Wednesday, July 10, 2013

How to Recover Contacts from Samsung Galaxy

Can I recover contacts deleted from my Samsung Galaxy?

Last night, my brother had mistakenly deleted some contacts on my phone. The contacts are my clients in my business, it is very important and I have no any back up in sim card I understand, it was only my fault, I shouldn't give my phone to my brother, I wii back them up if I can recovery them. Is there is any way I can recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy phone? Such accident is very common for Samsung Galaxy Android phone user. Contacts are the most important data in the phone. You must be frustrated when your contacts are accidently deleted. You may wonder whether deleted data can be gotten back.

Deleted Contacts in Samsung Galaxy Phone are Recovable

In fact, caontacts deleted from your Samsung Galaxy haven’t been erased permanently. A deletion means, data is tagged a "deleted" which make the space that the file lives assessed for new data. So whereas the deleted file contacts will be still present there until new arrived data overwrites it. Therefore, you should stop using your phone if want to recover contacts, as long as you have a Android data recovery tool, you can easily retrieve deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy.

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How to Do Samsug Galaxy Deleted Contacts 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: 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 Samsung Galaxy 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.

Tips for Android Phone Contacts Backup

As a matter of fact, Android phone provide contacts backup methords for users, let's take out them:

The most basical way to back up contacts is Google account. You can sign up a Google Account then sync your contacts to clound server, even if you lost contacts from you Android phone, you can get them back from this account.

Another way is copying your contact to sim card or SD card. Go to contacts app of the phone, then tap the menu out, you can see a back up option, here you can choose to back up contacts data to sim card or SD card.

All in all, we should get ready before it rain, form a good hait to back up contacts in the phone, Samsung Galaxy contacts recovery is easier with backup!