How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S7/S6/S5 or Note

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Data is the most important thing in today's world. Most of us prefer storing information in technologically advanced devices that we have in order to make sure that it is completely protected in all forms. Now when it comes to the phone, these smart devices are at the helm of affairs. You can do about anything, and there is ample of storage facilities that come along. Now contacts are the most crucial data that gives the phone its very first basic function of calling. If the phone does not have the ability to store this basic data, then it becomes impossible to initiate contact with people.


Stop Using Your Device when You Find Your Contacts Is Missing

First and foremost it is necessary to know that when you have deleted a particular data from the phone, it does not really go away immediately. It remains on the phone and is simply replaced with the information that is added immediately afterwards. Hence, it is essential to know that as long as you have not added any extra data, the recovery is very much a possibility, so, it is highly recommended stop using your device when you find your contacts or other data is lost. Now Mobiledic Android Dat Recovery being compatible with more than 2000 odd android devices provides an easy and appropriate option for the data recovery. The interface will guide you through the steps and in no time you will have restored all contacts that got deleted in the first place. No complicated methods are involved, and there is no need for you to be an expert in these cases.


Supported Types of File: Contacts, Messages, Photos, What'sApp Messages, Call History, Documents.

Supported Samsung Devices: Samsung Galaxy S7/S7 edge, S6, S6 edge, S5, S4, Note 3.etc.

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Tutorial: How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts on Galaxy S7/S6/S5

Step 1Install and Run the Program, Connect Your Samsung Phone to PC

First of all, you need to choose the right version (Window or Mac) to download and install. After installation, double click the icon on your desk. You will see the main Windows of the program like below. Click "Recover" tab and Next..

recover messages on Android


Step 2 Enable USB Debugging on Your Samsung Device

To let the program identify your Samsung device, you should make sure USB debugging enabled on your phone. If you're not sure how to enable USB debugging, just follow the steps on the program. Or follow this guide: enable USB debugging.


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

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

3) 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"

enable usb debugging on android


Step 3 Start to Analyze Your Samsung Phone

Once USB debugging enabled on your Samsung device, the program will detect your phone. Then look at your home screen of device, there is a message "Superuser Request" pops up asking you to authorize the program for scanning your phone. Tap on the "Allow" icon, then turn back to the computer and click on the "Start" button to continue.

Detect and Analyze Your Phone



Step 4 Select Scan Mode and Begin to Scan "Lost Data" on Your Samsung Device

Here you can select the scanning mode before scanning, choose the "Standard Mode" or the "Advanced Mode" here to continue according to your need. Then click the "Start" button to begin the scanning task. This process will take a few minutes. Just be patient, since precious things are always deserved to be waited.

select sim card  recovery mode


Select the type of files you want to scan and recover. In order to reduce the scanning time, you're allowed to select which type of files you want to scan and recover. Here we select the "Contacts" for example.


select which data you want to scan


Step 5 Preview and Start to Recover Contacts from Galaxy S7/S6/S5

It will take some time to finish the scanning, please be patient. After the scanning, all the contacts and other data will be shown in a well-organized lists on the left side, you can easily and directly click them to preview. Then select the one you want to recover and click "Recover" button.


Don't miss this tutorial: how to recover deleted text messages from Samsung Galaxy

begin samsung data recovery process


Note: As you can see, all the data in the scanning result will be shown in two colors. The contacts with orange means that they were deleted recently, and the black ones are those existing contacts on your Samsung device. You can also export the existing contacts from your phone to computer.


Don't Forgot to Back up Your Android Regularly

Considering the importance of contacts, many a times it may happen that you may lose track of the information somehow. In such as case, it will be difficult to bring back the data and work with it. If you lose contacts, the phone almost comes to a standstill. Hence, it is extremely necessary to ensure that you have the perfect backup platform at hand if you have managed to lose the data somehow. The Android Manager in such a case provides the ultimate fall back option. You can restore all the contact information and move on with the phone as before. It can happen while transferring data from Android phone to PC or you have just accidentally deleted with.


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Iris Bella is the Founder and Editorial Director at Mobiledic Studio. You can also find her on social network.

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