How to Recover Deleted Contacts on Samsung Phone

Contact phone number was deleted on Samsung mobile? If this is what you are concerned, this article will share solutions with you depending on whether

  1. a recycle bin has been enabled
  2. previous samsung cloud backup has been done on Samsung account or Google drive or other cloud backup.
  3. no backup, not in the recycle bin contacts recovery

This article supports the contact recovery from the following Samsung phones

  • Samsung Galaxy S5/S6/S7/S8/S9/S10+/S10e
  • Samsung Note 7/8/9/10
  • Samsung Galaxy A50/A51/A60/A70/A80/J4+/J6+/A30s

Retrieve recent deleted contacts from Samsung recycle bin

Samsung deleted contact recovery from recycle binSamsung contacts recycel bin can hold recent deleted contacts for 15 days

It would be absolutely lucky if you have enabled the recycle bin in the contacts setting on Samsung, or the recent deleted contacts could not be found in the contacts recycle bin. Here are the steps for undelete contacts from Samsung contact recycle bin.

  • Go to Samsung Phone Contact
  • Tap the Menu option, and after it shows All Contacts, you may roll down to get the Recycle bin for recent deleted contacts.

Read more details here: Samsung recycle bin

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Retrieve deleted contacts from Samsung Cloud account

Recovering deleted contacts phone number from Samsung would be much easier if you did a previous sync to Samsung account on the cloud service privided by Samsung or Google Drive or some other cloud service. Here is a detailed guide when you just did a previous backup on Samsung cloud to pull the deleted contacts to Samsung galaxy from the cloud.

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  • Find the Settings on your phone -> Tap Cloud and accounts
  • Tap Samsung Cloud on the next screen
  • Tap Restore under Samsung cloud options
  • RESTORE NOW to recover deleted contacts by selecting Phone, Settings and Apps

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Or you may try the other method in the following photo.

retrieve deleted image from samsung cloud

How to recover deleted contacts without recycle bin or cloud backup

Restore Image is a free tool that is able to restore deleted photos from gallery, you may use this freeware in Android app to see whether it could bring your deleted contacts back.

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Failed by Restore Image? Minitool Mobile Recovery for Android is able to recover 10 files for free and your contact phone number could be restore for free. This program is a Windows based program that you need to download it on Windows and connect your Samsung as an external usb for data scanning.

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Video - how to use Minitool Mobile Recovery

Also read: 5 free android data recovery app

Last updated on Nov 28, 2023

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