But someone asked me - "Every time you buy a new phone, what do you do with the data in the old phone?" It's not a problem for me. I will restore data from my old phone to my computer. After all, some data are important. And when the screen is badly broken, I can't access my phone. I will use a software to restore data in the phone.
Since I'm a fan of the Samsung Note series, my old phones almost all belong to the Note series, such as Note 3, Note 4, Note 5, Note 7. Let me show you how to use this software to recover data from broken Samsung Note 3/Note 4/Note 5/Note 7.
This software is Dr.fone toolkit - Android Data Extraction (Damaged Device). As the name suggests, it can help people extract and recover data in a damaged phone. And it supports many devices, such as Samsung Galaxy Note series, Samsung Galaxy S series, Samsung Galaxy Tab series. So users don't have to worry that the software doesn't match and compatible with your phone. There are a variety of data types on your phone, such as contacts, text messages, photos, music, videos, documents, call history, etc., and you can use the software to recover these data. You don't have to worry about the operation of the software, the interface is intuitive, and every step is easy to understand.
Steps to Recover Data from Broken Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Note 4/Note 5/Note 7
Step 1. Download Dr.fone toolkit for Android on computer
First of all, you need to download dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer. Next, install and run it as prompted. You can see all the tools for this software.
Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Note 4/Note 5/Note 7
Next, use a USB line to connect your Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Note 4/Note 5/Note 7 to the computer. Then, you need to click the "Data Extraction (Damaged Device) " on the main interface.
Step 3. Choose the data types you want to recover
Next, the program will move on to the next step. Please check the type of file you need to restore. There are contacts, photos, music, video and other types. Click "Next" after you check them.
Step 4. Select the fault type which matches your situation
You also need to choose a fault type for your phone at the moment. The program provides two types, namely, Touch does not work or cannot access the phone, and Black/broken screen. Please select one according to the actual situation, and then click it.
Then on the new window, choose the correct "Device Name" and "Device Model" for your phone. Currently this function only works for some Samsung devices in Galaxy S, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab series. Then click on "Next".
Note: you need to choose the correct model and name. If you choose the wrong information, this will cause some trouble, such as bricking your phone. If the information is correct, key in Confirm and click on Confirm button to continue.
Step 5. Enter Download Mode on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Note 4/Note 5/Note 7
Now, just follow the instructions on the program to get the Samsung Galaxy Note 3/Note 4/Note 5 into the Download Mode.
1. Power off the phone.
2. Press and hold Volume "-", "Home" and "Power" button on the phone.
3. Press "Volume +" button to enter download mode.
Step 6. Analyze and recover the data
Next, program will automatically analyze your phone and download the recovery package. When this process is finished, all recoverable data will be displayed in the main interface. You can preview them, find and check the files you want, and then click "Recover" to save all the data you need.