Home > Knowledge > Galaxy S2 contacts recovery

4 steps to recover deleted contacts from Galaxy S2.

  • How do I recover contacts on Samsung Galaxy S2?
    1. How can I recover my contacts on Galaxy SII? I don’t have a Gmail Acount? - S.mahmood

    2. How to restore my contacts after doing the factory restore on galaxy SII GT I9100 i have lost the entire data kindly suggest? - Normand

    3. How do I recover contacts on Samsung Galaxy S2? When i try and create a new contact the message "contacts has stopped working” is displayed – Wendyraymond

    4 Steps to recover deleted contacts from Galaxy S2
    In fact, the contacts did not be immediately deleted, you can restore them back. The first thing you should do is best not to use your cell phone, because new data may overwrite the deleted contacts, resulting in you never get the deleted contacts back, and secondly, to find a Android Data Recovery, here we recommend FoneLab for Android, you can download it from here.


    Step 1. Download & Install the FoneLab
    After install the FoneLab for Android, then run it on your computer, you'll see its main window below.
    Samsung Galaxy S2 contacts Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Android Data Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your Samsung Galaxy S2 to PC.

    Step 2. Enable USB debugging
    If you have not enabled USB Debugging on your Samsung phone, it will through software window & phone remind you to enable it, so the program can connect your phone. There is article for: How to enable USB Debugging mode on Android, you can go to view.
    Samsung S2 contacts recovery – USB debugging

    Step 3. Select the type of files and scan mode
    In the latest version, Android Data Recovery empowers you to seletively choose which type of files you want to recover. You can choose "Contacts", "Messaging", "Gallery" or "Videos" etc.
    Galaxy S2 Contacts Recovery – choose scanned files

    <Step 4: Root the Galaxy S2 to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Samsung Galaxy S2 to get full access to the data on the device. Click the "Advanced Root" button and follow the step to root your phone, Generally, KingoRoot/Pingpongroot/Towelroot as the recommendation by default. Download it and install on the computer or Android phone and let it root your phone. This should finish in a fast manner.

    Go to our post on "How to safely root and remove root on Android phone" for details.
    root android phone
    Once rooted successfully, the Android Data Recovery will start deeply scanning your device. It will take about 15-20 minutes.

    Step 5. Preview and recover contacts from Samsung Galaxy S2
    When the scan compeleted, Select the "Contacts" tab, Then you can certainly preview and check out the lost contacts one by one. Select them that you wish to retrieve, and then click on the recover tab. You deleted files will be back where you want them to be.
    Galaxy S2 Contacts Recovery – recover results


    Support Samsung Models: Galaxy S10, S10e, S10 Plus, S9, S9 Plus, Note 9, S8, S7, S7 edge, Galaxy active, S6, S6 edge, S6 edge+, S6 active, S5, S5 active, S5 Mini, S5 Sport, S4, S4 mini, S4 active, Galaxy SIII, SII, Galaxy J3, Galaxy J7, Galaxy Note5, Note4, Note3, Note II, Note edge, Tab S2, Tab E, Tab S, J1 Ace, C7, C5, J5, J7, A9, A7, A5, On7, Active Neo, On5, A8, S5 Neo, Trend 2 Lite, alaxy Alpha, Grand Prime, etc.
comments powered by Disqus