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How to Recover Deleted Sprint Text Messages

by Palmer Owyoung

Sprint is one of the most popular telecommunications companies throughout the U.S. It has some of the most cost-effective calling plans and provides some of the best phones, which are often provided for free with a contract. Nevertheless, none of this will prevent you from making mistakes like deleting text messages that you wanted to keep. But don't worry if you've done this, because with a little bit of know-how, you can recover them.

Step 1

Select a SIM card text message recovery tool. Two good places to look are at SIMcon and SIMrecovery (see Resources section).

Step 2

Download and install the software that comes with the tool.

Step 3

Take the SIM card out of your cell phone. It's the small white rectangular plastic object located under the battery.

Step 4

Slide the SIM card into the reader that came with your recovery tool package and plug it into your USB drive.

Step 5

Launch the software application and click on “File” and “Read SIM Card.” You will see a list of messages, both deleted and undeleted. The deleted ones will be marked in red or will have “Del” next to them.

Right-click on the deleted message that you want to recover and select “Undelete.”

Items you will need

  • Text message recovery tool

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