"After touching some buttons by mistake, I lost the entire messages on my HTC smart phone in a flash. Now I wonder whether it is possible to recover lost text messages from HTC phone without backup. If the answer is yes, how can I achieve that? Please help me."
Undoubtedly, if you have kept a backup of messages before losing them, you won't suffer from the loss. Don't worry. Even without backups, you are able to completely restore deleted SMS messages on HTC mobile phone, provided you work the right data recovery tool. By the way, to avoid the deleted messages that still exists on the phone's memory from being overwritten by newly added data, you'd better stop importing new files to the phone before you successfully regain lost SMS on HTC device.
After that, you can try Vibosoft HTC Message Recovery, which has been widely considered as one of the most effective and efficient program to recover lost text messages from HTC One/Desire/Butterfly/Evo/Hero/Inspire. One highlight of this software is that it scans and arranges both deleted and existing text messages on the HTC phone. So that, you can not only restore the lost ones, but also save the whole messages to the computer as a backup in case of losing them again. Aside from SMS messages, this program will display all lost files on your HTC phone after scanning it thoroughly. Then, if you accidentally lose photos, videos, music, contacts or other data, HTC Message Recovery must be your best choice to retrieve them in a batch.
Now you can give it a try to learn more detailed features of this program by yourself. Here are two free trial versions for Windows and Mac users.
Note: You need to root HTC smart phone before launching this program.
Step 1. Install and Open HTC Message Recovery
After you download and install this program on your computer, please double click to work it. Then connect HTC smart phone to the PC via USB. After that, you may find that this software fails to detect your mobile phone. Take it easy. Now please follow the direction to enable USB debugging on your phone first.
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode", Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
If your HTC phone runs Android 4.2 or newer, you will see a pop-up window as pictured on your phone's screen after opening USB debugging. Then you need to select "USB debugging opened" and "Next".
After clicking the "Refresh" button on the main interface, your HTC phone will be identified soon.
Step 2. Recover Lost Text Messages from HTC Device After Previewing
In this step, you will get all lost and existing text messages listed on the menu with details. Now you can freely view and mark your wanted ones. After hitting the "Recover" button at the top of the panel, it will be a pop-up window that reminds you to set the output path. Then you will save all targeted messages to your computer with ease.
By acting as the similar steps to launch Vibosoft HTC Contacts Recovery, you will be able to regain lost contacts, photos, videos, music and documents from HTC smart phone with zero quality loss.