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How to recover lost contacts from Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6

How to recover lost contacts from Samsung Galaxy S8/S7/S6

Contacts are precious to many people, and it can be said that contacts are the bridge we communicate with. With contacts, we communicate with others, it becomes more convenient and efficient. Ben is a workaholic, because his son is naughty, all the contacts on the mobile phone are deleted by his son, he has not been free to enter new contacts into the mobile phone. Without a contact, his work efficiency is getting lower and lower, and his life becomes very inconvenient. He wondered if there was a way to restore the contacts in the phone.


In fact, the method of retrieving contacts is simple, you only need Android data recovery,whose data recovery rate ranks first in the industry . In fact, Android Data Recovery is a great software, it can not only help you restore contacts, but also help you restore SMS,photos, audio, video, WhatsApp, message, music, and so on.


Samsung Contacts Recovery----Android data recovery not only applies to Samsung Galaxy S7/S6,but also applies to a lot of Android phones, such as Samsung, HUAWEI, HTC, Motorola, ZTE, Meizu, OPPO, vivo, and so on. All of these Android phones are basically applicable.


Moreover,Android data recovery can help you recover accidentally deleted data, retrieve the missing data by the system upgrade, get back the missing data due to restore the factory settings. It can be said that it can help you respond to any cases with missing data.


If you need this kind of help, you can download the trial version of Android data recovery on your computer for free.


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Here are two ways to restore Samsung's missing data:

Method 1: how to restore data to backup after losing data

Nowadays, people usually use the system backup function or cloud services (such as Google) to backup their mobile phone data. If you have a good habit of doing regular backup or synchronization, it's easier to recover files after you reset the Android phone or lose data when you leave the factory.

Option 1: Recover Android Data from Google

If you have set up Google account on your Android and enabled synchronization for all data, after factory reset, you can set up your Google account again on the phone. An option during the set up process will allow you to restore all the synced data.

Option 2: Restore Android Data from Backup

Many Android phones are endowed with local backup app or function. If you have backed up data regularly, then, after factory reset, just go to “Settings” > “Back up & restore”, and select the latest backup file to restore data from backup.

Method 2:Free download Samsung data recovery software to try(Recommend)

Steps to Recover Deleted Contacts from Galaxy S6/S7

Step 1.Run the Android Recovery on PC and Connect Galaxy S6/S7 to computer

First of all,please free download the program and install it on your computer,then connect your Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 to your PC/Mac via its original data cable.

Step 2. Enable USB debugging on your Galaxy S6/S7 smart phone

Once connect your phone to the computer, the program will promtp you to enable USB debugging if your Samsung has not set up that option. There are three ways to finish this job:


1) 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"

2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > Click "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"

3) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" > Click "Applications" > Click "Development" > Check "USB debugging"

Step 3. Select the “Contacts” files type you want to Get Back

After that, the program shows a new interface to ask you what type of files you want to recover,if you only want to recover Samsung deleted contacts, please choose "Contact" items and go to next steps.

Step 4. Get Privilege and Ready Scan the Galaxy S6/S7

When your Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 is successfully detected by the app,the software can’t scan your GS7 phone unless you allow it to. So you should Turn to your Samsung Galaxy S7's home screen, you will see "allow" button,and grant the Super User permissions for the program to scan your phone,please tap Allow/Grant/Authorize when it asked on your Samsung phone.

Note: Make sure that your Samsung device is rooted. If it isn't,the program would attempt to root your device, and unroot it back once the recovery process is completed.


Step 5. Start to Scan your Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 for Lost or Deleted Contacts

In this step you will see the following window,please wait for the program to scan your phone,the scanning process will cost you a few minutes,once the scanning is complete, you will see all the scanned out results listed by the program.

Note: Since it will take a long time to analyzes and scans your Samsung Galaxy S6/S7 device for all lost data,just take a cup of tea until the scanning process done.Only one contact was saved and deleted from the Samsung for demonstration.


Step 6. Preview and Restore Deleted Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S6/S7

As you can see in the scan result, all the lost or deleted contents show to you,including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, notes, whatsapp data and other android documents.If you only want to recover deleted contacts from your Samsung Galaxy S6/S7, just mark "Contacts" and then click "Recover" to save them to your computer.

Note: Before recoverring your Samsung lost or deleted contacts,you can priview them one by one and select those you want to get back.Of course, you can recover all data at once.


Step 7. Back up Your Samsung Data to Computer to Protect the all the Contents Frequently

If you worrry about data lossing on your Samsung phone after restoring factory setting, Android OS upgrade, or rooting the phone,we recommend you back up your Samsung data frequently with Samsung Manager tool,so that all important data stored in your phone never lost/erased/deleted forever,ever your phone is lost, stolen, damaged or dead.I hope this method can help you.


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There are many unexpected surprises in my life. In order to avoid data loss, we must regularly store our important data on the computer.



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