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How to Transfer Contacts between Mac and Android

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Athryn Mitchell

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Some Android users will try to backup Android contacts to Mac to keep their Android contacts safe. Another advantage of transferring contacts between Mac and Android will be upgrading Android system. You can restore contacts and more data back from Mac to Android after upgrading to the latest Android Marshmallow. Let's see how it works with the help of Android Transfer.

Android Transfer is good at transferring contacts from Mac to Android and from Android to Mac as well. It's a professional file manager for not only Samsung, HTC, Sony and LG, but also Xiaomi, ZTE and Huawei that runs Android 6.0 and the previous ones. With Android Transfer, all the contacts you transferred can be saved on your computer as a .vcf files. When it's needed, you can simply import it back to your Android phone with simple steps.
Android Transfer – manage and transfer contacts between Mac and Android

There's no need to worry about contacts transfer for your Android phone. Just download Android Transfer on your Macbook Pro/Macbook Air/iMac.


Part 1: Transfer Contacts from Android to Mac
Part 2: Copy Contacts from Mac to Android

Part 1: Transfer Contacts from Android to Mac

Step 1 Install Android Transfer on Mac
Download and install Android Transfer on your Mac El Capitan (OS X 10.10). Then, you will see the interface as below.
Android Contact Transfer
Step 2 Preview Contacts from Android to Computer
As you can see in the interface, the supported data types are shown on the left panel. Select "Contacts" and all the contacts on your Android device will be listed in the middle of the interface. Preview and tick all those you want.
Export Contacts from Computer to Android
Note: If you want to transfer all data from Android to Mac, you can hit on "Backup" in the main interface to transfer contacts, music, photos, videos, SMS and apps to Mac.

Step 3 Transfer Contacts from Android (Samsung/HTC/Sony/LG/) to Mac
After that, hit on "Export" at the top to transfer Android contacts to computer. Then, the contacts you've chosen will be saved as .vcf file. Name the file and choose a folder to save on Mac. Choose "Save" when it's done.
Export Contacts from PC to Android

Part 2: Copy Contacts from Mac to Android

Step 1 Get Android Transfer Ready
Download and install Android Transfer on your Mac and connect your device to the computer.
Transfer Android Contacts
Step 2 Copy Contacts from Mac to Android
After entering the main interface of Android Transfer, you will see the "Import" option on the top. Hit on it and find the contacts backup in the folder you've set up (.vcf files) and sync files from Mac to Android.
Export Contacts between Android and Computer
Since contacts are important for us, it is very essential that we learn how to transfer contacts between Mac and Android so that we can keep our Android contacts updated. Thanks to Android Transfer, we can restore contacts after losing Android data.




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