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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Rooted Samsung Phones?

When you find your Samsung Galaxy mobile phone is running slowly, the first thought passes across your mind is to delete some useless files from the phone, such as spam messages, duplicated contacts, watched movies, cheesed songs and unwanted apps, in order to clean your phone up. However, when you delete an unnecessary contact, you accidentally deleted the whole contact list!! You have no backup on your Google account and what's worse, you have rooted your Samsung phone before,so some recovery tools are unworkable on the phone. It seems difficult to retrieve the deleted contacts from a rooted Samsung smartphone, but that's because you haven't meet the Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android.

Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android (with its Mac version - Lab.Fone for Android Mac) is an effective Samsung contacts recovery tool to get back all deleted, lost, formatted and corrupted contacts, as well as text messages, pictures, videos, music, documents and more from rooted Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4/S3/Note 4/3/2. Normally, any data saved on the internal memory card for an Android phone is inaccessible by computer directly (here is an article shows the reason why Lab.Fone for Android can recover text messages from Android SIM card). Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android's professionally-designed retrieval software downloads directly onto your computer and utilizes an optional-restore function. This means you can select exactly what you want to recover and save onto your computer and what you wish to discard.

This is software you can download onto any PC or Mac desktop or laptop computer with the expressed purpose of retrieving lost data from any type of smartphone or tablet that uses Android operating systems, no matter they are rooted or not. You can download the free trial version of the Android data recovery software and scan for all deleted contacts on your Samsung phone first.

By the way, we have Coolmuster Android SMS+Contacts Recovery, which is specially designed to recover lost and deleted text messages and contacts from Android phones.

Easily Retrieve Deleted Contacts from Rooted Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4

Step 1. Plug in Samsung phone and launch the program

Open the Samsung contacts recovery program - Lab.Fone for Android on your computer. Then, use a USB cable to link your rooted Samsung phone to the same computer. Make sure you have enabled USB debugging on your phone, which allows Lab.Fone for Android scan the connected Samsung phone.

recover deleted contacts from rooted samsung phones

Tips: if you haven't enabled the USB debugging on your Samsung phone, the Android data recovery tool will be failed to detect your phone. Therefore, you have to follow the instructions below to open USB debugging on your phone.

For Android 2.3 or older, Go: "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"

Step 2. Detect the rooted Samsung and scan for deleted contacts

After the USB debugging, your rooted Samsung phone will be detected by the recovery program soon. Then, you will get its main window as below. Open the "Contacts" folder from the left-side bar and preview to find your deleted contacts.

recover deleted contacts from rooted samsung phones

Step 3. Selectively recover deleted contacts you want back

Both existing and deleted contacts are displayed in the program window in different colors. Just check those you want back and click the button of "Recover" to restore the deleted contacts on your computer.

Note: Recovered contacts can be saved in the formats of html, VCF or Json.

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