1. Fl4v's Avatar
    Don't ask me how that happened, but nevertheless I'm now without contacts.

    I know that my HTC has been doing a backup every day, how can I restore just my contacts from backups?

    Thank you!

    Posted using my HTC One M8
    04-24-2014 07:05 AM
  2. KoukiFC3S's Avatar
    Go to gmail on your PC and you might be able to restore the deleted contacts.

    Posted via Android Central App
    04-24-2014 09:55 AM
  3. sitlet's Avatar
    Depends on how you backed them up. Were they backed up with Google? Another email account?
    04-24-2014 10:04 AM
  4. buckifvr's Avatar
    If you backed up with Google then just sync with Google. Your contacts should be restored.

    Sent from my HTC One M8 using Tapatalk
    04-24-2014 10:08 AM
  5. Almeuit's Avatar
    Did you sync with just HTC or Google as well?

    Sent from my T-Mobile Note 3 using AC Forums.
    04-24-2014 11:53 AM
  6. Fl4v's Avatar
    I will be more specific.

    All my contacts were on my phone, and what I did? I copied them all to Google, because I wanted to have just one place where to save my contacts and not all over, just one.

    After I made the copy, I went in my contacts and have I have selected the option to show me just my phone's contacts, I have selected them all and I deleted them.

    After that, the contacts in Google disappeared too.

    What can I do?

    Posted using my HTC One M8
    04-24-2014 02:20 PM
  7. CountryDevil's Avatar
    I will be more specific.

    All my contacts were on my phone, and what I did? I copied them all to Google, because I wanted to have just one place where to save my contacts and not all over, just one.

    After I made the copy, I went in my contacts and have I have selected the option to show me just my phone's contacts, I have selected them all and I deleted them.

    After that, the contacts in Google disappeared too.

    What can I do?

    Posted using my HTC One M8

    If that is the case and you actually DID copy them all the Google, you need to go into settings -> Accounts & Sync -> Google -> then select your account under the accounts section. Once there make sure the "Contacts" is check marked. This will then sync your contact with what you have in Google Contacts.
    04-24-2014 02:51 PM
  8. Fl4v's Avatar
    Thank you very much! It worked!!!!!!

    Posted using my HTC One M8
    04-25-2014 03:59 AM
  9. mboon1985's Avatar
    Is this how I would effectively remove phone only contacts? I have all of my google contacts in my phone contacts but only show the Google contacts. Sometimes when I'm entering the number I'll see two of the same contacts in the predictive text . If I delete just my phone contacts will this limit my google contacts to appearing once in the predictive type? The double contacts thing annoys me.


    Sent from my HTC One_M8 using Tapatalk
    04-26-2014 05:24 AM

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