How to Restore Deleted Contacts in Android

If you have accidentally deleted some important contacts from your Android device, don’t worry you can restore deleted contacts in Android. It happens to most of us when we accidentally delete some contacts from Android device, but fortunately there are ways to get these lost files back. If you have the backup of the contacts, then you can restore all those deleted contact from the backup file. We always recommended to all readers that always take the full backup of your android device, here are some of the best and free android backup application.

If you are not using any application to take the backup of your phone contacts, then there is other way which helps you to restore your deleted contacts. You can use your Google account to come out of this situation, below is the guide which helps you to restore android contacts from Google.

How to Restore Android contacts from Google

In Android device you need a Google account to use many application play store, gmail and other. So without Google account it is not possible to access all these apps on android phone. To restore your contacts login to Gmail with your Google account login ID and password. Now from the gmail go to your Contacts section, you can find the contact option from the top left side. See the screenshot below:-

Gmail Contacts
Gmail Contacts

Now you are on the contacts page, From the More actions drop-down menu, choose Restore contacts.

Restore Gmail Contacts
Restore Gmail Contacts

Now a new windows will open on your screen asking you from when do you want your contacts to be restored and you can go as back as 30 days. From here you can also select the custom dates, Once you have selected your restoration point. Click the “Restore” button to restore contacts on your Google account and your contacts from that time will load on your Gmail account. You’ll see a confirmation at the top of the screen when the rollback is complete.

Restore Deleted Contacts
Restore Contacts

Now you have restored the deleted contacts on your gmail account, now all you have to do is sync all these contacts on your Android device. Go to Android Settings > Accounts > Choose Your Google ID and sync contacts. That’s it, you your deleted contact is restored on your device.

12 thoughts on “How to Restore Deleted Contacts in Android”

  1. i had? synced my android contacts with gmail as well as hotmail but due to some reasons i had to format the phone….after formatting, the contacts are lost on gmail and doesnt get synced..cannot find hotmail contacts either.
    and upon restoring contacts in doesnot happen either
    pls help…how can i recover my contacts again??

  2. @saghiranadeem Install the Gmail app form Google play store and login with your Gmail User ID and Password. Simple!

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  4. Well, there are many android data recovery app could help, and I think Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android really works great, you can use it to recover lost sms, contacts, photos, videos, etc, have a try!

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