Broken Android Data Recovery: Recover Contacts from Broken Galaxy S6


Sep 2, 2019 10:00 / Posted by Boey Wong

I broke my screen pretty good. Doesn’t display anything. I don’t want to use my Samsung Galaxy S6 anymore, because it is not worthy to replace phone screen and I will buy a new Galaxy instead, but I need to get my contacts off at least from the phone. Is there any way can help to restore contacts from the screen broken Samsung phone? Thanks in advance!

No one is willing to see his Android phone falling onto the ground and be cracked on the screen, dropping in the water, or other unknown reasons. But accident happens without giving you a single notice. It is no use to blame yourself for the carelessness after all happened.

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1. Display All Contacts on Android Phone

There is stall a chance that your contacts are still on your Android phone but hidden carefully.

You can follow below steps to display your phone numbers.

Open the Contacts app on your home screen.

Press the menu icon in the upper right corner.

Tap Contacts to display.

Select All contacts.

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If it is not worked for you, let's walk through another simple and effective way to recover contacts from broken Android phone.

Due to a large number of contacts are stored in the internal memory, rather than in the SIM card, you have to recover contacts from the dead Samsung Galaxy S6 directly.

2. How to Get Contacts from Broken Phone

In order to recover contacts from broken Samsung phone, you need a broken Samsung data recovery program to pull your contacts from the internal storage.

I strongly recommend FoneLab Broken Android Phone Data Extraction to all of you who get in trouble with it. The program allows you to recover data from broken/dead Android phones and tablets directly.

Check more features of this software:

  1. Recover data from dead phone, for example, cracked screen, water-damaged, black screen, system crashed, etc.
  2. Support to retrieve contacts from broken Samsung Galaxy S6 as well as photos, text messages, videos, music and other documents.
  3. Fix your disabled Android OS to normal within a few minutes.
  4. Free to scan and preview data before recovery.
  5. Recover data from SD card or internal storage selectively on computer.
  6. User-friendly and safe to use.

The free trial version of this software is available. Why not get it on your computer for no-charged at all and have a try now?

Download and install the program on your PC with above link. Then it will automatically open when it is finished. Choose Broken Android Phone Data Extraction on the interface. Then connect your Samsung device to the computer with a USB cable. Click Start in the left box if your phone can’t display anything. Otherwise, click the Start button on the right if it has something to do with the abnormal OS.

Choose Status

Choose the correct information for your Samsung Galaxy phone including device name and device model. Then click Confirm to move on.

Device Information

This step will lead your Samsung phone to enter Download mode. Follow the on-screen instruction to enter: power off the phone – press and hold the Volume Down + Home + Power button together – press the Volume Up button, and then click on the Start button.

Enter Download Mode

After that, the program will get into your Samsung phone and scan the data from the device. So that you can preview the contacts and check the items you want to get back.

Click below video to watch the video about how to use FoneLab to recover contacts from broken galaxy S4.

That’s it, retrieving data from broken phone is as easy as you can see.

All the data stored in the broken Samsung Galaxy S6/S6 Edge/S5/S4, Galaxy Note and Samsung tablet are recoverable with the help of this software. If your Galaxy stuck on Samsung screen, the software can fix it to normal in minutes.

3. Restore Android Contacts with Gmail

Gmail allows you to restore contacts, which can date up tp 30 days back, from backup if you have synced Android contacts with it before.

Below is the step-by-step instruction.

Log in your Gmail account which you use to sync contacts on the internet.

Go to Inbox, and then choose Contacts on the left drop-down menu.

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Click More > Restore Contacts.

Select a backup which you want to restore contacts from, and then click Restore.

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Log in your Gmail account on your Android phone and re-sync it.

Then you can see your contacts on the list after the process is done.

There are various of methods to recover contacts from broken Android phone, FoneLab also helps you fix Android won't turn on or Samsung stucks on black screen.

You should choose the suitable one according to your needs and have a try now.

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