Backup Phone Contacts To Google
Losing a phone has various setbacks, losing your contacts is one of the major setbacks. why? Well there are some very important contacts you know you might never get your hands on again thus putting you at a point of regret. If you have ever misplaced your device without backing up your contacts or copying them out on a diary then you totally know how hurting it can be to lose contacts.
The old way of backing up your contacts has always been, copying out your all the numbers on your phone into a diary. Now the big question would be. what if you have over a 2500 contacts?. It would probably take forever to copy all out.
Now for me? I save all my contacts on my Gmail (google mail). so if i ever lose my phone or change my phone i don’t have to copy contacts to/from a book or sim card to my new phone. saving contacts to gmail account is one of the best ways to ensure you of a secured contact list. For me all i’ll have to do is sign in my Gmail account a new phone, and my contacts will be automatically synchronized with my new device.
How To Backup Contacts To Google From Android.
I’ll show you some easy to understand steps to backup contacts to your google account.
Now if you don’t have a google account on your device, lets briefly touch that before proceeding with backing up. If you already have a Google account on your phone, skip this step.
Creating A Google Account With Your Android device
You’ll then see a list of other registered accounts, If you don’t see any list, just ignore. Click on Add account.
Now let’s move on.
Backup contacts to google.
Open your phone contacts and tap on the utility/option button, and you will see and option like Import/export. Tap on it.
Backing up contacts to gmail is by far the best way to ensure a secured contact list. Like i said earlier, Restoring backed up contacts just requires google account log in on your new device. though for some devices, Your permission will be required for restoration.
here is a short descriptive video on how to backup contacts to google.
If after this thread you have any issues backing up your contacts to your Gmail account, kindly drop your comment