Backup and Restore Android Contacts

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Backup and Restore Android Contacts with 1 Click

Contacts should be the most commonly-used app on your Android phone. However, due to the possibility of an Android phone being lost, damaged or stolen by someone, or phone factory reset, ROM upgrade, improper human operations, and you will no longer have access it to review your contacts, as well as other important data like text messages, phone logs, photos, videos, etc. that are stored on your phone. Therefore, it is vital to transfer contacts from Android phone to computer or other places for backup so that you an restore them back without any hassle.

In this article, we will share an one-stop solution to do Android contacts backup & restore. The tool you will use is the Coolmuster Android Assistant. You can use it to make a backup and restore of all your Android contacts and other file types, such as text messages, photos, videos, music and even apps. Whenever you want to copy contacts from your old Android phone and switch to a new phone, or you are ready to wipe your Android contacts completely after contacts backup, Android Assistant would be your best choice.

Preparations: As soon as you follow me to the guide of backing up and restoring Android contacts in the below, you can finish the task without any hassle. If you are using a Mac, you should turn to Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac.

How to Backup and Restore Contacts on Android Phones?

Step 1. Connect your Android phone with your computer

Please note the following guide is based on Windows version of the Android Assistant. The operations on Mac are almost the same.

Start the program after you download and install it. Connect your Android phone to the computer with a USB cable or via Wi-Fi. Turn on USB debugging on your Android phone and wait until the program detect your device.

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Step 2: Backup your Android contacts to computer

Once the connected Android phone has been detected successfully, you can see all your Android phone data are scanned automatically and listed on the left side menu, including SMS, Music, Videos, Photos, Contacts, Apps, Books, etc. Choose the "Contacts" and all the contacts on your Android phone will be scanned out.

Preview and scanned out contacts, select those you want to backup by ticking them off, and then click the button of "Export" on the top to transfer them selectively to your computer for backup.

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Step 3. Restore contacts to Android mobile phone

Connect the Android phone you want to restore to the same computer where you have backed up your Android phone contacts. Launch the Android Assistant, and choose "Contacts" from the left side menu again. Go to the top menu to click "Import" option, then, choose the file of the exported contacts to restore it to your Android phone.

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