Recover Data from Android
1.1 Recover Data from Android
1.2 Recover Data after Factory Reset
1.3 Recover Android Files without Rooting
1.4 Recover Data from Android Internal Storage
1.5 Recover Data from Broken Screen
1.6 Recover Contacts from Android
1.7 Recover Call Log from Android

How to Recover Contacts from Android Phone

When you have deleted all contacts on Android phone by mistake, or even lost just an important contact, what can you do to recover contacts from Android phone? Contacts loss happens unexpectedly with disoperation or because of app failure, virus attack, etc. Many Android users may consider that those lost contacts that might not be recoverable. In fact, you are able to access and recover the deleted Android contacts. They are not readable and temporally stored in the phone memory. Pay attention, these deleted contacts data would be overwritten if you upgrade your phone or make new data, so you'd better not use your phone before recovery. This guide is going to show you some useful ways to recover contacts from Android phone.

Recover Contacts from Android Phone

Part 1. How to recover contacts from Android phone with FoneLab for Android

FoneLab for Android can be your excellent option to recover contacts from Android phone. With its friendly interface and powerful compatibility, you are able to easily restore all deleted contacts from Android phone in Samsung, HTC, Google Nexus, Motorola, LG, ASUS, HUIWEI, Xiaomi, etc.

Step 1 Connect Android to computer

Download and install FoneLab for Android first. Open the software and connect Android phone to computer via a USB cable.

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Step 2 Allow Android USB debugging

Allow the USB debugging then. When your Android phone is connected to computer, a message will be sent to your Android phone for USB debugging. Tap on "OK" or "Allow" option. No such message? Maybe you should allow USB debugging manually.

USB Debugging

For Android 2.3 or earlier
Navigate to "Settings" > "Application" > "Development" > check "USB debugging".

For Android 3.0 to 4.1
Head over to "Settings" > "Developer options" > check "USB debugging".

For Android 4.2 and latter
Go to "Settings", tap on "Build number" for 7 times. Then return to "Settings" and choose "Developer options", enable "USB debugging".

Step 3 Choose file type for recovery

When your Android is successfully connected, you need to choose the file type for recovery. Here, check the Contacts option. In addition to contacts, you can also choose to recover message attachments, call logs, WhatsApp, gallery, videos, audio, documents and so on. Click the Next button.

Select Contacts

Step 4 View and recover contacts from Android

FoneLab for Android will immediately scan your Android data. After that, you can view and read deleted contacts from Android phone. What's more, the program distinguishes between the deleted contacts ( marked in red color ) and the existing ones (marked in black color). If you just want to recover the deleted contacts, just toggle on the button "Only display the deleted item(s)" to quickly locate all the deleted contacts. Check the contacts and finally click the Recover button. FoneLab for Android will help you recover deleted contacts on Android soon. The contacts that you recovered will be saved in the format of CSV and HTML formats.

Recover Contacts from Android Phone

Within just a few clicks, you can handily recover contacts from Android phone to your computer. After that, you can transfer the recovered contacts to your phone.

For more information about how to recover contacts or other files from Android, you can watch the video below:

Part 2. How to recover contacts from Android phone using Gmail

If you have synced contacts with your Google account, it is also good for you to recover contacts from Android phone via Gmail. However, there is something you should know first before you want to adopt this method.

Google Contacts Revert

Step 1 Log in your Google account on Google Contacts on a browser.

Step 2 On the left panel, please click More option.

Step 3 Select Undo changes and a window pops up.

Step 4 Choose a time or customize the time, then click Confirm.

Step 5 Go to your phone and restore contacts from Gmail.

In this article, we mainly show you how to recover contacts from Android phone. FoneLab for Android can be your best choice for Android contacts recovery. But you'd better perform contacts backup from time to time in case of losing contacts again and Android Data Backup & Restore offered by FoneLab for Android will be much helpful.

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June 06, 2018 15:41 / Updated by to Android Recovery