Contacts means a lot to us, but contacts loss happens in our daily life. It is annoying and inconvenient no mater you lose all the phone numbers or just one important customer’s info.
Android contacts loss issue may happen anytime and anywhere. So is there any way that can help you recover deleted contacts from Android phone? The answer is Yes.
Situation 1: If you have synced Android contacts with your Google account, you can restore your Android contacts from Gmail.
Situation 2: If you have never backed up your Android contacts, this situation will be different. When Android contacts are deleted, they are not wiped from the device immediately. As long as they are not overwritten by new data, you still have the opportunity to find deleted contacts Android by using a piece of professional Android data recovery software. So, if you find your Android contacts are missing, please stop using your Android device as soon as possible.
Under this situation, your next step is to find a piece of Android data recovery software to do Android contacts recovery. Which tool is your best choice? MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android is a good choice.
How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phone
Way 1: Recover Deleted Contacts Android from Gmail
Some of you have the habit of syncing Android contacts with the Google account. Under this situation, you are lucky because you can restore these deleted Android contacts from Gmail.
The detailed steps are as follows:
Step 1: You need to sign in your Google account, click on “Gmail” in the top left corner, and then choose “Contacts” from the drop-down menu.
Step 2: Then, you will enter Google Contacts interface as follows. Click on “More” from the left side list and you will get more options. Then, press “Undo changes” option, and then you will enter a small pop-out window. On this window, you can see that you can “Revert your Android contacts list back to any state in the past 30 days“. There are four specified times, and another “Custom” option which enables you to decide the time you want. Then you need to click on “CONFIRM” button after checking or customizing the time you want to use.
After these two steps, you will get deleted contacts back Android successfully.
But here, you should notice that after you revert your contacts back to a certain time you checked, the contacts which are saved after the selected time will be deleted. Thus, you need to export these contacts to your computer to keep them safe before you undo changes.
Way 2: Find Deleted Contacts Android with a Third-party Tool
It is pity if you haven’t synced your Android contacts with your Google account. Under this situation, you still can use a piece of third-party software to recover deleted contacts Android. Here, we recommend you to use the professional MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android.
Step 1: After you download and install this tool on your computer, please double click on its icon to open it. Then you will enter the main interface as follows. To recover deleted contacts from Android phone directly, you should press “Recover from Phone” option from this interface.
Step 2: Then this software will inform you to connect your Android phone to the computer. Just do it, and then the software will begin to analyze the device voluntarily.
Step 3: If you connect your Android phone to the computer for the first time, after the analyzing process, you will see this interface as follows. Then, you need to check “Always allow from this computer” and then click on “OK” on your Android phone to continue.
Step 4: Then you will enter the “Device Ready to Scan” interface. There are two scan modes. The first one is “Quick Scan“, and it is used to only recover deleted contacts, short messages and call records. The second one is “Deep Scan“, and it will scan the whole Android device to recover more types of files. In addition, this scan will cost more time relatively. In this case, you just want to find deleted contacts Android, so you can use “Quick Scan“. Choose this scan mode and click on the left lower side button “Next” to continue.
Step 5: After the scan process, you will enter the scan result interface. To find the deleted Android contacts, you need to select “Contacts” from the left file’s types list, and then both the deleted and existed items will be displayed in the middle side of the interface. Here, you can select one item and preview its information on the right side. Then, just select the Android contacts you want to retrieve and click on the right lower side button “Recover” to continue.
Step 6: You will see a pop-out window. Here, you need to save the selected Android contacts to an appointed path. For example, you can directly use the software default path, or you can select another location on the computer to store these items.
Finally, your deleted Android contacts are back.
Recovering deleted Android contacts from Gmail or with MiniTool Mobile Recovery for Android. Both of these two ways are feasible and you can choose one way according to your own situation.