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How to recover deleted contacts from Galaxy S3/ Galaxy S III I9300?

  • recover contacts from Galaxy S3About Samsung Galaxy III:
    The Samsung Galaxy S III is a multi-touch, slate-format smartphone designed, developed, and marketed by Samsung Electronics that runs the Android operating system. More than 20 million units of the S III were sold within the first 100 days of release. Samsung has since sold more than 50 million units Now.

    Ask for help, Samsung Galaxy S3 lost contacts:
    The Galaxy S3 is really a popular mobile phone, So many people to purchase it, but among those people, a lot of them deleted contacts by accidentally and lost contacts on Galaxy S3, such as below:
    1. I lost my contacts from my phone memory samsung galaxy S3 (gt-i9300) how can i recover my deleted contacts nw? - Cameron

    2. Had accidentally deleted the contacts, how to recover back the deleted contacts on galaxy s3? - Tsa

    3. Recover deleted contacts as i deleted all my contacts by mistake please tell me how i can recover them all its important for me? - Anilanchlia

    How to recover deleted contacts on Galaxy S3 / Galaxy S III I9300
    When lost contacts on Galaxy S3, in order to avoid the deleted contacts overwritten and go forever, you would better not use your Galaxy S3 again, then to find a third-party tool, e.g.: Android Smartphone Data Recovery, if you don’t know which one is the best, here recommend the Wondershare 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 S3 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 S3 Contacts Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your Galaxy S3 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 S3 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 S3 Contacts Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the Galaxy S3 to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your Galaxy S3 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 S3 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 from Galaxy S3
    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 S3 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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