How to Restore Lost Contacts from HTC One M9/M8

By Emily Watson, Thursday, May 28, 2015

As an old HTC fan, who amongst us hasn't mistakenly deleted contacts without realizing it? Many of us attempt to search on Google and find ways to restore deleted contacts from HTC One M9/M8, but in vain. No need to panic: there are solutions to retrieve lost numbers. Do not save anything else to your device until you've recovered your deleted files. Turn off your WiFi and 3G/4G connection so no automatic updates occur and overwrite your lost contacts before you get them back. Moreover, use a risk-free HTC recovery tool – FonePaw Android Data Recovery.

FonePaw Android Data Recovery is a well-known recovery program, which works for recovering deleted files, particularly deleted phone numbers. You can regain the name, number and email of the contact in no time with one click.

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Features of FonePaw Android Data Recovery:

• Recovers deleted contacts, text messages and call log with their original file names.

• Saved recovered contacts as VCF/CSV/HTML files.

• Works perfectly with HTC series, which include HTC U11, HTC U Ultra, HTC 10, HTC One M9/M8/M7/E8/remix/max/ mini, HTC Desire, EVO, and Tablet.

• Safe and clean without any virus program or add-ons.

• Supports Android 2.1 – 8.0 and Windows 10/8/7/XP/Vista.

How to Recover Contacts from HTC One M9/M8

Step 1. Connect HTC One M9/M8 to PC

First of all, run FonePaw Android Data Recovery. Plug HTC One M9/M8 to your computer with a USB cable. Make sure that the battery of your HTC phone is more than 20%.

Connect HTC Phone to Computer

Step 2. Enable USB Debugging on HTC One M9/M8

To get your HTC One M9/M8 recognized with the computer, go to the phone and enable USB debugging. Enter "Settings > About > Software information > More". Hit "Build number" for 7 times. Then go back to "Settings > Developer options > USB debugging". After that, click "OK" on the computer.

Enable USB Debugging on HTC

Step 3. Select and Set to Scan the Deleted Contacts

You are allowed to choose file types to scan from the menu. To save time, just tick "Contacts". When the program is processing, please wait with patience.

Select and Set to Scan Lost Contacts

Step 4. Give Privilege to the Software

In this step, you need to give privilege to FonePaw Android Data Recovery so that it can scan your deleted data. Go to your HTC device. Tap "Allow/Grant/Authorize".

Give Privilege to Android Data Recovery Software

Step 5. Preview and Restore Deleted Contacts from HTC One M9/M8

After scanning, contents in the connected HTC One M9/M8 are displayed at the left side. Choose "Contacts" and then preview them in details on the middle pane. Mark the ones you want to get back. Then click "Recover". They will be retrieved and stored on the PC.

Restore Deleted Contacts from HTC One

Recover Deleted Contacts with no success?

• You are using a trial version. Please register.

• The deleted data is overwritten by the new ones.

• Android OS upgrade, and ROM flashing is enabled.

• Your HTC One M9/M8 has been factory reset, formatted, or damaged.

No more lost data! If you don't want to pay for the expensive price to recover your contacts, text messages, WhatsApp messagges and call logs from Android, FonePaw Android Data Recovery is your best bet. with this program, you can also retrieve deleted photos from HTC One M9/M8 or other Android devices. Just have a try.

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