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How to transfer contacts from Mac OS X to Android

Mac OS X
Android

Transfer contacts from your Mac OS X to the cloud server

PhoneCopy.com is a web service which is free for personal purposes (with few limitations). This tutorial will show you how to backup your device. The whole process can be completed in few minutes.

Download PhoneCopy for Mac to your Mac, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Start PhoneCopy for Mac Choose Log into an new account

Choose your username and password, fill email address and captcha and press Sign UP. Press Synchronize.

Type in your username, password and captscha Select sync direction

Select synchronization direction. Press This device -> server

Sync in progress

Your contacts will be synchronized in few seconds.

Sync in progress Sync in progress

And now it's time to transfer data to your Android

Download PhoneCopy for Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app, fill in your username and password. Here you can check where will be stored contacts from PhoneCopy. In case you are Premium user, you can upload SMS as well.

Fill in Username and Password

After successful login, press "Advanced & Account". Select "One-way sync" and after choose "Server >> this device".

Press Advanced & Account Press One-way sync Choose Server >> this device

Contacts from server will be copied to your phone in few seconds.

Now you can easily edit your contacts and other resources online in your PhoneCopy profile. You have access to your contact even if you forget your phone at home.

Some additional tips:

Contacts can be then transferred to another device (eq. iPhone, Nokia, SonyEricsson, Samsung, LG etc). See PhoneCopy site for supported devices.