Follow these steps to export your phone contacts from your old Android device to your new Android device.
Note this is for those that do not save their contacts in a Microsoft Exchange, Outlook, Gmail account. If your email address is Microsoft Exchange, Office365, Outlook, Gmail, your contacts should download automatically when you setup this email address on your phone, so setup your email addresses before proceeding, then check your Contacts folder to see if they are downloading. If not, follow the steps below to copy them from your old phone to new.
- Locate the Contacts App on your old phone and navigate to it's Settings menu. In here you will see which location your Contacts are currently stored in. If you have a number on the "Phone" this process will transfer these.
- Select Manage Contacts (at the bottom)
- Select Import/Export, then select Export and select the Location you wish to save these to. SD Card is the preferred option if applicable.
- If you used SD Card, insert the SD card into the new phone. If not, transfer the Export to the new device by email or connecting to your computer. Save this file on your new phone.
- On the new device, locate the orange Contacts icon under Apps (not via the Phone button) and press the 3 dots at right hand end of the search bar, then select Settings
- Select Import/Export Contacts, then Import and select the location where you saved your ContactsExport file as per step 4.
- When prompted where to save these, select Phone.
- Contacts should import into your new phone.