How to Recover Contacts & SMS on Pixel/Pixel XL?
Pixel/Pixel XL is a great Android phone, which is the first phone by Google. But no matter how great a phone is, there are times when this data can be lost, and there are a number of different reasons why. Some of which have been provided for you below.
- User accidentally deletes information from their phone and they want to recover it so that they will have access to it again.
- Files on the phone are corrupted so they are not in a format that they can be retrieved in a viewable form for the user to see.
- Problems with the Operating System that keeps the user from getting to the information that they have already stored.
- Caused by certain Physical Damage to the phone that will not allow the user to access their data.
If unfortunately you have lost your important contacts and text messages from your Google Pixel or Pixel XL phone, you can refer to the step by step guide in the below to recover lost contacts and SMS from Google Pixel and Pixel XL.
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Step 1: Get A Pixel Contacts & SMS Recovery Tool
There are many Android data recovery programs available but not all applications are the same. Meaning some software products that people find on the internet are much more effective in recovering data than others. Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) is a professional data recovery tool for all Android users to recover lost, deleted and formatted contacts, SMS, call logs, photos, videos, music, etc. from overall Android devices. With it, you can recover contacts and text messages from Google Pixel/Pixel XL easily with one click.
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Download the free trial version of the Pixel Data Recovery on your Windows/Mac PC and follow these steps to retrieve deleted contacts and SMS from Google Pixel or Pixel XL phone.
Step 2: Connect Google Pixel Phone to Computer
Use a USB cable to connect your Pixel phone to the computer where you have the Pixel data recovery application downloaded and installed. Make sure to enable USB debugging on your phone beforehand. Then, launch the recovery tool.
Step 3. Scan Pixel phone for lost contacts/SMS
To quickly scan out lost contacts and text messages on your Pixel phone, you can choose "Contacts" and "Messages" on the program and click "Next" to start searching for deleted contacts and text messages on your Pixel/Pixel XL.
Step 4. Start to Recover Contacts/Text Messages from Pixel/Pixel L
After the program finishes scanning contacts and text messages on your Pixel/Pixel XL, it will display all scanning results on the right. Preview and tick off the needed items and click "Recover" to get the contacts and text messages back.
By default, all the recovered contacts and text messages will be stored on computer desktop if you don't have a custom location.