How to Recover Deleted Contacts From Mobile (Cell Phone)

Ask a question
If you have deleted contacts from your phone by mistake, you can recover your deleted contacts by synchronizing them or restoring your mobile phone's system.

How to Recover Deleted Contacts by Restoring Phone System

One way to restore deleted contacts is by using your phone's restore system option. When selecting a date to which you will restore your phone's system, choose one earlier than the day that your contacts were deleted.

How to Restore Deleted Contacts by Synchronizing (Syncing) Contacts

Another way to restore deleted contacts is by syncing your contacts. Start by locating your contacts on any email account that you have used to synchronize your phone with any service.

For example, Google's app store, Google Play, offers backup information and contacts from your phone by keeping a copy of your mobile phone's important information. To restore your contacts using Google Play, you simply need to select the Restore or Synchronize contacts with the phone from the email account option.

Image: © Zeynep Demir -
Jean-François Pillou

CCM is a leading international tech website. Our content is written in collaboration with IT experts, under the direction of Jeff Pillou, founder of CCM reaches more than 50 million unique visitors per month and is available in 11 languages.

Learn more about the CCM team