How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

Published on June 18 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 is currently the hottest Android phone that released only two months ago. And there are 11 million of Samsung Galaxy S5 units sold in the first month, beating Samsung Galaxy S4 first month sales by 1 million units.

Many people may delete or lost their contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5 by accident and are looking for a way to get them back. Lucily enough, you can recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5 with professional Android Data Recovery,

Wondershare Dr. Fone for Android is a professional Android Data Recovery that can recover deleted contacts as well as photos, videos, audio, messages documents and Whatsapp chat history from Samsung Galaxy S5/S4/S3, Samsung Galaxy Note 3/2 and other Android devices as well.

Step to step to recover deleted contacts f rom Samsung Galaxy S5

Step 1: Connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to the computer

After downloading, installing and running Dr. Fone for Android, you will see the following main interface. Then, connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to the computer using a USB cable.

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

Step 2: Enable USB debugging before scanning your phone

If your Samsung device isn’t detected by the program, you need to enable USB debugging on your phone. Check what Android OS is your Samsung and then choose the right way to open USB debugging follow below steps:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter “Settings” < Click “Applications” <<strong> 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”trong> < Tap“Build number” for several times until getting a note “You are under developer mode” < Back to “Settings” < Click“Developer options” < Check “USB debugging”

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

Note: If you still get this window and the USB debugging has been enabled, please try to disable it and reset it again.

Step 3. Scan your Samsung Galaxy S5 for deleted contacts

Once your Samsung Galaxy S5 is detected, the program will ask you to click the “Start” button to start analyzing your Samsung Galaxy S5′s data.

Note: Before starting, make sure that your phone battery is more than 20% charged, so that you can get a smooth scan.

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

If your device is not rooted before, the program will directly scan it after the analysis.

Note: For the device that Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android doesn’t support currently, it may lead you to set USB Mass Storage on your device to scan photos, videos, music and documents, or to root your device by yourself (if there is no USB Mass Storage option). All rooted Android devices are supported well. You can choose to do it or not by yourself.

If you rooted your device before, you need to allow the program Superuser authorization on the screen of your device. Just click “Allow” when the message pops out on your device’s screen. Then back to your computer, and click “Start” on the program’s screen to scan your device.

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

Note: For some devices, they may ask you to click “Allow” more than one time on your device’s homescreen. It’s normal. Just do it if it askes. It doesn’t matter. Just click it until it doesn’t appear again or the program has begun its real scan.

Do not disconnect your device during the scan, or the scan will fail.

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

Step 4: Preview and recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

The scan will take a while, After finishing the scanning process, a list of recoverable files that have been found from your Samung will be shown. In addition, there will be a preview window of files where you can preview the contacts, SMS, photos and videos from Samsung device. Mark those you want and click “Recover“. You can selectively save them on your computer.

How to recover deleted contacts from Samsung Galaxy S5

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