How to Recover Deleted and Lost Photos Pictures from Huawei Mate 20(Pro)

Summary: Lost some important contacts from your Huawei Mate 20 or Mate 20 Pro due to accidental deletion, forgotten password, factory reset and other reasons? Please don’t worry, this article will tells a most simple way to get back the deleted and lost contacts from Huawei Mate 20(Pro) without backup.

“When I was editing some contacts on my Huawei Mate 20, my phone is stuck and forced to reboot. After restarting it, I could not found contacts which were edited but not saved yet. I don’t have a backup of the phone numbers. How can I restore the lost contacts from Huawei Mate 20, anyone who can help, please?” – Asked by Janiels.

This is one of many cases when users need to recover contacts from Huawei Mate 20 or Mate 20 Pro. Some users found that all their contacts just disappeared from Huawei phones suddenly, others needs to get back deleted contacts that are actually needed. Whether the contacts are missing or deleted on your Huawei device, you can easily recover them with the following methods.

In fact, do not worry too much, when Contacts, Photos, videos, or other files are deleted on your Huawei Mate 20(Pro) and other Huawei phone, the data itself will not be erased from your phone’s memory immediately. The deleted contacts will be saved in its internal memory or memory card before they’re overwritten by new files. So, you still have chance to restore contacts on Huawei Mate 20(Pro) and other Huawei smartphone. What you needed is a professional data recovery tool, just like the Huawei Data Recovery.

Huawei Data Recovery is an all-in-one data management software which allows you to recover deleted and lost data from Huawei Mate 20(Pro) without any backup file, no matter you data lost due to accidental deletion, factory restore, formatting, rooting, flashing ROM, system crash and other unknown reasons. In addition to recover contacts, the program also allows to recover other data including photos, text messages, videos, call history, WhatsApp messages, audio, ect.. What’s more, thanks to strong compatibility, Huawei Data Recovery also apply to any other popular Android smartphone and tablet in the market.


Next, please follow our tutorial and have a try.

Directly Get Back the Deleted and Lost Contacts on Huawei Mate 20(Pro)

Step 1. Connect your Samsung device to the computer

Run the Huawei Data Recovery after you download and install it on your PC, and you’ll see the primary window below. Then connect your Huawei Mate 20(Pro) to the computer and go to the next step.

Step 2. Enable USB debugging on your phone

Open the USB debug mode on your Huawei Mate 20(Pro) if there is a need for it. If you don’t know how to do it, please follow the instructions below. It will detect your Android version and teach you how to open the USB debugging mode on your phone.

If your Android os version is 4.2.2 or above, there will be a pop up message on your Android phone, tap on “OK” to allow USB debugging.

Step 3. Select file types to scan

In this step, you can check and choose any kind of files you want to restore, here just click “Contacts”. To recover them, just choose the correspond options on the window, and press “Next”.

The program needs to get privilege to scan data from Huawei phone. You should Allow/Authorize/Grant when it prompts on your phone screen.

Note: There might be a superuser authorization appearing on your device during the scan. If you get it, click “Allow” to continue. If not, just skip this step.

Step 4. Priview and recover the selected contacts

After the scan is completed, all types of file types are displayed in the list on the left. The right is the detailed information for each of the corresponding items. You can review them carefully, and then click “Recover” to restore them from your Huawei Mate 20(Pro).

Tips: For the efficiency of data recovery and to avoid unnecessary secondary data loss, make sure your phone is connected well during the whole scan and recovery process.

As one of the most important data components in mobile phone data, it is very necessary to back up your contacts from Huawei Mate 20(Pro) regularly. Huawei Data Recovery caters to the needs of most users, can not only backup contacts and more from your phone, but also restore these backup to any supported devices.

Step 1. Launch the program and select “Android Data Backup & Restore” option in the main interface.

Step 2. Connect your Huawei Mate 20(Pro) to computer via its USB cable.

Step 3. According to your need, choose “Device Data Backup” or “One-click Backup” option to back up your contacts from Huawei Mate 20(Pro).