|Android Contacts Recovery|
Restore Lost Contacts from Android smart phone directly
The popular android data recovery tool you choose will depend on your personal preference, but they all do basically the same thing: scan your Android's memory, identify and recover your ''deleted' 'contacts. They'll all walk you through the process, which is usually only four steps long: connect, scan, preview, recover. The process works for other data besides phone numbers as well. Some programs worth trying out include:
Note: Please turn off your data first in case your old contacts are overwritten. Contacts lost still exist in your phone and can be recovered. But, once they are written over, we can not restore them again.
How to Recover Contacts on a Android phone?
Step 1 Connect Android Device to PC and Run the Program
Download and store the installation package from the above link. Double click the setup file to install the recovery software on your PC. A desktop shortcut will be generated after installation. Run the software from shortcut or start menu.
Step 2 Enable USB debugging on Android device
There are three different ways to finish this job for different Android system:
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: "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < "Developer options" < "USB debugging"
Note: Turn on Android USB Debugging on your device and plug your Android device to a PC via USB cable. There are 100+ brands and 2000+ Android devices supported by the software. If the device is not recognized by the software, please install Android USB driver before to the next step.
Step 3 Scan and Analyze Your Android Device
Once the device is detected by the software, click the Start button to begin analyzing the device attached to the computer. Make sure the battery life is more than 20% and don't connect other device to the computer during the time. The whole analysis takes 10-20 minutes to complete, depending on how many files stored on your Android phone.
Step 4 Preview and restore SMS from Android Device
After analysis, the software will list all of the contacts previously deleted or wiped on the left menu bar. You can preview each item and select the ones you want to recover. In default, the software will recover all of files, including contacts, text messages, photos, documents and media files. However, you can recover the selected items individually, because full recovery takes much more time and consumes more disk space on your Android phone. .
Click on the Recover button on the bottom of the screen after selection, and choose a local path to store the recovered files. It takes a while to fully recover the items, depending on how many files you are preparing to recover. Just have a cup of coffee during the recovery time.
The above example shows you how easily to recover contacts on your Android phone with Android Data Recovery. Actually, it's a complete data recovery solution that can also recover text messages, photos, video, audio and documents. You can get back all your lost data, no matter it was deleted accidently, or damaged during run time. Highly recommended to anyone who takes serious in data protection.
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