Most Android powered phones can help users export photos, videos and contacts to computer without any backup or phone management tools. Media files can be loaded off the phone via USB directly. Normally, you can export contacts from Samsung phone to computer via the Contacts Import/Export facility. MobileGo provide us a good way to keep things organized and running smooth. If you are looking for an easier, more direct and flexible way to transfer contacts from Samsung mobile phone to PC or Mac, you are at the right place. In this Samsung mobile how-to guide, we walk through the process of exporting contacts and phone numbers from Samsung phone and saving them to your computer in a manner you prefer.
How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung mobile to computer?
Download the mobile phone data management tool, MobileGo for Windows or Mac OS, on to your computer before we get started.
When you run this mobile phone manager software on your PC, you will see the mobile platform selection screen, either iOS or Android. This mobile phone data transfer program currently support these two mobile OS. To export contacts saved on Samsung mobile phone, choose Android as most Samsung Galaxy phones are powered by Android at this moment. Then connect up Samsung phone to PC or Mac via USB data cord. Now you should see a screen like below.
The left panel shows the category of all kinds of files and data supported, including Apps, Contacts, SMS, Music, Photos, Videos, File, etc. Choose Contacts from the navigation panel on the left side. Then all contacts groups will be listed in the middle column including phone contacts, WhatsApp contacts, Viber contacts, Android Email contacts and so on. Normally you need only the phone contacts other than those contacts saved in your email account or chat apps. Choose phone contacts from this contacts groups column to display all contacts and phone numbers saved on your Samsung phone. Click to select any or all Samsung phone contacts, then click Export button from the toolbar above, you will get a drop-down list with two options: Export selected contacts to computer or Export all contacts to computer. To batch transfer all contacts from Samsung to PC or Mac, choose the second option, you will then get another sub-category with various options including exporting contacts to vCard file, CSV file, Outlook, Outlook Express, Windows Address Book, Windows Live Mail, etc. Choose the contacts export option according to your own needs. If you are not sure which to choose, you may export contacts from Samsung phone as vCard file in VCF format which is very user-friendly and can be directly import to many software or mobile phones. For example, you can refer to this tutorial to add vCard VCF contacts to Android phones. Of course, you can also use the above mobile phone data transfer to import contacts from computer to your mobile phones.
Transfer contacts from Samsung to other phones
The above method allows users to export contacts from Samsung Galaxy phones to a computer first. You can keep the Samsung phone contacts on a computer for backup, you can also import the Samsung phone contacts file to other phones when you switch to a new phone. The easiest way to copy contacts between two mobile phones however would be copying data between the two phone without saving the data on the computer. Check out this guide to copy contacts from Samsung to iPhone, just as an example.