"Dropped my phone this morning and the screen is black." Having a phone with broken screen can be a very unpleasant experience. However, for Samsung Galaxy S5 users, there is a way that will let you access your data and transfer them to your PC.
Also works with:
Samsung Galaxy S3, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S4 mini;
Samsung Galaxy Note II, Note 3, Note 4, Note 5.
Lost data from your android phone,
the first thing, check out the backup, whether you have synced the data to Gmail account, or saved on your pc.
Then, you should never add more data to your phone after data loss, cuz they can take up more space, the lost data will be overwritten.
Last thing, you can try recovery methods, Recuva, you can also try professional android data recovery [mobikin.com] programs.
For example, samsung photo recovery [mobikin.com].