How to Transfer Contacts from Android to PC using the Built-In Feature

Just think for a minute that your Android is being stolen, has gone missing, or has stopped working. What will be your first response? You will definitely try everything to get back your lost data, especially your contacts, but how exactly are you going to accomplish that? It’s difficult, if not impossible, to get back lost data unless you have already created it’s backup. If you cannot afford losing the contact information saved on your phone at any cost, then you must save them on your PC. Android offers a built-in feature that allows you to export all your contacts to your SD card. Afterwards, you can use the USB cable to transfer the saved contacts to your PC. Learn how to do that by following the method explained below.

  1. Go to Contacts and tap Settings.


  1. Tap Contacts.


  1. Tap Import/export.


  1. Hit Export to SD card.


  1. Go to My Files and tap SD card. There will be a VCF file containing all your contacts. You can easily copy it to your PC using a USB cable.


  1. You may also save all your contacts to your Gmail account for backup and to enjoy easier access to them. Go to SD card in My Files. Open the VCF file containing the contacts and hit Save. You will be asked to create an account on device or Gmail account, select Gmail account. Your contacts will be saved to your Gmail account. The process will complete within a minute.


Note: The screens and process may vary slightly, depending on the Android device and version you’re using.