Google Contacts Recovery
Created 3 months ago by krisslee

Gmail offers you the option to recover deleted contacts that you may need at a later date. All your Gmail contacts are stored in Google Contacts and Google Contacts has a built-in feature that will allow you to restore deleted contacts. If you have deleted a contact by mistake, you don't need to worry because the contact is not lost forever. You can get it back with the help of the Restore feature found in the Google contacts menu. The only thing you need to know when trying to restore a deleted contact is when you deleted the contact. You have to remember whether you deleted it a day ago, a week ago, or a month ago. Steps to restore gmail contacts Open in your browser and sign in with the same Google account linked to the smartphone from which you accidentally deleted a contact. Tap on the gear icon in the upper right corner and click 'Undo changes' to start the restore process. recover contacts from google You will be asked to select a period of time during which you want to undo any changes you have made to Google contacts. You can select a time period that includes when you deleted a contact and can be from 10 minutes to a maximum of 30 days. All changes that you have made to Google contacts during the selected period will be erased. All the contacts that you accidentally deleted during that time will be restored. But you have to remember that if you have added any new contacts during that period, they will be removed as all changes made during the selected period will be erased. So you need to be careful and backup all your existing contacts before trying to restore deleted contacts. Choose the correct time period including the period in which the contact was deleted and click the 'Confirm' button. Choose the time frame to recover Gmail contacts Your deleted contacts will be restored after a few minutes. Steps to restore deleted Google contacts on your smartphone To restore a deleted contact from gmail on your smartphone, you must have the Google Contacts app installed on your smartphone. Open the Google Contacts app and tap the Menu icon in the upper left corner. restore deleted contacts from gmail on smartphone From the menu, select 'Settings' gmail settings On the Settings page, you need to scroll down and click on 'Undo changes'. If you have multiple Google accounts on your phone, select the account for which you want to restore contacts. recover gmail contacts Now you need to select the time to undo the changes and click 'Confirm'. restore gmail contacts within fixed time frame After a few minutes, you will find that all the deleted contacts are restored. You should have a backup of all your contacts before trying to restore deleted contacts, as you may lose the new contacts that you added to Google contacts for the selected period of time. Steps to recover Google contacts from your Google account Alternatively, you can recover your contacts directly from your Google account backup. To do the same, open the Settings on your smartphone and head over to the Google section. recover deleted contacts from google You must scroll down and click on "Configure and Restore" set up and restore google contacts On the "Configure and Restore" page, you must click "Restore Contacts". restore google contacts If necessary, you can even specify the contacts you want to restore from your Google account and all the contacts will be restored in a few minutes. But these methods will only work if you have the contacts synced with your Google account. You need a Google account to use most of the features on a smartphone and Google automatically backs up your contacts. The contact sync feature will always remain enabled unless you manually disable it. If you haven't synced your contacts with your Google account, you should do so soon as it helps you restore gmail contacts quickly and easily. However, you can recover deleted contacts from gmail only up to 30 days from the day you deleted the contacts. If the contacts were deleted before, they cannot be recovered. It is highly recommended to backup contacts to Google as it allows you to get them back even if you lose your device or find it difficult to access your device.