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Easy Ways to Backup Android Contacts to PC with Ease

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.

3 solutions on how to backup Android contacts

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MobileGo for Android
How to selectively backup contacts to computer

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Advantages
  • Free
  • Free
  • Selectively backup via WiFi or USB cable
  • Enable to backup contacts in account
  • Help to backup contacts to Outlook, and more
  • Not only contacts, but backup most files
  • Disadvantages
  • Need Google account, and allow to sync contacts to Google
  • A bit complex
  • Not support selective backup
  • Just free for 15 days
  • Solution 1: Android contacts backup to PC with MobileGo

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    * Backup all or selected contacts in phone memory, Gmail, Twitter, Facebook, etc
    * Backup Android contacts to PC, Outlook, Windows Address Book & Windows Live Mail
    * Merge duplicate contacts to thin your Android Address Book
    * Backup more files, including, SMS, calendars, apps, call logs and media
    * Work perfectly with HTC, Samsung, Google, LG, Sony, Motorola,HUAWEI, Acer, Asus, Dell, more here>>
    * The Mac version - Wondershare MobileGo for Android Pro (Mac)

    Download Win VersionDownload mac version

    What you need to know before backing up Android contacts
    1. Get ready: Your Android phone, a USB cable(optional), the Windows PC, the Wondershare MobileTrans
    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. However, the Mac version doesn't allow to backup contacts from accouts to computer, or it lets you copy contacts to Outlook.


    Step 1: Set up your Android phone

    To get started, download and install this Android contact manager - Wondershare MobileGo for Android on your PC. After finishing the installation, you ought to run it. Connect your Android phone to your PC via a USB cable or via Wi-Fi. This program will automatically detect your device and shows it in the primary window. Then click "Contacts" tab on the left pane to enter the contact management window.

    Note: Use WiFi as the first try? You need to download and install MobileGo apk file.

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    Step 2. Selectively back up Android contacts

    The contact management window is as below. Select your wanted contacts and then click Import/Export button. This will bring up a drop-down list. choose Export selected contacts to computer or Export all contacts to computer. Then, a pull-down list appears on the right, you can backup contacts to Outlook Express, Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013, vCard file, Windows Address Book, and Windows Live Mail.

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    Step 3. One click to backup contacts and more to PC

    In the main window, click One-Click Backup. The backup dialog comes out, which lets you backup all contacts, calendars, text messages, call logs, apps, music, playlists info, video and photos. To backup contacts on Android, you just need to uncheck the other files and then click Back Up.

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    That's the way about how to download contacts from Android to PC, Outlook and more acocunts. Alongside Android contact backup, this program empowers you to transfer music, movies, photos between Android phone and your PC, send SMS from your computer, and install or uninstall APK files on your Android devices, providing one-shop management for your Android phone.

    Download Win VersionDownload mac version

    Solution 2: Backup contacts from Android to Google, and to PC

    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 unitl the sync process is complete.

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    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 Gmaill 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.

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    Solution 3: Save contacts from Android to PC only with a USB cable

    Step 1. Tap Contacts app on your Android phone. Tap menu to show the menu list and choose Import/Export.

    Step 2. Tap Export toUSB storage or some icon that like

    Step 3. All conatcts are saved in a vCard file in your SD card. 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.

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    Product-related questions? Speak directly to our Support Team >>

    Ian
    SAVED MY LIFE. i cracked my phones screen and couldnt see anything. i used the app to backup all my apps as well as to reply all those unread text messages. woohoo
    Thomas Jones
    Right click the Task Manager on your computer. Find MobileGoserves. End it. Then, uninstall it.
    Bunny
    After installing this on my PC, found out it is a 15-day trial. Now even after un-installing the program it is still running. The program files are still there. Have to manually clean up my system.
    shakil
    it works great, thanks
    Thomas Jones
    Jillianstewart, you can view call logs by trying Notepad++.
    Jillianstewart
    Once you have done the back up of Call Logs to your PC, what program so you have to download in order to view the call logs from your computer? I have tried Acrobat reader, Word and none work. Any suggestions? Thanks
    Thomas Jones
    If you have backed up the previous contacts on galaxy phone , you can import them to your new galaxy phone with Wondershare MobileGo for iOS.
    Mukhopadhyay Rajat
    previously i used one galaxy smart ph. but unfortunately the ph missing. now i purchase one more galaxy smart ph. How could i got contact.
    forest
    nvm got it lol
    Simpsonforest02
    amm ya i love it but since i did it my phone does this wierd x y grid thing how do i take this off?
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