1. AC Question's Avatar
    My galaxy note 4 did an automatic update and I lost my contacts..it keeps saying contacts are being updated. It's has been 24hrs and no contacts. How do I get my contacts back?
    10-13-2015 08:25 AM
  2. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Welcome to Android Central! Where were the contacts saved to? Your Google account? Samsung account? The local Phone account (hopefully not)?
    10-13-2015 01:03 PM
  3. prettyflower90's Avatar
    I'm having this same issue with my nexus 5. I updated to android 6 tonight and everything is fine apart from the fact that my contacts won't sync. It just constantly says "contacts are being updated", for hours now. Really don't want to do a factory reset, any suggestions? =(
    10-13-2015 06:01 PM
  4. Rarry's Avatar
    If all else fails you've got 30 days to restore contacts:

    https://support.google.com/mail/answer/1069522?hl=en

    Restore contacts
    You can restore your contact list to the state it was in at any point within the past 30 days. This is helpful if you want to do any of the following:

    Recover deleted contacts
    Restore contacts after an unsuccessful sync
    Undo a recent import
    Undo a recent merge
    B. Diddy likes this.
    10-13-2015 07:15 PM
  5. B. Diddy's Avatar
    Good info from Rarry. Also, go to Settings>Accounts-Google>[your account]​, and uncheck Contacts, then check it again, and see if it still gets stuck.
    10-13-2015 07:46 PM
  6. Marcia Black's Avatar
    That's great unless contacts has stopped working and this option is unavailable.
    06-27-2016 04:16 PM

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