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How to Transfer Contacts from Android to Android

Have had your old Android device for years, and intended to get an upgrade? Moving all contacts from an old Android to an new Android phone running Android 6.0 or above may sound complicated, but it’s actually really easy. In following article, we shows two ways to sync contacts from one Android phone to the other at ease. You can simply choose a method for yourself.

Method 1: Sync Android Contacts to Google account

For an Android user, you almost certainly already have a google login. Nonetheless, manay Android phone users aren't familiar with its features on syncing contacts. Although, the synchronizing process is kind of cumbersome and old fashion, it do transfer contacts from Android to Android phone. Here is how it works:

1. Open Settings on your old Android phone, then go to “Accounts & Sync”, and ten tap on the Google account.

2. Tap on “Sync Contacts” (or Sync All if you want to sync everything) and let the syncing process complete.

3. Navigate to your new phone. Open “Settings” then go to “Accounts & Sync” and login the same Google account.

4. Select "Sync Contacts" to restore your Android address book. This may take a few minutes if you have a very large address book.

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likesMethod 2: One-Click Transfer Contacts from Android to Android

Obviously, transferring contacts from phone to phone using Google account is a bit troubblesome. What if you could connect your old android to the new one and switch contacts directly via USB cable? It is more convenient, isn't it? Hence, we'd like to introduce you an phone-to-phone contacts transfer tool -Syncios Data Transfer, an easy-to-use tool, can clone address book from old Android phone to the new one with a lot less hassle.

Syncios Data Transfer

Syncios Data Transfer is a professional iOS & Android synchronizing tool, which enables you to backup or transfer messages, contacts, call logs, music, video, audio and other files between iOS & Android devices and computer with only few clicks or directly phone-to-phone transfer.

  • Backup phone data and restore in lossless quality.
  • One click phone to phone data transfer.
  • Restore data from iCloud/iTunes backup to device.
  • Sync contents from iTunes Library to PC and iDevices.
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    Syncios Data Transfer How to transfer Contacts from android to android?


    Step 1: Install and run Android Data Transfer

    Connect both of your Android devices to your computer and launch the Syncios Android Data Transfer. To transfer contacts from Samsung to HTC, Samsung to LG, or Sony to Moto etc, click "start" button under "Phone to Phone Transfer" section.

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    Step 2: Select contacts to transfer to Android

    Between the two Android phones display all the contents you can transfer. The 'contacts' section would be automatically checked. You can uncheck any content you dislike to transfer. Then, click Start Copy.

    It only takes few seconds to copy all contacts to Android phone.

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