“Help, please! I did a factory reset on my Android phone after accidentally pressed the factory reset option. And then I found all my contacts and other contents disappeared. I haven’t made a backup. How can I restore lost contacts from an factory reset Android?”
A factory data reset can help fix most issues that occur on Android. Factory Reset function (or master reset) can clear up all data (contacts, messages, call logs, photos, pictures, apps, etc.) on Android phone and your device will automatically restart to its original state.
Under what circumstances you perform the factory reset on Android phone:
1. Resell or donate your old Samsung, HTC, Sony, LG, ZTE, Nexus, Motorola, etc;
2. Your device runs very slow and you do not have any effective solutions;
3. You fail to get Android phone out of recovery mode;
4. You may want to reset your device as it is frozen for update failure;
5. Wrong operation and more.
If you did sync Android contacts with G-mail for a backup, you can export them from Google to your mobile phone. If didn’t, you must stop using your device if you want to restore data back. Because the deleted file space will be overwritten after adding new data and data will not be recoverable. Then turn to Android Data Recovery for help. The software specializes in retrieving contacts after Factory Reset Android, SMS, photos, videos, call logs, music, apps, WhatsApp chats as well. It can recover data lost, deleted or formatted contents from internal storage as well as external memory card of your Android smartphones, like Samsung, HTC One X, ZTE, LG, Sony, Huawei Ascend/Honor/Mate, Google Pixel, Nexus, etc.
Step 1.Install the Program
Firstly, please download and install Android Data Recovery to your computer. Run it and on its home page, you will see different features. Different issues require different functionalities to resolve, if you need to recover Android contacts after factory reset, you need to enter the “Android Data Recovery” option.
Next, connect your Android device to the computer.
Step 2.Enable USB Debugging on Android
The program needs to get access to the file system on your Android, you need to enable USB debugging on your device. You can refer the steps in the window:
Step 3.Scan Android Phone for the Lost Contacts
If you only need to recover contacts, you can only tick the box before “Contacts” in the file type list, and hit “Next” to continue the recovery.
When below window comes to you, you need to turn to your Android phone and click “Allow” popping up on the screen, until it disappear, and then back to the program and click “Start” .
Then the program will scan your phone for the lost contacts, please wait.
Step 4.Preview and Recover Contacts after Factory Reset Android
Contacts showing in the scan results contain those you deleted recently and those existing “Contacts” on your Android and hit on “Recover” button. After a short while, you will see your lost contacts back to your computer or device.
No matter you are to recover Android contacts after factory reset, rooting, deleting, etc, the program will help you accomplish data recovery in minutes.
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