Lost Android Contacts Failed to Sync from Gmail Account! What to do?

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  1. kateeboll

    kateebollMembers

    Jan 3, 2014
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    I was composing a message and the phone got stuck when I was about to select the recipients. (Wanted to group send message so that’s why I was not answering directly.) After waiting for a while the phone was still not responding then I forced to shut down and turned it on again. Okay I again edited the same text and tap to choose receivers. Good grief! NO CONTACTS! EMPTY! Why? What happened?

    I first tried to sync Gmail contacts back to my Sony Xperia, however when I logged in to Gmail and it was the same! NO CONTACTS!

    Long story short, I finally found Myjad Android Contact Recovery which seems to be useful because I want simply the contacts. So is there anyone tried successfully restoring lost contacts with this program? Any advice? Many thanks!
     
  2. SunnyMiller

    Jan 20, 2014
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    #2SunnyMiller,Jan 20, 2014
    Last edited: Jan 23, 2014
    Contacts saved to your Gmail account are on the Google server so cannot be lost.
    First of all check in Contacts > Menu > Contacts to display that you have selected your Gmail (or All)
    If selected, turn phone off, remove battery and turn back on.
    You will need a data connection to resend contacts.
    However, if you have only saved contacts to android phone, it is possible to wipe them. But again, try turning phone on and off.
     

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