Top 2 Ways to Transfer Contacts from Old Android to New Android

August 03 2017 21:54 pm/ Post By Jeffrey to Android Transfer

How do I transfer contacts from my LG G5 to my new Samsung Galaxy S8 Plus? The contact details of my family, friends and even business partners are all there. They are important to me. Anyone can help?           --Lizz


Have you ever stuck in the situation like Lizz? Actually most Android users may have the experience of changing a new phone or tablet in order to enjoy an upgraded operating system, performance or design. Then copying important data like contact details from one Android phone to another might be the very first thing on your to-do list. Here are the easiest two ways on how to do this.


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Solution 1: Transfer Contact List from Android to Android with Transfer Software

To sync contacts between Android devices, the best way is to use an all-in-one Android data transfer tool, for example, Yolisoft Phone Data Transfer. This software not only supports to transfer your contacts, but also other common files, such as text messages, calendar, call logs, photos, music, videos, apps and app data.


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1. After install and launch this program, choose the "Phone to Phone Transfer" section. Then connect your two Android devices to PC or Mac via USB cables and turn on the USB debugging on each phone. 

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2. The two devices will be detected and appear on the program interface. You can press "Flip" button to switch the source and destination device according to your needs. Next select contacts file type to continue.

3. After confirm your selected file types, start the transfer with one click on "Start Transfer" button. Then you can view the transferred contacts appear the same on your new Android after the copying process completes. 

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Solution 2: Sync Contacts from Android to Android using Bluetooth

Bluetooth helps build a connection between your phones. Make sure that Bluetooth are enabled on both of your Android beforehand. 


1.Open the Contacts application on your old Android an go to "Settings" under "More" option. 

2.Select "Import/Export" and tap "Share namedcard via". Then you can mark partial or all contacts from the list. 

3.Choose "Bluetooth" to start sending the contacts. At this time, accept the Bluetooth authorization on your new Android. 

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Tips for Samsung Galaxy Users:

If you want to transfer contacts from your old Android to a new Samsung device like Galaxy S8(+), Galaxy S7(Edge), Galaxy S6(Edge), S5, you can try Samsung Smart Switch. It allows you to transfer all files to your new Samsung via USB Cable, Wi-Fi or computer according to your own demands.