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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Phones


It happens a lot when people using a Samsung Galaxy S4/S3/S3 mini/S4 mini get their important phone numbers lost. Yet, the worse thing is that they did not sync the information to their computer or Google account. If your case is so, you need a third-party app to deal with the problem. Some must know that the missing data can be undeleted, if right steps are taken. So, the key point is to find a recovery tool that can do this efficiently. Then, Samsung Data Recovery is the one you are looking for.

Samsung Data Recovery can recover deleted contacts from Samsung phones without a backup file. All the details—company, job title, email address, are included. The intuitive interface is easy to handle.

Note: Stop using your phone to take photos, send emails and do any other things that will create new data in the device. Or your valuable contacts may be overwritten and gone forever.

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Steps of Samsung Contacts Recovery


Step 1.Launch Samsung Data Recovery and Connect S4 to PC
The first thing is to download this software and install it. Then, open it and the interface should pop up. This is where you plug the phone into the computer

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Step 2.Enter USB Debugging
In this step, the application will prompt you to enable USB debugging. If you don't know what to do, follow this:

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'

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As Galaxy S4 is base on Android 4.2, we should adopt the third method.

Step 3.Select the to-be-Scanned Data
You will see this which tells you to ensure that the phone is over 20% charged. Click "Start" to continue.

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And then, you can check to choose the items that you need. ("Contacts" is our option here.) Press "Next".

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Take one of the modes—"Scan for deleted files", "Scan for all files" or "Advanced Mode". The usual choice is the first one, which save you time.

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Now, go to your S4 and tap "Allow" when the SuperUser requires authority. In case you don't know how, the window has shown the operation for you. And, if you don't want to press it for several times, just tick "Remember".

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Step 4.Scan Lost Samsung Contacts and Recover Them
The software will automatically scan the phone for you. The length of time depends on how many file types you choose. When the result comes out, you can preview the details and check the one that is to be restored. All set, tap "Recover".

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Get Back Lost Samsung Phone Numbers

Note: Doing backup files of your Samsung frequently does benefit. Data that are covered can not be retrieved. So, when that happens, your backup files can help a lot.

Samsung Data Recovery can work with not only contacts but also other things both in the internal memory and the SD card. Try it out! And feel free to leave us comments.

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