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How to Transfer Contacts from Windows Phone to Android

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Athryn Mitchell

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"I am going to sell my Windows Phone but I need to erase the data on it. And one more thing I need to do is to transfer the contacts from my lumia 930 to my new Android – Samsung Galaxy S6. How can I do it simply? Or what kinds of tools can I use?"

Perhaps you’ve been searching for a while about how to transfer contacts from Windows Phone to Android and probably no luck. Don’t give up so early, dear. You’ve finally got the right place here. This tutorial will explain how to transfer contacts from an existing Windows phone to a new Android with a user-friendly tool named Phone Transfer.

Phone Transfer is a reliable program that empowers you to transfer contacts from Lumia 640/535/830/530 and other Windows Phone models to Android phones like Samsung, Nexus, LG, HTC, Sony, etc. and vice versa. Besides, it supports various version of Android from Android 2.1 to 5.0. Other operating system like iOS, Symbian, and Blackberry are compatible with this program so that you can feel free to transfer your contacts, videos, photos, and music between any two mobile devices. Namely, it is available for you to transfer contacts from Windows Phone to iPhone using this flexible software.
Phone Transfer – contacts transfer tool for Android/Windows Phone

As a powerful data manager, you can use Phone Transfer to manage and transfer contacts from Windows Phone to Android in a few steps.


Step 1 Connect your Windows Phone and Android to PC
Download, install and run Phone Transfer on PC. After that, you will see an interface below. Choose "Phone to Phone Transfer". Then connect both Windows Phone and Android to PC.
Primary Window of Phone Transfer

Step 2 Select contacts to transfer
Once the program recognizes your devices, you will see them display on the primary window. Get your Windows Phone on the Source (left) section and your Android Phone on the Destination (right) if you want to transfer contact from Windows Phone to Android and vice versa. You can change the transfer direction via "Flip" button.
Transfer Contacts from Windows Phone to Android

Step 3 Backup contacts via OneDrive
Different from photos, music and videos transfer, you need to backup Windows phone contacts to OneDrive first before before transferring contacts from Windows Phone to Android. If you have not made backup before, then click on "How to backup" and you can follow the instruction to back up Windows Phone contacts on OneDrive. If you have backed up previously, then go to "Have backed up already" to sign in your OneDrive account.
Copy Contacts from Windows Phone to Android

Step 4 Transfer contacts from Windows Phone to Android
Now select "Contacts" > "Start Transfer" to copy contacts from Windows Phone to Android phone directly. Soon you will be informed that all contacts have been transferred successfully. Click on "OK" to end this task.
Sync Contacts from Windows Phone to Android

If you are in need of transferring more data from Windows Phone to Android, you can try this program to sync other data such as photos, videos and song with the method you just learned. Hope you find this article helpful. If yes, then please do share it with your friends and family. Your comments are deeply appreciated.




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