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How to Export Android Phone Contacts to Excel CSV Format

2015-09-02 17:48:32/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ AllenyGavin

I'm just trying to export a contacts list from my Samsung Galaxy Note 4 to CSV format, so that I can view them on my desktop computer freely. And sometimes I also need to import them to my another phone for business purposes. However, I can't find any number on my phone after connecting the device to the computer, what wrong with my phone? Or how to save my Samsung contacts as CSV format directly on my personal PC? Thanks in advance!

While smart phone is ruling the whole world, Android phone is busy ruling smart phone market! In order to seize the cell phone market share, we found that more and more Android mobile phone from different brands is emerging into our daily life, and an increasing number of additional functions have also been added into these portable devices. However, no matter how many new features in the Android smart phone, the most used and important data could undoubtedly be contacts, right? Therefore, with the using of Android mobile phone in the daily life, your contacts may become messy, or even lost in some specific situations, then more and more users wish to export their Android phone contacts to computer as an editable, readable yet printable format on the desktop computer. That is why we write this post here. And we hope all of you will find out how to backup Android contacts as Excel CSV format easily after reading the following tutorial.

To achieve the goal, the first thing you have to do is to find a reliable Android Contacts Backup or Export program as the helper. Here, we kindly recommend MobiKin Assistant for Android and MobiKin Assistant for Android (Mac Version) for your reference. It could be the best 3rd-party program, which empowers you to export and save Android contacts to computer as CSV format selectively or in a batch. After that, you can view, edit or import the CSV file to other Android phone via Gmail easily.

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Before we start the process officially, you need to ensure the USB debugging on your Android phone is opened. Otherwise, you can follow the below ways to enable it now:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Enter "Settings" < Click "About Phone" < Tap "Build number" for several times until getting a note "You are under developer mode" < Back to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".

For more details about how to enable USB debugging, please click the link to learn more info.

Now, it is time to link your Android mobile phone to computer and launch the program. Then you can see the below interface, directly tick the option of "USB debugging opened" and click "Next" button to install USB driver on the computer and make your phone be recognized by the tool successfully.


Let's have a brief look on the primary window of the powerful program:


The program will automatically conduct a deeply scanning on the connected device after the reorganization. So all files on your phone will be categorized and displayed in the top panel accordingly. Here, you only need to click the option of "Contacts", and then you can preview the whole Android contacts list in the program like below:


Mark the numbers you wish to export or select all contacts by ticking the box besides "Name" in the top menu. After that, you can hit "Export" button to export and save the selected contacts as CSV format on your computer with zero losing. And you can use the exported contacts to any places you like without limitation.

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