According to the International Data Corporation (IDC), Android dominated the mobile phone market with a 78.0% share in the first quarter of 2015. Samsung, the #1 contributor, reasserted its global lead with a renewed focus on lower-cost smartphones. The company shipped over 1 billion Android phones in 2014, more than the next five vendors combined (Lenovo, Huawei, LG, Xiaomi, and ZTE). Until now, Samsung is the only smartphone manufacturer that can compete with Apple’s iPhone. The newly-released Galaxy S6 in April 2015 appears to have outperformed last year’s Galaxy S5.
The other day, my husband accidentally deleted some important contacts and couldn’t find them again. He felt anxious, and searched online, luckily, he recovered the deleted contacts using the Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, which is a professional Android data recovery software. The software can help Android users recover 8 kinds of data from their Android phone or tablets, including contacts, messages, call history, photos, videos, music, documents, and WhatsApp chats history. All Galaxy phones are supported by this software, such as Galaxy S6, S6 edge, Galaxy S5, Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, Galaxy S2, Galaxy S, Galaxy Note 5, Note 4, Note 3, Note 2, Note, etc.
What Dr.Fone for Android benefits you?
* Recover Galaxy phone contacts, including names, numbers, emails & addresses, and export retrieved contacts to computer in html, vcard or csv format.
* Recover Galaxy phone text messages, and export to PC in html for easy reading and printing.
* Retrieve photos and videos from microSD card that are used on your Galaxy phones.
* Preview all recoverable contacts, messages, photos, videos before recovering.
* Selectively recover what you want from the scan result.
* Work with Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony, Huwei and ZTE Android phones.
Step by step to recover contacts from Samsung Galaxy phone
Step 1: Connect Galaxy phone to PC
Download the trial of Wondershare Dr.Fone for Android, you’ll see the intuitive interface as below. It will guide you how to retrieve your Android phone data. Now, connect your Galaxy phone to the software, here we connect Galaxy S3 to computer via USB cable.
Step 2: Enable USB debugging
According to the software description, you can easily set the USB debugging. There are three options for you choose from: for Android 2.3 or earlier, for Android 3.0 to 4.1, for Android 4.2 or newer.
Step 3: Analyze Galaxy phone data
After USB debugging, the software will recognize your Galaxy phone. Then click Start button to analyze the data on your Galaxy S3.
Step 4: Scan, preview and recover Galaxy contacts
Click Start to scan your Samsung Galaxy S3. After that, you can preview all recoverable data in the scan result, including messages, contacts, photos, videos, etc. Check Contacts and preview the information, and click Recover to save them on your computer.