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Once deleted, can text messages be retrieved?

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Asked by The abuser, 20 Sep '13 04:50 pm
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Yes they can, so if youve been having an affair or doing something dodgy at work, beware! Messages are laid out on the SIM card as data files. When you move messages around or delete them, the data actually stays put. All youre doing is telling the phone to point at the files in different ways. Deleting a message from the inbox, for instance, just tells the phone not to point to it any more when its listing the contents of that folder. Even when you permanently clear messages, youre simply getting the phone to stop listing it in the deleted items folder. You cant recover such texts on the phone itself, but there are plenty of commercially available software packages you can buy that allow your PC to read data directly from a SIM card. Some of the more advanced tools figure out the file structure on the card, thus allowing those long-hidden deleted messages to be resurrected.
Answered by Ataur Rahman, 20 Sep '13 04:51 pm

 
  
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Experts can retrieve it provided the space occupied by it is not over written
Answered by dhanendra kumar jain, 20 Sep '13 05:00 pm

 
  
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Maybe not
Answered by ambuj kumar, 20 Sep '13 04:53 pm

 
  
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