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How to Transfer Contacts from HTC/LG Phones to Computer?

Lost contacts from a mobile phone like HTC One, HTC Wildfire, HTC Desire HD, HTC Sensation or LG Optimus One/3D/V/2X, etc. can cause serious inconvenience. If you are a businessman, contact loss will directly damage the reputation of your company and make your business seem unprofessional. Rather than thinking about how to recover lost contacts from a mobile phone, we'd better plan ahead to backup the contacts and other valuable files from our phones to computer for futher record. But you may ask: when I plug my phone into the computer, we can easily find and backup videos, music and photos to computer, but where are the contacts? How can we export them to computer?

Well, the storage locations of media files and contacts are different. The former is external memory card and the later is in SIM card or internal flash memory. We can easily transfer media files from phone to computer via USB cord, but for contact's transfer, we need to ask help from third-party software, which is able to help accessing the internal flash drive of a phone and extract them out. Coolmuster Android Assistant (for Windows 8/7/XP/Vista) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is such kind of program to access and export contacts from not only LG or HTC phones, but also any brands of Android phone to computer and save in CSV or XLS format, which can be opened easily with desktop applications.

Learn More about The LG/HTC Contacts Transfer Tool:

Coolmuster Android Assistant is all-included software that not only transfer phone number, but copy email address, company's name, home address, and more contacts info to your computer. After detecting your phone, all your phone contacts will be displayed in the program interface where you can delete useless contacts, add new contacts and edit existing contacts on computer directly. In addition to contacts, other types of phone files like text messages, applications, eBooks, videos, music and more can be transferred between phone and computer easily. And you can send messages from computer to any phone number. Sounds wonderful? Let's check from the below guide to see how easy it is to handle this software.

After copying all the contacts to computer, you can efficiently avoid the hassle of having to recover lost or deleted contacts. With only one click on the "Restore", you can sync the back up contacts to your phone quickly. Below is the detailed guide showing you how to transfer and backup contacts from Android phone to computer by using this transfer tool. We will set LG and HTC phones as examples. First of all, download the free trial of the program to get ready.

Simple Guide: Copy Contacts from HTC/LG Phone to Computer

Step 1. Connect Your LG/HTC Phone to Computer

Use a USB cable to connect your phone to the computer. Then, you will see the connected phone is detected by this program automatically. If it is the first time to run this software, you may encounter the following picture and required to enable USB debugging on your phone at first. If your device can be detected by the program, you can directly skip to the next step.

Follow the below instruction to enable USB debugging:

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".

Once the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, the parameter information of your phone, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.

Note: Coolmuster Android Assistant is fully compatible with all popular Android phones, including HTC, Google, Motorola, Samsung, Sony Ericsson, Huawei and so on.

Step 2: Enter the Contacts windows

From the top manu, you can see all the files in your cell phone will show in categories. Click the "Contacts" icon from the top and you will enter the Contacts window. By clicking on the "All Contacts", all the contacts in your phone will show in list here. Mark the contacts you want to backup on your computer and click the button of "Backup".

Step 3. Start to backup contacts at once

There will be a "Path" dialog appears after your click the "Backup" button. Just choose an output location for saving the exported contacts and then click the "Ok" button to begin the transfer process.

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