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How to Backup Samsung Contacts to PC

Why Do We Need to Back Up Our Samsung Contacts?

Many of us tend to store the numbers in the handset or the SIM card. And seldom do we take precaution to prevent them from losing. There are actually several situations that we may get the contacts missing forever. Factory reset, accident deletion, phone broken, to name a few. That could be really knotty if you don't have the original data in your computer or Google account.

What Do We Do to Save the Address Book?

Two ways are recommended based on my own experience—Samsung Kies and Mobile Transfer. They are both excellent tool to back up your Samsung contacts with extremely easy steps.

Now, follow this guide and pick the one that suits you most.

Part One: Do a Samsung Contact Backup with Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is a file manager for you to keep the phone data in the computer and restore them. With it, you can deal with six kinds of contents including contacts, music, photos, videos and podcast.

Step 1.Run Samsung Kies and Connect Samsung Handset to PC
Download and install the software first. When you open it, the interface will be the same as below. 

Backup Samsung Contacts

Then, connect your device to the computer. You may be promoted to update the firmware if there is a new version. Press "Cancel".

Note: The file types under the name "GT-I9300" are the ones that you can save while those under "Library" are backups you have done before.

Step 2.Preview Samsung Address Book and Store Them
Click "Contacts" as the picture shows. On the right side are the details including "Display name", "Phone number", "Group" and "Email". Tick the box on the upper left to select all of them. Or, you can only check the needed ones. After that, press "Save to PC" on the toolbar and tap "OK".

Save Samsung Contacts on Computer

Note: If you want to know how to recover contacts to Samsung devices, click the hyperlink.

Part Two: Back up Samsung Phone Numbers with Mobile Transfer

Mobile Transfer can be used to copy data between two Android devices or between a phone and a computer. So, we can move the files we want to PC.

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Step 1.Download Mobile Transfer
Set up the new application and run it. The newly-open window will be like this. Tap the section "Back up Your Phone" in light blue.

Back Up Samsung Address Book

Step 2.Connect the Samsung Handset and Store Contacts
No long after your phone is plugged in the program will detect it. Then, it is to be scanned automatically. And the existing items show themselves in blue color while the missing ones in grey. You can see that on the left side is the mobile phone and on the right the PC. Choose "Contacts" in the middle. When that is done, "Start Copy" should be pressed.

Store Samsung Phone Numbers on PC

At the end of the process, tap "OK".

Backup Contacts on Samsung Galaxy Devices

You can not choose the specific items to save with Mobile Transfer while Samsung Kies can not work with call logs, text messages and apps. Adopt the one that meets your demand. And hope you find it useful.