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How to Create Samsung Contacts Backup? [6 Ways for You]

Nowadays, the position of mobile phone in people's mind is more and more important and there are lots of essential messages, contacts, photos and so on in our mobile phone. We need to backup our phone data just in case we lose our mobile phone in one day, especially the contact list. As Samsung is one of the biggest mobile industry and it have lots of Samsung users, here is the question, most of Samsung users ask that how to create Samsung contacts backup?

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My purpose today is to show you 6 simple ways that how to backup contacts on Samsung device. It's necessary to learn them for you as a Samsung user, and you will benefit a lot.

Part 1: Create a Samsung Contacts Backup with Coolmuster Android Assistant
Part 2: How to Save Samsung Contacts to Gmail
Part 3: How to Save Samsung Contacts via Samsung Cloud
Part 4: How to Get Contacts Off Samsung Phone via Samsung Kies
Part 5: How to Backup Samsung Contacts with Phone
Part 6: How to Backup Contacts on Samsung with SIM Card

Part 1: Create a Samsung Contacts Backup with Coolmuster Android Assistant

No matter what kind of the Samsung model you have, such as Samsung Galaxy S10/S10+/S10e, Samsung Galaxy Note 9/Note 8, Samsung Galaxy J3/J3 Pro, Samsung Galaxy A9/A8 and etc, it's extremely simple and efficient for new user to use Coolmuster Android Assistant to backup your Samsung contacts. With this outstanding Android manager program, you can transfer and manage Android phone data, one-click backup & restore Android data quickly without wasting time.

I want to note you that this is the version for Windows PC and if you are a Mac user, you should go to Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac. The work of Mac version is the same with the Windows version.

Tips: Coolmuster Android Assistant can support other 8000+ Android devices like HTC, Sony, Xiaomi, HUAWEI, LG, ZTE, OPPO, Motorola and etc.

Check how to backup contacts on Samsung phone with Coolmuster Android Assistant:

Step 1: Launch the Program and Connect Your Samsung Phone with A USB Cable.

After installing the tool, you need enable USB debugging on your phone to ensure that your Samsung phone will be detected by Coolmuster Android Assistant on PC. When your Samsung is detected by the program successfully, tap on the "Super Toolkit" icon, and the interface on your PC will show like this below.

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Step 2: Backup Your Samsung Contacts with 1-Click.

Tap the "Backup" button under the "Essentials" section, all the contents will show on the list, and tick the contacts that you'd like to backup and choose a location to save these contacts from your phone via clicking the option of "Browse" on your PC. Then click on "Back Up" icon to start the process.

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Done! It's so easy right? I won't go wrong with my recommendation, you can trust me and try this program to backup.

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Part 2: How to Save Samsung Contacts to Gmail

The second way I want to show you is to use the Gmail account to backup your Samsung contacts. If you have a Gmail account, you won't miss this way to save Samsung contacts to Gmail as backup. It's easy for you to backup Samsung contacts with it.

Here are the steps to backup Samsung contacts to gmail.

Step 1: Sign in Gmail Account on Your Samsung.

Install and launch the Gmail app from Google Play on your Samsung phone and log in your account.

Step 2: Backup the Samsung Contacts to Gmail.

Now, go back to the desktop on your phone, open "Settings" app and find "Accounts" button under the "Personalization" section, click the button and you will see the "Google" icon is on the list. (If you can't see this icon, please tap "Add account" to sign in your Gmail account.)

 how to save samsung contacts to gmail

Tap your gmail, "XXX@gmail.com" to enter "Sync settings", tick the "Sync Contacts" to backup your Samsung contacts to Gmail. And then, click on the "..."/"More" at the top right corner of your screen, select "Sync now" option. Your Samsung contacts begin to be synced to Gmail and you can log in the Gmail account on your PC to check out these contacts.

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So this is how to export contacts from Samsung phone to gmail for your reference.

Part 3: How to Save Samsung Contacts via Samsung Cloud

What's more, using Samsung Cloud can also save your Samsung Contacts. You can manage the contacts to store in Samsung Cloud securely. Check out the detail below.

Step 1: Select the Contacts You'd Like to Backup to Samsung Cloud.

Sign in your Samsung account and open "Settings" app, tap "Cloud and accounts" button, click "Samsung Cloud" and now, turn on the "Contacts (Samsung account)" icon on the list.

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Step 2: Backup the Samsung Contacts to Samsung Cloud.

You will see the option of "Back up my data", tap on it. Here, you should tick on the files you'd like to backup and then click the "BACK UP NOW" button at the bottom of the screen.

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Some may ask that "how to save my contacts from Samsung phone to computer?" Please find your ansfer here: How to Transfer Contacts from Android Devices to Computer?

Part 4: How to Get Contacts Off Samsung Phone via Samsung Kies

Samsung Kies is a official program that Samsung designed for users to back up the files from Samsung devices. With it, you can get contacts off Samsung phone with ease. Here are the steps.

Step 1: Launch the Program and Connect Your Samsung to PC.

Install the Samsung Kies on computer and use a USB cable to connect your Samsung phone to PC. The first time when you run the program, the interface will show like this.

 how to backup contacts on samsung with samsung kies

Step 2: Get Contacts Off Samsung Phone on PC.

Tap on the "Contacts" option on the left side of the screen and then you will see all the detail show on your right hand, tick the contacts that you'd like to backup and press "Save to PC" and click "OK" to start the process.

 backup samsung phone contacts to pc with samsung kies

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Part 5: How to Backup Samsung Contacts with Phone

This way can make you to realize backup Samsung Contacts without third-party application. However, you need to export the Samsung contacts to USB storage at first and then you need to copy the contacts to PC.

Step 1: Export the Samsung Phone Contacts.

Go to the "Contacts" app, click the "Menu" button on your phone, press on "Import/Export" button. You will see "Export to .vcf file" or "Export to USB storage" icon on the list, choose it. Now, these contacts will saved in phone storage.

Step 2: Backup Contacts to PC from Samsung Phone Storage.

Using USB to connect your Samsung to PC and you can find the folder that saved your contacts, you can drag and drop the folder to your PC. So this is how to save contacts on Samsung Galaxy S3/S4/S5/S6/S7/S8/S9/S10, etc.

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Part 6: How to Backup Contacts on Samsung with SIM Card

The last way I introduce is the old way which to use SIM card to backup contacts on Samsung S7/S8/S9/S10, etc. Maybe it's the old one, but it still works and can prevent from data loss.

Step 1: Export the Samsung Phone Contacts to SIM Card.

Go to the "Contacts" application and click "..."/"MORE" icon in the upper right corner of the screen. Select "Manage contacts" button, tick "Import/Export" button and tick "Export to" option under the "Export contacts" section. Choose "SIM Card" icon to begin to save your contacts on Samsung to SIM card.

Step 2: Backup Samsung Contacts to PC from SIM Card.

Using USB or SIM Card converter to connect your Samsung to PC and you can find the folder that saved your contacts, you can drag and drop the folder to your PC to backup your contacts.

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The Bottom Line:

For now, do you know which method is better for you? As for me, I am clear with that. Coolmuster Android Assistant is the best one to manage your Samsung phone effectively, professionally and easily. Manage any files on your Samsung, fix any troubles you meet with a single click. This program can make you calm down your mind even if you lose your phone, because you know all your essential files have been backed up already. You can restore the data only with 1-click.

Come and have a try on it, you deserve to become its owner.

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