Did you know that if your phone is stolen, lost or misplaced, you might not be able to retrieve your contacts? It could be a challenging and time-consuming task to rebuild your contacts with names, email addresses, phone numbers and more. This is the probably the main reason why you should consider backing up all your Samsung contacts to your PC. In addition to this reason, I believe you have saw the news about Samsung Galaxy Note7 fires and recall, now Samsung officially recall the Note7.
If you are one of Note7 users, before you exchange your Samsung phone, remember to backup your important phone data to PC. You will be able to access them from your computer and even move them to another phone should you decide to upgrade, switch or replace the missing one. Here we will provide you with 2 methods on how to copy contacts from Samsung to PC.
All you need is dr.fone - Phone Backup (Android). Once you have downloaded and installed it on your PC, it will only take a click to transfer or backup all your contacts from Samsung (Samsung Galaxy Note7 included) to PC or Mac. The software ensures that your contacts are moved safely, securely and in full scale, meaning that they will be transferred with names, numbers, email addresses, job titles, company names and all other details in your Samsung contacts.
Step-by-Step Guide on How to Copy Contacts from Samsung to PC or Mac
Step 1. Download, Install and Run the Software
Launch Chrome or Firefox browser and go to the official website. Select either the free trial version or buy the pro version and download the phone transfer installation file. Open the "Downloads" folder, identify the downloaded file and double-click it to install the program on your PC or Mac. Double click on the software's icon on your desktop background to launch the program. You will see the three basic functions of dr.fone - Phone Backup (Android) displayed on the main interface as shown below.
Step 2. Connect Phone to PC and Open the Backup Window
Use your Samsung cable to connect it to your Windows PC. Select the "Backup" function to access the backup window. The software will automatically scan your Samsung phone and then display its contents.
Step 3. Copy Contacts from Samsung to PC
From the list of data displayed on your screen, select the type of data you would like to backup or copy from your Samsung (Galaxy Note7) phone to PC, in this case, its Contacts. Click the "Backup" button to start transferring your contacts.
The time taken depends on the size of contacts you are transferring and the condition of your PC and Samsung phone, but generally, it takes just a few minutes, thanks to dr.fone - Backup&Restore (Android) incredible speed.
Samsung cares about their customers through excellent support services and programs. They recommend that as a Samsung user, you should download and install Samsung Kies on your PC and then use it to manage your data with ease. You can backup your Samsung data, sync, import, export to PC and do so much more. This means that when the files on your Samsung phone are corrupted, and you suffer a great data loss, or if your Samsung smartphone is lost, misplaced or stolen, you can easily restore your contacts and other data from your PC to a new device.
Step-by-Step Guide to Export Contacts from Samsung to PC Using Kies
Step 1. Download and Install Samsung Kies
Launch your Chrome or Firefox browser and go to this website. Select and download either Samsung Kies or Samsung Kies 3 based on your Samsung phone model. Once the downloaded installation file has been saved, double-click it to install Samsung Kies on your PC.
Step 2. Run Samsung Kies
You can launch Samsung Kies by either checking the "Run Samsung Kies" option after the installation process is complete and clicking the finish button or by double clicking on Samsung Kies icon located on your desktop background. The interface will appear like the one shown below.
Step 3. Connect Your Samsung to PC and Turn on USB Mass Storage
Use the original USB cables that came with your Samsung phone to connect it to your Windows PC. From your Samsung screen, tap the "Turn on USB storage" button.
Samsung Kies will then detect your phone and display its storage memory.
Step 4. Copy Contacts from Samsung to PC
Click the "Import/Export" buttons and then select the "Export" to PC option. Various items can be exported from your Samsung to PC, but just select "Contacts" from the provided list and then click the "Export" button. All your Samsung contacts will be copied to your PC.
There are two effecitive methods to copy contacts from Samsung to computer. You can choose dr.fone - Phone Backup (Android) or Samsung Kies to export/transfer contacts as you like when something wrong happens on your phone.