How to Recover Deleted Contacts on Android
All contacts on my Android phone just gone. I accidentally reset my phone to factory settings. How to recover these lost contacts from my Android phone? Any suggestion will be fully appreciated. Thanks! - James
Want to recover deleted contacts from Android phone? I know how it feels like after deleting important contacts mistakenly. Fortunately, you can recover deleted contacts from Android phones with the contacts recovery software for android - Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android (Android data recovery) (desktop software). Currently, I haven't encountered any app for Android being able to do the recovery. To recover deleted contacts from Android phone, you have should:
1) Stop using your Android phone right away, because it's risky to lose all contacts if you continue using it. Deleted contacts still exist on your Android phone somewhere but invisible, waiting to be erase by new data. In this case, continuing using phone will generate new data, which in result will make deleted contacts gone forever.
2)Install Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android on your computer and follow the steps below to recover lost contacts on your android device.
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- Save deleted contacts from Android as printable VCF, CSV, or HTML file.
- Export contacts as .VCF file, later you can import VCF to your Android phone.
- Fully support multiple Android phones. Check whether your Android is supported or not >>
Some people asked whether this software is able to recover contacts from screen broken Android phones or not. Sure, this Android contacts recovery tools is able to find all contacts, both deleted and undeleted ones on your Android phone, and export them to your computer as printable VCF, CSV, or HTML file. Later, you can import .VCF to your Android phone.
Tutorial for How to Recover Deleted Contacts on Android Phone
Step 2 Enable USB debugging on Android Phone
To use the software to recover deleted contacts from android phone, you should first enable USB debugging on your phone. Don't worry! It's very easy to enable USB debugging. If you don't know how to do it, just follow the steps below according to the version of Android your phone runs.
1)Android 2.3 or earlier: tap "Settings" > click "Applications" > click "Development" > check "USB debugging"
2)Android 3.0 to 4.1: tap "Settings" > click "Developer options" > check "USB debugging"
3)Android 4.2 or newer: tap "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".
Note: When you enable the USB debugging on your phone, you can disconnect your phone or keep your phone connected. It depends on you. Just keep in mind, your phone must be connected with your computer after you enable USB debugging.
Step 3 Analyze your phone and scan for deleted contacts
Click "Start" to anaylze your Android phone. The analysis will complete in a few seconds. After it, an order from the Superuser Request will pop up on the screen of your device. Click the "Allow" button to permit it. Sometimes it'll appear several times. Just click "Allow" until it doesn't appear again. Then click "Start" on the window of the program and it begins scanning your device now.
Step 4 Preview and recover deleted contacts from Android phone
Not only deleted contacts, but also all of those contacts currently on your broken devices are scanned out and displayed in the scan result. You can preview them one by one and decide which one you want. Mark them and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.
Note: Deleted contacts and existing contacts are displayed in different colors in the scan result. you can separate them by using the button on the top: Only display deleted items. Moreover, you also can recover and back up messages, photos and video on your broken Android device if you need.