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Fast & easy way to recover deleted contacts on Galaxy Nexus.

  • Lost my contacts on my Samsung galaxy nexus how do I get them back, have my e-mail contacts but not phone contacts? How do i get back my contacts on my Samsung galaxy? - Laneway

    How can I recover my galaxy nexus which is internal storeage? I want to recover the contacts, I delete all the contacts wrongly. - Teena

    There is a way to recover deleted contacts from Galaxy Nexus
    Lost contacts, photos, text messages, video on your phone, don’t worry, you can get them back, but you would better not use the Galaxy Nexus to take new data, in order to avoid the deleted data overwritten and go forever.
    There is a way to get them back. First, to find a third-party tool, eg: Android Smartphone Data Recovery, if you don’t know which one is the best, here recommend the Android Data Recovery, which is an excellent app on the mobile phone data recovery market. You can download the free trial version below:


    Now, let’s discuss to recover deleted contacts on Galaxy Nexus step by step.
    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 Nexus 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 Nexus 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 Nexus 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 Nexus Contacts Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the Galaxy Nexus Phone to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Galaxy Nexus 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 Galaxy Nexus 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 deleted contacts on Galaxy Nexus
    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 Nexus 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.
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