Copy and Save Android Phone Contacts to Excel Format (CSV or XLS)
Every mobile phone user must have encountered such a problem, you may stored a lot of contacts in the mobile phone, which is very important to your life or work. In order to better protect these contacts, you just want to backup them to your computer and it is best if there is possible to save Android contacts to Excel format like CSV or XLS. Another problem is that you just get a new Android phone, say Samsung Galaxy S9, and want to import hundreds of contacts to it. It would be time-consuming to type the contacts and phone numbers one by one.
Any software to help transferring and saving Android contacts to Excel format and restoring them to your Android phone with one click? In this article, we will show you the efficient ways.
It's really wonderful to transfer contacts from Android phone to your computer, and the other way around. But contacts database are saved in SIM card or internal flash memory. We can easily transfer media files from phone to computer via USB cord because they are saved in the external memory card. For contacts, we need to ask help from professional Android contact extracting tool to help accessing the internal flash drive of a phone and extract them out. Coolmuster Android Assistant (for all Windows versions) or Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac is what you need to bring you through your troubles. In addition to the ability of saving Android phone's contacts to XML, HTML, VCF or BAK format, you can also use it to:
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* Not only export phone number, but also copy email address, company's name, home address, and more contacts info to your computer.
* You can delete useless contacts, add new contacts and edit existing contacts on computer directly.
* Other types of phone data like text messages, applications, eBooks, videos, music and more can be transferred between phone and computer easily.
* And you can send text messages from computer to any phone number.
* After copying all the phone data to computer, you can efficiently import them to your phone with only one click on the "Restore" button.
Below is the detailed guide on how to transfer contacts from Android phone to computer and save as Excel format by using this managing tool. Almost all Android-brand phones are supported by this program, such as Samsung, HTC, LG, Motorola and more. First of all, download the free trial of the program to get ready. Windows and Mac version are both available, just choose the right version according to your situation.
Step 1. Connect Your Android Phone to Computer
After downloading and installing the Android managing software on your computer, launch it and you will get the program interface prompts you to connect your phone to the computer. Just use a USB cable to connect your phone to the computer and the program will detect the connected phone automatically.
If it is the first time to run this software, you may be required to enable USB debugging on your phone at first.
Step 2: Go to the Contacts window
All your phone data are detected and categorized on the left side menu. To transfer Android phone's contacts, you can go to click the "Contacts" > "All Contacts" tab to enter the Contacts window. Then, all the contacts in your phone will show in list on the right window. Mark the contacts you want to backup on your computer and click the button of "Export".
Step 3. Start to export contacts to computer at once
Once you click on the "Export" button, there will be a "Path" dialog appears, asking you to choose an output location where you want to save the exported contacts. Specify an output folder and then click the "Ok" button. Then, all your phone contacts will be exported to the output location immediately, with all the email address, company's name, home address, and more contacts info perfectly kept in the output file.
If you have ever synced your Android phone contacts with Gmail, you can then use Gmail to export the contacts to CSV file. The following guide will show you how to do that:
Step 1. Sync Android phone contacts to Gmail
First of all, you should make sure you have synced your contacts from Android phone to Gmail. If not, follow the steps here in this article: How to transfer contacts from Android to Gmail to do the contacts syncing.
Step 2. Do some options ticking
Login to your Gmail account on computer and choose "Menu" option from the profile. After that, you should select "More" to display more options and click on "Contacts" from the new window. Go to the left side bar to click "More" and choose "Export" under the section.
Step 3. Transfer contacts to CSV file
After above steps, there will be a list of contacts shown here. Just tick off the contacts that you want to transfer and click the buttons of "More" > "Export". Then, you will be asked to select an output format to save the exported contacts. Here, you should choose "Outlook CSV format" and click "Export" to start the contacts transfer.
After exporting Android phone contacts as CSV file, it is also necessary for you to learn how to import the CSV contacts file into your Android phone, especially when you switch to another Android phone and need to transfer contacts from your old phone to the new phone. Follow the steps below to learn how to import CSV contacts into Android phone.
1. Visit the page of Google.com on your computer and sign into with your Gmail account info.
2. Go to choose "Gmail" > "Contacts" > "More" > "Import" options and you will be popped up with a dialog asking you to import contacts. Just select the option of "Choose File" to find the CSV file that contains your Android contacts and then click on "Open" > "Import" options to upload the CSV file to your Gmail account.
3. Now, turn to your Android phone and sign into Gmail with the same account info. Then, go to click "Settings" > "Accounts&Sync" > "Sync Contacts" > "Sync Now" to Import CSV file into your Android phone.
Ok, just go ahead and choose your preferred way to save your Android phone contacts to Excel file. And we will be glad if you can feel free to share your experience with us in the comments below.