The mini-size SIM card of your Android phones usually stores the most important files, i.e. contacts and some messages. After saving all the contacts on the SIM card, you can easily insert it to the device and use the contacts information at ease even if you buy a new Android phone. The small size of the chip card is where the advantages lie, but also where the shortcomings locate. Sometimes any minor misbehavior can possibly lead to the data losses even if the chip card seems to be intact. If unfortunately you mistakenly lost or dropped your phone into the water, it is likely that all files saved in the SIM card were all gone once and for all. So you have to back up your files saved in the SIM card to the safer place like computer. And this passage will tell you how to back up contacts from Android SIM card to computer in an easy way!
Once you save contacts on the computer, you are also able to freely print contacts from your Android phone if needed since this software allows Android users to save contacts from SIM card to computer in the readable and printable formats like .txt, .html or .vcf. Speaking of that, you absolutely can't miss this Coolmuster Android Assistant (Windows or Mac), or Coolmuster Mobile Transfer (Windows or Mac ). Next, we will show you how to use the two products to transfer contacts from SIM card to computer.
With Android Assistant, you can freely transfer contacts from Android SIM card to computer within a few seconds. Aside from that, other files like messages, music, videos, photos, apps and etc. can also be perfectly supported. Most importantly, this software is compatible with all brands of Android phones. Now, you want to have a try by yourself? Just get the right version and give it a try on your own!
Tips to Export Contacts from SIM Card to Computer:
Step 1. Get Android Connected to Computer
To start with, open the installed software on the computer and then get your Android phone connected to the computer via the USB cord. Then follow the below steps to enable USB debugging on your Android device:
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".
Step 2. Preview & Choose Contacts as Wanted
Then this software will detect your Android phone and show the below main interface where all file folders are arranged on the left panel. You can enter the Contacts tab to preview and choose the files you want to transfer from SIM card to computer.
Step 3. Transfer Contacts from SIM Card to Computer
After selecting the wanted contacts, you can click on the option of Export to transfer contacts from SIM card to computer in one click. As to other files, you can exactly follow the same steps to do it!
Till now, you have already make a backup of the contacts saved in the SIM card! There is no need to worry about sudden data losses any more!
Using Coolmuster Mobile Transfer to export contacts from SIM card is also as easy as pie. As its name implies, it is developed for switching data from one phone to another, no matter they are Android, Apple or Symbian phones. It also provides you with the backup & restore feature, allowing you to transfer data from your phone's SIM card or internal memory or external SD card to computer without any quality loss.
Below is the guide to transfer Android SIM card contacts to computer with the help of Mobile Transfer:
1. Connect your Android phone to computer and launch the Mobile Transfer after you downloaded and installed it.
2. Choose "Back up Your Phone" mode from the program interface and all your Android files will be displayed here.
3. Select the "Contacts" and check the contacts you want to transfer. Then, click "Start" button to export all the selected contacts to computer.