How to Recover Contacts from Android

Contacts is the Most Important Data in Android Phone

What is the core function of movile phone? Of cource, it is communication. And the contacts are the moxt important thing in a mobile phone. Android phone isn't an exception, and contacts in Android phone are easier to lose. Have you been stuck in contacts loss in Android smartphone? And want to find some solution for Andorid contacts recovery?

Two Ways For Android Contacts Recovery

In fact, in the process of Android os design, Google has taken into account contacts recovery. So Andriod os provide for user to login in a google account which allow phone user to sync their contacts to server. When they lost contacts from Android phone, they can get back lost contacts from Google account.

This way based on you have backed up for contacts, however, if you don't have Google account or don't back up your contacts, it means you can't recover contacts from Android? No, we have another effetive way to get back what you lost from Android without any backup.

For lost contacts, we can get them back with an Android Data Recovery program. Now, more and more recovery tool for Android devices is popular in the market. Tenorshare Android Data Recovery is one of them, With easy steps, we can restore lost contacts from Android phone.

android contacts recovery

How to Reocver Contacts from Android with Tenorshare Android Data Recovery

Before doing contacts recovery with Android Data Recovery program, we need to do some preparation on the phone and computer.

1. Install the drive for the phone to computer, you can download the drive from official web of your phone.

2.Enable USB Debugging in your phone, different versions of Android os have different operation:

For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"

For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Click"USB debugging"

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" < click "USB debugging"

Then, you can download Tenorshare Android Data Recovery from this this site:http://www.any-data-recovery.com/topics/mobile-devices/android-recovery.html and install to computer. Here, you just follow the steps:

Step 1: Shut down other Android phone management software in computer, and launch Tenorshare Android Data Recovery.

Step 2: Connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable, then the program will detect your phone.

Step 3:After detecting, you can click "next" botton, and at the same time, a "permisson ask" from super user app may ouccr in your phone, you just click "allow", then click"start", scanning will begin.

Step 4:After the scan, your data will be classified by category, so you can easily choose any kind of them to preview. After preview, select your wanted ones, click “Recover” and choose a save path on your PC to save them.


  1. Hello! I googled for how to recover contacts from Samsung Galaxy S3, and it shows me your blog, could you tell me this app wherther is able to recover deleted contacts from my phone?

    1. Yes! Deleted contacts are possible to be recovered by this app!