How to Backup Android Contacts to PC

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How to Backup Android Contacts to PC

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How to Backup Android Contacts to PC


Are you looking for an easy way to back up your Android phone contacts? This short tutorial will guide you through copying your contacts from your Android phone to your PC or laptop.


Droid Transfer can copy and transfer music, messages, photos and more from your Android phone to your PC. Let see how we can back up your contacts...

  1. Download and install Droid Transfer on your PC
  2. Download and run the free Transfer Companion App on your Android phone
  3. Connect to your Android Device using the steps shown in our Start Guide.
  4. Click Contacts in the features listed in Droid Transfer.
  5. Click 'Copy as VCard' to save to your computer, or 'Copy to Contacts' to copy directly into your contacts on your computer.
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Contacts copied by Droid Transfer can be easily imported to your new Android device or iPhone, as detailed in the Droid Transfer User Guide.

Copt Android conracts to PC using Droid Transfer

Detailed Steps

Run Droid Transfer on your PC and connect to your Android Device running Transfer Companion as described in our Setup Guide.

In the Droid Transfer window on your computer, click the Contacts Icon - Droid Transfer will display all of the contacts on your Android Device.

Copy all of your contacts by clicking 'Copy as VCard' or 'Copy to Contacts'. Alternatively, you can select on certain contacts from your list to copy to your computer before clicking to copy them.

'Copy as VCard' will copy your contacts as VCard files to a destination that you will choose on your computer.

'Copy to Contacts' will copy the contacts directly into your Contacts application on your computer.

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Mercedes Phillips wrote...
My text messages in my samsung s6 cell phone only partially load onto the computer from cell phone when both are connected in your two apps. Can you assist me with this? Thank you!!
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Wide Angle Software wrote...
@Mercedes Phillips Please see the response to your latest support ticket for further assistance with this issue.