Posted 7/24/2020 12:19 (#8393301 - in reply to #8354298) Subject: RE: Stupid question about smart phones
There are people who know how to retrieve data from phones, but it might take some time to find them on the internet. Check the user forums.
For future reference, set your phone to automatically back up online. I've been doing that for a few years now, and every time I get a new phone, it automatically restores my new phone with all the stuff from the old phone. Very slick, but the only down side is that it immediately starts eating my mobile data to do so, so I have to shut the phone off until I can get it home and connect to my wi-fi. It would be nice if your phone dealer would do that for you.