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How to transfer contacts from Mac OS X to Android

Mac OS X

Transfer contacts from your Mac OS X to the cloud server

In our guideline we will introduce service which supports many phones from almost all manufacturers, including Mac OS X, and can be easily used to synchronize data between two or more devices.

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, photos and videos as well.

Welcome Login to existing account

Log in to your existing account where you stored your data from the old phone. To allow correct functionality of PhoneCopy application we will kindly ask you to confirm access permissions for it.

Permissions Permissions

When you confirm access to contacts you can set which "contacts databases" you want to backup.

Contacts Contacts Contacts

PhoneCopy allows to back up SMS too.

SMS SMS Messages

Then you can set up backup for media (photos and videos).

Media Media Photos and videos

You can download photos and videos from old phone (which was synchronized to before) you can choose it in the next step. Then you can synchronize.

Other devices Sync

This guideline also works for similar devices like Google Nexus One, Google Nexus Prime, Google Nexus S, Google Nexus S 4G, Google Pixel, Google Pixel 2 XL, Google Pixel 3, Google Pixel 3 XL, Google Pixel 4, Google Pixel 4 XL.

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.