How Can I Recover Lost Contacts and SMS from SIM Card

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"I always save contacts on the SIM card. Unfortunately, I deleted all of them by mistake, and I had no backup. Is there any way can help me recover lost contacts from SIM card of my Android mobile phone? I'd appreciate it if you could do me a favor."

When you add new contacts to your Android smart phone, you will be asked to save them on the phone's internal memory or the SIM card. Then you can choose the location for your contacts as you like. In addition to contacts, the two locations can be available for text messages as well. Have you ever lost contacts or messages from SIM card or the internal memory of your Android phone? According to the reviews, lots of users have suffered from losing vital contacts or SMS messages from the SIM card. Here I'd love to introduce you the most effective way to recover lost contacts from SIM card.

At first, you should stop importing new contacts or messages to the SIM card after getting data lost, so as to prevent your lost files from being overwritten by new data. Otherwise, you will take the risk of losing your contacts or messages forever. After that, you can work a professinal data recovery tool to help you. In this page, my recommendation is Coolmuster Android SIM Card Recovery, which is designed to recover all lost contacts and SMS messages from the SIM card or your Android mobile phone in a simple way.

With it, you can preview the whole deleted messages and contacts before restoration. Thus you can selectively mark your lost data to recover. Apart from this, the existing data on the SIM card can be arranged on the menu at the same time. If you want to keep a backup of them, you can mark and restore them to the computer in a batch. Here are free trial versions for Windows and Mac users. Now you can download one and follow the next guide to recover lost contacts from SIM card as needed.

User Guide to Restore Lost Text Messages and Contacts from SIM Card

Step 1. Run the Software, Link Android Phone to the PC

After downloading the right version of Android SIM Card Recovery on your computer, please install and operate it as the instruction. Then connect Android mobile phone to the PC via a USB cable. After that, you should enable USB debugging on your phone, in order to get your phone detected by this program smoothly. By the way, you need to root your Android phone before launching this program.

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging"
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging"
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" Then you may back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

Touch the "Refresh" button on the main interface, this program will detect your mobile phone immediately.

Step 2. Ready to Recover Lost Contacts/SMS from Android SIM Card

In this step, you can click the "Contacts" option to view the lost and existing contacts on your Android phone. Then mark your needed ones and hit the "Recover" icon to set the output path. Soon you will restore all lost contacts to your computer without any loss.

preview contacts

In this way, you can restore deleted messages from SIM card with ease. What's more, this Coolmuster Android SIM Card Recovery program can be used to regain all lost data on your Android smart phone, like Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, etc. Just have a try. It won't let you down.

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