“I want to recover lost contacts on my Samsung Galaxy S5 when rooting failed.
Please help ! I just followed a rooting guide on laptomag in order to get new Galaxy S5 rooted. Did everything it recommends and suddenly my device get a blackscreen during rooting. I rebooted my phone and all of data like phone numbers are gonna.
Does anyone know how to get my contacts back? Really appreciated your suggestions.”--Asky by bruemmeru in http://developer.samsung.com/forum
As we all know,every Android upgrading or rooting may erase all contents,if you have’t back data to computer before rooting,you important data may gone! Recently,some Samsung users root their Samsung Galaxy S5 and cause lost contacts after rooting.However,how can we recover lost contacts from Galaxy S5? Is it possiable to restore deleted contacts on a Samsung Galaxy S5 smart phone? Today,let’s take about this topic.
Many users may ask the same question: Is there any way to retrieve deleted contacts from rooted Samsung Galaxy, like Samsung Galaxy S5, S5, S3, S4, Samsung Wave, Samsung Ace. Actually all deleted contacts are still on your SIM card or phone memory card no matter lost, erased or deleted, but you can get those lost contacts back without a specially Samsung Contacts Recovery program.
This Samsung Contacts Recovery-Android Data Recovery software is specially designed for Android phone users to recover contacts, text messages, photos, videos, whatsapp messages, call logs from a rooted Samsung phone directly without a backup file. You can use this Android data recovery to recover the delete contacts from your rooted Galaxy S5 phone very fast. What’s more,The Android data recovery can also recover other kinds of lost/deleted files from other rooted Android devices,such as HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Google phone,ect. Below is a step by step tutorial on how to get lost contacts back from rooted Galaxy S5 as example.
Note: Stop using your phone to take photos, send emails and do any other things that will create new data in the device. Or your valuable contacts may be overwritten and gone forever.
Step 1: Run the Samsung Contacts Recovery Program and connect to PC/Mac
Download and install Samsung Contacts Recovery on the computer or Macbook. Here,the installation wizard helps you complete tasks in minutes. AAfter installation, the software will start automatically. The main screen displays as following:
Step 2: Enable USB Debugging on Samsung Galaxy S5
USB debugging is advanced feature provided by Android system. It allows third-party programs accessing the internal of a given device. To enable USB debugging on Galaxy S4, please follow the instructions as below:
1. Settings < More < About Device < Tap Build No. 7 times until a message that says “Developer mode has been enabled“.
1)For Android 5.0 or newer: Tap "Settings" > "About Phone" to tap "Build number" seven times for "You are now a developer!" signal. Then, move to "Settings" > "Developer options" to turn on "USB debugging"
2) For Android 4.2 to 4.4.4: Move to "Settings" > "About Phone" > Tap "Build number" for several times until "You are under developer mode" appears > "Settings" > "Developer options" > Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" > "Developer options" > Tick "USB debugging"
4) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" > "Applications" > "Development" > Tick "USB debugging"
2. Tap the Back button < Developer options < USB Debugging
Step 3: Begin to Scan and Analyze your rooted Samsung Galaxy S5
After completing USB debugging,then click “Start” button start to scan your rooted Galaxy S5 to detect previously detected contacts and other items. The scanning process will take 15-30 minutes, the time it takes to scan files, depending on how many files are stored on your phone.
Note: In this scanning process,please make sure the battery is more than 30%, or the task will be failed due to lack of power.
Turn to your device's home screen, you will see “allow” button. Click it and come back to app again. Now click "Start" to scan your device.
Step 4: Preview All Deleted Contacts from Samsung S5 Before Recovery
After scanning the device, the program will dispaly all deleted or lost contents for you, including contacts, text messages, photos, videos, gallery, whatsapp messages and other Samsung document.
If you just want to recover deleted contacts from rooted Samsung,please click the “Contacts” item, and all of the deleted contacts should be listed for you. Now, you can preview and restore all Samsung contacts at once by click the “Recover” button,or retrieve them one one by one,it depends on your what you need. it takes less than 5 minutes to get back the deleted contacts.
In the new pop-up window, select a folder on your computer to save the recovered the contacts on Samsung device.
Tips: The contacts marked as red color are the ones you previously deleted, and now they are capable of being recovered by the software.
Well done,of deleted Samsung contacts finish restored and save on your computer,if you want to transfer the recovered the contacts back to Samsung Galaxy S5,you can use this Android Data Manager tool to pick them back,it also allows you backup text messages, contacts, call logs, photos, videos and other android contents to computer directly before rooting,in order to avoid data lossing again.
Samsung Contacts Recovery can recover deleted contacts back, but also other things both in the internal memory and the SD card. All of your lost data are 100% restored, no single lost! Try it out! And feel free to leave us comments for help.
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