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How To Transfer Contacts From Old Android To New Android


Every month a new Android is launching and most of the people buying it. After buying a smartphone there are so many things to do like data transfer, contacts transfer from old Android phone to a new Android phone. Here we will share the easiest way to transfer contacts.

Transfer Contacts From Android to New Android Phone

Since, most Android Phones come with Google Services, the Contacts Data is likely to be available in the Gmail Account linked to the device.

If you had enabled the option to Sync Contacts between devices, all your Contacts will be readily available on your New Android Phone as soon as you Sign-in to your New device using your Google Gmail Account

1. Transfer Contacts to New Android Phone Using Google Account

The most easy way to transfer contacts from Android to new Android Phone is to use of the Sync feature available in your Google Gmail Accont.

1. Open Settings > scroll down and tap on Accounts.

Step 1

2. On the Accounts screen, tap on Google.

Step 2

3. On the next screen, tap on your Gmail Account.

Step 3

4. On the Sync screen, make sure that Contacts is toggled ON.

Step 4

Once you toggle ON Contacts on the Sync screen, all your existing Contacts will be synced to your Google Account.

5. Now, start your New Android Phone and Sign in with your Gmail Account. Once you Sign-in using your Gmail Account all your Contacts will be available on your New Android Phone.

2. Transfer Contacts to New Android Phone Using vCard

The Contacts App on your Android Phone allows you to backup Contacts to .vcf file and send the File using  Whatsapp, E-mail, Skype and other methods.

1. Open the Contacts App on your Android Phone.

2. Next, tap on the Menu icon > Import/Export option in the drop-down menu.

3. On the pop-up, tap on Export to .vcf file option.

4. On the next screen, you can choose to rename Contacts.vcf file  and tap on SAVE.

5. Now, open the Downloads Folder on your Android Phone.

6. Once you are in Downloads Folder, select the downloaded Contacts.vcf file and tap on the Share icon.

7. On the pop-up, choose Gmail, WhatsApp, Messages or other method of sending the Contacts File.

8. If you choose Gmail, you can email the Contacts File to yourself.

In any case, make sure that the Contacts File is received on your New Android Phone.

9. Now, open the Contacts App on your New Android Phone > tap on Menu Icon> Import/Export.

10. On the pop-up, tap on Import from .vcf file option.

11. On the next screen, browse to the .vcf file from your old Android Phone and open the File by tapping on it.

12. You will see a pop-up, providing the option to Save Imported Contacts to Phone or to Gmail Account on your New Device.

Choosing any of the above options will transfer Contacts to your New Android Phone.

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