How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Smart Phone
--Rachel Green, Feb.7, 2017
“Anyone can help me to solve this issue? I wrongly deleted Android contacts, what’s worse, I haven’t do backup. The files is very important to me. I need to get them back at very short time. Thanks in advance for your help!” Actually, we get many requests about how to recover deleted contacts from Android when they do not do a backup. So no worry, we will show you the right and easy way. What’s more, our method is 100% safe with your data. That is, using a recovery tool to get the contacts back.
Android Contacts Recovery allows you to restore contacts from Android phone memory, also can recover contacts from SIM Card. This well human-based designs program is also easy to handle. Most of the Android devices are supported, like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony and more. By the way, iPhone Data Recovery can help you recover lost contacts from iPhone if you are a iPhone user.
Note: Remember not to add any operation to Android phone for avoiding contacts overwritten. We can recover the contacts because the wrongly deleted contacts still exist in your phone. But, once they are written over, we can not restore them again.
Download and install Android Contacts Recovery to PC. Launch it and a similar window can be seen when you launch the software. Connect the device by a USB cable and wait for your computer to recognize the devices.
Step 2. Enter USB Debugging
Tick USB debugging as the interface tells. This step is quite easy if you follow the procedure underneath. (The methods are different on different Android operating systems.)
1)For Android 5.0 or newer: Tap "Settings" > "About Phone" to tap "Build number" seven times for "You are now a developer!" signal. Then, move to "Settings" > "Developer options" to turn on "USB debugging" 2) For Android 4.2 to 4.4.4: Move steps according to the methods for Android 5.0 3) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > "Developer options" > Tick "USB debugging" 4) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > Tick "USB debugging"
After that, choose "Start" button on the next interface to go on.
Step 3. Choose Kinds of Data and Which Mod to Scan with
An interface will pop up for you to select what to recover. Since only contacts are to be retrieved, we tick "Contacts" in order to save time.
Step 4. Click to Analyze
Click Start to analyze your Android. Just wait a sec and a Superuser Request will show up on your phone. Allow it. Sometimes the box may pop up more than once, click "Allow" until it does not. And then, choose "Start" on your computer to begin scanning.
Step 5. Preview and Restore Contacts from Android Phone
The result will be shown in the window as below. You can highlight one of them to see the details of your missing contact or existing one. (The missing data are marked by red, while the existing data by black.) Choose the ones that you want to get back and save on your computer, and click "Recover".
Above steps are all about how to retrieve lost contacts from Android. If you need to solve this issue, come and have the free trail version recovery tool download and have a try first. And don't forget to do backup for your Android for protecting the data. Any questions please feel free to contact us.