How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Android for Windows/Mac
With the development of mobile phone, people like to store their friends, relatives or colleagues' phone number, email address or company address in the phone. That's why contacts plays more and more important role in the people's daily life and work. As it is known to all that Android mobile phone is one of the most popular mobile phone on the market, and it has attracted lots of users due to its prominent functions and reasonable prices. Thus, it it not strange to see a person who is using two Android phone for business, and sometimes he or she could like to move contacts from one device to another. Then how to reach to goal? Obviously, if you only have a few numbers need to be transferred, you can directly add them into the device you wish manually. But if you got a all-new device and need to backup the whole contacts from the old Android phone to the new one, typing contacts on Android one by one could be a time-comsuming or even a "stupid" solution here, right? Then, is it possible to move Android contacts to another Android phone with one click?
Undoubtedly, the answer is YES, but the key point here is that you have to find a reliable way to reach it. Otherwise, you'll face a high risk of losing data on your Android devices. Thus, in this article, we'll show you two different ways to achieve the goal. You can compare them and decide which one is better according to your own needs.
Under this method, you need a third party tool as your assistant - MobiKin Transfer for Mobile. With it, you can simply connect the device to the computer, and transfer contacts between the connected devices with one click. What's more, this Android Contacts Transfer also can help users to transfer data like SMS, apps, photos, videos, etc. between Android devices without restrictions. Now, just click the below icon to have a free trial on this powerful program by yourself!
Step 1. Launch the Program on Your Windows Computer
After installing and launching the transfer program on your personal computer, you'll see an interface like below. There are several options for your reference. You can select the mode according to your own needs, and here you're strongly recommended to choose the mode of "Phone to Phone Transfer".
Step 2. Link Two Android Phones to PC
Now, you can connect both two Android phones to computer via its own USB cable at the same time, then the program will detect the device automatically. Generally speaking, the two Android phones will be in two areas.
Step 3. Select Your Needed Data and Begin to Copy
Mark the "Contacts" option in the middle of the panel, and then click the transferring icons with a arrow in the middle panel to begin the process. Here, you're allowed to check the detailed process in the program and you can end the transferring anytime you like.
If you have ever used an assistant program like MobiKin Assistant for Android to manage your Android data on desktop computer, then you must have noticed that this kinds of program allows users to backup contacts from Android device to computer and restore these backup files to Android phone again, right? So, why don't you transfer contacts between two Android phones with this program? Sounds great, right? Now, you can try this program by yourself, but if your file manager tool have no function of restoring, you can take the recommended MobiKin program as your assistant and follow the below steps to reach your goal.
Step 1. Connect the orginal Android phone to the computer, and make it be recognized by the program. Here, you should open USB debugging by following the below steps:
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".
Step 2. When the device is recognized, you'll get an interface like below. All data on the Android phone have been displayed in categories. Here, you can click "Contacts" option and tick the contacts you wish to transfer, then hit "Export" button to save them on your computer.
Step 3. Pull out the connected Android phone and link the another phone to the computer with USB cable. Here, you need to repeat the step 1 to make your phone be recognized by the program. After that, just enter the Contacts category and hit "Import" button to import the exported backup file to the Android phone directly.
Here is also a video tutorial about how to perform the MobiKin Android Assistant for your reference: