We write this tutorial to help those who are looking for a solution to get back deleted contacts on an Android smartphone. It guides you through the process of recovering lost contacts from an Android phone via using a third party Android data recovery application.
Issues regarding to contacts recovery on Android smartphones
“I accidentally delete a contact from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 and never had an account at Google and Samsung. How I can somehow recover?”
“I synched contacts on my HTC One, then wiped the phone because of stability issues. Now when I synch contacts again I get nothing. What am I missing? How can I get my contacts back?”
“I need help in getting the contacts on my Nexus 6P restored. I wiped them in error. Please help!!!”
Check the Google account that you have used to sign up your android device. Mostly all the contacts get stored to the Google account and sync automatically with Google servers. If you don’t have backups, you will need to use a third party android recovery program like FoneLab for Android to do the job.
How to restore deleted contacts from Android phones via using FoneLab for Android?
Follow these steps:
Step 1: Connect your Android to your PC via USB cable
Install and launch the Android data recovery program on your PC after download, the main window will pop up as below. Then you need to connect your Android to the computer via a USB cable. Wait for seconds before the device is detected. Install the device driver on your computer if it hasn’t been installed.
Step 2: Open the USB debugging mode on your device
Before the program scan and recover, it needs to be authorized. After the device driver is installed, Android Data Recovery will detect your Android version and tell you how to open the USB debugging mode on your phone. Don’t worry, this step is of no harm to the safety and privacy of your data or device. After you finish the steps, click OK on FoneLab for Android and tap OK on your device.
Step 3: Select the data types on your device.
Click the file types you want to recover and click Next. The program will scan the data on your device.
Step 4: Preview and recover lost files selectively
When the scanning finish, the data files that have been found from your Android will be shown. You can preview each file and check the ones you want to recover, and then click the ‘Recover’ button to recover and save them on your computer.
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