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How Can I Restore Contacts on Android

By Adela D. Louie, Last updated: August 26, 2019

"How can I restore contacts on Android? Contacts on your Android device are really important. It contains name, phone number, email address, company and a lot more.

At some point, these contact list saved on your Android device can be easily removed with just one click that is why having a backup of your data is the best way to preserve these important contents on your Android device.

If you were asking yourself if you can restore contacts from backup Android, then the answer to that question is Yes! You can restore contacts on Android by using FoneDog Android Data Backup and Restore."

Tips:

Part 1. How to Restore Contacts from Android BackupsPart 2. How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts Quickly and EfficientlyPart 3. Video Guide: How to Backup and Restore on AndroidPart 4. Conclusions

The FoneDog Android Data Toolkit can help you in restoring contacts Android. This software can help you selectively backup Android data to your computer with One Click. It can also help you backup all your Apps and Apps Data.

The FoneDog Android Data Backup and Restore can support over 8000 Android devices. Using this software, you can just easily view all your backup data before you restore them to make sure you have the right items.

It is also safe to use as it will not overwrite other data from your Android device and that only you shall have access to your data. Download and install the software on your computer and let us begin restoring Android contacts using FoneDog Android Backup and Restore.

Part 1. How to Restore Contacts from Android Backups

Using the FoneDog Android Backup and Restore, you easily backup all your contacts and select the contacts you want to restore on your Android device. Here are the simple steps for you to restore your contacts on Android.

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Step 1: Run FoneDog Toolkit Software

Download and then run the program on your computer and make sure that you don't have any backup application running aside from FoneDog.

Fonedog Main

Step 2: Connect Your Android Device to Your Computer

On your computer screen, click on "Android Data Backup and Restore" then connect your Android device to your PC. Once your Android device is connected, you have to make sure that you have enabled USB Debugging.

You will be able to see a pop-up window on your Android device is you are using a 4.0 OS version and tap "OK".

Allow Usb Debugging

Step 3: Choose Backup Option

After the FoneDog had successfully detected your Android device, select "Device Data Backup" button.

The program will then scan all your file types that are on your Android device. You can still selectively choose data to restore in the later part so you don't have to worry.

Backup And Restore

Step 4: Choose Contact Files Your Wish to Backup

From the selection shown on your screen, you can select "Contacts" and then click "Start" button. The program will then start the whole process of scanning. This process may take time depending on the file size. Always remember not to unplug your device from your computer.

Do not also use it or deleted anything on your Android device while doing the whole process because if you do so, it will affect the performance of the program.

Select Data To Backup

Step 5: Backup Done!

Once the backup is done, you can now click "OK" and then you can now view your data one by one.

Backup Completed

Step 6: Choose Backup Files to Restore

Once you have selected "Device Data Restore", FoneDog will show you your latest backup by default. You will also have the option to choose other backup files from the software.

Select Backup Files To Restore

Step 7: Select Contacts You Wish to Recover To Your Android Device

First, you have to select the data you wish to restore to your Android device. From the selection at the left side of your screen, choose "Contacts". After selecting the file you wish to restore, just go ahead and click "Restore" and the program will then start the process.

After that, the program will then ask for your confirmation. Just click "OK". In this process, do not disconnect your Android device or do not even open any application from your device.

A notification will then appear on your screen once the restoration process is done.

Select Files To Restore

Part 2. How to Retrieve Deleted Contacts Quickly and Efficiently

If you have no backups to help you recover deleted contacts on your Android device, you can use Fonedog Android Data Recovery to directly recover. Here are the general steps of how to retrieve deleted contacts quickly and efficiently.

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Step #1: Run the Fonedog Program

Launch FoneDog Android Data Recovery Tool and then connect your device to your PC using a

USB cable.

Connecting

Step #2: Scan Contacts

From the list of files shown on your screen, select "Contacts" and then click "Next" button. The program will then start scanning all your contacts on your Android device.

Choose Contacts

Step #3: Give Access to the Program

Grab your Android device and you will be able to see a pop-up window on your screen. On the pop-up window on your screen, just tap "Allow" or "Grant" or "Authorize" so that the program can have full access to extract your contacts.

Allow Superuser

Step #4: Preview and Restore Contact

Once the program is done extracting all your contacts from your Android device. From the list that you can see on the left side of your screen, select "Contacts".

You can now preview them one by one. You will also be able to see your deleted contacts and they will be highlighted in red and existing contacts are highlighted in black.

Mark down all the contacts you want to restore. After doing so, just go ahead and click "Recover" button.

Recover Contacts To Pc

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Part 3. Video Guide: How to Backup and Restore on Android

Part 4. Conclusions

Using FoneDog Android Data Backup and Restore is very easy yet very efficient as well in restoring and backing up all your important data on your Android device. It can restore and backup all your data like your contacts, text messages, photos, videos as well as you Apps and App Data.

This program is also compatible with almost all kinds of Android devices. Having a backup of all your data that is in your Android device is such a great idea because just in case that you experience having some trouble with your Android device that will cause the deletion of all your data, you will just be able to get a copy of them easily.

This will give a stress-free and at ease feeling of not worrying if you lose any of your data from your Android device.

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Adela D. Louie

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So as a technical writer, it is my duty to gather effective and reliable solutions to answer questions on how to deal with the issues they are having with their devices.

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