It is a vision to keep a backup of your Android phone contacts on somewhere, especially when there're more contacts than your Android phone can contain and old contacts are wiped by the system when new ones are received; when the card storing your contacts is ruined; and when you recover the factory defaults. Last time, we talked about how to sync Android contacts to Gmail, and this time we would like to show you how to back up contacts from Android phone to Outlook.
Data can be lost when you wrongly tap on the "Delete" button, format, or factory reset your Android phone. Therefore, go to your phone and back up Android contacts to Outlook is becoming more and more essential. Here, we are going to share you with two efficient ways to sync Android phone contacts to Outlook for backup.
The first method we want to introduce to you is using a program to export contacts from Android phone to computer and save the exported contacts as CSV file; then sync the CSV file to Outlook for backup. The whole process is a little bit difficult. If you want an easier way, you can directly skip to the way 2.
Step 1: Export Android contacts in CSV file
Download Coolmuster Lab.Fone for Android here and install it on your computer:
1. Launch Lab.Fone for Android and connect your Android phone to the computer using a USB cable.
2. Select "Contacts" and click "Next" to let the program scan your Android phone.
3. Preview the scanned out contacts and select those you want to export.
4. Click "Recover" and choose CSV as output format.
Then, you can get your Android phone contacts in CSV file on your computer.
Step 2: Open Outlook
Open Outlook and go to top left corner to click "File". Scroll down to choose "Open " -> "Import". Then, there will be a pop-up window asking you which action you want to perform.
Step 3: Import CSV contacts to Outlook
There are several programs you can import contacts from. Here, you just select the option of "Import from another program or file" and then click "Next". This will open another window, from which you should choose "Comma Separated Values (Windows)" and then click "Next".
Step 4: Select the CSV contacts to import
From the new window, you should browse for the file you want to import and click "Next". Just make sure the "Contacts" folder is highlighted and then you can click "Next".
Note: If you already have contacts on your Outlook, you'd better check off "Do not import duplicate items" so that the contacts in your Outlook will be excluded from the import.
Step 5: Sync Android contacts to Outlook
By the way, you can change contact settings according to your needs. After that, the syncing process will begin at once. When it is end, click "Finish" and all your Android contacts will be synced to Outlook successfully.
Tips: Keeping a backup of your Android contacts on your computer is also a good choice. Here is a guide telling you how to transfer Android contacts to computer for backup.
Here is also an one-click way to back up Android phone contacts to Outlook. All what you need is Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions). It is able to help you transfer contacts from Android phone to Outlook with just one click. In addition, Android Assistant can also help you edit and manage Android phone contacts on computer, and import/export your Android phone data from/to computer, including contacts, text messages, call logs, photos, videos, music, documents and other types of files.
Key Features of Coolmuster Android Assistant:
- Back up, import, delete, edit contacts on computer directly.
- One click to back up and restore all the data on your Android device.
- Add, delete and import Android call logs, SMS and media files on computer.
- Install, uninstall and backup Android apps on computer.
- Send and reply text messages from computer directly.
- Supports overall Android models, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, ZTE, HUAWEI, Sony, etc.
Keep on reading to see how to use this Android Assistant to back up Android contacts to Outlook with 1 click. First of all, you should click the following button to get this software installed on your PC or Mac computer.
Steps to Back up Android Contacts to Outlook with One Click:
Step 1. Launch the installed Android Assistant and link your Android phone to the same computer via a USB cable. Once the connection is enabled, the software will detect the connected Android device and show it on its primary interface.
Note: You need to enable USB debugging on your Samsung phone first if you haven't done it before.
Step 2. Tap on Contacts tab from the left side menu and then all the contacts on your Samsung phone will be scanned out. Just preview and select the contacts you want to back up to Outlook.
Step 3. Then, go to the top menu to click the "Export" > "Export to Outlook" options to transfer contacts from the connected Android phone to Outlook.
By the way, you can also click "Import" > "Import from Outlook" option to import contacts from Outlook to your Android phone. It would be pretty useful when you accidentally delete your contacts in the Android phone. Android Assistant makes it easy for users to backup and restore Android contacts to/from Outlook. Just free download it to explore more functions.