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How to Recover Deleted Contacts on Android Phone

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Gabriel Hammond

January 26, 2017 (Updated: July 3, 2020)• Filed to: Android Data Recovery

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One of the best things about having a mobile device is the ability to store contacts within the device. That way, you never have to worry about remembering all the numbers when you need to contact someone. This great mobile device feature while very advantageous, the reality of having technology is that one mistake can mean the loss of all data. The same is true of your contacts which is why it is very important to always have a backup of not just contacts but all other data on the device.

If you lose some of the contacts on your Android device and you didn’t have a backup, getting them back can be trying and some people even say impossible. This article is going to prove them wrong by showing you how easy it is to get your missing contacts back and the best tool to help you do that.

Recover Deleted Contacts using iMyFone Android Data Recovery

When you lose contacts or any other type of data on your device and you don’t have a backup, the easiest way to get the data back is to use a data recovery tool. While there are very many data recovery tools for Android devices, only one guarantees to recover any type of data you want as fast as can be done. This data recovery program is none other than iMyFone Android Data Recovery and the following are some of the reasons it is the only option for you when it comes to data recovery.

  • It is very easy to use. As we shall demonstrate in a simple tutorial, you can recover any number of contacts in just a few minutes.
  • It can be used to recover other types of data as well including videos, photos, documents, messages and many others.
  • It is compatible with all Android devices and all versions of the Android OS.
  • It’s preview function makes it easy to selectively recover the missing data. This essentially means that you can choose to only recover some contacts over others.

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How to Recover your Missing Contacts

Download and install iMyFone Android Data Recovery to your computer and then follow these very simple steps to recover your missing contacts.

Step 1: Connect the Android phone to the computer using USB cables and then launch the program on your computer.

Connect the Android phone to the computer

Step 2: You will need to enable USB debugging to continue. This will allow the software to detect the device. if you have already, you just need to tap “OK” on your device to continue. If you hadn’t, follow the on-screen instructions to do it.

enable USB debugging

Step 3: Select “Contacts” as the type of data you want to recover and then click “Next” to continue.

Select “Contacts” as the type of data

Step 4: This next step requires a rooted device. if your device isn’t rooted, iMyFone Android Data Recovery will automatically install an assistant app to help you do that. Just tap “Allow” on your device to continue. If it doesn’t work, click “Retry” to do it again.

root device

Step 5: In the results page, choose the missing contacts from the missing results and then click “Recover” to save them.

choose the missing contacts

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