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    Just done a factory reset on my android and lost my contacts permanantly?

    Ive just done a factory reset on my Galaxy Apollo and seem to have lost all my contacts...is there any way of recovering them?

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    Android-solutions Android-solutions is on a distinguished road
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    Re: Just done a factory reset on my android and lost my contacts permanantly?

    hey ...

    I am sorry to say this but its not possible to recover the contacts from your phone once you have deleted them from it ...
    There is only one way to get back all your contacts again only if you have a backup of all your contacts into your pc/laptop....

    If you do have the backup into your pc/laptop then just connect your phone with the laptop/pc and then open the pc suite you use to connect your phone with the pc .... There you must be having an option of backup ..
    Just click there and click on restore backup ...
    Then search or browse for the backup file on your pc and then click ok to install i back into your phone ....

    Also i would like to suggest you not to use any 3rd party software or app for recovering your contacts ....
    Using these type of apps or software can harm your phone in any way ..
    Try out these steps and also make sure to regularly take a backup of your phone's data..

    thanks ..

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    Re: Just done a factory reset on my android and lost my contacts permanantly?

    No there is no way of recovering them back..
    you have sadly lost the contacts permanently..
    so now you will need to ask them person to person.. or store them as people contact you..

    While performing a Rest of your phone.. you should always create a backup of your data..
    as during the reset, a formatting is done on the device..
    which erases all the phone related data..
    all the data on your SD card will remain untouched..
    therefore you should have backed up your data on SD card..

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    Re: Just done a factory reset on my android and lost my contacts permanantly?

    Hi,
    There is one way that you retrieve your contacts that you lost during the reset process of the phone that is if you have the Google Account Synchronized with the Google Server which includes contacts by which you can retrieve your contacts all you have to do is open the "Settings" option from the Application drawer and then select the option as "Accounts&Sync" where you will be able to select the Google account that you have been using as a Default Google account by selecting the account you will be synchronize the contacts that are already synchronized to the account before the reset of the phone and also while adding a new contact if you have added it to the Google Account instead of the option as "Phone Unsync" then all your contacts can be retrieved by using the option as "Synchronization" of contacts.
    Hope this Helps.

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    Re: Just done a factory reset on my android and lost my contacts permanantly?

    Hi Friend,

    No, there is not possible to recover it,
    Because it is gone by internal memory,

    And your contacts are stored on Internal memory,
    and you can reset it,
    it can not be get back,

    But your data can be deleted from SD card so, it is possible,
    Attach your sd card to PC
    Use recuva software
    and Search deleted files from it,

    I hope you will understood.

    All the Best.


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