Somehow broke your Note 7? Well I have a trick that will allow you to recover data from broken Note 7. If the screen of your phone is broken, and your phone is locked. you cannot access contents present inside your phone. Fortunately, there is a service from Samsung that lets you unlock your phone remotely.
Samsung Note 7 is said to be the biggest release of 2016. Its a 5.8 inch phablet with 4K screen. It is not doubt one the most stylish phablet ever. There are two variants of Note 7; International version is running on Exynos and US version is running on Snapdragon 820. It has 4 GB RAM and it is running on Android Marshmallow. Although the specs are not outstanding, but it clearly stands out in its design.
Accidents are the worst thing that can happen to you, and the worst thing about accidents is uncertainty. Mostly they strike when you are not prepared for it. The unexpected situations can lead to unexpected loss. In this post we are talking about if you accidently dropped your Note 7 or somehow you ended up with a broken note 7. It is the last thing you want to happen. Breaking a smartphone that costs over a grand. Well what’s done is done.
Now lets move on to how can you retrieve remnants of your broken note 7. The most important thing. The data present inside it. You might get replacement if your phone was insured or you might be able to claim warranty and get a new phone. But we proceed to that step. We must recover the data present inside it. As I said before, accidents don’t ask before coming and they don’t ask if you already have backup of your data or not. Getting locked out of your data is the worst situation, which I can relate to as well.
How to Recover data from Broken Note 7
First of all, I would like to tell you that we are not going to use any third party software to recover data from broken note 7. There is a built-in service of Samsung named as Find my Mobile. It has numerous useful features which can be performed on your phone remotely. All you have to do is to login on Samsung Find my Mobile website and put in your Samsung account credentials and that’s it. Now you can remotely perform actions on your Samsung smartphone.
Note: It costs around $270 to replace shattered screen of Samsung Galaxy Note 7. gorilla glass 5 screen are not cheap.
Let me give you an overview about what this guide is all about. As you might know, if your phone is locked. You cant access the data present inside it. Hence, we will be using Samsung Fine my mobile to remotely unlock Note 7. And then you can connect your phone to your PC via USB data cable and recover data from broken Note 7. Most noteworthy, this guide will only work if your phone is turned on and its motherboard is working. Doesn’t matter if screen is working or not. You will be able to access the data present in it and finally, when you get hold of your data. You can send your broken note 7 for replacement or insurance claim.
Only thing that you need for this guide to work is your Samsung account credentials.
Follow the steps below to remotely unlock your phone and recover data from broken Note 7:
- First of all open Samsung Find my Mobile on your PC, MAC or some other device with access to internet.
- Now login, using your Samsung Account email (ID) and password. If you don’t remember details of your Samsung account, there are options under the login button to recover your account details and to get back access to your account.
- After logging in. On the right side of the screen, you will see number of features that you can perform on your broken Note 7 remotely. Like in the screenshot below.
- Now, from the options mentioned on the screen. Select “Unlock my Device“.
- Once your Note 7 is unlocked. Connect your phone to your PC and recover all the data from broken note 7 from smart switch. Or just copy and paste all the files from your phone to your computer.
After you have recovered all the data present in your broken note 7. Then finally you can send your phone for replacement or to get it fixed. Before sending your phone for replacement, you can remotely erase all the contents of your broken note 7 using this guide.
That’s all from my side. I hope this guide was helpful and you were successful to recover data from broken note 7. If you have any questions or query. Feel free to drop a comment below. You can also reach us using the contact us form. I will try to get back to you as soon as possible.