Samsung Recovery: How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Phones

--Friday, 14 April 2017

For some people, life will become boring without smart phone. If lose all the contacts on Samsung, I can not imagine how much trouble will be. Although you are careful, the accident will always happen. Contacts are deleted maybe after updated system or root.

Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Phones

Android Data Recovery can help you recover your deleted SMS, Contacts, Photos, Videos on Samsung Galaxy S6/S7/S8. It can recover contacts from Samsung device without backup.

Step 1. Run Android Data Recovery
This is not a mobile app, you need to install it on a computer. Then the software will prompt you to connect Samsung to the PC. This is to scan Samsung data.

Install and run android data recovery

Step 2. Enable USB Debugging
We can not scan your phone without your permission. So you need to Enable USB Debugging . You can follow the prompts of the software or view the following article.
1) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"

Enable USB Debugging

Step 3. Recover deleted Contacts from Samsung Phones
It takes a few minutes to scan your Samsung phone. After the scan is complete you can see the deleted contacts on the software. You can choose to restore your lost contacts to your Samsung phone. Or you can restore all the deleted contacts.

Recover deleted Contacts from Samsung

Restoring Samsung contacts with Gmail

Before using this method, you need to make sure you have synced the Samsung device to Gmail. Google has a powerful feature that can restore all the Samsung contacts you have backed up. When you complete the backup, you can synced your Samsung device to Google Account.

Step 1. select "Contacts" from the dropdown menu
Login in your google account, view contacts from the dropdown menu on your left side. Then click "Contacts".

select google contacts

Step 2. Restoring Samsung contacts with Gmail
In this step, you will receive the following figure. You can choose to restore the contacts backup a week ago. After completing the operation, you can see your lost contacts on Samsung.

restore samsung contacts from gmail

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