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How to Recover Contacts after Factory Reset from Android or iPhone Efficiently?

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“i accidentally factory reset my phone and after that i discovered that there is no backup for my contacts to my gmail account, can any one help me about this?, is there any way to get my important contacts back??? pleeeeeeeeeeeeeease help”

We talked about recovering photos after factory reset last week, today, let’s solve the issue of how to recover contacts after factory reset, both Android and iPhone are suitable.

Part 1: How to Recover Contacts from Android Phone after Factory Reset without PC
Part 2: How to Recover Contacts after Factory Reset from Android without Backup?
Part 3: How to Recover Contacts after Factory Reset iPhone 7 (Plus)/6s (Plus)/6(Plus)/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

Part 1: How to Recover Contacts from Android Phone after Factory Reset without PC

Today, people often use the system backup feature or cloud services (such as Google) to backup mobile phone data. If you have a good habit of doing regular backups or synchronizations, it will be easier to restore files when you reset your Android phone at the factory. 

Recover Android Contacts from Google

If you have set up Google account on your Android and enabled synchronization for all data, after factory reset, you can set up your Google account again on the phone. An option during the set up process will allow you to restore all the synced data.
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Restore Android Data from Backup

Many Android phones are endowed with local backup app or function. If you have backed up data regularly, then, after factory reset, just go to “Settings” > “Back up & restore”, and select the latest backup file to recover contacts from backup.

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Part 2: How to Recover Contacts after Factory Reset from Android without Backup?

While most of time we forget to backup our important data, in this situation, we lost contacts by factory reset, how can we get back the contacts without any hassle? For this issue, you need to turn to a professional data recovery tool, RenewAndroid Contacts Recovery, which not only allows you to recover contacts, but also other files like photos, videos, call history, and so on. Most of Android devices are supported, such as Samsung Galaxy, LG, Sony, Motorola, Google, Huawei, ZTE, OnePlus, etc.

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Steps to Recover Contacts via Android Data Recovery

Step 1 - Connect Android Device and Enable USB Debugging
Set-up the software, and connect your Android device to your PC, using a USB cable.
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Now, it is time to enable the USB debugging on your Android device. There are different steps to enable the USB debugging, according to different Android versions. Simply follow the instructions, stated in the below image.
Step 2 - Scan your Android device
Once you enabled the USB debugging on the Android device, choose "Contacts" and click on "Next" on dr.fone software to allow it to analyze effectively the data on your device.You need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen if your Android device is a rooted one. Simply follow the instructions, stated in the window of the software.
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Step 3 - Select Contacts to Scan
The software asks you to select the file type, which you want to recover. Click on the check box provided before "Contacts", if you want to recover deleted contacts on your device. After the selection, click on "next".
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After clicking on "Next" button, the window, which appears, offers you two scanning modes: Standard and Advanced. It is highly recommended to go for "Scan for deleted files" in Standard Mode. After this, click on "Next" to go ahead with the scanning process.
Step 4 - Recover Contacts from Android Devices
During the process, if you have seen your required contacts, click on "pause" to stop the process. After this, check for the contacts, you need to recover, and then click on the "Recover" button at the bottom. In the new pop-up window, choose the folder in which you want to save the recovered contacts. 

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Read More: Restore Deleted Contacts from Samsung Galaxy Note

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Part 3: How to Recover Contacts after Factory Reset iPhone 7 (Plus)/6s (Plus)/6(Plus)/5S/5C/5/4S/4/3GS

If you are using iPhone, to recover the lost contacts from factory reset, we also have good method! That is, choose iPhone Data Recovery, this powerful and flexible iPhone recovery software to help you recover your lost or deleted contacts. Moreover, you can also use this software to recover deleted files like WhatsApp messages, photos, music, videos, notes and so on. Let’s see how it works.

Step 1 Connect your iPhone and scan it
Connect your iPhone and run the program on your computer. Then you'll see the main window as follows. Simply click on the "Start Scan" button to get it scanned.
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Step 2 Restore deleted or lost contacts on iPhone
After the scan, you can preview all found data before recovery. Choose" Contacts" to preview, mark it and click "Recover". You can choose to “Restore to Device” or “Recover to Computer”.

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