You can use dr.fone toolkit to solve your problem. This is a versatile data processing software. It has various functions, in which the Android Data Recovery function can help you recover the deleted data on your Samsung Note 8. Contacts, text messages, music, photos, videos, call history, audio, WhatsApp, and other data can be restored. Since this is a software designed for Android devices, Samsung, HUAWEI, ZTE, LG, OPPO, vivo, SONY and other Android devices can use it. Also, you can preview the data you need before the recover process, that enables you to selectively recover data. besides, the software steps are simple. The data in the phone will not be deleted or leaked.
Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone
Launch dr.fone toolkit for Android on your computer, and select Data Recovery among all the toolkits. At the same time, use the USB cable to connect your Samsung Note 8 and PC. Of course, you have to make sure that you have enabled USB debugging on your Android phone.
Step 2. Select file types to scan
After the Galaxy Note 8 and the computer connection are successful, you will see all data types that can be recovered. Such as photos, videos, call logs, audio, etc.. If you just need to restore the contacts, select it, and then click "Next‘ to continue the data recovery process.
Step 3. Scan your device to find the lost data on it
Next, you can choose scan mode, which is divided into "Standard Mode" and "Advanced Mode". You can read the instructions to see the differences and choose one of them. If you are not very familiar with Android Data Recovery, it is recommended that you first select "Standard Mode". If you do not find the data you need, select "Advanced Mode". Now, click "Start" to begin analyzing and scanning your Samsung Note 8.
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. Preview and recover deleted data on Android devices
Scanning takes only a short time, and each particular item can be previewed after scanning. Select what you want, and then click "Recover" to save it all on your computer.