How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phone

Author:Jake | TIME:October 07,2017


It is very disappointing if you accidentally delete one or several contacts on your Android phone, let alone all contacts disappear from the device. Actually it is very easy to lose contacts and other data on your Android phone due to various reasons such as factory reset, OS update, system crash, etc.

 

Nevertheless, there are solutions to recover deleted contacts and other important data from Android. Below we will show you how to recover Android contacts in two ways.

 


Solution 1: Restore Deleted Contacts from Gmail

If you have synced your Android contacts with your Google account, you can restore the contacts from Gmail to your Android phone. Here is how to restore deleted Android contacts with Gmail.


1. Launch the Gmail app and sign in with your Google account.
2. Go to "Gmail > Contacts" drop-down menu on your upper left corner.
3. On the left pane of the interface, you can see a list of the contacts, please click "More > Restore".
4. And then you should see a pop up menu. Now you can choose a time and restore your contact list within the past 30 days. Then please click the "Restore" button to complete the restoring task.

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Solution 2: Recover Deleted Contacts from Android with Android Data Recovery

If you don’t have a backup file or haven’t synced with Gmail, you can use cFone Android Data Recovery to recover deleted contacts from Android device directly. This data recovery software allows you to recover not only contacts, but also call history, text messages, photos, videos, music and more.

 

Now you should download and install this program on your computer. Both Windows and Mac versions are available to download now. After that, you can start Android contact recovery.


Step 1: Connect Android to Computer

Launch cFone Android Data Recovery and choose “Data Recovery” in the user interface.

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Now connect your Android phone to the computer via USB cable and follow the steps to enable USB debugging.

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Step 2: Scan Samsung Phone

In this step, you will need to select file types to scan. You can select “Contacts” and deselect other file types.

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Now you should select a scanning mode and click “Start” to scan through the Android phone.

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The program will find and display the deleted files in the interface.

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Step 3: Recover Selected Data

Once the scanning process is completed, you will see all your Android data including existing and deleted files. Once you select the deleted contacts you want to recover, click the “Recover” button to start the Android contact recovery process. It may take a while and once the recovery process is completed, you will see the lost data on your Android phone then.

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