It was such a bad luck if you dropped your treasured Samsung Galaxy phone into water unintentionally. Although you tried many methods to rescue your Samsung mobile phone, it was still completely dead and beyond repair. What’s worse, there some important data, especially contacts in it but you have not a backup. Maybe you will ask somebody for help to get lost contacts back from your water-damaged Samsung Galaxy phone.
Requirement like this has become increasingly common, and we always hear stuff like people drop their mobile phones to the ground or fell into water carelessly. If you don’t want to end up with a damaged Samsung Galaxy S/Note/Alpha and suffer crucial data loss, the following article can help you rescue you contacts from water damaged Samsung.
Samsung Data Recovery is designed for those who want to retrieve lost text messages from water damaged Samsung. And other contents like contacts, call logs, pictures, videos, calendar can be restored by this tool, no matter they are lost due to restoring the factory settings, water damaged, broken/black screen, virus attacked, system upgrade, updating, formatting, rooting, flashing ROM, etc. This useful program is suitable for all Samsung models including Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge, S6/S5/S4, Galaxy Note 5, Galaxy A7/A9, Samsung Captivate, Samsung Infuse and so on.
Step 1. Run the Program on PC
After running Samsung Data Recovery program on your computer, then you should connect your water damaged device to PC, you will see the below interface. Go to “Android Broken Data Recovery” at the left column of the interface and tap on the button to continue. This option is only available for Samsung devices.
Step 2. Mark down the File Types that Need to Restored
Choose the type of files you want to recover by ticking on them one by one. Then go to “Next” to continue.
Step 3. Confirm the Phone Fault Type and Device Model
First, select a broken phone type: Touch cannot be used or cannot enter the system; Black Screen (or the screen is broken).
Then you can select the device model and device name. Not all Samsung models can be found, you can go to “How to confirm the device model” option to see if your device is supported.
Step 4. Put Water Damaged Samsung into Download Mode
As displayed in the interface below, you need to power off the phone and then press and hold the Volume down button & Home button & Power button together at the same time. Seconds later, you need to press the Volume up button to enter the download mode.
Step 5. Analyze and Scan Data from the Water Damaged Samsung
Once you have successfully entered the Download mode, all files and information in your Samsung will be analyzed and scanned automatically by this program. You can preview the scanned out files in the left panel.
Step 6. Retrieve Lost Text Messages from Water Damaged Samsung
After previewing the files, you should mark down the “Messages” and then go to “Recover” button to download them to your computer.
Once drop your Samsung Galaxy device into water, follow the steps to dry out your Samsung, and then try to recover lost contacts from water damaged Samsung.
1) Get out your Samsung phone from the water as soon as possible, and remove the battery and take out the SIM card to reduce the loss or damage on Samsung;
2) Don’t move or shake your Samsung frequently, so that the water will not run around your mobile phone inside;
3) Wrap the device with cloth or handkerchief for a few minutes, and then turn off your phone, and place it into a jar or a bag filled with rice for a couple of days.
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