How to Transfer Contacts from Android Phone to Computer (PC and Mac)

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One of the most important and frequent used functions on a phone is making phone calls. The contact lists make its extremely easy to find the people you prepare to call. If you lost the contacts, then you will lost contact to the people. So it is crucial to transfer Android contacts to a computer to prevent future damages.

Generally, there are 3 reliable ways you can choose to transfer contacts list from Android to computer. This article will tell you exact steps on how to get it done in a simple way. Each method has its own pros and cons, so please select the one that works in your own cases.

Part 1 : How to Export Contacts Directly from Android to Computer

Contacts can be imported or exported directly on certain Android phone such as Samsung Galaxy S10/S9/S8. So if you decided to choose this method, you should first make sure the function exists on the phone. Taking Samsung Galaxy S10 for example, you can follow the steps in below to transfer Android contacts to a computer.

Step 1: Launch Contacts app on your phone.

Step 2: Click "More" button on the upper right corner and tap "Settings".

Step 3: Tap "Import/Export contacts" from the new screen.

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Step 4: Tap "Export" and select "Export Contacts to Device Storage". Now, the contacts will be exported to SD card.

Step 5: Connect the phone to computer and find the exported file. Finally, copy and paste the file to computer.

One of the annoying thing with this method is that it will be hard to find the location of the exported contact lists. So you need to ask Google where the file is. Plus, the contacts will be saved in a whole and you have no option to only export the ones you care about.

Part 2: How to Transfer Contacts from Gmail to Computer

Apart from backing up your contacts directly from your phone, you can also use Gmail to transfer the contacts to computer. However, you should first sync your contacts with Gmail. This can be done in these four simple steps;

Step 1: Download and install Gmail app on your phone. And Sync contacts with Gmail app.

Step 2: Open a web browser and type in address bar.

Step 3: Input your Gmail address and password for login.

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Step 4: Click the name of Gmail and find Contacts tab on the page.

Step 5: Click More -> Export -> Export Contacts in CSV or vCard format. The the whole contact list will be downloaded on your computer.

Part 3 : How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Computer with Android Manager

The above two methods have its own limitations. For the first one, only certain brands of Android phone have such an export functions. For the second one, you should have a Gmail account and sync contacts with the app. The third method introduced in here, is an universe one that works for all Android phones, no matter which brand it is or which Android version it is.

TunesBro DroidGeeker is an ultimate solution to manage an Android device in a comfortable, including contacts backup and restore, app & sms management, file transfer, data recovery, etc. You can transfer all the contacts or only the selected ones. So the unused contacts will not appear on the new phone. Yo can also edit the contacts on a computer, which is much faster than doing it on a smartphone.

Step 1Install and Launch Android Manager on PC or Mac

This is the initial step that allows you to transfer all your contacts safely. You need to download the software and then install it on your computer. It is a very quick and simple step that takes the least time possible. Once it has installed, you need to open the program and click "Transfer" button to move to step 2.

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Step 2Connect Android Phone to the Computer

Once the Android phone has been detected by the computer, you should tap on "Yes" on your phone. You need also turn on the USB debugging, which is required for you to continue. After scanning, it will be able to automatically analyze all the content that are stored on your device. 

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Step 3Begin to Transfer Android Contacts to PC or Mac

The process of analyzing the device may run for about 3-5 minutes depending on the Android OS and the model of the phone. Once it is completed with the analysis, it will be able to list different items like apps, SMS, contacts, and music on the screen.

In order to export the contacts, you need to select on Information -> Contacts on the navigation menu click on "Export". From the drop-down menu, you need to select on "Export All Contacts to Computer". The next step will be selecting a local folder on your computer to store the exported contacts. 

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These are the three simple steps that you need to follow in order to easily transfer all your contacts from the Android to the computer. It is a very easy and simple step when you use the MobileGo software that has been rated as the best software to transfer contacts, SMS, music, apps, and video among others. Give it a try today by downloading it and you will realize how much you have been missing. 

What is MoreYou Can Directly Edit, Delete or Add Contacts through PC

Besides allowing you to transfer the contacts from your Android to the PC, the software will also allow you to directly add, edit or delete the contacts via your PC. You can always add new contacts, modify the contacts, and delete duplicate contacts through the computer. This will be able to automatically sync on your Android phone. Apart from this, you can also edit your email, address, middle name, phone number, and website among others. 

These are just, but some of the umpteen number of reasons why you need to get started with DroidGeeker app today. It delivers top-notch service to ensure that all your data are kept safe in your computer. The system works effectively to deliver quality results. It can aslo easily be downloaded and installed on your PC. Within three simple steps, you will be able to easily transfer all your contacts from the Android to your computer, which is the recommended way to back up your contacts


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