Android Contacts Recovery: Recover Deleted Contacts from Android

“I have accidentally deleted some important contacts from my Android phone. Is there any way I can recover deleted contacts from Android quickly? Any suggestion would be highly appreciated.”

I guess many Android users have ever encountered the same issue. When your contacts are suddenly deleted or disappear, you may feel rather anxious especially when there are no backup copies of important contact information for business partners, friends, old classmates, etc. Don’t get depressed! Just refer to this simple guide, you can easily recover deleted contacts from Android in few minutes.

Gihosoft Android Data Recovery Free is a super awesome software for Android contacts recovery with professional features and humanized user interface. Using it, you can directly restore deleted contacts from various types of Android phones like Samsung, Huawei, LG, HTC, Motorola, Google, Oneplus, Sony, Lenovo, ZTE and more. Check out the following steps to learn how to recover deleted contacts from Android.

Restore Deleted Contacts Android

One Important Tip You Should Pay Attention To: Act Fast

The contacts deleted from Android phone are still existing and recoverable, unless new data has been saved in the same space which makes lost contacts overwritten and irrecoverable. Thus, once your Android contacts get lost, you’d better not add or delete data on the phone, it’s suggested restoring deleted contacts from Android as quickly as you can.

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How to Restore Deleted Contacts on Android:

  1. Download and install Gihosoft Free Android Data Recovery on your computer.
  2. Run the freeware. In the primary window, select “Contacts” and click “Next”.
  3. Connect Android phone to PC. Wait until the Android device gets recognized by the software. (Have problem? please check this guide: How to connect Android to PC.)
  4. Click “Start” to begin scanning deleted or lost contacts from Android phone memory. (During the process, please do not disconnect Android device to the computer.)
  5. Preview the scanned files and restore Android contacts to the computer by clicking “Recover”.

Recover Deleted Contacts from Android

How to Back up and Save Android Contacts?

Method 1. Frequently backup Android contacts to PC

Gihosoft Android File Transfer can enable you to backup contacts on Android to PC in only a few steps. Once your contacts lost unexpectedly, you can quickly restore deleted contacts from Android backup files to the same Android device or even a new one.

Method 2. Sync Android contacts with Gmail Account

It’s a great way to avoid losing Android contacts. You can effortlessly make it: go to Settings -> Accounts & sync -> tap Add icon -> Mail -> add your Gmail address and password -> sync Android contacts with Gmail.

Sync Android Contacts with Gmail

Note: If you’ve ever synced Android contacts with Gmail, when encountered data loss, you can easily recover deleted contacts from Android via Gamil: Navigate to Gmail > Contacts > More > Restore. And choose a period to recover Android contacts within the past 30 days.

Is this article helpful for you? Except Android contacts recovery, the above Gihosoft Android Data Recovery software can also effectively help you recover lost Android SMS, call logs, WhatsApp, Viber, as well as photos, videos, music, and more.