How do I transfer my contacts?

Transferring your contacts is always one of the most important tasks when setting up your new phone. Luckily, there are several quick ways to transfer your contacts from your old phone to your new phone. 

Bluetooth - most phones will allow you to transfer your contacts via Bluetooth.  When transferring with Bluetooth, you must first have one set to be discovered and the other needs to seek and find and then connect via Bluetooth.  To find out more on connecting with Bluetooth, please refer to your phone owner's manual.

Google Sync - if both your old phone and new phone are smart phones, you can most likely use Google sync. Google sync can be found in app markets or by visiting http://www.google.com/mobile/sync/. You will need to create a Gmail account in order to use sync.

If you are transferring to a new smartphone with an Android operating system, it should already have Google sync installed. Now, make sure you have your old phone set up and sync it to your Gmail. Your new android should download it automatically and appear in your contacts or people listing after you finish your initial setup. You will find lots of information from the Google mobile website to help you get started.

SD Card- If you have an Android phone, here is a quick guide of how to transfer your contacts using your SD Card. (Note, all phones are a little different but most are similar when transferring your contacts to your memory card).

  • First go into your contact list 
  • Press Menu 
  • Press more or import/export 
  • Select export to SD card (This may take it a couple seconds to transfer.)
  • Then remove the SD card 
  • Place it in the other phone 
  • Go into your contact list
  • Press menu  
  • Press more or import/export 
  • Select Import from SD 
  • You will get the option from single Vcard, Multiple Vcard, or All Vcards 
  • Select All and you are finished 

 If you need further assistance in transferring your contacts to your new phone, click the orange "Chat Now" button in the lower right hand corner of your screen and a Twigby live agent will assist you. To view our chat hours click here.

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