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Tricks to Transfer Contacts from PC/Mac to Samsung

2015-09-02 08:52:48/Posted by Alleny Gavinto Android Backup Topic/Follow @ AllenyGavin

If you are fond of Samsung devices, I guess you have already bought the latest version of Samsung smart phone - Samsung S6/S6 Edge, right? After you got the new phone, the first thing that you would probably do is to transfer all the phone numbers and other contact information to your new Samsung phone. However, to transfer the stored contacts from computer to a mobile phone or transfer them to a computer for backup is too difficult for most of the users. Therefore, we are glad to show you how to back up contacts from Samsung to computer and transfer contacts from PC or Mac to Samsung in details.

To transfer contacts from PC/Mac to Samsung S6/S6 Edge, the method we offer here is to use a third-party tool - the MobiKin Samsung Contacts Transfer (Windows/Mac) which is of great efficiency. Apart from transferring contacts between Samsung and computer or Mac, you can sync other data such as music, photos, apps, text messages, books and files on Samsung devices with your computer without any hassle. Aside from Samsung smart phones, other Android cell phones including Sony, HTC, Motorola, LG, Google Nexus, HUAWEI and ZTE, etc. can be supported by the software. Now you can get the free trial version to have a try. The software has Windows version and Mac version available. You are here recommended to download the Windows version on your computer since we are about to show you the instructions on the Windows version.

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Step 1. Link your Samsung smart phone to the computer or Mac via its USB cable. Then launch the program after the installation. Follow the steps below to enable USB debugging first.

- For Android 2.3 or earlier: Enter "Settings" < Click "Applications" < Click "Development" < Check "USB debugging".
- For Android 3.0 to 4.1: Enter "Settings" < Click "Developer options" < Check "USB debugging".
- 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".

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Then tick the "USB debugging opened" option and click "Next" to install USB driver on your computer.

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Step 2. To transfer contacts from PC to Samsung, you can select the "Contacts" and preview the items on the right panel. Then click "New" to add the contacts to your Samsung device, or you can click "Import" button to load contacts backups to Samsung device at one time. Besides, you can export the contacts from the Samsung device to the computer as well by clicking "Backup Contacts". Other data like music, videos, apps, books and photos can be transferred between Samsung and PC/Mac.

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For Mac users, you can switch to the Mac version instead. Here is the main interface of the Mac version.

Get the data transfer program here.

Extra Bonus

If you have some contacts backup files in the format of Json and wish to restore them to your Samsung phone, you can take a free trial of the best Mobile Transfer here. With it, you can directly restore the Json file to any Android device as you like. What's more, this program have a Mac version for your reference.

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