How-to back up your Android contacts [Android Basics]

People rely heavily on the information in their phone. One of the most important pieces of information is the contact list. Many people never back up their contact list. When they lose their phone or the phone is wiped for one reason or another, the result is devastating.

A few simple steps can help you keep your contact list when the unfortunate occurs. Below is the method to manually back up the contacts on and Android device.

The process of exporting your contact list only takes a few steps. It is well worth exporting them to your card once a month. Or if you have a backup routine, it is wise to back up contacts as well.


1. Go to your contact list

2. Press the menu button

3. Select Import/Export

4. Select Export or Export to SD card

5. Confirm the export to your SD card.