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dillon22222
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When I used backup assist, I was asked to synch w/ Facebook & I made the mistake of saying yes....I say mistake because it gave me a bunch of contacts I didn't really want.  So, I went through my phone & cleaned up the contacts to show ONLY the ones I wanted.  I then went to backup assist online & deleted all contacts.  This way I figured when I synched backup assist, it would take all my phone contacts & back up to the online contacts.  I was wrong!  It deleted 90% of my good contacts that were on my phone.  They aren't in the phone or online (yes I made the mistake of permanently deleting from online).  HELP!

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Snn5
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If they are gone from the phone and from the cloud/backup.....they are gone forever.  Start using MSN or Google or Yahoo for your email or contacts that way you can auto save them to one and it will sync to your phone when you add accounts.  Also, you can make a back up and import it to a SIM or a file that you can upload to the cloud of your choice and export back to your phone as well should you ever have this happen again.

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dillon22222
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any hope of getting contacts back?

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Snn5
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Unless you saved them elsewhere, like an email account, then they are gone.  If you delete from the phone and online, there is nothing to sync either way to or from.

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dillon22222
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they were on my phone until I did the synch & then they were erased

so now they are in neither place, so I'm screwed right?

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Snn5
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If they are gone from the phone and from the cloud/backup.....they are gone forever.  Start using MSN or Google or Yahoo for your email or contacts that way you can auto save them to one and it will sync to your phone when you add accounts.  Also, you can make a back up and import it to a SIM or a file that you can upload to the cloud of your choice and export back to your phone as well should you ever have this happen again.