How To Recover Deleted Contacts From Android Phone?

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recover-android-contactsDid you ever face a problem of losing your contacts from your Android phone? Ahh…it really gets me when I accidentally delete or lose phone number of my colleague or friends. I put all the blame on my phone for that even if it’s my fault and I guess most of you also do the same thing. That’s why I am writing this blog post on how you can recover deleted contacts from Android using a simple method.

Recovering contacts from your Android phone is easy. Take a look at the methods listed below:

Recover your lost contacts with PhoneRescue (AD)
AndroidpriMobie PhoneRescue is an advanced Android data recovery tool which is known for its efficient data recovery and simple-to-use interface. PhoneRescue is able to retrieve files like contacts, messages, photos, videos, music, and other personal data. Its preview feature is an added advantage that makes the restoration process easier and helps you gain back memories.

Probably your contacts are not deleted

Before you start to panic realizing your contacts are gone, I will recommend you to first take a look at your Android device. It might be possible that your contacts are not deleted.

For that, first you need open the Contacts, then click on the three dot hamburger symbol located at the top right corner. Now select Contacts to display and make sure that you have selected All contacts. Now return and check whether you got your contacts back or not; if it’s back then it wasn’t deleted or lost, it was just hidden.


Recover deleted contacts with Gmail:

Recovering deleted contacts from an Android is very easy if your device is synced with Google account. You can restore up-to 30 days old contacts deleted intentionally or unintentionally. The method to recover deleted contact with Gmail is as follow:

Step 1:

Sign in using the same Gmail-id that you have used to register your Android device.

Step 2:

Now click on Gmail drop-down menu located at left corner and select Contacts.


Step 3:

Now click on More and then select Restore contacts. Here you can select time to restore the contacts or you can fill the time by selecting custom.



  1. In case you find it hard to restore contacts after following these steps you can use the following link do to the same thing: (
  2. You can also restore contacts by using data recovery software. You just need to download and install them into your device and it will do the job for you.

If you are still having any problem while restoring your lost contacts, let us know in comments.

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