How to Transfer Contacts & Text Messages from Google Nexus to PC/Mac?

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You can't be too careful on backing up your personal data, such as contacts and text messages, saved on your Google Nexus phone to computer in case of losing them from the phone some day. If you have a new Nexus 7 and stored many contacts and text messages on it, you must eager to search for a way to backup them onto your computer, in order to prevent them from accidentally deleting, device formatting or stolen or any other data loss situations. Then, is it possible to copy contacts and text messages from Google Nexus 4/5/7 to computer for backup?

You have to look for a powerful SMS and contacts transferring app to do the transfer process because it is no easy perform the transfer on your own. You know SMS and contacts are generally located in the internal memory space of a mobile phone. You can't access to the internal memory card on a computer unless you draw support from a third-party program. Android Data Manager is what you need to let your backup not only contacts and text messages, but also apps, photos, videos, music and more from Google Nexus 3/5/7 to the computer.

Coolmuster Android Assistant also supports other Android devices, including Samsung, HTC, Motorola, LG, Sony and so on. Below is the step-by-step guide on how to backup contacts and text messages from Google Nexus to the computer. Keep on reading to learn more. Windows and Mac user can take the same operations.

3 Steps to Copy Contacts/SMS Messages from Nexus 4/5/7 to Computer

Step 1. Run the program and connect Nexus to the computer

At the very beginning, please download and install the Nexus to computer transferring program on your computer and launch it. Then, connect your Nexus 4/5/7 to the same computer and it will be detected by the program automatically. If your phone can't be detected, you may need to follow the steps to enable USB debugging on your phone.

enable USB debugging

Step 2. Scan & Preview Google Nexus 4/5/7 Data

Once detected by the Nexus to computer transferring program, you will now see your Nexus contacts and text messages listed on your computer, as well as other file types like photos, videos, music, apps and more.

Step 3. Transfer Text Messages & contacts from Nexus to PC

Now, you can select the "Contacts" and "SMS" options, preview all contained files in details and then check those you want to backup. At last, you can click the button of "Backup" to transfer them all to your PC or Mac computer. All the transferred contacts and SMS will be saved in XLS, CSV and TXT files.

In addition to the transferring ability, Coolmuster Android Assistant also allows you to manage and edit Android phone contacts on computer, and even send text messages from computer to any phone number.

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Charlotte Smith Senior Editor

Charlotte Smith, an accomplished editor in the dynamic landscape of mobile technology, has distinguished herself with her abundant experience and skills for iPhone, OnePlus, Sony, Vivo, Motorola, ZTE, Huawei, etc. Help readers and users solve the problems in iPhone Transfer and Mobile Data Management. Her proficiency extends beyond mere functionality, delving into the nuances of each brand with precision and clarity.