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An Effective Way to Undelete Contacts from Android Devices

Is it possible to undelete contacts from Android?

Just like you deleted some data on your computer or emptied the recycle bin, the data are not immediately gone forever. As long as you protect the spot well (where your deleted data was placed), that's to say, don't add new data to avoid overwriting, you still have a chance to get the deleted data back. Deleting contacts from your Android device is the same. If the deleted contacts are not overwritten by new data, you definitely can undelete them.

How to undelete Android contacts

Before doing anything else, you need to choose an Android data recovery tool. Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android can be a nice option. As the first Android data recovery software in the world, it allows you to undelete contacts from lots of Android devices, including undeleting messages, photos and video. Currently, it works well for a part of Android devices, not all of them. So you need to check your device before purchasing it.

Download the free trial version of the Android contacts undeleting software below:

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Note: Please check your Android device and the Android OS here before you perform the recovery. If you use a Samsung device and can't find it there, you can root it and then use the program to undelete your contacts.

First of all, run Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android on your computer, and you'll see it as follows.

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Step 1. Connect your Android mobile phone (Enable USB debugging)

Connect your device to the computer. If you see the window below, you need to enable USB debugging on your Android before the scan.

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It's easy to enable USB debugging. Follow the way below, according to the Android OS on your device.

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: 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"

Step 2. Scan your Android device to undelete contacts on it

After you enabled USB debugging on your Android, you'll arrive here. Before moving forward, make sure that the battery of your Samsung device is more than 20%. Then click the "Start" button on the window to proceed.

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After a few seconds, you'll get a request appearing on the screen of your Android device. Click "Allow" to let it get through. The click "Start" on the window of Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android to scan your Android device.

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Step 3. Preview and undelete Android contacts

The scan will take you a little while. When the scan for messages and contacts completed, it will remind you. Then you can begin to check those found data by stopping or pausing the scan. Clicking "Contacts", you can preview all contact information like names, phone numbers, job titles, Email addresses, etc. Choose what you want and click "Recover" to save them on your computer.

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Note: The data found there contains the deleted one and the existing one on your device. Both of them have their own colors. You can separate them by using the button on the top: Only display deleted items. As shown in the scan result, you also can recover messages, video and photos from your Android phone if you have a need.

Download the free trial version of the software below to have a try:

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