3 Ways to Recover Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e

October 10, 2019
Summary: Looking for a simple way to get back the deleted and lost contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S10, Samsung Galaxy S10+ or Samsung Galaxy S10e? This article will tells three simple ways to get back the deleted and lost contacts from your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e even without backup.
Samsung has been famous for its high appearance and high configuration. Its appearance design and hardware configuration also play a leading role in many Android phones. As the flagship product of Samsung's 10th anniversary, the configuration and appearance of Samsung Galaxy S10 series will have something special and expected.
However, even with excellent performance, Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e can not perfectly avoid the accident of mobile phone data loss. Well, there are many kinds of data in mobile phones, including contacts, photos, text messages, call history, etc.. Contacts is one of the most important data. Once the contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e is deleted or lost, how can we recover it? Next, let's introduct three simple ways to recover your lost contacts from Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e .

Part 1 Directly Restore Contacts on Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e without Backup

Samsung Data Recovery has perfect data recovery function, it can easily help retrieve lost or deleted data, including Contacts, Messages, Photos, Videos, Audio, Call Logs, Whatsapp Messages and Documents. Of course, the software not only has the function of restoring data, but also has good compatibility. In addition to Samsung, it can also be applied to almost all types of Android devices, such as Samsung, Huawei, Xiaomi, ZTE, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, Nokia, OPPO, OnePlus, vivo and so on. The latest Samsung Galaxy S10, Galaxy S10+ and Galaxy S10e can also use the software. Besides, the software has a high safety factor, it will not steal any data from the mobile phone to a third party, nor will it damage any data in the mobile phone.


Guide 1 :  Recover Contacts from Samsung S10 with Android Data Recovery
Guide 2:Free to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phones
Guide 3:Free to Solve SD Card issues on Andorid phones
Guide 4:Free to Recover android Photos/Videos from google photos
Guide 5:Free to Recover Messages from Android with SMS Backup & Restore App
Without entangling with how to use Samsung Data Recovery, next you'll see a detailed process of using Samsung Data Recovery to recover contacts from your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e .

Guide 1 :  Recover Contacts from Samsung S10 with Android Data Recovery
Step 1. Install and run Samsung Data Recovery
Download and run Samsung Data Recovery on your computer and run it. Then select and click on "Android Data Recovery" in the main interface.

Step 2. Connect your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e to computer
Prepare a USB cable and use it to connect your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e to your computer. When the connection is successful, the software automatically identifies and detects your phone.

Note here that your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e need to start USB debugging. If the phone is not turned on, Samsung Data Recovery will also pop up prompts and  provide tutorials to turn on USB debugging.

Step 3. Select the data types you want to scanned
After the connection, all recoverable data types appear in the program's interface. Check the box in front of the "Contacts" directly. If you need to restore other data, please check the content according to your needs. Then, click "Next", the program will start scanning the data on your phone.

Step 4. Preview and recover selected contacts on your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e
After the scan is completed, you will see the details. You can preview the detailed information and check the data you need to restore, and finally click "Recover". Wait a moment, and the checked data is successfully restored to your phone.

Tip: The time spent in the whole recovery process is determined by the amount of  recovered data. Please wait patiently and do not interrupt the connection between phone and computer during the whole recovery process.

Part 2 Restore Contacts from Backup to Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e with Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies connects your phone to your computer, making it easier to sync data between devices. It offers a variety of features for users of Samsung devices, including easy backup or transfer of data, powerful multimedia file management features, and more. So, if you get a Kies backup file, you can easily restore contacts from backup to Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e.
Step 1. Run Samsung Kies and connect your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e with Kies. Then, please click "Back up/Restore" in the main page and press "Restore" at the bottom of the page.

Step 2. Wait until your phone is recognized, you will be asked to choose a backup file, if done, press "Next" to go on.

Step 3. The program will extract all the recoverable files from the selected backup file and list to you, please check "Contacts" among them and press "Next".

Step 4. Now, the program will automaticallly restore the contacts to your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e, and click "Complete" once the process is completed.


Part 3 Restore Contacts from Backup to Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e with Mobile Transfer

Mobile Transfer is the all-in-one data transfer and management tool that can directly transfer almost all data from one mobile phone to another. Besides, you can backup and restore your phone data by using this tool. So, if you've ever backed up your contacts from Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e with Mobile Transfer, you can easily restore it now.

Step 1. Install and launch Mobile Transfer on your PC, then click on "Restore From Backups" and choose "MobileTrans" among all the items.

Step 2. Mobile Transfer will scans all the backup files from your computer and lists them to you, please choose the one according to your need. Meanwhile, please connect your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e to the computer via its USB cable.

Step 3. Once your phone is detected, check the "Contacts" and other items as you like, and click on "Start Transfer" to restore the contacts from backup file to your Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e.

Guide 2: Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phones
In today's digital world, the loss of mobile contacts seems to be a trivial problem, but it will not disappear. With all the focus on data consumption, camera quality and social media features, it's easy to forget that contact lists are one of the most valuable features of mobile phones. It's painful to have all the contacts missing from your family, friends and work, so we've created a dedicated, comprehensive post that tells you how to recover them when needed.
How did this happen?
The most common reason for losing contacts is to upgrade the operating system of mobile devices. Whether your phone runs on iOS, Android or Nokia Symbian, manufacturers send intermittent software updates to refresh the phone with the latest features. Unfortunately, this can sometimes lead to the loss of your contacts, depending on where they are stored. Or, you may accidentally delete or delete contacts when synchronizing with new applications.
Recover Deleted/Lost Contacts from Android
Method 1
Recover androic contacts with Address Book application:
Don't worry! Your contacts may still be on your mobile phone.
If you are using an Android Samsung/Huawei/Sony/Vivo/Oppo/ZTE/THC/Xiaomi/LG/Meizu/Google/Nokia... device, the system sometimes hides your contacts and makes them look like they have been deleted. 
Fortunately, there is a simple way to check if this is the case:
*Open the Address Book application.
*Press the menu in the upper right corner (three vertical points).
*Select Contacts to Display.
*If not, please click "All Contacts".
*If "all contacts" are not selected, the problem should be solved.
Method 2
Recover android contacts from Google:
If you are an Android user, you should first check the Google account that has been linked to the mobile device. When you first create an account on your mobile phone, you may automatically accept the transfer of your contacts. If you do, the good news is that you can restore all contacts directly to your mobile phone. 
To do this, go to your inbox and select Contacts from the drop-down menu. 
If you can see your contacts, click More, and then click Restore Contacts.
You can also take some measures to prevent this from happening again.
*Start your contacts, and then select the menu/more buttons.
*Then navigate to Settings > Address Book > Import/Export Contacts > Export to Device Storage
*Select the contact you want to transfer from the list, and click Finish.
*Then delete the current SIM card and insert another SIM card into the device.
*Then navigate to Settings > Address Book > Import/Export Contacts > Export to SIM Card. 
*Select contacts and confirm that they are copied to your other SIM cards

Your contacts are now backed up to other SIM cards
Method 3
Recover android contacts with Gmail
If your Android device is synchronized with your Google account, the chances of restoring lost contacts will certainly be in your favor. Gmail provides a great feature that allows you to restore backups of all contacts, which can be traced back up to 30 days at most. After doing this, you can resynchronize the device with the Google account and restore all contacts.
Side note: If your contacts appear in Gmail but not on your mobile phone, please refer to the above steps and/or try to completely resynchronize your Google account.

To restore the backup of Gmail contacts, go to your inbox and select Contacts from the drop-down menu on the left.
Once you see the contact list (or not), click More to enter the drop-down menu, where you need to select the "Restore Contacts..." option.
Guide 3: Free to Solve SD Card issues on Andorid phones
Frequent problems in SD card
1 Android mobile SD card can not be detected
2 The SD card is damaged. Try reformatting it
3 Unexpected deletion of SD card
4 Blank SD Card

1. Android mobile SD card can not be detected
Method 1:

Update memory or SD card driver
* Connect SD card to PC
* Right-click my computer and select "Manage"
* In the taskbar, click "Device Manager" and then click the "+" icon next to "USB Serial Bus Controller". Yellow exclamation marks will appear.
* Right-click and select Update Driver Software, then press "Auto Search Update Driver Software"
*Wait patiently and allow the driver to install and restart it
Method 2

Repair "undetected SD card" using CHKDSK command
First, right-click My Computer > Select Management > Disk Management, and then look up the device in the Drive Viewer to see if the PC can recognize the memory card.
If no card is detected, press Win + R > type: cmd, and then press Enter.
If an SD card is detected, enter CHKDSK D:/ F and press Enter. Or you can type CHKDSK D:/f/offline scanandfix and press Enter. (Remember that D is a drive letter)
2. The SD card is damaged. Try reformatting it
Method 1

Scanning and repairing SD cards
The best way to solve the problem is to right-click the SD card and choose to fix the error from the properties menu.
First, connect the SD card to the computer, then go to my computer > SD card. Now right-click the SD card and open the properties. Click the Tools tab > Check button. Now allow the scanning process to complete and then close it. Finally, right-click the USB flash disk and click "pop-up" and take out the SD card.
Method 2

Solving problems using CMD commands

Using the CHKDSK command can help fix any type of SD card problem, and it can help you access files from Android devices. 
Step 1: Connect SD card to computer using card reader
Step 2: Now go to the Start menu, type "cmd">click "input", and you will get "cmd.exe"
Step 3: Then click "cmd. exe" and you will see the following commands

Step 4: Enter chkdsk/X/f [sd card letter]: "or" CHKDSK [sd card letter]:/ f“

3 Unexpected deletion of SD card
Method 1: Check whether the SD card is damaged
Such errors occur when SD cards are damaged or damaged. Therefore, you should check by removing the card from your mobile phone and putting it on another system or device. When you are still unable to access the card, transfer data immediately and get a new SD card.
Method 2: SD Card Infected by Virus
Many times, SD cards can be infected with viruses, so you may encounter such errors. Therefore, in this case, you need to recover the data as soon as possible and run anti-virus software to scan the SD card.
Method 3: SD Card Unformatted
When SD cards are formatted for a long time, there may be an "accidental deletion of SD cards" error. So the best solution is to format the SD card once and check if the problem has been solved.
4 Blank SD Card
Method 1: Try to restart the phone
Whenever you see a "blank SD card" error on your mobile phone, you need to do something to solve the problem. But don't think about formatting the card, just restart it.
This will help you solve the problem and your card may start working again.
Method 2: Reinsert SD Card
Another thing you can do is take the SD card out of your phone and insert it again. This is a simple way to fix such problems immediately.
Method 3: View hidden files on SD cards
Most of the time, files are hidden form, you will receive a message "blank SD card". In this case, you should follow the following steps to display the hidden file.
Step 1: First, connect the blank SD card to the computer using a card reader
Step 2: Now run the control folder to get the File Explorer option
Step 3: Then open the View tab
Step 4: Finally, select Show Hidden Files, Folders and Drives and make changes
Guide 4: Free to Recover android Photos/Videos from google photos
Restore photos and videos
If you delete an item and delete it, check your trash can to see if it is there.
On an Android phone or tablet, open the Google Album application for photos.
In the upper left corner, click on the menu in turn, and then click on the wastebasket.
Touch and hold the photo or video to be restored.
At the bottom, click "Restore". Photos or videos will be returned:
Application of Graphic Library in Mobile Phone
In your Google Album Library
In any of its albums
If the project is not in your garbage can, it may be permanently deleted.
Can't see photos or videos?
If the deleted photos or videos are not in the garbage can, they cannot be restored. 
If the following situation occurs, you will not be able to restore the photos:
You moved it to the dustbin more than 60 days ago.
You move it to the garbage can and empty your garbage.
You have permanently removed it from the garbage can.
You have permanently deleted the device from its library application without backing it up first.
To find and restore photos easily, enable backup and synchronization.
Guide 5: Free to Recover Messages from Android with SMS Backup & Restore App
The app won 4.5 star ratings in Play Store. It is completely free to download and provides many functions.
Text messages are in XML format. It also saves your data in the cloud and local storage. To save data in the cloud, you must install additional applications in your application. It will automatically save your message.

Related Tutorials:
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Transfer Contacts from Samsung Galaxy S10 to Computer
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Transfer Contacts from Android to Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e
Transfer Contacts from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e

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