How to Recover Deleted Contacts/SMS/Photos from ASUS ZenFone

Jun. Posted by to Android Topic

Losing important data from your favorite Asus ZenFone could be a very painful experience. You use the newly purchased ZenFone to do all the crucial works and you really depend on the phone much. Retrieving the lost data is a very challenging job and you cannot do anything without taking the help from efficient third party software. Fortunately recovering data for ZenFone is not a daunting task at all. You can find a lot of data recovery software available online and Android Data Recovery is the most popular among them.

One of the most powerful features from Android Data Recovery is that it can recover all kinds of data or content being deleted in various situations such as accidentally deletion, factory reset, etc… I will list them in below. No matter the data is stored in memory or on SD card, the program is able to restore them fully. Plus, you can use this program on almost every Android device because it supports 3000+ Android phone and tablets. I will take ZenFone 2 as an example in the following tutorial and it works the same for other phones. Please check the support list:

Data Type: Photos, Text Messages, Contacts, Music, Videos and other Documents.

ASUS ZenFone: ZenFone 2, ZenFone 2 Laser/Zoom, ZenFone 3/4/5/6.


Win versionMac version

Tutorial: How to Recover Contacts/SMS/Photos from ZenFone

Step 1 Install Android Data Recovery on Computer

You can simply download the software by clicking the download button. After downloading the software, double click the .exe file to run the software setup wizard. It will take a few minutes to complete the installation procedure. Once the installation procedure is completed, launch the software from desktop shortcut.

zenfone data recovery connect

Step 2 Connect ZenFone 2 to Computer

To ensure a smooth recovery process, it is really important to connect your ZenFone to the computer properly so that your device can be recognized by Android Data Recovery. You can connect the phone with the USB cable and don't forget to enable "USB Debugging" on the ZenFone.

asus zenfone SMS recovery start


Step 3 Select The Files You Wish to Recover from ZenFone 2

Once the program detects your device, you can easily select the data type that you would like to recover. Now you need to click "Next" to initiate the data scanning process. Please remember that the more file types you select, the more time it takes to scan the deleted files on your phone. So If you just want to recover photos, then choose Gallery only during the file selection.

recover contacts from zenfone

Step 4 Scan Deleted Files on ASUS ZenFone 2

All you need to do is now click the "Start" button to begin the analyzing and scanning process. You can choose one of two options according to your requirement and these two options are: Standard Mode and Advanced Mode. It is always better to start with Standard Mode because it works faster. The entire scanning process takes 10-20 minutes.

Step 5 Review and Restore Detected Files From ZenFone 2

Once the scan process is completed, you can preview the files one by one. Check the items that you want to recover and click "Recover" to save the selected files on your computer.

zenfone file recovery


Now you might have realized how easily you can recover all the crucial data that you have lost from ASUS ZenFone. The entire process is very simple. You can easily download the trial version of the software and it is completely free. No matter what sort of data that you have lost from your ZenFone, you can easily restore it with the help of Android Data Recovery software. And don't forgot to backup your phone to make sure the files are well protected.

Win versionMac version


Sophia Lee

Sophia Lee

Senior editor

Sophia is a senior editor of Androidsoft. She discovered the fascinating world of Android and constantly share the most practical tips and tricks for Android users.

Hot Product


Android data recovery