How to Recover Lost Contacts from Android Phone

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Android Contact Recovery

By Selena KomezUpdated on August 29, 2017

After rooting your Android phone and cause lost contacts from your Android phone?For example,Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5,Note 5;Google Pixel,Google Nexus 6/9; Huawei Mate 9/P9/Honor 6X;HTC One M8/M9;Vivo V5,Y66,Y55;Lenovo K5 Note,K6 Note.Accidentally deleted contacts on your Samsung  Android phone? Android system update lost contacts (such as Android 4.4, Android 5.0,6.0,7.0 N update)? You may have the similar question:How to retrieve deleted contacts from phone memory?Any contacts recovery help to recover lost contacts from Android?In this tutorial,you will learn different solutions about Android contacts recovery, including Android Contacts Recovery and Broken Android Data Recovery.

* How to and Restore Contacts on Samsung Phone

* How to Manage Android on Computer

To restore contacts from Android phone,you need to download this free Android Data Recovery to restore Android data without backup, which covers how to recover deleted SMS on Android phone, and how to restore photos, videos from Android phone after rooting.

Broken Android Data Recovery not only can help you to recover lost contacts from Android phone,Android memory card or SIM Card,but also allows you restore text messages, photos, videos and other lost data on Android device,this data recovery for android works well with Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG,Sony and more other Android device.

Free download the Android Data Recovery software:

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Note: Please turn off your data first in case your old contacts are overwritten. Contacts lost still exist in your phone and can be recovered. But, once they are written over, we can not restore them again.

Content 1. Top 7 Reasons May Cause Lost Data on Android

There are many scenarios that cause you to lose data and restore data from Android phone/tablet.

1. Press “Delete” button in the process of using Android phone and wipe out some images and videos you really don’t want to lose;
2. While transfer data between phone and PC or Mac machine, you falsely eject the mobile phone ahead of time and result in data lost;
3. Memory card in Android phone got corrupted and meet messages like “Memory card error”, “the card is not formatted, would you like to format it now”; software corruption and many users asked “how to recover lost Samsung Galaxy contacts after software corrupted”.
4. Android phone was dropped down and you can’t read files in it;
5. Accidently execute phone restore and erase everything in it without backup, that is, Android unexpected lost data after reset;
6. Android system update to new version, say Android firmware update made data lost. Lost pictures after tablet update.
7. Formatted memory card attached in the phone unexpectedly
And more…

Content 2. Is It Possible to Recover Lost Data from Android Phone

Sure. There is chance to get back Android data, and you have no need to blame yourself losing cherished contacts, photos, videos, WhatsApp messages or songs. With the help of Android data recovery software, you can restore Android lost data instantly. And now the priority is stop using your Android phone. Why? Because any further step could make you lose your files by overwritting the space of the lost data. If you are looking for freeware to restore SMS from Android phone, you can read this use guide about how to recover text messages on Android.

Content 3. How to Restore Deleted Contacts from Android

To recover contacts from HTC, Samsung mobile, Motorola, LG, Song and other Android smart phone,you can use a Android Data Recovery software (Android Contacts Recovery),because those phone running the Android OS, it supports recover other android lost files directly,such as retrieve photos, videos, contacts, text messages, and call history from all Android based phones and tablets.

No matter whether you rooted or unrooted the device, formated, accidentally deleted or wiped SMS, photos, videos, contacts or other files, try this how to recover Android lost data on PC step by step. It is the same with how to recover lost data from Android on Mac.Let’s show you the use guide about how to recover Android contacts for example:

Step 1 Connect Android Device to PC and Run the Android Recovery
Download and store the installation package from the above link. Double click the setup file to install the recovery software on your PC. A desktop shortcut will be generated after installation. Run the software from shortcut or start menu.

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Step 2 Enable USB debugging on Android device
There are three different ways to finish this job for different Android system:
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” < Click “Development” < Check “USB debugging”
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter “Settings” < Click “Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: “Settings” < Click “About Phone” < Tap “Build number” for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < “Developer options” < “USB debugging”

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Note: Turn on Android USB Debugging on your device and plug your Android device to a PC via USB cable. There are 100+ brands and 2000+ Android devices supported by the software. If the device is not recognized by the software, please install Android USB driver before to the next step.

Select Contacts you want to recover from the phone.

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Step 3 Scan and Analyze Your Android Device
Once the device is detected by the software, click the Start button to begin analyzing the device attached to the computer. Make sure the battery life is more than 20% and don’t connect other device to the computer during the time. The whole analysis takes 10-20 minutes to complete, depending on how many files stored on your Android phone.

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Step 4 Preview and Restore Deleted Contacts from Android Device
After analysis, the software will list all of the contacts previously deleted or wiped on the left menu bar. You can preview each item and select the ones you want to recover. In default, the software will recover all of files, including contacts, text messages, photos, documents and media files. However, you can recover the selected items individually, because full recovery takes much more time and consumes more disk space on your Android phone. .

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Click on the Recover button on the bottom of the screen after selection, and choose a local path to store the recovered files. It takes a while to fully recover the items, depending on how many files you are preparing to recover. Just have a cup of coffee during the recovery time.

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The above example shows you how easily to recover contacts on your Android phone with Android Contacts Recovery. Actually, it’s a complete data recovery solution that can also recover text messages, photos, video, audio and documents. You can get back all your lost data, no matter it was deleted accidently, or damaged during run time. Highly recommended to anyone who takes serious in data protection.

Tips: In order to avoiding lost contacts data on your Android devices,you need to use a Android backup software or this Phone Transfer, Android & iOS Manager or the Android Data Backup Restore features in the Android data recovery program to backup contacts from Android phone to computer,the Phone transfer also allows you copy data between iPhone, Android and Nokia directly,if you have buy a new phone,this phone to phone transfer is the best program for you!

Content 4. How to Recover Lost Contacts on Broken Android Phone

Android Data Recovery released a new function – Broken Android Data Recovery that allows to recover data from broken Android device directly,absolutely helps to recover lost contacts from broken Android.Broken Android Data Recovery works well for restore data from various of broken Android device,such as,black screen of Android phone,broken screen of Android phone,can’t enter the system of Android phone,non-responsive of Android phone.

Firstly,you should download and install the Android Tool Kit – Broken Android Data Recovery on your computer. Once it has completed scan, you fill find a button named with “Broken Android Phone Data Extraction(Damaged Device)” which you need to click.

Step 1.Connect Broken Android with the Computer
Connect the broken Android phone to computer with USB cable,and click “scan it” button.

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Step 2.Select the File Types to Recover
Now you need to select the files you need to recover from broken Android.Including all file of recovery option from Android(Contacts,Call History,Gallery,Messaging,etc,) allows to select.For contacts recovery,you should click “Contacts“.Then click “Next”.

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Step 3.Select the Fault Type of Broken Android Phone
Before recovering your broken Android phone,there are two options to choose from the system- “touch cannot to used or cannot enter the system” as well as “Black screen (or the screen is broken)”.You need to choose the appropriate one depends on your phone and then click on “NEXT”.

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Step 4.Select the Model of Your Phone
In this step you have to select the proper version of the Android as well as the exact model you are using.

select device model

Step 5.Enter Download Mode on Android
This is the step of entering the download mode of the phone and start on with the screen recovery.
Here you need to follow up three individual steps which include:
· Hold the Power key to power off the Phone
· You next have to press the volume down key,the Power key as well as the Home key at the same time
· Next up leave all the keys and press the volume up key to enter the download mode of the phone

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Step 6.Analysis of the Broken Android Phone
You should connect Android to computer again and the Broken Android Data Recovery will automatically analyze it.

After entered the “Download mode”, the software will start downloading “recovery package”,it will take you a few minutes,please wait patiently.

When the downloading finish,the selected data from broken Android will be list.

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Now your Android is back to the normal state,you could select and extract the existent or deleted data/contacts from it freely.

Step 7.Preview and Recover Lost Contacts from Broken Android
You can preview all deleted or existent data before recovering them from Android,including the detailed contacts,messages,photos,videos and more types of files.Then just click “Recover” Option to accomplish the contacts data recovery process.

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Tips to repair a broken Android device by yourself:
– Make sure you contact the service center first to know the issue.In case it is in the warranty,it is worth trying.
– Order for the replacement parts only after you know the exact cause of the problem. It will save money and time.
– Get the right tools to repair your phone.Usually, there are specific tools for opening and handling hardware of modern phone.
– Get all the necessary software to manage your phone.Moreover, importantly know how to use them to repair your phone.

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Related Article:

How to Restore Lost Contacts from Android Phone Memory Card

How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Phone

How to Recover Lost Data from Android

How to Recover Data from Android Phone


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