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How to export your contacts on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

We will see in this tutorial how export your contacts on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Contacts are a very important feature of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) and so you may want to export them from your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) to another phone or the Cloud.

To make the best use of the features offered by the contacts it is very simple.

We will see how to export your contacts from your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) to another smartphone first, from your Google account located in the ‘Cloud’ in a second step, thirdly from files in vCard format or VCF files, and to finish CSV files Editable with a spreadsheet application like Google Sheet.

Export your contacts from another device to your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

To export contacts from another device, you must first export them to your SIM card or an SD card.

To do this, you will need to insert a SIM or SD card into your new Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Once done, go to the "Contacts" category of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). In this menu, you can press the ‘Settings’ button at the bottom right of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). An ‘Export’ option to the SIM card or Memory card will be available.

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Press it depending on your backup mode.

Follow the on-screen instructions and your contacts will be exported to your backup media inserted in your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016).

Export your contacts from Google Cloud to your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

This is a little known but very interesting option for who knows how to do it: export your contacts from the Cloud to your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). To do this, go to the ‘Settings’ menu, accessible from the home screen of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016), then in ‘Account and Synchronization’. Once there, click on your Google Account.

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This opens a new window that will allow you to check the synchronizations of contacts, emails and calendars.

Choose what you want to activate and it will automatically export your contacts to the Google Cloud.

Export your contacts to a VCF file on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

Another option to export your contacts from Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) is to use the VCF file system. This option will allow you, along with CSV files, to share your contact lists from your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). As in our first paragraph, go to the ‘Import / Export’ section of the ‘Contacts’ folder of your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). From there, click on ‘Export’ and then choose the VCF format.

Once you have validated the operation and selected the source VCF file, you can export all your contacts from your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016). Conversely, you can import contacts to make a new backup on your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016).

Export your contacts to a CSV file from your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016)

If you want your files to be in CSV format, then exporting them to your Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) will require you to export them from your Gmail account.

Once in your Gmail account, click ‘Contacts’ above the Email Dial button.

Then click ‘More Actions’ and finally ‘Export’. Choose the CSV file to which you want to export your contacts, and validate.

Once finished, you can synchronize any Samsung Galaxy A5 (2016) with your Gmail account as mentioned in the previous paragraph.

How do I export my contacts from my Samsung Galaxy?

– Open your Contacts app and tap the menu icon. It will appear as three lines in the upper left of the screen.
– Tap ‘Manage contacts’
– Tap ‘Import or export contacts’
– Tap ‘Export’ then select ‘SIM card’
– Select the contacts you wish to import then tap ‘Done’
– Tap ‘Export’.
– Tap ‘Export’ to confirm then tap ‘OK’

How do I transfer contacts from Samsung A5 to computer?

Step 1: Export the contacts on your Samsung phone. Turn on the “ContactsContactsGoogle Contacts is a contact management service developed by Google. It is available as an Android mobile app, a web app, or on the sidebar of Gmail as part of Google Workspace.https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Google_ContactsGoogle Contacts – Wikipedia” app on Samsung Galaxy, click on the “Menu” icon, press on the “Import/Export” button. You will find the option of “Export to USB storage” is on the list, click it and these contacts will be saved in VCF format in your Samsung memory.

How do I export contacts from Samsung Android?

– Open your Contacts app and tap the menu icon.
– Tap ‘Manage contacts’
– Tap ‘Import or export contacts’
– Tap ‘Import’ to move files from a SIM card to your phone.
– Select ‘SIM card’
– Select the contacts you wish to import.
– Tap ‘Done’ then tap ‘Phone’
– Tap ‘Import’ to move your contacts.

How do I transfer contacts from old Samsung to new phone?

To transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung, just go to the Google Account settings of your existing device and enable the option to sync contacts. That’s it! Later, you can go to the target Samsung phone and turn on the syncing option for contacts on it as well.

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Where are contacts in Samsung account?

Navigate to and open Contacts. Tap your name at the top of the screen. If needed, sign into your Samsung account. When you’re signed in, you will see all of your information listed, such as your phone number, email, your Emergency contacts, and more.

How do I transfer contacts from phone to Gmail?

– On your Android phone or tablet, open the “Settings” app.
– Tap Google. Settings for Google apps.
– Turn on Automatically back up & sync device contacts.
– Pick the account you’d like your contacts to be saved in. Your contacts can only be automatically saved to one Google Account.

How do I export my Samsung contacts to Gmail?

– 1 Head into your Contacts app.
– 2 Tap on.
– 3 Select Manage Contacts.
– 4 Tap on Sync contacts.
– 5 Ensure you have toggled on your Google Account, alternatively you can add another Goggle account once selected + Add account.
– 6 Tap on Sync to start syncing your conatcts to your Google Account.

How to retrieve contacts from Samsung account to another phone?

– First, go to ‘Settings’
– Tap on ‘Samsung Account’ and then tap on ‘Samsung Cloud’
– Tap on ‘Restore data’ and then choose the device that was last backed up and tap ‘Restore’
– Tap done. The contacts will be restored from the previous backup.

How do I transfer my contacts and messages to my new phone?

How do I transfer everything from my old Samsung to my new Samsung?

Launch Smart Switch on both phones. On the new Galaxy phone, open Settings, search for Smart Switch, and then tap Bring data from old device. Tap Bring data from old device again. Note: Alternatively, you can navigate to the Samsung folder on the Apps screen, and open Smart Switch from there.

How do I copy all my contacts to my computer?

– Go to Google Contacts.
– Select one of the following: A single contact: Check the box next to the contact name.
– In the top left, click More actions. Export.
– To back up your contacts, select Google CSV.
– To save your file, click Export.

How do I transfer contacts from Samsung A5 to computer?

Turn on the “ContactsContactsGoogle Contacts is a contact management service developed by Google. It is available as an Android mobile app, a web app, or on the sidebar of Gmail as part of Google Workspace.https://en.wikipedia.org › wiki › Google_ContactsGoogle Contacts – Wikipedia” app on Samsung Galaxy, click on the “Menu” icon, press on the “Import/Export” button. You will find the option of “Export to USB storage” is on the list, click it and these contacts will be saved in VCF format in your Samsung memory.