Contacts are the most important data saved on our mobile phone. However we lost our contacts and phone numbers sometimes due to various reasons. For exmple, you may delete the wrong numbers or contacts from your phone. You may accidentally reset your phone and thus lost data on the phone. If your mobile phone contacts were deleted, is there any way to get them back? In this guide, we will be using a Lenovo Android phone to demonstrate how you can recover contacts on Lenovo and other Android mobile phones. Note that we assume you do not have a backup of your phone data. If you do have a backup of contacts however, you can go to restore them from backup. From this tutorial, you will learn how to recover lost contacts from Lenovo phone without any prior backups anywhere.
How to Recover Contacts from Lenovo Mobile Phone?
First of all, you need to download this Android phone recovery software on to your PC computer. Then install and run the phone recovery program on your computer, connect your Lenovo smartphone to computer through USB data cord comes with your phone, allow the phone recovery software to scan your mobile phone and recover lost data from it.
Step 1. Enable USB Debugging on Lenovo Smartphone
Prior to scan your phone using the Android data recovery program, you have to enable USB debugging on your phone.
Step 2. Enable Contacts Recovery
The phone recovery software can recover many different types of data and files from Android phones, such as Samsung, Lenovo, HTC, LG, Motorola, Huawei, Xiaomi, etc. When you connect your phone to computer through USB cable, the recovery software will detect your phone and prompt you to select file types you like to retrieve. Many different file types can be recovered using this tool, like photos, videos, music, call history, contacts, messages, etc. You can even recover WhatsApp chats on the phone using this recovery solution. In this case, just select to enable Contacts recovery from Lenovo phone. By disabling other files types, you will save a lot of time in the next scanning process.
Step 3. Analyze Lenovo Smartphone
Follow on screen tips to allow the data recovery program to analyze your mobile phone. Basically it will analyze your device type, phone model, Android version, etc. If your phone model is supported, it will continue to scan your phone as following. The data recovery for Android works with almost all popular Lenovo mobiles, like Lenovo A820, Lenovo A880, Lenovo A850+, Lenovo A850 3G, Lenovo Vibe Z K910, Lenovo S8 S898+, Lenovo P780, and many more.
Step 4. Scan Lenovo phone for lost Contacts
When the contacts recovery software has finished analyzing your mobile phone, it will proceed to scan your phone’s storage for the lost data you want to get back. Normally your phone numbers and contacts will be saved on the phone’s internal storage. This data recovery software for Lenovo can not only search for the lost data from your phone’s internal memory (ROM) but also installed memory card (SD card) on your Lenovo phone. This feature maximizes its pontential to recover all kind of data and files from your smartphone. For example, you can refer to this guide to recover lost photos and videos from Lenovo mobile phone. The scan and search may take a while depending on the storage space you have on the phone.
Step 5. Recover contacts from Lenovo
When the search for the lost files has finished, you will be able to preview the found phone numbers, contacts and their emails, company, titles, and other inforamtion of your mobile contacts saved on your Lenovo phone.
Click the Recover button at the bottom right corner to retrieve your lost or deleted contacts and numbers from Lenovo to computer. The recovered contacts will be saved as CSV, HTML and VCF files and formats. They are the same contacts and numbers saved in different files. Contacts saved in CSV file can be edited easily using MS Excel, also it is accepted by many email services providers. The HTML version of your mobile phone contacts are organized as web page layout, you can open it using any web browser on your computer. VCF contact file is widely accepted by most smartphones, you can refer to this guide to easily transfer VCF contacts to Android phones.