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How to Sync Contacts from Gmail to Android Cell Phone

2015-09-02 15:28:24/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ AllenyGavin

Social network plays a great important role in people's daily life now such as Google+, Facebook and Twitter, etc. People like to share everything happened surrounding them on these websites with their family and friends. For instance, Gmail makes the communication between people more convenient as it has the function of save the contacts when people send emails using their Android cell phone. Sometimes they may want to know how to import important contacts from Gmail to their Android cell phone. There are many programs on the market but people have to pay to get them. So in this article, we will show you a free and easy method to sync contacts from Gmail to Android cell phone in several steps. Now you can keep reading and get those skills. 

Part 1. Steps to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android Phone

Here we will show you the simple free method to sync contacts from Gmail to your Android cell phone. 

Step 1. Hit the "Settings" Icon on Your Cell Phone

First, you need to tap the main menu on your Android cell phone, and then, select system settings.

Step 2. Select the "Accounts"

After entering the "Settings", you can see a few options like accounts, cloud, backup and reset, easy mode, accessibility and more under the category "Personalisation". Then choose "Accounts" to continue.

Step 3. Tap the "Google" Option

Under the "My accounts", you will see the blue background of Google's symbol (the blue g). Click it and then add your Gmail account.

Step 4. Enter and Sync Gmail Contacts

Now you can see the aspects of Gmail data such as calendar, contacts, people details, picasa web albums. Tick "Sync Contacts" and tap "Sync now" to transfer contacts from Gmail to your Android cell phone.

You can sync other Gmail files as photos, books, movies, etc.

Part 2. Transfer Contacts Between Android Phone and Computer ?

In addition to the contents stated above, you can also need a manager to transfer contacts between your Android cell phone and computer, right? So we are here to introduce a helpful Android phone assistant program to you.

Step 1 Connect Your Android and Choose Default Mode

First, open the USB debugging by following the steps below:

1) For Android 2.3 or earlier: Go to "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
2) For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Go to "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
3) For Android 4.2 or newer: Go to "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 enabling USB debugging, please click here >>>


Step 2 Preview the Data

After that, you can install the USB driver to detect your device. This is the results when the program finishes scanning your Android phone. The primary parameter will be displayed on the main interface. If you're failed to make your device be recognized, you can click here to learn the detailed solutions.


Step 3 Select the "Contacts" and Begin the Sync Process

Click "Contact" folder and preview the specific items on the right panel, then you can mark those you want to copy and hit "Export" to sync them on your computer. Other files on top of the menu can be moved to your PC as well.


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