How to Backup Android Contacts to PC Computer

In case of vital Android contacts disappearing, wonder how to backup Android contacts to PC? Check this guide to easily save Android contacts in formats of CSV, VCF, and Outlook.

By Stephen Wilson | Posted: Feb. 06, 2018, Last Updated: Apr. 18, 2018

Android contacts carry the information about many people that you usually communicate with and care about, families, friends, partners, colleagues, classmates, and so on. Losing Android contacts could disastrous to you. But there are many unexpected situations where Android contacts could disappear, for example, Android phone broken and stolen.

So to prevent such accidents from happening, one of the best ways is to backup Android contacts to PC. You can save them in PC computer folder, and restore them when you need them. But how to backup Android contacts to PC?

The normal method you could imagine probably is connecting the Android phone to your PC computer, and copy the contacts to your PC, just like what you usually do with the Android media files. But things do not go as you like. Firstly among a large number of Android files, it is extremely hard to find the file saving Android contacts; Secondly, for most Android phones, it seems impossible to directly access the contact file on PC.

So under such situations, you need some professional Android data managers to help you with backing up contacts from Android to PC. And here we recommend you the best one – AnyTrans for Android. Why?

  1. AnyTrans for Android will show you all contacts on Android, with detailed information, like numbers, email, address, ect. You can directly access them, and save your effort to look for where they are located.
  2. You can select one item, or multiple, or even all contacts, as you like, to save to your PC computer in just one click.
  3. There are three formats that you can choose to save your contacts to PC. And they are CSV, VCF, and Outlook.
  4. It does not only supports backing up contacts from Android to PC, but also to Mac.
  5. Not just including contacts, but also other Android data is on the list, like messages, photos, music, calendar, and so on.

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC

Step 1Download and install AnyTrans for Android on your PC/Mac computer > Run it > Connect your Android phone to it.

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How to Backup Android Contacts to PC - Step 1

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC – Step 1

Step 2Scroll down to the category page > Choose Contacts.

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC - Step 2

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC – Step 2

Step 3All contact items on Android will be displayed > Click Settings button to choose the contact format and the export path you like.

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC - Step 3

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC – Step 3

Step 4Select the ones you want to backup to PC > Click To Computer button to move them to your PC.

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC - Step 4

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC – Step 4

Step 5After the process completes, you can view the contact items on your PC.

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC - Step 5

How to Backup Android Contacts to PC – Step 5

The Bottom Line

With these five steps above, you can totally finish backing up Android contacts to PC. With the help of AnyTrans for Android, you can also backup your Android contacts to Mac, SD card, or some other places. Why not give AnyTrans for Android a try now?

Stephen Wilson

Member of @iMobie_Inc., a die-hard fan of Apple and MOBA games, is always passionate about offering and sharing solutions to any Apple related problems, as well as Android.

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