How to transfer contacts from Android to Mac OS X
Transfer contacts from your Android to the cloud server
In our guideline we will introduce PhoneCopy.com service which supports many phones from almost all manufacturers, including Android, and can be easily used to synchronize data between two or more devices.
This guideline also works for similar devices like Google Nexus S 4G, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL.
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. If you already have an account choose "sign on".
To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.
When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.
PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.
Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).
If you want download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to PhoneCopy.com before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.
You can access all settings later by bottom menu of the application or by main menu. In case you exceed limits for a free account we recommend you to buy Premium
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).
Fill in your username and password. Press Synchronize".
Select synchronization direction. Press Server -> this device.
Contacts from PhoneCopy.com server will be copied to your device in few seconds.
Now you have all your contacts backed up on PhoneCopy and you can edit all your contacts in your online account. If you lose your phone or the stored data, or if you just run out of battery, you can see your contacts online.
Some additional tips:
Just as a reminder, the contacts are transferred via your mobile phone service provider, so you need to have data plan activated for the service to work. If you don't have a special data scheme, your carrier will charge you additional fees.