Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery: Recover Data on Samsung Note 5

Data files saved on the mobile phones (such as Samsung Galaxy Note 5) are vulnerable, and there are many reasons that may cause data loss on your phone, like the faulty update, virus attacks, system corruption and so on. But you don't need to worry too much about it. After reading this article, you will find it easy to get back the data you lost.

Why Need to Do Data Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Data files saved on the mobile phones (such as Samsung Galaxy Note 5) are vulnerable, and there are many reasons that may cause data loss on your phone, like the faulty update, virus attacks, system corruption and so on. But you don't need to worry too much about it. After reading this article, you will find it easy to get back the data you lost.

In the first place, you need a professional data recovery tool – Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery for Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to help you. The tool I highly recommend is the Dr.Fone Toolkit – Android Data Recovery, which is a professional recovery tool for all kinds of Android devices including the mobile phones and the tablets, such as Samsung Note 5. You can use it to recover the text messages, Whatsapp history, contacts, videos, photos, audio files, and documents. It can directly scan the internal storage space of your Android device, but it is safe so that you have no need to worry about divulgence of personal information.

Here is a step-to-step Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery tutorial for your reference.


Step 1. Download and install this Samsung Galaxy Note 5 Data Recovery application on your computer. And it is noticeable that there are two versions of this application both for the Windows users and the Mac users. You'd better pay attention to that.

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Dr.Fone Toolkit for Android - Connect Samsung Note 5to Computer
Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 5 to your computer. And on your phone, follow the instructions below to enable the “USB Debugging” mode.

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Enable USB Debugging Mode on Galaxy Note 5
Step 3. Once you finish enabling, you can prepare for the scanning process now. Just click on “Next” after your phone is detected by this application. And, you need to make sure that the battery is well charged, or at least it is not less than 20 %.

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Step 4. Then, you can start to select the item or items that you want to recover. Also, you can choose “Select All” if necessary. But, if you only want to recover a few kinds of data, you'd better choose the item separately to save time. From “Standard Mode” and “Advanced Mode” choose one mode that you like. The later can make the scanning deeper so it takes more time. After you finish settings before scanning, make it start to scan.

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Step 5. You can preview all the items of scanning results. And you can choose to recover all of the items or just some of them after preview. If you have made your choice, tap on the “Recover” button and choose a destination for the recovered data.

Recover Data from Samsung Galaxy Note 5

Tips for avoiding data loss on Samsung Galaxy Note 5:

  • 1. Download a guard application on your Galaxy Note 5.
  • 2. Create backup files regularly from Samsung Note 5.
  • 3. Never download or open document or software with potential danger on your Samsung Note 5.

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  • Blaidd Gwyn

    You specifically recommend the Wondershare Dr.Fone to recover data from a Galaxy Note 5, but it does not have an option for that. It has the Note 3, and the Note 4, and for some reason the Note 8, but none of those have my phone’s model number (SM-N920V).

  • michael

    i have the same issue Galaxy Note 5 and no options for it.

    • You can also download the free trial version of Dr.Fone and let it to scan your loss files for free. You can only purchase the tool after you find the files you needed.

  • Tasha Armstrong

    My friend has a Galaxy Note 5 but she hasn’t experience any problems so far (fingers crossed). Honestly, I liked her phone and was thinking of switching over to a Galaxy but I’m going to remember the guard app first. Nice, informative article. Thanks.

    • You are welcome. With Dr.Fone, then you don’t need to worry about data loss on your new Samsung Galaxy Note 5. Good luck to you.

  • Brie B.

    This is a great option. I had no idea you could actually use it for free to see if you can actually find what you want before having to buy it. A friend of mine had been asking about this and I was hoping to help her. I will e-mail her this page right now! Thanks for the information! :)

    • Yes, you can just download the free trial version and scan and preview before purchase with this Samsung Galaxy Data Recovery. Just try it.

  • Graham Josh

    I had no idea that I was able to recover the messages that I had lost on my Galaxy Note 5 until I found this article. Simply fantastic, easy to use, and gets the job done without any problems at all. Highly recommend!!

    • After you found text messages lost on your Galaxy Note 5, as long as you didn’t write more info to your phone, there is a great probability that the lost data can be recovered.

  • Josh Marcus

    This guide is definitely one to bookmark and save for later. I love the Android platform but a lot of the time I find myself losing files and not knowing where things went. This guide allows me to find files I thought I’d lost. Love it.

    • As long as you discover the lost data in time, the lost data has not been covered by the new data, they are likely to be able to recover with the help of the professional Data Recovery tool.

  • Shannon Scott

    Sorry, but SAMSUNG SM-N920V Note 5s are not supported by Dr Fone. Wasted hours going from the Free version (useless) to the $49.99 only to discover cannot accomplish what all of this says it will.

    • Please double check if you had enabled USB debugging before data recovery or not.

  • Fourh Guru

    With all the problems lately with Samsung Galaxies (ya know, the one that set on fire?) I wanted to make sure I had all of my info recovered off my Note 5 just in case it decided to catch on fire too. Dr. Fone allowed me to recover and backup all of my current data onto my computer – it even recovered things that I deleted forever ago! Very happy!

    • The free trial version let you scan & preview your lost or deleted data before recovery, you can try it before purchase.