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    Default Address book recovery from crashed phone

    My Samsung S3 has been crashed by car tyres.... display is now blind, no way to use it, even if the mobile works.
    How to recovery the address book?
    I connected the phone to the USB port of my pc, and I can access files, but I can't find anything that seems to be a valid database file.
    I found the "phone/Android/data/com.android.contacts" folder, but it's empty.
    No other folders with somthing that is similar to an address book.
    Questions are:
    - where to find the address book file?
    - how to extract data?
    Thanks a lot.
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    Default Re: Address book recovery from crashed phone

    Welcome to the forums!

    Since the phone is still (amazingly!) working you can use the Kies software (just Google it - look for v3 if your phone had the 4.3 update) to backup your information (contacts, SMS/MMS, pictures/videos, call logs, etc) to your computer and then restore it to your replacement Samsung phone.

    Sent from my rooted, debloated, deodexed Sinclair ZX-80 running CM -0.001 using Tapatalk

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