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How to recover deleted contacts on HTC Hero?

Jan 06, 2017 10:46 AM/Posted By Chann Ethan to Android Phone Data Recovery

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  • When you lost or deleted your contacts on HTC Hero by mistake, and You haven't synced with Google Account, how to get them back? Some HTC Hero users ecounter this problem and they don't know how to do? If you come here, You are lucky. This guide introduce the way to recover deleted contacts from HTC Hero with a third-party tool: FoneLab for Android, it can recover deleted contacts, text messages, photos, videos etc from HTC EVO. You can download it below.


    Step by step to recover deleted contacts from HTC Hero with FoneLab for Android

    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.
    HTC Hero Contacts Recovery – main screenshot
    Go to the left "Android Data Recover" - Recover data from your phone. Select Recover Android Data, and then connect your HTC Hero to PC.

    Step 2. Enable USB debugging
    If you have not enabled USB Debugging on your HTC Hero, 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.
    HTC Hero 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.
    HTC Hero Contacts Recovery – choose scanned files

    Step 4: Root the HTC Hero to get permission for deeply scanning deleted files (important!)
    At this point, you'd better to root your HTC Hero 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 HTC Hero 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 HTC Hero
    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.
    HTC Hero Contacts Recovery – recover results


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