3?

A factory resets a full restore of your Samsung Galaxy to its factory settings. It becomes necessary when your device is locked, freezing or no longer working. Now let's see how to factory reset a Samsung Galaxy device.

  • Turn the phone off. If you can't, remove and reinstall the battery.

  • Hold down the Power, Volume Up and Menu buttons at the same time for about 10 seconds. Release them when you see the green android logo. This'll get you into the unlock/reset menu.

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  • Scroll down and select 'Wipe Data/Factory Reset'. You can use the volume buttons to scroll up/down and the power button to confirm selections. Select 'Yes - Delete All User Data'.

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  • Select 'Reboot System Now'. The phone then reboots to factory settings with the security lock removed.

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That's all how to recover data after reset Samsung Galaxy to factory settings. Personally, I suggest you to backup your Samsung Galaxy regularly to avoid unforeseeable data loss disasters.