How to get back lost contacts from Alcatel 3.

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“Accidentally lost all my contacts on Alcatel 3 after I updated my Alcatel 3, and forgot to back them up. What should I do to recover my lost contacts from my Alcatel 3 without backup? Any advice will be appreciated.”

As a matter of facts, a contact is marked as blank after being deleted. The deleted item just becomes inaccessible and invisible. However, it would be completely erased if new data are written in and take place of it.

Therefore, you must stop adding new contacts to your cell phone if data loss happens. There are ways to retrieve a deleted contact on Alcatel 3 either from internal storage or SD card via Gmail or Android Contacts Recovery.

The key is Android Data Recovery. This advanced program can help you restore your lost phone numbers which are stored in the SIM card with one click and no risks. You can recover missing contacts of your parents, children, school mates, old friends, business partner, and so forth. Moreover, you can preview them before recovery and then recover SIM card contacts from Alcatel 3.

Android Data Recovery (It is available for Mac and Windows, simply download the proper version depending on your computer’s OS.)



Part 1. How to get back lost contacts from Alcatel 3. (on Apple MacOSX/macOS Computer)

Step 1:  Download and launch the Android Data Recovery on Mac
Download and install the Android Data Recovery on your Mac computer, when you open it, a dialog box will pop up to remind you whether to register, purchase or free try.

android data recovery free try

Step 2: Connection
Run this powerful Android data recovering software on your Mac computer, and then connect your Alcatel 3 device to computer via the USB cable. The program will detect your device automatically.
connection android data recovery

Step 3: Enable USB debugging.
Android Data Recovery will prompt you to enable USB debugging on your Alcatel 3, if you don’t open the debugging mode. The program will detect the version of your Alcatel 3 automatically and give you the instruction of opening the USB debugging mode on your Alcatel 3. After finishing the operations on your device, click “OK” button.
android data recovery debug

Step 4: Select the contacts you want to recover.
After connection, all file types on your Alcatel 3 will be showed in the interface. Choose the file types you want to recover, such as contacts, messages, messages attachments, call logs, photos, gallery, picture library, videos, audios and other documents. Check the file types you want to recover and click Next. The program will scan your device automatically.

Step 5: click “Recover” button to complete recovering Alcatel 3’s contacts
When the scanning is finished, all types of files will be listed in categories on the left control. You are allowed to check the detailed information of each data. Preview and select the data you want to recover, and then click “Recover” button to complete recovering process.



Part 2. How to get back lost contacts from Alcatel 3. (on Microsoft Windows Computer)

Step 1: Download and launch the Android Data Recovery
Download and install the Android Data Recovery on your Windows computer.
android data recovery windows

Step 2: Connection
Connect your Alcatel 3 device to your Windows computer via the USB cable. Wait for seconds before the device is detected. Install the device driver on your computer if it hasn’t been installed.
connection android data recovery windows

Step 3: Enable USB debugging.
Allow USB debugging when your Android prompts you of USB debugging permission. After finishing the operations on your Alcatel 3 device, click “OK” button.
android data recovery debug windows

Step 4: Preview and recover the Alcatel 3’s lost contacts.
Soon, all Android available files will be classified into category on the left. You can toggle the button of “Only display the deleted item(s)” to “On”, so that you can quickly find the wanted Android file. Click “Recover” button and choose a destination folder to recover files. Within seconds, you can navigate to the file folder and check your deleted files from Alcatel 3.

If your Alcatel 3 device is damaged seriously, you may lost your contacts without the possibility to recover them back. That’s why we kindly suggest you back up your Alcatel 3 regularly.

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