How to Recover Deleted Contacts on Gmail

There is a great option in Gmail to restore contacts to any previous state within past 30 days. If you made a mistake when import, merge or delete contacts then using this restore / recover option you can undo the import or merge contacts steps.

Login to your Gmail account, click on Contacts menu

Gmail contacts

Click on “More actions” tab and select “Restore contacts” option

Restore Gmail contacts

Here you can select the time and restore contacts to specific days and time within past 30 days. Select specific time and hit the restore button.

Recover deleted contacts






6 comments… add one
Robert April 26, 2011, 4:34 am

thats great.

Alex April 26, 2011, 10:32 am

Quite a helpful feature of gmail.

MKB 89 April 29, 2011, 9:02 pm

that’s cool.

Liaqat April 30, 2011, 1:47 pm

i accidently deleted my all contacts and could find a way to restore them
but now i have
great tips dude!
Gmail For the win 😉

Miranda May 15, 2011, 3:09 am

Super feature of Gmail to restore deleted contacts.

Tanweer ahmad April 14, 2013, 2:36 pm

I am able to open my mail mobile only.But not able to desktop ,asking security answer.I forget only my security answer plz.

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