How to Export Contacts from Android?

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The Contacts app help us record hundreds of phone numbers on Android phone so that we don't need to write down these phone numbers in the notebook and take it wherever we are in case we need to call someone else. Since the contacts are too important to be without, it is necessary to learn how to export contacts from Android to create a backup or share with others.

Here this article is about to show you how to export contacts from Android to PC/Mac, to Outlook, to another Android, to iPhone/iPad; and even you can learn how to export contacts from Android with broken or black screen. Let's see how to make it.

Part 1. Export Android Contacts to PC/Mac/Android/Outlook

To effectively transfer contacts from Android to Windows PC, Mac, another Android phone or Outlook, you can totally rely on the professional Android Contacts Backup - Samsung Messages Backup. It allows you to selectively or wholly transfer Android contacts as different output formats, such as CSV, HTML, VCF, Outlook, BAK, XML. Of course, you can use it to edit Android contacts or manage Android contacts on computer as you like.

It is fully compatible with almost all Android phones or tablets, including Samsung, Sony, Huawei, HTC, LG, Motorola, ZTE, OPPO, Meizu, etc. Now, free download the trail version and follow the tutorial to export Android contacts.

[Tutorial] Steps to Transfer Contacts from Android to Computer/Android/Outlook:

Step 1. Connect Android to Computer

Launch the program on your computer and get your Android phone connected to computer with a USB cable. Then please follow the onscreen guide to enable USB debugging on your device.

enable USB debugging

Step 2. Load and preview Android Contacts

Once your Android device is recognized by the program successfully, the USB driver will be automatically installed on your computer. After quick scanning, all files on your Android will be available for you to manage. You can enter any category to view more details. Simply click "Contacts" > "All Contacts" to move on.

android contacts manager

Step 3. Select Contacts to Transfer to PC, Mac or Outlook

Tick off the desired contacts from the list while you are browsing the contact info, such as contact name, address, email, etc.. Then click "Export" button and choose the wanted output format, such as CSV, HTML, VCF, BAK, XML or Outlook. Thus the contacts will be stored on your PC or Mac immediately in the original, non-damaged format.

android contacts manager

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To transfer contacts from Android to another Android, please continue to follow the steps:

1. Disconnect the Android phone (Source device) and connect another Android phone (Destination device) to computer while using the Android Contacts Backup program. And make your Destination device recognized by the program.

2. Click "Contacts" > "All Contacts" > "Import" and choose the exported contact file from computer and confirm it. Thus the contacts will be imported from one Android phone to another.

Want to use more effective way to transfer contacts from Android to Android, please read Part 2.

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Part 2. Copy Contacts from Android to iPhone/Android with One Click

The Mobile Transfer - Samsung Data Transfer, is a professional phone to phone transfer tool for iOS and Android users. You can transfer from Android to Android, from Android to iPhone/iPad/iPod, from iOS to Android, from iOS to iOS. To transfer contacts from Android to Android or from Android to iPhone/iPad, the Mobile Transfer is your best choice.

Besides, for transferring Android to Android, contacts, SMS, call logs, music, videos, photos, eBooks, apps are supported. For transferring data from Android to iOS, contacts and eBooks (PDFs and ePubs) are supported, too. The latest iOS 16 and Android 13 are also supported, including iPhone XS, iPhone X, Samsung, Huawei, HTC, LG, Sony, ZTE, etc.

Free download Mobile Transfer on your PC or Mac.

[Tutorial] Steps to Move Contacts from Android to iPhone/Android:

Step 1. Have your two devices connected to computer.

Launch the Mobile Transfer on computer, and connect your two devices to computer with 2 USB cables, either Android phone or iOS device.

launch mobile transfer

Step 2. Make sure your two devices are connected successfully and on the correct side.

If you see there is a "Connected" notification below your device, it is connected successfully, if not, please reconnect it. Make sure your Source device and Destination device are on the correct position, if not, please click "Flip" button to change the position.

- Transfer contacts from Android to Android:

transfer contacts from android to android

- Transfer contacts from Android to iPhone:

transfer contacts from android to iphone

Step 3. Transfer contacts from Android to Android or iPhone.

Select "Contacts" and other files you need and click "Start Copy" button to start to sync contacts from one phone to another.

sync contacts from android to ios or android

How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Another Android?

Part 3. Export Contacts from Android with Broken Screen

What to do if your Android phone's screen gets broken/black/bricked/crack/non-responsive? Or what to do if your Android phone's system is damaged? Please take it easy. Here the Broken Android Data Extraction can help you extract your contacts and the other files from your broken Android phone such as photos, videos, music, audios, text messages, message attachments, WhatsApp, WhatsApp attachments and many more.

  • Currently, this program only supports Samsung device in Broken Android Data Extraction mode, but it will be able to work with more Android phones soon.

  • Supported Devices: Samsung Galaxy S6/S5/S4, Samsung Galaxy Note 5/Note 4/Note 3, Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1 and more device models.

Download the program and get your lost contacts back from broken Android phone.

[Tutorial] Steps to Export Contacts from Broken Android:

Step 1. Launch the program on your PC and connect your Android phone to computer with a USB cable. Then the program will automatically detect your device without enabling USB debugging on your device. Select the "Broken Android Phone Data Extraction" mode and hit the "Start" button.

connect broken android phone to computer

Step 2. Select your device name and device model from the drop-down menu and hit "Confirm" button to move on.

black screen android contacts recovery

Step 3. Now, please put your broken Android phone into Download mode with the onscreen guide. After that, please click "Start" button to keep going.

recover contacts from android with black screen

Step 4. After quick scanning, you can enter any category to preview more details. Simply click "Contacts" and click "Recover" button to save the contacts from broken Android to computer immediately. Besides, you can choose where to store your contact list on your computer before recovery.

recover contacts from android with black screen

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Having the above three Android contacts manager software, do you have any questions about exporting contacts from Android phone or about the software? If yes, please leave your comments below to let us know. We will try to solve your problem as soon as possible.

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