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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Google Nexus

“I can’t find some of important contacts on my Google Nexus 5. I think I have synced my contacts with my Google account, but I can’t find them in my Gmail account. Is there any way to recover lost contacts from Google Nexus?”

If you are using Google Nexus phone and also have this question, you come to the right place. When you delete the contacts from your Google Nexus phone, the contacts are still in your phone but you can see them. You can use Android Data Recovery software to scan your Google Nexus phone and get back the deleted or lost contacts. However, if the space saved your contacts is overwritten by the new data, you won’t retrieve deleted contacts from Google Nexus in any way. So please stop using your Google Nexus until you find your lost contacts.

Android Data Recovery software can recover deleted or lost data on Google Nexus phones by scanning your phone without any limitation. It can recover deleted contacts, photos, videos, audios, call logs, whatsapp messages and other document files from Google Nexus and other Android phones.

Step 1. Install Android Data Recovery

Free download, install and run the recovery software on your computer. Connect your Google Nexus phone to your computer via USB cable. The software will detect your phone automatically.


Step 2. Enable USB debugging Mode and Allow SuperUser Authorization

You need to enable USB debugging mode and allow SuperUser authorization of the software before you can scan your Google Nexus Phone to recover contacts from it.

1. Enable USB Debugging Mode

According to different version of your Android OS, you have different steps to enable it. Please follow the tips on the interface. Read this for more details about how to enable USB debugging mode on Android phone.

usb debugging mode

2. Allow SuperUser Authorization

If you have already rooted your Android phone, you need to allow the SuperUser Authorization of the program. It will make the software scan your phone without any limitation. You just need to click “Allow/Grant” on your mobile phone’s screen. It is really easy to do that.


Step 3. Scan Google Nexus Phone

The next step is to choose which kind of data you want to scan in your phone. You can check the little box before the data type. You can scan your phone to find contacts, messages, videos, photos, audios, whatsapp messages, call logs and other document files.

select data

Choose advance scanning mode to scan your Google Nexus phone. This mode can find all the data in your phone although it will spend longer time.

scanning mode

Click “Next” button, the software will automatically scan your Google Nexus phone and find the deleted contacts for you.

Step 4. Recover Deleted Contacts from Google Nexus

The recovery software will display all the data it finds from your Google Nexus phone on the interface. You can easily go to the “Contacts” section on the left menu. You can find all the deleted or lost contacts here. Before recovering them, you can easily preview the contacts.

scanning result contacts

Select all the contacts you want to recover and click “Recover” button. All the selected contacts will be recovered and saved to your computer. You will get the name, phone number, email address, job title and other data in the contacts.

Android Data Recovery can help you to recover deleted files from Google Nexus phones easily. You won’t worry about lose or accidentally delete data from your Google Nexus phones. If you want to have a try, just download it here.