How to Backup Contacts on Android Phone(Easy and Fast)

Last Updated on June 16, 2020 by Jason Ben

Just imagine how tragic it is if you lose all contacts on your Android Phone. You may find all incoming calls confusing as the callers start the conversation presuming that you know whom they are. Your mom may worry about you as she has not heard from you for a while. Unlike photos and songs, contact information is not a specific file that is saved in your Android Phone and can be transferred to your computer by simply clicking on ‘copy’ and ‘paste’. It then turns out to be a big problem for Android Phone users when you are trying to figure out how to backup Android contacts to PC.

But there is no need to worry about it. In the following article, we are going to introduce two ways to backup contacts on Android Phones. Just follow the steps and you no longer have the problem for forever.


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1 Backup Contacts on Android Phone with Android Backup &Restore

DataKit Android Backup & Restore is providing a function to help backup contacts on Android Phone, which attempts to make it easier and more convenient. It is a powerful tool for people who wants to back up data on their android phones.

Step 1 Download Android Backup & Restore as above and install it properly. Connect your Android Phone to your PC as well (Before connect your device to computer, please make sure that you have enable USB Debugging on your phone).

Step 2 Launch the software and select the Android Data Backup and Restore module in the panel. For those who wish to backup contacts only, please choose Device Data Backup button to backup data selectively. Otherwise, One-click Backup button would backup all data from your device.

Step 3 It would then ask you to select the type of data you wish to backup when the connection to the device is confirmed. Tick the little box before the Contacts icon and then click on the Start button at the bottom. If you are intended to create an encrypted backup, just tick the box before Encrypted Backup icon as well before moving on to the next step.

Step 4 In the last step, a dialogue box appears and asks you to determine the place where you expect to save the backup files. You may click on the Open button on the right and change the default saving path. Then move on by clicking on the OK button.

Step 5 The backup will start automatically and take a few seconds. Please do not disconnect or use the device during the backup.

Yes! Believe it or not, you have just completed the task to backup contacts on your Android Phone. It is no more than simple clicks. So why not have a try now?

2 Backup contacts on Android Phone to PC with a USB cable

In order to avoid the troubles mentioned above, the Android system responds to the problem by allowing imports and exports of contacts to SD card. Here are the steps to backup Android contacts with the built-in function and a USB cable.

Step 1 Open the Contacts App on your Android Phone and tap the menu button at the bottom to show the menu list.

Step 2 Select the Import/Export icon from the menu list.

Step 3 Select the Export to SD card icon. The backup work starts automatically.

Step 4 When it is completed, all contacts are saved in your SD card in the form of a vCard file. Connect your Android Phone to your PC and find the contacts file. Simply copy and paste the file to your PC and save it in a place you like.


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