Want to back up your vital Android contacts on your PC in case the disaster strikes and you lose them? Just got a new smartphone and want to import the contacts backed up? Here are three simple time-saving tricks for people who like to backup Android contacts.
How to Backup Android Contacts with TunesGo Android contacts backup
Before backing up Android contacts 1. Get ready: Your Android phone, a USB cable(optional), a PC or Mac, Wondershare TunesGo 2. Backup contacts in account: Backup contacts in any account supported by your Android phone. Log into the accounts on your Android phone. Then, the contact categories will be shown in the window.
Note: The following guide uses Windows version screenshots. The way to accomplish your task on your Mac is almost the same.
Step 1. Set Up Your Android Phone
To get started, download and install this Android contact manager - Wondershare TunesGo on your PC. After finishing the installation, you ought to run it. Connect your Android phone to your PC via a USB cable. This program will automatically detect your device and shows it in the primary window. Then click "Information" tab on the top panel and select "Contact" on the left to enter the contact management window.
Step 2. Selectively Back Up Android Contacts
The contact management window is as below. Select your wanted contacts and then click Export button. This will bring up a drop-down list. You can backup contacts to Outlook Express, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013/2016, vCard file, Windows Address Book, or CSV file.
Step 3. Save your Android Contacts to Computer
A pop-up window will appear to remind you under which directory of your computer the Contacts will be saved. After the Contacts backup is made, you can import it to your phone by clicking the Import button, once you need to restore your contacts.
You can also backup all data on your Android phone simply with the one-click Android backup feature, including all important Android contacts.
Method 2: Backup Android Contacts to Gmail
If your Android phone allows you backup Android contacts to Google by syncing, you can try this way.
Step 1. Turn on your Android phone and tap Setting. Scroll down the screen to find Account and sync.
Step 2. Log into your Google account and tap Sync Contacts. Wait until the sync process is complete.
Step 3. If you saved all your contacts to your Google account, you can skip the first two steps, and directly log in to your Google account and land the Gmail page on the PC.
Step 4. Choose contacts you want to backup and click More > Export. Select vCard format and save contacts to your PC. You can open and view them with Address Book.
Method 3: Backup Contacts from Android to SD Card
Step 1. Tap Contacts app on your Android phone. Tap menu to show the menu list and choose Import/Export.
Step 2. Tap Export to usb storage or some icon that like
Step 3. This way let you backup Android contacts to SD card. The contacts are saved in a vCard file. Plug in a USB cable to connect your Android phone to PC.
Step 4. When your Android phone is mounted as a flash drive, open it and drag and drop the vCard file to PC.