Samsung Galaxy S10 and S10+ are the latest smartphones of Samsung S-series. Since the release of S10 series in the first quarter of this year. It has made a place in the heart of its users. Galaxy S10 and S10+ look impressive; it has a lovely feel when you hold it considering its size. It has a fantastic camera, a perfect battery life. All and all, it has everything you can ask for. Personally, it stands with the best smartphones of this year. Considering its looks, specs and everything. Being a stock Android user, the only thing that does not touches my heart is its operating system. Well, in this guide. I will talk about a trick that will help you to recover data from Broken Galaxy S10.
If you have broken your Galaxy S10 or S10+ and you did not make a backup of your phone on the cloud or your PC. It might get hard to recover data from broken Galaxy S10. First things first, if your phone is in working condition and only its screen is broken and not working. There are chances that you can unlock your phone using the on-screen fingerprint reader. Once unlocked, you can connect your phone to your computer using the data cable and retrieve the data. In a case that, your cellphone restarted after it fell and got broken. You won’t be able to unlock it using face unlock or fingerprint scanner. You are going to need this guide and trick for that.
Unlock and Recover data from Broken Galaxy S10 using Samsung Find my Mobile:
So, the trick is to unlock your Galaxy S10 or S10+ using a service of Samsung that lets you access your Samsung phone remotely, and you can perform many operations on it. The service is known as Samsung Find my Mobile. You need access to your Samsung Account for this service to work.
Once you unlock your phone, you can connect it to the computer using a Data Cable and recover all your pictures and videos. You can also recover Whatsapp pictures and videos by copying the Whatsapp folder from the internal storage of your phone to your computer.
Note that, this guide is only going to work if your phone turns on. If your phone is dead and it won’t even startup. This guide won’t help you to recover data from broken S10. If the screen of your S10 has gone black, but you can hear it working on the backend. You can use this guide to unlock your phone to recover the data present in it.
Now let us move on to the procedure on how to recover data from broken S10:
- First of all, Go to the website of Samsung Find My Mobile.
- Log in using your Samsung Account credentials. If you don’t remember your password, you can quickly recover it using your associated email.
- Once logged in, you will see the current location of your phone on Google Maps.
- Apart from that, you will see multiple options on the left side of the screen.
- Select Unlock.
- Once your phone is unlocked, you can retrieve all the data present in it by creating a connection between your phone and computer using a data cable.
If your phone is unlocked, you can also make a backup of it on your computer using Smart Switch. Just connect your phone to your computer, download and install Smart switch. Open Smart switch, and you will see an option to make a backup of your phone.
Note: Before sending it for repair or replacement or warranty claim. Make sure to delete all the data present in your broken S10 after you copy it to somewhere safe. So, when it is fixed, no one can access the data present in it. You can quickly delete all the data present on your Galaxy S10 by using the “Erase Data” option on Samsung Find my Mobile.
How to Retrieve Pictures from your broken S10?
If you were using Google Photos instead of the default Photo Gallery App of Samsung, you can go the Google Photos website and access all your pictures and videos.
How to Recover Contacts and Notes from your dead S10?
To recover your contacts. Log in using your email address on Google Contacts. If you made the notes in the app named as Google Keep. It has a yellow icon. You can access your notes on its website. Just log in using your Gmail account. If you were using the Photos App from Google, you can access all your pictures on the web version of Google photos by going to its website.
Furthermore, make sure to use the same email address that you used to Sign up on your phone the very first time. The same email that you use to download apps from the Google Play Store.
I hope this guide helped you to recover data from broken Galaxy S10. If you have any questions or queries, you can drop a comment below. If you can’t seem to make this guide work and retrieve data. You can contact me on Facebook.