Restore Contacts from Google™ Backups

Note If you want to restore contacts you've backed up with your Gmail account follow these steps.

  1. From a Home screen, navigate: Settings > Google.
    Note If unavailable, navigate: Apps icon > Settings > Google.
  2. From the 'Services' section, tap Restore contacts (may require scrolling down).
    Note If you have multiple Google accounts, tap From account then choose which account to restore from.
  3. From the 'Device backup' section, choose the device with the contacts you wish to copy.
    Note If you don't want to copy contacts from your SIM card or device storage, uncheck SIM Card and/or Device storage.
  4. Tap Restore then wait until you see 'Contacts restored'.


Note For additional help with exporting and backing up contacts, check out this Google help page.

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