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How to transfer contacts from old phone to galaxy S6 edge


AC Question

Just received a new phone would like to transfer contacts to new phone.


New member
Jan 18, 2015
If you saved contacts as Google (aka Gmail) contacts to your Google account they will be restored when you add your Google account to the new device.

If you did not save them to your Google account, on the old device export the contacts as a .vcf file. Import the .vcf file into your Google contacts online. Sync your Google contacts on the new device and you're good.

Contacts really should be saved to your Google account for automatic backup and easy restoration or transfer to a new device. Foolproof and super simple.

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