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Old SMS messages have disappeared (but not MMS) for one contact

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by wallydog, Nov 15, 2019.

  1. wallydog

    wallydog Lurker
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    I am trying to find some old SMS messages from about a year ago and I see that all my MMS messages with this person are still there but the SMS messages are gone...until about February (9 months ago) when they all start appearing again as normal.

    From what I can tell it is only doing it for this one contact (my girlfriend...so there are lots of messages there).

    The setting re deleting old text messages is NOT enabled (and never has been) so I am not sure where they have gone or if they can be retrieved. Might the phone have archived them for this particular contact?

    I am using the standard messaging app on Samsung Galaxy S8. Software is up to date.

    Any help greatly appreciated.
     



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  2. sensan

    sensan Lurker

    To view all data, including the disappeared text messages before they are overwritten by new data, you can try Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android to scan your Samsung Galaxy S8. it's free to scan. If they can be scanned out, you can view them on program window. Good luck to you.
     

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