Almost everyone has owned a regular phone before Android, where a lot of useful contacts has been saved. It takes a lot of time and is very inconvenient to transfer all those contacts to a new smartphone manually. There are several ways to automate the transfer of your contacts to Android.
Syncing contacts is a built-in function that allows you to recover and use the data after the reset to factory settings, as well as sync the contacts with Android smartphone. How to take use this feature in order to sync with a Google account?
Syncing contacts from different sources with Android. You can also add contacts from Facebook, Odnoklassniki, Facebook, Skype, Twitter to your smartphone contact list.
The applications installed on your Android device are displayed in your Account settings. You should select “sync contacts” and data will be added to your smartphone phonebook. To avoid “disorder” in your contacts, set visible entries in your phone settings (for example, phone book + Skype).
To edit a contact on Android you should:
Backup is backing up data Android devices. How to backup of contacts on Android in order to restore them later? There are several of ways:
User’s personal contacts and correspondence are synced with his personal account on Google – gmail. Setting:
You can enable automatic syncing in the background or do it manually.
It is possible to restore contacts on Android if you have the backup copy of all the contacts or an authorized Google account. To restore the contacts from the account, connect your phone and syncing will start automatically, all data stored on the server will be copied to your smartphone. You can restore contacts (.vcf format) from the backup copy on your memory card with the “Contacts” application by running the data export.
An equally important question: how to restore the phone numbers on Android? You can use the list of contacts saved on your Google account, by entering it from your phone.
Android syncs all your contacts with Google servers (company-developer of this operating system) that are also stored in your Google account at http://www.google.com/contacts.
You need to create your account. All contacts are stored in Google mail. Your steps:
The data export from your old device is implemented in csv (Microsoft Outlook and Outlook Express) and vCard formats.
This is very convenient because you can edit contacts from your computer even without your Android device. When auto-syncing data on your smartphone or tablet, all contacts are automatically transferred to your account where Google and stored there.
To transfer data from your account to Android you need to:
Each vCard file stores one contact, making it easy to transfer the contact from one device to another. The SD card can easily import contacts in vCard format to Android smartphones. On the memory card you need to:
Almost all mobile devices have wireless Bluetooth, thus, it is very easy to transfer contacts to Android devices. You need to:
In order to make import/export of contacts more convenient, Android OS developers have created various applications, the most functional among which is MOBILedit! Pc Suite program. The program has a huge database of phone models, the ability to import and edit the data.
You should install Google Market applications on your computer:
The need to transfer contacts from Android to Android should not deter anyone from buying a new device. There are 2 simple ways. The first one does not require the Internet connection:
That’s it! The second way that you already are familiar with is via your Google account (requirement: Internet connection and your account).
Changing iPhone to Android is not just switch to another brand, but also to the new operating system. This can lead to incompatibility of formats and phone books with contacts that makes data transfer more difficult.
You can watch the video about all possible ways of transferring contacts from iPhone to Android.
You can “pick up” or transfer contacts from PC to Android via your Google account, exporting files in cfv format.
The easiest and fastest way to transfer contacts from Nokia to Android is to export contact data from the Nokia PC Suite and import it to your Google account.
You need to connect the phone via Nokia PC Suite program to your computer:
On your smartphone:
In order to transfer your contacts from Simbian to Android, you may use Google Contacts. But there is another easy way to do it.
The easiest way to transfer contacts from Bada on Android is transfer them to an empty sim card and copy the contacts from this sim card to your new smartphone memory. Cons: the sim card does not support all phone book options (long names, multiple phone numbers added to one contact). The second way is well-known – via your Google account. If you accept Google auto-sync on your Android smartphone, then, before saving the new contact, your phone will request where to save it: phone, sim, or Google. This is convenient because the data can be saved in your account and edited from your computer. The third way is to transfer the desired contacts (.vcf format), using an external SD-memory card.