Products under Sony brand are popular among people around the world for their reliable quality. As a fine cellphone product of Sony, Sony Ericsson Xperia has also been recognized by many people. When using this type of phone, it is necessary for people to make backups for their contacts, as such things are very easy to get lost by some wrong operations or unknown problems occurred to the phone. However, many people are only familiar with copying contacts from their phone memory to their SIM card memory or from SIM card memory to phone memory. They know nothing about transferring contacts from their Sony Ericsson Xperia to a computer. Some even do not know if there exists any possibility to do the transferring.
First, you can be assured that it is completely possible to transfer contacts from Sony Ericsson Xperia to a computer. But to transfer them to a computer is not as easy as to transfer pictures or music between the two by using a USB cable. The contacts' storing position, the phone memory or SIM decides that it will be more complicated to transfer contacts from a phone to a computer. But with a reliable transferring program, the contacts transfer would be as easy as pie. This article is mainly talking about how to transfer contacts from Sony Ericsson Xperia/Satio/Arc/W995/Vivia/C902/C510/ to computer by using Coolmuster Android Assistant, which is the software designed to help realize the transmission between a Sony Ericsson Xperia and a computer.
But it is not for being used exclusively for transferring contacts stored in such products. It also aims at transferring contacts for many other brands of Android cellphones like Samsung, HTC, ZTE, Motorola, LG and so on. According to people who have used this software, the transferring process of contacts from a cellphone to a computer becomes really simple by using this tool. The whole process lasts only a few seconds. After the transfer, you can edit the contacts info on the computer directly and even sync them to other mobile phone with one click. With the help of Android Assistant, the whole process remains easy. Even people with little knowledge about cellphone and computers can easily complete the transferring process.
Note: The below guide is based on Windows version. If you are using a Mac, you can turn to Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac to go through the transfer process on your Mac OS X.
Step 1. Launch this program after installation
After you download and install the Sony Contacts Transfer software on your computer, launch it and use a USB cable to connect your Sony Ericsson Xperia to the computer. Once the connection is successful, the program will detect it automatically. And if it is the first time to run this software, you may need to enable USB debugging on your phone at first. If you have done it already, you can directly skip to the next step.
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, click "Allow" on your phone to allow the program super user authorization when an Superuser Request pops up. Then, 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: Enter the Contacts window
From the top menu, you can see all the files in your Sony Ericsson Xperia will show in categories. Click the "Contacts" icon from the top and you will enter the Contacts window. By clicking on the "All Contacts", all the contacts in your phone will show in list here. Mark the contacts you want to transfer to your computer and click the button of "Export".
Step 3. Start to transfer selected contacts at once
Then, you will be popped up with a "Path" choosing dialog from which you can specify an output location for saving the exported contacts. Click the "Ok" button and the contacts transfer process will begin at once.
Words in The End:
There goes an old idiom: While the priest climbs a foot, the devil climbs ten. This idiom can well describe the situation in peoples' using technological products. Although during the using of cellphones and other devices people many encounter some problems, new technologies are being developed rapidly at the same time, providing a lot of good solutions to the problems. With the coming of Coolmuster Android Assistant, you will never worry about how to make backups for your cellphone contacts. Just enjoy the conveniences of technological times and leave all challenges to the professional technicians.