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Ways to transfer contacts from Android to Android

When buying a new phone that works with the Android operating system, the question arises: "How to save contacts?". This is not as big a problem as it may seem at first glance.

It is not difficult to move contacts from one Device operating on the basis of Android to another device running on the same operating system. There are several ways to do this. All of them are quite simple and do not take much time.


Via Bluetooth

This method has been known for a long time. It is especially popular on push-button phones. True, with the release of Android, almost nothing has changed. First, turn on Bluetooth on both devices. Next, activate device discovery. Some devices provide for its constant shutdown, which is done for the safety of the user from transferring unnecessary files. After that, it is worth visiting Settings/Bluetooth. It is necessary to set the mark near "Visible to others" on both devices, then search for devices on one of them. After that, you will need to find what you need.

As a rule, it is placed first in the list, but it is still worth paying attention to the name. Next, click on it to make the connection. Sometimes a user is required to create a password to provide a more secure connection. You'll need to enter a passcode on another device. After the connection is complete, you can start sending the data. You should go to the phone book and in the settings click "Mark several" or "Mark all". Next, you need to click on "Send", "By Bluetooth". You can then receive data on another device.

Save to SD card

Not all users know that contacts are easy to save to a memory card or, as it is called, micro SD. To carry out the plan, you should perform the following actions:

1. Go to the phone book.
2. Go to the options and click "Import/Export".
3. A list will open where you need to select "Export to SD card".

You must also specify the path to save. Typically, objects are located in the system folder. To transport contacts from Android to Android from the save directory, you can use Bluetooth, e-mail, making a sending to the cloud. When the list is received on another device, you should go to contacts, open "Import/Export" and select "Import from SD card".

On a SIM card

The presented option is suitable in a situation where other methods cannot be used. This refers to a situation where an old dialer phone is used. This method involves saving all numbers on the SIM card. It is necessary to insert the SIM card into the smartphone and transfer the phone book data by any method.

Transportation via computer

It is worth noting that you can transfer contacts from Android to Android using a computer. To do this, you need to install a special program on it. For example, it can be MOBILedit. You will need to download and install it. After that, the program will immediately prompt you to load the driver database. To save your own time, it is worth installing applications only for devices of the required brands.

Before you transfer contacts to Android, you need to prepare a mobile device. You should visit the section "Settings/Functions for developers" and check the item "Debugging via USB". Then you need to connect to the computer via a USB cord and run the program. Next, you'll need to select the type and purpose of the connection. In this case, it is worth noting Phone \Cable connection. You can then click Next to start automatically scanning connections.

When the required device is found, it is worth selecting it and clicking on Finish. Then you need to click on the Phonebook section, which is located in the left panel, and on Export, located at the top of the toolbar. Next, you need to select the place to save, decide on the name and specify CSV in the "File type" column.

After that, it will only be necessary to connect the second smartphone to the computer using a cord, Wi-Fi or Bluetooth. The procedure for transferring contacts from Android to Android is similar to the previous one. At the end, click on the AImport button, which is located in the top toolbar and download the file exported earlier. After that, you can go to the contacts of the phone and click "Import", as well as download the address book.


There is also a way to transport contacts using Google. For this purpose, e-mail is used. All the presented methods of data transfer from device to mobile device, working on the basis of Android, will not cause difficulties.