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You can restore your contacts from your Samsung account by using Samsung own Kies. Samsung kies can synchronize your Samsung tablet or Smartphone to your computer. It can also back up your contacts and other Samsung specific apps like the S Memo and S planner on your Samsung device. It is easy to use. You have to follow the steps below to restore your contacts.

How to Restore Contacts From Samsung Account.

Step 1: Install Kies on your computer and connect your Samsung Smartphone to access your Samsung account. You can do this via a USB data cable. Confirm that your Samsung device is connected to Kies. Once it is connected, you will see the basic information about your device in the first tab.

Step 2: Go to the backup/ restore tab, go all the way down and click “Restore” button. You will get a warning message about running application, then click the “Continue ” button.

Step 3: Choose the backup file you want to restore. Then click on “Next” to proceed.

Step 4: Select what you will like to restore and be sure you want to restore the backup to your device. In this case, choose contacts. Remember this is your last chance to stop the process but if you are sure you want to continue, click “Next”.

Step 5: When the restore is completed, there will be a confirmation dialog box and your device will reboot.

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Restoring your contacts from your Samsung account is easy and straightforward. The good thing is that you can recover your lost or deleted contacts from your Samsung phones even without a backup file. That means all the details like the email contacts, company, job title are also included.

The disadvantage of recovering from Samsung account is that the process is less comprehensive or encompassing. There is a possibility that you may not restore all contacts and that is why you may need another tool to backup your contacts.

Better Way to Restore Contacts from Your Samsung Phones and Tablets

dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) is one of the best software to save contacts from your Samsung device to your computer. The software is easy to install as well as easy to use. It also supports more than 6000 android devices including smartphones and tablets made by brands such as Motorola, LG, Samsung, Huawei, HTC etc. It can also be used on most android OS version as well as all rooted Samsung devices.

dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) can recover deleted files irrespective of the nature and reasons behind the data loss. This means that it does not matter whether you lose your data accidentally or through virus attack.It can also help you recover files lost due to restoring the device to factory setting and formatting of memory cards.

  • dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) gives you the option of being able to preview files before initiating the recovery process. This means that you only have to browse through data you actually need
  • Recovering lost data is very quick. You are expected to spend less hours searching and recovery data when you use the dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) software

Step By Step Guide on How to Use dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) to Save Contacts from Samsung Device to Computer

Step 1: Plug in your Samsung phones or tablet to your computer with a digital cable and launch the dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) on your computer. Enable the “USB Debugging” feature. A wizard window will guide you through this process.

Step 2: The dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) program will start scanning all files saved on your device once your phone gets detected by the program. However, you must grant the permission, press the “Next” button on the screen to begin scanning of data. Note that users of rooted phones must press “Allow” button to permit authorization

Step 3: Select the right file type and scan Mode. If you want to save all files, then choose the option which says “Select All”. But if you desire to save some selected files like contact then you must select the “Contacts” box. Then select the scanning mode. Note that there two modes available for you which are Standard mode and Advanced mode.

Step 4: Save Files from Samasung Device. The dr.fone - Data Recovery (Android) software will scan and save the files you will like to extract from your Samsung device. When the process is done, click on each of the file to preview all that have been retrieved. Note that you must select the destination of the files to backup for it to be successful preferable an external drive

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