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How to transfer contacts from Android to Mac OS X

Android
Mac OS X

Transfer contacts from your Android 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 Android to your Android phone, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation, go through following steps.

Run the app and create new account. You can check which contact databases you want to backup and synchronize. You can do multiple choice.

Create new account

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

Press Advanced & Account Press One-way sync Choose This device >> server

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

And now it's time to transfer data to your Mac OS X

Download PhoneCopy for Mac to your Mac, which you can download free of charge. After downloading and installation press Synchronize and select Sign In (use existing account).

Start PhoneCopy for Mac Choose Log into an new account

Fill in your username and password. Press Synchronize".

Type in your username, password and captscha Select sync direction

Select synchronization direction. Press Server -> this device.

Sync in progress

Contacts from PhoneCopy.com server will be copied to your device in few seconds.

Synchronization done Synchronization done

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.