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Transfer Contacts from Android to PC/Computer

2015-09-08 17:09:03/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ AllenyGavin

Currently Android phone have become one of the most popular communicating and entertaining device in the daily life due to its powerful functions and trendy design. It is undeniable that people like to store a large number of information and various files in their device. But there are unexpected storms for the data in the phone not being completely safe at all. The lost of the device, formatting the phone, virus attack, system broken, and the wrong operation by accident and other circumstances may put your precise and important data into risk. Have you ever thought to transfer Android contacts to computer for backup?

Great inconvenience and uncountable lost caused by the missing of the valuable information will drive you to mad. Especially, when you found the contacts list are lost without backup. We all know htat contacts info, especially the phone number, are the most indispensable and fundamental information for everyone. Without them, we cannot contact with our friends and some co-workers for urgent task. Of course, a few number of contacts maybe can be found by some methods, but usually a large number of them can’t be found manually. So, it is necessary for us to take preventive measures to back up contacts from Android to PC, so that we can restore them as copies one day. We can say that as long as we have one copy stored in the computer, we will never be helpless when the contacts cannot be found. In the following contents, we will introduce you the way how to transfer contacts from android to computer in two different parts.

Part 1. How to Backup Contacts from Android to Computer with MobiKin Assistant for Android

Part 2. How Can I Transfer Contacts List from Android to PC with MobiKin Transfer for Mobile

Part 3. 1 Simple Click to Import, Transfer Contacts from Computer to Android Devices

Part 1. How to Transfer Contacts from Android Phone to Computer?

You would not complete the work without the help of a third-party program - MobiKin Assistant for Android and MobiKin Assistant for Android (Mac Version), with which you can transfer your contacts information only in a few seconds by several clicks. Not only contacts, it allows you to copy other valuable data from Android devices to PC safely and accurately, such as the telephone number, name, address, e-mail and other details of the contact. Here is no need to worry about the mode of your phone as this software can support overall brands of Android smart phone, including HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Sony, ZTE, LG, HUAWEI, Dell and many more.

Now, follow the steps to export and save your Android contacts on your personal computer easily.

Step1: Install and Launch the Software, then Connect to the PC

After downloading and installing, launch the software on your computer, then connect your Android phone with the PC successfully. Then, enable USB Debugging on your device. If you do not know how to do, you can check it as follow:

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".

If you can't open USB debugging by above steps, you can go to here to learn how to enable USB debugging on different Android devices.

If you find the detailed info of your Android phone have been displayed in the program just like the below, then you device have been connected and recognized by the program successfully.

Step2: Preview and Export Contacts to Computer

Directly click the "Contacts" button and choose the "All contact" category from the left panel. Then you'll find that all the contacts in your phone will be shown in the program accordingly. Click any contact in the program for viewing, and then mark all number you need, and click the "Backup Contacts " button to back up your contacts to the PC.

Tips: The program allows users to export contacts from Android to computer partially or in a batch. You can choose the way according to your own needs.


Good job! You have gone through all the process of transferring contacts (phone number) from Android device to the PC with the best Android Contacts Transfer software without any quality loss. Well, just download the wonderful software to remove all worries about the loss of your valuable information.

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Part 2. Transferring Contacts from Android to Computer with Transfer for Mobile

Even though the MobiKin Transfer for Mobile (Windows/Mac) is designed to help users transfer data like contacts, messages, etc. between different mobile phones directly, but it also has the function of backing up Android data to computer and restore it whenever you wish to do it. Thus, in addition to the Android assistant program in the above, you also can use this phone to phone transfer program to reach your goal easily.

Below is a simple instruction for your reference.

- Launch the program and choose "Backup Your Phone" mode in the software;
- Connect your Android device to the computer and it will be detected by the program, and you can see the basic info like phone model, scanned files, etc. in the program;
- Tick the option of "Contacts" and hit "Start" button to begin to backup Android contacts as you like.

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Part 3. 1-Click to Import or Transfer Contacts from PC to Android Phones

Now, you have exported or backed up your Android contacts on the desktop computer, and now you may feel free to return the Android phone to the factory resetting. However, when you have done the operation on your device, that means all data on the Android have been cleared at one time. And if you wish to use the phone for communication, you may need to get back these contacts list from computer to Android again. To reach it, you still can use the above recommended tools to load contacts from desktop computer as you like. Below is the detailed steps:

Situation 1. If you have backed up the Android contacts with MobiKin Assistant for Android

Here, you can repeat the part 1 steps to make your Android phone be recognized by the program, then directly enter the contact category. Here, you can click the button of "Import" to find the contacts backed up files in your local disk, and then choose the one you wish to restore and click "OK" to load them to your connected Android easily.

Situation 2. If the contacts have been backed with the MobiKin Transfer for Mobile

You may have found that MobiKin Transfer for Mobile provide users with standalone backup & restore function in the program. So now, you can directly choose the mode of "Restore from Backups" and view an interface like below: (Please be sure the Android phone have been connected to the program)

Tick "Contacts" and click "Refresh" to detect the backup files on your local disk, or you can use the "Add" button to import the backup files to the program. After that, click "Start" button to finish the whole process.

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