How to Save Android Contacts As An HTML File?
If you are updating your phone and don't want to lose your contact list on your original Android mobile phone, it is a good idea to make a backup of all your Android phone contacts before doing the phone switch. Backing up your contacts is necessary especially if you are unfortunately to lose all your phone data by accident including your contacts. Well, here are many different ways for people who would like to backup Android contacts. For example, you can backup Android contacts to Gmail. To do that, you can turn on your Android phone, tap Setting and scroll down to find Account and sync. Log into your Google account and choose Sync Contacts. Also you can backup contacts from Android to SD card by using a USB cable. To achieve that, you should tap Contacts app on your Android phone, tap menu to choose Export to USB storage or other icons like that.
Both the two methods above will save your Android phone contacts as the vCard file. But here in this article, we will show you a way to save Android phone contacts as an HTML file onto your computer, so that you can view, edit and print the contacts from computer directly without any hassle. Coolmuster Android Assistant (for Windows) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is here to help you backup all or selected contacts in your Android phone memory to PC or Mac in HTML or VCF format. In addition, it is able to import VCF file from computer to Android phone, edit contacts information from computer and delete useless contacts from your Android phone. You can use it to backup more files, including SMS, photos, videos, music, apps and documents.
Coolmuster Android assistant works perfectly with HTC, Samsung, LG, Sony, Motorola, Huawei, ZTE, Google, Dell and many more Android devices. The following guide will use the Windows version of Coolmuster Android Assistant. You can read it as your reference. And the way to save Android contacts as HTML on your Mac is almost the same.
Easiest Way to Transfer Contacts from Android Phone to HTML File
Step 1. Set up your Android phone and launch the program
To get started, download and install the Android contacts backup tool - Coolmuster Android Assistant on your PC. Launch it and then connect your Android phone to the same PC via a USB cable or via Wi-Fi. After the connection, Android Assistant automatically detects the phone. However, you may need to enable USB debugging on your phone first, if you do not get any automatic detection. You can debug your Android phone easily by following the detailed instructions below.
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".
Once the USB debugging is enabled, the parameter information of your phone, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.
Step 2: Selectively backup Android contacts as HTML file
Click "Contacts" tab on the left side column to enter the contact management window as below. All contacts on your Android phone are displayed on the right. Just select your wanted contacts and then click "Export" button. This will bring up a new window for you to choose target location and output format. After these settings, Android Assistant will automatically begin to save your Android phone contacts to computer.
After a few seconds, all your selected contacts will be transferred from your Android phone to your computer as HTML file. Now, you are fully able to go to the target location to check the output HTML file. You will see all contact information is perfectly kept.