How to recover lost photos/contacts from Nexus 5X?

We write this thread to help those who are in a trouble getting back lost data (e.g. photos, contacts) from Google Nexus 5X. If you are looking for a way to retrieve lost photos/contacts on Nexus 5X, you may wish to read it.
retrieve lost photos/contacts on Nexus 5X

It’s really cool to have Google’s 5.2-inch Nexus 5X at your hand to experience the latest version of Android, Marshmallow 6.0. If for some reason you’ve deleted a photo album by mistake or had your smartphone accidentally wipe everything from your contacts, then you know that particular variety of ”bottomless pit in your guts” feeling. Never fear, your lost data can be recovered via installing third party Nexus 5X data recovery application. We’ll show you just how easy it is to recover lost files like photos and contacts on Google Nexus 5X. All you need is FoneLab for Android.

FoneLab for Android is a quick, straightforward, and secure Android data rescuer program running on both Windows and Mac platforms. It is able to get back lost contacts, text messages, documents, photos, videos, call history and more from Android devices. Whether you accidentally deleted files or corrupted your OS through a software update or ROM flashing, FoneLab for Android can restore whatever data/file you want within 3 simple steps: connect your device > scan device or backup > Recover your Android data.

Read on to find a quick guide on how to recover lost contacts and photos from Nexus 5X.

Nexus 5X data recovery – how to recover deleted data like contacts and photos from Nexus 5X?

Software requirement
FoneLab for Android
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Follow these steps:
Step 1: Connect your Nexus 5X to your PC via USB cable
Install and launch the Nexus 5X data recovery program on your PC after download, the main window will pop up as below. Then you need to connect your Nexus 5X 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.
retrieve lost data from Nexus 5X devices

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, Nexus 5X Data Recovery will detect your Nexus 5X 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.
Nexus 5X data recovery tool

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.
restore lost data (e.g. contacts, photos) from Nexus 5X devices

Step 4: Preview and recover lost files selectively
When the scanning finish, the data files that have been found from your Nexus 5X 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.
recover deleted contacts/photos from Nexus 5X

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