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How to Transfer Contacts between Mac and Android

Athryn Mitchell

Mobile phone analyst, Editor-in-Chief of TransPhone. Find more on her Fackbook or Google+.

As an important part of every Android phone, contacts allow you to easily call friends, send e-mails or text message. It is so significant that you may want to back up your contacts to your Mac to avoid data loss. However, you don’t know if Android data can be transferred to Mac.

Here I would like to tell you that transferring data from Android to Mac and vice versa is available. And I will introduce a powerful tool, DoTrans, which can help you back up your Android contacts to Mac and restore contacts back from Mac to Android with no effort. Let’s see how it works with the help of DoTrans.

DoTrans is an excellent transfer tool designed to transfer contacts, text messages, photos, audio and videos among Android, Windows, Mac and iPhone. It has the following powerful features:
1. It is compatible with various devices, such as Samsung, HTC, HUAWEI, Sony Xperia; iPhone XS/X/8/7/6, iPad and iPod Touch.
2. You are allowed to back up all data from your Android phone to Mac/PC and restore them from Mac/PC back to your Android phone.
3. Ringtone maker and HEIC converter are supported.
4. It enables you to manage Android files, and you can add/preview/edit/delete contacts.

DoTrans – 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 Connect Android Phone to Mac
After downloading and installing the program, connect your Android phone to your Mac with a USB cable. Once it’s detected, your Android phone will be displayed on the interface.
Android Contact Transfer
Step 2 Select and Move Contacts from Android to Mac
Choose Contacts in the left-side menu. And you can preview all the contacts from your Android phone and decide to transfer all or some contacts to Mac. Here you have three methods to import Android contacts to Mac.

Method 1: Tick certain contacts and click the Export to PC icon at the top. Then you need to select a contact format, CSV/vCard, in the drop-down list to save Android contacts to Mac.

Method 2: Select the contacts you want to export to Mac. Next, right-click the contacts and choose Export to PC, and then select one contact format. By using this way, you can download Android contacts to Mac.

Method 3: Click Toolbox > Contacts Backup > Back up now to back up your Android contacts in one click.

Export Contacts from PC to Android

Part 2: Copy Contacts from Mac to Android

Step 1:Run DoTrans on your Mac and connect your Android phone to it.

Step 2: Click Contacts > Import > From CSV Files/From vCard Files.

Step 3: Browse contacts backups on your Mac, select the one you want to transfer, click Open to import contacts backup from Mac to Android.

To one-click transfer contacts from Mac to Android, you can simply click Toolbox > Contacts Restore > Restore. Note that if you tick Clear all current contacts before restoring some of your contacts may get lost if they only exist ob your Android phone.

That’s all for transferring contacts between Android and Mac. If you have any questions about the steps listed above, welcome to leave your comments.

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