restore lost contacts on Samsung Galaxy S5

We could be lost without certain contacts on our list! It has been a long time since we have given up the traditional way of writing down numbers. If we do note them down on a piece of paper, it is just a matter of time that we save it on our phones and garbage the paper.

Smartphones enable us to save numbers on our phones/memory card. None of us memorize them because there are so many and probably we never had the need of doing so. If for some reason the contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S5 have been deleted then you do have an opportunity to get them back.

Follow the steps below to know how to restore lost contacts on Samsung Galaxy S5

  1. Download and install a free data recovery tool – AndroidSoft on your computer
  2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S5 to your computer using a USB cable.
  3. Ensure your phone has been enabled with USB debugging. Here is how you can do it. Samsung Galaxy comes with Android 4.2 version, but it has already received an update and has Android 6.1 version
  • Go to Settings of Samsung Galaxy S5 > About Device > Build Number and tap it till you become a developer > Exit this page and go back to Settings > Developer Options > USB Debugging and toggle the option On restore lost contacts on Samsung Galaxy S5
  1. The software will detect your phone and will give you different options for which you can get back the lost data.
  2. We are looking forward to restoring the lost contact so check on the box that says Contacts and then click on Next
  3. This will initiate the process of restoring the lost contacts of your Samsung S5.
  4. Once the scanning is complete, your computer screen will display all the deleted contacts. You can pick the ones that you want to restore and then click on Recover.
  5. The entire data will be saved on your computer. You can recover almost any type of lost data or media that you have lost on your phone using this software.

Always remember never to use your smartphone if you want to restore back something. Once you begin to store or download new things the old space is taken up by new data, and it gets difficult to get back what you have lost. There are other recovery tools also available online that work similar to this AndroidSoft. The process of recovering data using them is almost the same.


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