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How to recover Android lost/deleted Contacts and other Data

How to recover Android lost/deleted Contacts and other Data

This is a problem that bothers most Android users. Many Android users have encountered loss of contacts. Why does this happen? Most users lose contact because of bad operations, careless deletion, or restoration of factory settings and so on.

If the contact is lost, is there a chance to get it back? The answer is yes. Because there are many ways to recover lost data now. One of the safest, most convenient, and simplest is to use Android data recovery tool. Because it is a specifically for Android users to solve the problem of lost data. It not only restores lost contacts, but also restores photos, information, videos, music, recordings, files, and so forth. Whether you're using Samsung, or HUAWEI, HTC, VIVO, OPPO, LG, SONY, ZTE, and Motorola, you can use it to recover lost data.

If you need this kind of help, you can download the trial version of Android data recovery for free.

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How to recover Android lost/deleted Contacts and other Data:

Part 1.Android Data Recovery for Windows Users

Part 2.Recover from Broken Android

Part 3.Recover from SD Cards

Part 1.Android Data Recovery for Windows Users

Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone

Launch dr.fone on your computer, and select "Recover".

Connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable. Please make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your Android phone. When your device is detected, you will see the screen as follows.

Step 2. Select file types to scan

After the phone is connected successfully, dr.fone for Android will display all the data types it supports to recover. By default, it has checked all the file types. You can just select the type of data that you'd like to recover.

If your phone is not rooted, dr.fone will offer two options: Scan for deleted files and Scan for all files. Scan for all files will take longer time, but will scan for files more thoroughly.

And then click "Next" to continue the data recovery process. The program will analyze your device first.

After that, it will continue scanning your Android phone to recover deleted data. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient. Precious things are always worth waiting for.

Step 3. Preview and recover deleted data on Android devices

When the scan is complete, you can preview the found data one by one. Check the items you want and click "Recover" to save them all on your computer.


Part 2.Recover from Broken Android

Many of us have been through situations like cracked screen, water-damaged, black screen when we use Android smartphones. When one of these situations happens, the worst thing is not the phone is broken, but we are unable to access the precious data, such as contacts, messages and more that have been stored in the phone memory. Fortunately, now we have broken data recovery from dr.fone - Recover (Android), which can help us to recover these data from broken Android phones. Let's see how it works.

Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer

Launch dr.fone on your computer and select "Recover".

Connect your Android phone to computer using a USB cable. Then choose "Recover Data from Android" from the program's screen.

Step 2. Choose the data types you want to recover from the broken phone

By default, dr.fone already selects all the data types. You can also select the data types you want only. Click on "Next" to continue.

Please note that this function only helps you extract the existing data on the broken Android phone yet.

Step 3. Select the fault type which matches your situation

There are two types of fault of the Android phone, which are Touch does not work or cannot access the phone, and Black/broken screen. Just click on the one which you have. Then it will lead you to the next step.

Then on the new window, choose the correct device name and the device model for your phone. Currently this function only works for some Samsung devices in Galaxy S, Galaxy Note and Galaxy Tab series. Then click on "Next".

Please make sure you have selected the correct device name and the device model for your phone. The wrong information may lead to bricking your phone or any other errors. If the information is correct, put in "confirm" and click on the "Confirm" button to continue.

Step 4. Enter Download Mode on the Android phone

Now, just follow the instructions on the program to get the Android phone into the Download Mode.

  • Power off the phone.
  • Press and hold Volume "-", "Home" and "Power" button on the phone.
  • Press "Volume +" button to enter download mode.

Step 5. Analyze the Android phone

After the phone is set in Download mode, dr.fone will start to analyze the phone and download the recovery package.

Step 6. Preview and recover the Ddata from broken Android phone

After the analysis and scanning process, dr.fone toolkit for Android will display all the file types by categories. Then you will be able to select the files to preview. Choose the files you need and hit "Recover" to save all the precious data you need.

 

Part 3.Recover from SD Cards

Have deleted data on your SD card accidentally? Keep your shirts on. Instead of letting it go, you can now learn how to recover deleted data on your SD card. Now, let's see how to recover deleted data from SD card.

Step 1. Connect a micro SD card via your Android device or a card reader

Firstly, launch dr.fone on your computer, and select "Recover".

Then connect your SD card to the computer. There are two ways for you to get your SD card connected: using a card reader or using your Android device with it. Choose the way better for you and then click "Next" to move on.

When your SD card is detected by the program, you will see the window as follows. Click "Next" to continue.

Step 2. Select a scan mode to scan your SD card

There are two scan modes for Android SD card recovery. Our suggestion is to try the Standard Mode first. If you can't find what you want, you can try the Advance Mode later. Using Standard Mode, you can choose to scan for only deleted files or scan for all files on your SD card. The latter is suggested, which will help you find more complete files.

Select the recovery mode you would like to try and click on "Next" to begin scanning your SD card.

Step 3. Preview and recover data from your SD card selectively

After the scanning process, all found files will be displayed in categories. From the left sidebar, you can click different data types to display the corresponding results. You can selectively check or un-check the files and then click "Recover" to start the data recovery process.


Note:There may be a superuser authorized devices appear during the scan on. If you get it, click "Allow" to confirm. If not, please do not ignore it.

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There are many unexpected surprises in my life. In order to avoid data loss, we must regularly store our important data on the computer.

 



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