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i saved some contacts in samsung galaxy note 2 and transferred some contacts from my laptop to the galaxy note 2. But the problem that occured was the contacts which i transferred from the laptop are there in the phone but the contacts which i saved directly in the phone earlier are not there.I have also tried display all option but still they are not shown. How can this happen? Any remedy to recover those contacts if not syncd? Please reply back really soon as those were very important contacts for me.

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How does this relate to Ubuntu? Can you explain which Ubuntu applications you may have been using and which error messages you may have received? –  Kevin Bowen Dec 28 '12 at 7:30
It doesn't, the only thing related is the android tag. –  Dr_Bunsen Dec 28 '12 at 9:01

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Before doing contacts recovery with Android Data Recovery program, we need to do some preparation on the phone and computer.

  1. Install the drive for the phone to computer, you can download the drive from official web of your phone.

  2. Enable USB Debugging in your phone.

Then, you can download Tenorshare Android Data Recovery from here and install to computer. Then, follow these steps:

  1. Shut down other Android phone management software in computer, and launch Tenorshare Android Data Recovery.

  2. Connect your Android phone to computer with USB cable, then the program will detect your phone.

  3. After detecting, you can click "next" botton, and at the same time, a "permisson ask" from super user app may ouccr in your phone, you just click "allow", then click"start", scanning will begin.

  4. After the scan, your data will be classified by category, so you can easily choose any kind of them to preview. After preview, select your wanted ones, click “Recover” and choose a save path on your PC to save them.

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the steps are right. But at first you should make sure not write new files to your phone. Then you need get a recovery tool. Kvisoft recover software can recover files from Samsung Galaxy. You just do the data recover as the top guide.

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