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How to Sync SIM Card Contacts with Gmail of your Android phone

You can use your SIM card contacts to your phone Android on your Gmail account, importing contacts in the phone memory. No additional software required. You can use the contacts on the phone and then sync them from the operating system Android. Depending on the operator, manufacturer and version of its Android operating system, the settings a little different, but most android phones use the same steps.


1. Open the screen of your Android phone and tap Contacts.


2. Press the "MENU" and press Settings.


3. Select "Import from SIM card" and press "OK".


4. Press the "Home" to return to the main screen and press "MENU".


5. Tap Settings and then Accounts. In some Android phones, is this option called "Accounts & Sync."


6. Tap your Gmail account and check the "Sync Contacts" is checked.


7. Press "MENU" and press "Sync Now".

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I want to transfer my number to a new iPhone and I don't remember my account number or PIN number. Can you help me to find this information?


If you haven't cut your SIM card for iPhone yet, you can take advantage of the SIM card to transfer contacts from Motorola to iPhone. You need to go to your Contacts app and choose Export Contacts to SIM. Then the contacts can be transferred to the SIM card. Now you can cut the card and install it in iPhone, and go to Settings > Mails, Contacts, Calendars, and scroll down to find Import SIM Card Contacts. Now you are able to import the contacts from SIM card to your iPhone.

Another method is using Gmail. Android users can take advantage of Gmail (or other emails provide contacts sync function) to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone. The following tutorial will show you how to do it:
  1. Log in Gmail on your Android phone, and check the "Sync Contacts" option (If you are first time to use this method.
  2. After Gmail Contacts synced with your Android Contacts, you should turn to iPhone, and tap Settings > Mails, Contacts, Calendars, and tap Add Account. Then choose Google, and enter your Gmail account.
  3. After adding Google Account, you can turn on Contacts, and iPhone will ask whether you want to merge with your iPhone contacts. Click Yes and the contacts will be synced to your iPhone.
With the sync function of Gmail, people are able to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone with ease. If you aren't using Gmail on your iPhone, don't worry, you can take advantage of other email services like Yahoo, Outlook and so on.
You can also take advantage of the third-party iPhone transfer software to transfer contacts from Android to iPhone directly. Among all the iPhone transfer programs, iTransfer is regarded one of the best.
http://www.leawo.org/tutorial/how-to-transfer-contacts-from-android-to-iphone.html

Nov 17, 2015 | Motorola Cell Phones

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how do I transfer contacts from my Samsung to an iphone 4s


It is easy to transfer contacts from Samsung to iPhone using a third-party Phone Data Transfer. In the video below, you will find a reliable tool that helps you make the transfer easily.

Oct 11, 2014 | Apple iPhone 4S

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restart after deleted my all contac numbers can i get that numbers again but i havent bacup file


If you are using Android phone, you can try to sync contacts from google account or import from sim card, memory card. No backup, you need to use data recovery program for Android, know more here: how to recover contacts from Android phone.

Aug 14, 2013 | Cell Phones

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Contact Exporting to SIM card for HTC Dream?


Based on the following bolded statement from http://www.htc.com/ca/faqs.aspx?p_id=269&cat=78&id=99764 , I'm not sure you can do that with stock software...

Q. How do I copy Contacts from my SIM to my phone?
To copy contact entries between the device memory and the SIM card, follow these steps:
Note: Only copying from the SIM card to the device is supported.
From the Home screen, tap the Contacts icon.
Press Menu and select Import Contacts.
Perform one of the following:
Move one at a time: Press and hold on and select Import from the pop up Menu.
Move all:
Press the Menu key.
Tap Import all.

If you want to get the contacts off your phone, what I suggest is to synch your contacts with your Gmail account, and export from there to a .csv or .ical file.

Another way to do it is to go to the marketplace and download the "contact exporter" app, then export contacts as a .csv file. then you can log into Gmail and import all those contacts from the same .csv file. this will automatically sync over the air with your another Android phone. Very easy.

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