How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phones
"Is there any way to recover all my contacts on my phone after deleting them? I accidentally cleared the cache of the contacts storage app in an attempt to clear some space on the phone. Sadly and carelessly I do not have a backup of my contacts. Any help would be massively appreciated as I am desperate!"
This case may happen to most of us Android users. Maybe you just intend to get rid of the annoying low space warning, but finally delete something you don't ever want to lose. Contacts are so important to everyone that you even can't image what if they are all gone.
Keep calm. Fortunately, you are able to get those deleted or lost contacts back, even though you don't have a backup. Android Data Recovery is the magical recovery tool designed to recover all deleted or lost contacts, SMS, videos, audio files, documents and other data files from Android smartphones. Want to know how to use the program to get back your deleted contacts? Read the easy-guide below and follow us now. Also, if you are looking for a similar program to recover contacts from iPhone, I will highly recommend iPhone Data Recovery.
How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts from Android Smartphone
Step 1. Free Download and Run the Recovery Program
Step 2. Enable USB Debugging on your Android
After connecting, you should check USB debugging on your Android to have it detected by the program. Choose the right way for your own device.
1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Tap "Settings" < "Applications" < "Development" and check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < "Developer options" and check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "Settings" < "About Phone". Click "Build number" for several times until you are shown that "You are under developer mode". Go back to "Settings" < "Developer options" and check "USB debugging".
Step 3. Analyze and Scan for Deleted Android Contacts
Now, tap on "Start" button so the recovery software will begin to analyze and scan for all deleted contacts on your Android.
If you get the window as follow, tap "Allow" several times on your homescreen until it disappears. Then click "Start" again to scan for deleted data.
Step 4. Check and Restore Deleted Contacts
When you get the scanning results on the left, expand "Contacts" icon and preview the details yourself. Names, phone numbers, addresses, Email and some other information ever exited can all be seen. Check those you want to get back and click on "Recover" button. Restore them in HTML, vCard and CSV on your computer.
Note: To directly find the deleted contacts you want to recover, you can slide to only display deleted items on the top of the window.
OK, several simple clicks bring your lost contacts back. You can also go to the homepage to learn more about Android Data Recovery. Drop us a line to tell how the program goes or any problems you meet in the process.