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Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Galaxy Phones/Tablets

Nowadays, people become more and more rely on their mobile phones to finish their jobs and businesses. So can you imagine that one day if you lost all contacts information on your Samsung Galaxy S 2/3 or Note 2/3? Obviously, you will get into troubles, especially when you lost all big clients’ contacts. And then you'll find that you can't keep contact with your big clients even lost them. No one will hope the disaster happen, right? So here you need to know how to get back the deleted or lost contacts from the Samsung Galaxy devices in details.

Why the contacts will be lost unconsciously?

Either man-made or not man-made factors can make you lose vital files like contacts, text messages, photos, etc. on your Samsung Galaxy Note or S 3/2. In most situations, your contacts may lost unconsciously and you have no aware of it until you need to use it one day. So more and more users ask "why their contacts will be lost without any reminding". Actually except for wrong deletion and formatting, there are so many other factors will result in data loss on your Samsung Galaxy or other Android devices, such as virus attack, operating system crash, physical damage and so on.

Can deleted or lost contacts on Samsung Galaxy recoverable?

The answer is absolutely positive. When the contacts is lost from your Samsung Galaxy device due to mistakenly deletion, or when memory card errors happens, the disappeared contacts (including phone number, tel-number, email address, company address, etc.) actually are still remained in the original place until you save other data to your phone or overwrite the original data. Otherwise, the deleted or lost contacts is definitely recoverable.

In order to ensure the recovered file quality, you need a professional Samsung Contacts Recovery program as your assistant. Here, we could like to strongly recommend iStonsoft Android SMS+Contacts Recovery for your reference. With it, you can recover deleted, lost or even formatted contacts from Samsung Galaxy and other Android phones within a few simple clicks. Here is the free trial version of this powerful program for your reference.

Tips: Mac version is coming soon.

How to Recover Deleted, or Lost Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S 3/2, Note 2/3?

Preparation: In order to make your Samsung Galaxy S or Note device will be detected by the program successfully, you may need to root the Samsung Galaxy firstly. After that, please follow the below steps one by one.

Step 1. Run the Program and Scan Contacts on Your Device

Launch the program on your computer and then select one of the below instructions to enable USB debugging on your mobile phone. After that, your phone will be successfully detected by the program and it will start scanning for files.
- For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "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" < Check "USB debugging".

Step 2. Preview Your Lost Contacts in Details

After the scan, both existing and deleted contacts information will be displayed in the program. Click one of them, you'll be able to check the detailed information in the right panel, including name, phone number, company, email address, etc. Mark the files you want to restore on the program one by one.

Step 3. Begin to Recover

After selecting all files you want to restore, you can hit "Recovery" button to save these files on your computer as TXT format.

Cool, right? Just click the below icon to have a free trial!