How to Import/Export Android Contacts from/to Computer?

Keisha Alice
Aug 26, 2022
There are many cases that you need to import or export contacts from or to your Android mobile phones:

* Look for a way to backup Android contacts on computer in case that you may delete or lost them accidentally some day;
* Switch from your old Android phone to a new one, such as Samsung Galaxy S5, and want to transfer contacts between them;
* Saved your contacts as CSV or XLS files on computer and need to import them to your Android phone;
* Wanna export Android contacts to computer as CSV file so as to print it out or upload them to Google, Outlook, etc.

Well, it is not a big deal to realize that goal. In the following part of this article, we will show you two quickest and easiest solutions to make it. Just read the article and choose the ideal one you like.

Solution 1: Export & Import Android Contacts with Android Assistant
Solution 2: Backup & Restore Android Contacts with Mobile Transfer

Export & Import Android Phone Contacts with Android Assistant

The first tool we'd like to introduce to you is an Android contacts manager program like Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac, which can transfer all or selected contacts from Android mobile phones to computer, and sync them back to your Android phone with one click. You can also add new contacts on Android phones, delete useless contacts and edit comprehensive contacts information according to your needs.

In addition to contacts, Android Assistant can also transfer SMS, apps, videos, music, photos, books and other files between Android phone and computer. It supports overall Android devices, namely Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola, Sony, Google, ZTE, LG, HUAWEI, etc. The following tutorial shows you how to transfer contacts from Android to computer and copy backed up contacts from computer to Android. The operations below are practicable for both Windows and Mac users.

Download the free trial version of the Android Contacts Manager tool to have a try and read the following guide to see how to use the Android Assistant to easily export/import Android contacts to/from computer (PC & Mac):

Step 1. Run the program and connect Android phone

To get started, download and install Android Assistant on your computer. Once finishing the installation, you can run it directly. Then, connect your Android phone with the computer via a USB cable and the program will detect your Android soon. If it is the first time to run this software, you may be required to following the instructions below to enable USB debugging on your Android phone at first.

After enabling the USB debugging, all your phone information, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.

Step 2: Export Android contacts to computer

All your phone data are categorized on the top menu. Go to click "Contacts" and all contacts will be displayed in the below. Select the contacts you want to export to computer and click the button of "Export" to transfer them to your computer. After that, you can navigate to the output location to check the exported Android contacts are saved as CSV or XLS format.

Step 3. Import contacts to Android from computer

You are allowed to import the backed up contacts to any of your Android phone from the computer. Just connect your Android phone to the computer, launch the program and click on the "Import" button to select the backed up contacts and begin to import them to your Android phone.

Video Tutorial

Backup & Restore Android Contacts with Mobile Transfer

Another recommended tool to help you backup your Android contacts to computer and restore contacts from computer to your Android phone is Coolmuster Mobile Transfer or Mobile Transfer for Mac. It is not just a professional phone to phone transferring tool, but also a phone backup and restore tool that enables you to transfer Android data to computer for backup. and restore the backup file back to your phone with one click. You can refer to the guide in the below to see how to use the Mobile Transfer to export and import Android contacts to/from compute:

Preparation: Click the above buttons to get the Mobile Transfer downloaded and installed on your computer. Launch it and connect your Android phone to the computer. The program detects the connected phone as soon as possible.

Backup: Choose "Backup on Computer" option from the main interface and you will enter the backup window. All the transferable data on your Android is displayed and categorized here. Select the "Contacts" option and select the contacts you want to backup. Click the "Start" button to begin the backup process.

Restore: Choose "Restore to Phone" option from the main interface and you will enter the restore window. All the backup files on your computer will be displayed here on the program window. Just select the backup record of the Contacts that you want to restore to Android phone and click the "Start" button.

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Android Assistant
Easy Android data backup and restore with one click.
Selectively transfer files between your Android device and computer.
Manage Android contacts, SMS, call logs, music, videos, photos, books, etc.
Add, export, import, delete and edit contacts and more on the computer.