Easy Ways to Backup Android Contacts to PC with Ease
Here are two simple time-saving tricks for people who like tobackup Android contacts. It comes handy in the following two situations:
Case A: You want to have a back up copy of your vital Android contacts on your PC in case the disaster strikes and you lose them.
Case B: You just got a new smartphone and want to import Android backup contacts from your old Android phone to it.
This guide introduces two easy ways to backup contacts on Android, one from your Google Gmail account and one from your Android phone directly, depending on where your contacts are saved to.
Android contacts backup to PC directly
What if all or most of your contacts are saved on your Android phone? Don't panic, you don't need to save them to Gmail account manually.MobileGois a great handyAndroid contact backuptool for exporting contacts to your PC with one single click. If you're using a Mac, please turn toMobileGo for Android Pro Mac.
Note: The following guide uses Windows version screenshots of Wondershare MobileGo for Android . The way to accomplish your task on your Mac book is almost the same. Be sure you've downloaded the right version according to your situation.
Step 1: Set up your Android phone
To get started, download and install this backup contacts Android manager 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:Wondershare MobileGo for Android is fully compatible with all Android phones and tablets, like HTC/Motorola/Sony Ericsson/Samsung. Here is the fulllist of supported Android devices.
Step 2. 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, vCard file, Windows Address Book, and Windows Live Mail.
Back up contacts from Gmail
If you save all your contacts to Gmail account, you can just log in to your Gmail account you used to save Android contacts. Choose contacts you want to backup and click "Export". Select vCard format and save contacts to your PC. You can open and view them with Address book.