How to Transfer Contacts/Text Messages from ZTE Phone to Computer

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How to Transfer ZTE Mobile's Messages & Contacts to PC/Mac?

Nowadays, there are increasing people reliable on smart phones (including ZTE devices) to take place computer for daily life and work. However, you cannot ignore that data including contacts and text messages on ZTE are easy to face data loss due to various problems, such as system corruption or formatting, accidental deletion, virus infection, etc. Meanwhile, all data will be also gone if your ZTE device is stolen. At that time, there will be no chance for you to see your contacts and text messages on your ZTE device, let alone because of battery life or other unpredicted problems. As a consequence, it is very necessary for you to transfer data (contacts and text messages) from your ZTE device to computer in case your ZTE device suffers data loss or other unpredicted situations. Well, unlike media files like music, videos and photos, we can not export contacts and text messages from a mobile phone to computer via USB connection only.

How to choose the best transfer tool for ZTE handset?

You may find that when you plug in your ZTE phone to computer, you can not find the text messages or contacts in your phone memory. That's because such type of files are stored in the internal memory or SIM card in a phone and we need to draw support from third-party software to analyze the data in phone's internal memory and SIM card. Any tool can perform the transferring job without any quality loss? Luckily, we have Coolmuster Android Assistant, which can easily help you backup data to avoid some embarrassing situations. However, during the transferring process, you must keep in mind that download and install Android Assistant on your computer before connecting your ZTE device to computer via data Cable or USB cable. With humanized design and excellent ability of transferring data, we can accomplish the transfer in 1-2-3 simple steps along with several mouse clicks.

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Basic steps: Run Android Assistant on your computer, choose Contacts or Messages option to make all the phone numbers and text messages on your phone displayed, then, click "Export" option to successfully backup your important contacts/text messages from your ZTE device to computer. For detailed operations, you can refer to the following illustrated tutorila which is based on Windows platform to learn how to go through the transferring process on PC. If you are using a Mac, you can turn to Coolmuster Android Assistant for Mac to to do the same job on your Mac OS X. Please note all ZTE mobiles can be recognized by this tool, including ZTE Adamant/Avid/Valet/Z221/F102/C79. Other Android devices like Samsung, Motorola, HTC, LG and more can be also supported.

Steps to Export/Save Contacts & SMS from ZTE Phones to Computer

Step 1. Launch this transferring tool on PC

Click the above button to download and install the transfer software on your computer. Launch the installed program and use a USB cable to connect your ZTE mobile phone 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.

Transfer ZTE Messages Contacts to PC Mac

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. The parameter information of your phone, including phone model, system version and storage space size will be shown in the main interface like below.

Transfer ZTE Messages Contacts to PC Mac

Step 2: Preview and select the target contacts & messages

From the user intuitive interface provided by this program, you can see all the files in your ZTE phone are shown in categories. Click the "Contacts" icon from the top and you will enter the Contacts window. By clicking on the "All Contacts" or "All SMS" from the left-side window, all the contacts and text messages in your phone will show in list here. Mark the contacts and messages you want to transfer to your computer and click the button of "Export".

Transfer ZTE Messages Contacts to PC Mac

Step 3. Start to transfer selected contacts at once

Follow on, you will be popped up with a "Path" choosing dialog from which you can specify an output location for saving the exported contacts and SMS. Click the "Ok" button to save them on local.

Learn more about ZTE Mobiles:

With the development of smart phone, there are increasing smart phones young buyers, which leads to increasing demand for cheaper smart phones. As a top global provider of telecommunications devices and network solutions,ZTE provides all kinds of best-selling mobile devices including mobile phones, tablets, feature phones and hotspots and so on. With low price and advanced features, some devices of ZTE are extremely popular among young buyers, such as ZTE Blade V. It is equipped with a host of advanced features, like quad-core processor.480x800 resolution, 4-inch IPS screen. 5MP rear camera, etc.

Video Tutorial

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