Although people nowadays can communicate in many ways, phone number is still the most popular and the most stable medium to contact people, especially in business. What if, however, you delete some important contacts on your Android phone by mistake or after factory reset and cannot get those contacts again? You’ll need to recover deleted contacts from Android phone memory and SIM card with a good Android contact recovery tool.
Prevent Lost Contacts from Being Overwritten
Deleted contacts or other data can be recovered only before overwriting. To avoid contacts being overwritten, you should stop saving new contacts to your phone memory or SIM card, then restore lost contacts with an Android contact recovery tool as soon as possible.
How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phone and SIM Card
iReparo Android Data Recovery can retrieve deleted contacts, SMS, photos and other data from Android phone with no need of backup. It supports Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nexus and other phone and tablet running on Android 2.1 to 7.0. If you also want to recover deleted contacts from SIM card, please insert the SIM card into an Android phone and follow instructions below.
Step 1. Install and run iReparo Android Data Recovery.
Step 2. Select “Database” for Android contact, SMS and call log recovery.
Step 3. Connect Android phone to computer via USB cable.
Step 4. Follow onscreen instruction to allow the program to identify the phone.
Step 5. Scan deleted data on the connected device.
Step 6. Preview and Recover deleted contacts from Android phone memory and SIM card.
Once the recovery is done, you’ll be able to open the exported folder and find the recovered contacts. You can view and print contacts out easily. If you encounter totally different situations, like contacts disappearing suddenly, please check more contacts recovery tips here. Apart from contacts, this program can also undelete Android text messages, photos, WhatsApp and other data.
How to Back up Android Phone and SIM Card Contacts
iReparo Android Data Recovery is powerful, but it would be more convenient to restore lost data if people have backed up Android phone data. Here are some methods to back up contacts on Android phone and SIM card.
- Sync Android contacts to Google account, Outlook account or other cloud servers.
- Export phone or SIM card contacts to internal memory or SD card via Contact app.
- Back up contacts to computer with tools like Smart Switch (for PC) and HTC Sync Manager.
- Recover contacts to computer in multiple formats with iReparo Android Data Recovery.