How to Export Android Contacts to VCF File?
Nowadays, it is common to see some people beside you are using the VCard file (.vcf) to share contacts from one phone to another. Surely transferring phone contacts through VCF file type is easier and faster than transferring via the traditional solutions. You no longer need to type the contact phone numbers one by one manually since saving Android phone contacts as VCF file and then transfer the VCF file directly makes one-click contacts sharing becomes true. Once you do that, you can share Android contacts not only with another Android phone, but also with iOS mobiles and devices. In this article, we are going to introduce the easiest way on how to export contacts from Android to VCF file so that you can share the VCF file easily.
To export Android phone contacts to VCF file, you have to depend on a third-party program like the Coolmuster Android Assistant or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which enables you to save Android contacts as VCF file effectively and fast. It is available on all sorts of devices running with Android OS, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, ZTE and so on. Managing contacts was never this easy by using this software. You can export contacts from Android to computer as VCF or HTML file, add contacts to Android phone, and even edit, delete obsolete and duplicated contacts. It also allows you to perform group texting in one go to save time and make life easier. It boasts of all the functions needed to manage Android devices of any type.
Coolmuster Android Assistant has totally changed the way to manage Android phone contacts. It works on both Windows and Mac platforms and you can use it to export contacts to VCF file or import contacts from VCF file effortlessly. Below is how you can export Android contacts to VCF file. You can free download the Android Assistant before you read the guide.
Guide Shows Saving Contacts from Android to VCard File (.vcf) in One Click
Step 1. Connect your Android phone to computer
First of all, install and run the Android contacts manager tool on your computer. Use a USB cable to plug your Android phone into the computer, or you can also make the connection through Wi-Fi. The tool will instantly detect your Android phone and display its information in the primary window.
You may need to open USB debugging on your Android phone if you are popped up with the following interface:
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".
When the USB debugging is enabled, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up.
Step 2: Enter the contacts management window
All file folders on your Android files are displayed on the left side of the program interface. Click on the "Contacts" -> "All Contacts" tab to enter the contacts management window. Here, you can preview all contacts exist on your Android phone.
Step 3: Export Android contacts to VCF file
Choose all or the selected contacts you want to export. Click the "Export" button and then you will be asked to select the output format. Just choose "VCard File (.vcf)" as output format. After that, the selected contacts begin to export to VCF file instantly.
Tips: To import VCF files to your Android phone, you should click the button of "Import".