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How to Transfer Contacts between Android and Computer

--Thursday, June 22, 2017
Are you searching for a suitable tool to transfer contacts from Android to PC right now? Getting all the phone numbers and other contact information transferred is sometimes necessary. Yet, to send previously-stored contacts back to a cell phone or even transfer them to a computer for backup is like unsolvable math which confuses most of the phone users.

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  • This tutorial will show you how to transfer contacts from Android to PC with the help of DoTrans in part 1, and then show you how to manage Android contacts with DoTrans in part 2.

    Part 1: Tutorial for Transferring Contacts from Android to PC

    You may be able to copy complete information of contacts including names, numbers and call history from Android to PC with DoTrans. Click below icons to download the software.

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    Step 1 Connect Device to Computer
    To get started, launch DoTrans program on your PC. Then, follow the onscreen instructions to connect your Android phone to PC via a USB cable.

    Step 2 Export Contacts to Computer
    Go to "Contacts" in the left-side menu, then you can preview all the contacts. Tick certain contacts and click the "Export to PC" icon on the top and choose one of the contact formats(CSV/vCard) in the pull-down list to save Android contacts to computer.

    Export Contacts To PC

    Part 2: What Can You Do Before You Transfer Contacts to PC?

    So before you copy the contacts from Android device such as Samsung phone to your computer, what would you do with the transferred contacts? Actually, besides transferring contacts among different devices, DoTrans also enables you to manage contacts on the computer. You can add/delete/group/edit/back up/restore contacts and even merge duplicated contacts on your phone. Read on to learn how to manage your contacts with DoTrans.

    1. Add new contacts: You are able to create new contacts with DoTrans. Simply click the Create new contacts icon, you can add the phone number, photo, name, email, organization, etc to create a new contact on your phone.

    2. Edit contacts: If you want to make changes to your contacts, you can click the "Edit" button under the search box. Then, you can edit the detailed information of a certain contact.

    Add And Edit Contacts

    3. Delete contacts: If you have contacts that you don't want any more,you can pick them out and delete them. Tick the unwanted contacts and click "Delete">"Yes" to confirm the deletion.

    4. Group contacts: Group contacts can help you find someone easily. With DoTrans, you can group your contacts into different groups, such as family, friends and coworkers. Click the last icon on the top, select "Add to Group">Friends/Family/Coworkers.

    5. Back up and restore contacts: To avoid data lost, you can also use DoTrans to back up contacts in one-click. Simply click Toolbox>Contacts Backup>Back up now. If you want to restore contacts backup to your phone, click Toolbox>Contacts Restore>Restore.

    6. Merge duplicated contacts: You are capable of merging duplicated contacts on your phone. Click "De-duplicate", and the program will detect those duplicate contacts automatically.

    Merge Duplicated Contacts

    That's how you can manage your Android contacts before transferring. And if you encounter problems on managing contacts, you can check out the options above. With DoTrans, you can also manage other Android files, such as music, photos, playlist and so forth.

    With all these options available for transferring your information, what are you waiting for? You can merge duplicate phone numbers and add a new one on the big computer screen. Download DoTrans to manage your data and do leave us messages on comment so we can know a better way to improve the program. Thank you and have fun!

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    Ivy Bruce

    Ivy Bruce is the Founder and Editorial Director at Recovery-Android Studio. You can also find her on Google+ and Twitter.