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How to Import CSV Contacts to Android?

July 28,2015 10:30 am / Posted by Amy to Android Phone Topics
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Want to import csv (comma separated values) contacts to your Android mobile phone like Samsung Galaxy, HTC One, LG Optimus, etc.? Perhaps you had tried many confusing procedures in the past but nothing seems to work out for you. This is because not all methods on the Internet are easy to follow, but the hassles are coming to a sudden end. How? In this article, I will take you through the easy steps that have been tried and guarantee amazing results.

Why You Need to Transfer Contacts in CSV format to Android?

There are so many reasons resulting in transferring CSV contacts from computer to Android mobile phones. So in this page, we have collected and summarized the main reasons for your references as follow:

- CSV contacts is a common contacts backup file on desktop computer. So when you deleted or lost them on your Android phone, contacts on your desktop computer is a good place to regain your lost contacts info.

- When you switch to a new device, you need to move the contacts from one place to another. And we all know that typing the contacts list to the phone one by one could be a troublesome yet time-consuming task, so restore the backed up CSV contacts file from the PC to Android device could be a simple yet effective way to reach your goal

Now, just follow the below steps to begin the whole transference.

Steps on Importing or Moving CSV Contacts to Android Devices

Step 1. Press the "windows-E" to have the file explorer open on your desktop computer, then navigate to the address bar and click on it. Type the order "%userprofile%\contacts" on it and then enter.

Step 2. Select "Import" from the tool bar and choose CSV from the options highlighted. Then, you can go to the CSV file that has your contacts and click the "Next" button.

Step 3. Check the data fields that you need to import and click the "Finish" button. Go to the toolbar and select the vCards from the options menu.

Step 4. Connect your Android devices with USB cable, then click "Export" button to choose the destination disk and wait for the end of the transferring.

Step 5. Find and open contacts app on your Android phone, and choose "Import Contacts" > "Import from Phone Storage" under the option of "Menu".

Step 6. Select an account for creating contacts and then touch the "import all vCards Files" to load the CSV contacts.

Done! That's the whole settings for you to copy CSV contacts to Android, if you think it is still a little bit trouble, you can take the next method into consideration.

How to Backup & Restore Contacts to Android Phone with 3rd-party Tool?

Vibosfot Android Mobile Manager allows users to backup the whole contacts list to desktop computer with one click, and restore them back to your device at ease. So if you think that importing contacts in CSV format to Android phone are not easy as you imagine, why don't you try to use the Vibosoft program to backup your contacts list, and then import it to any Android devices? Sounds great, right? Just download the program and install it on your computer.

Android Mobile Manager

Android Mobile Manager enables you to backup everything on Android smart phone to the computer with simple operations. You can't miss it.

Let's have a brief look on the contacts window of the powerful program:

You can click here to learn how to transfer contacts from Android to computer in details.

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How to Recover Deleted Contacts from Android Phone

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