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How to Transfer Contacts from Samsung Phone to Computer( Windows/Mac)

I'm a big fan of Samsung smart phone. Two years ago, I purchased the most popular Samsung Galaxy S3 at that time. Nowadays, Samsung Galaxy S5 has been released, and I'm going to buy one to change my old Samsung device. Well, as I've stored too many important phone numbers on my Samsung Galaxy S3 and I don't want to lose them, do you know how to transfer contacts from Samsung phone to computer as a backup?

Many users have asked whether there is a way that it can help them export Samsung contacts to PC. The answer is absolutely yes. In fact, as plenty of mobile phone users need to transfer contacts from Samsung phone to computer for various reasons, there are numerous programs on the market that aim to enable people freely transfer files from Samsung smart phone to PC. And this Coolmuster Samsung Assistant is the most effective and popular one among them.

If you operate this software to backup contacts from Samsung to computer, it will show you the whole contacts of your Samsung device on computer first, then you will be able to preview and mark your needed contacts to export. In other words, this program allows you to selectively save contacts to computer, and no matter how many phone numbers you have marked, this program enables you to backup them in a batch, which is quite convenient and time-saving. In addition, this Samsung Assistant can display all details of your contacts, thus you can find the targeted contacts quickly and accurately. Meanwhile, you will be able to entirely transfer contacts from Samsung phone to computer without losing any detail.

Now you can download the free trial version to have a try by yourself.

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Guide: Easy Way to Backup Samsung Contacts to Computer/PC

Step 1. Run this Program, Link Samsung Phone to PC

To begin with, download, install and operate this program on your computer. Then connect your Samsung Galaxy S2/S3/S4/S5/Note 2/Note 3 mobile phone to computer via a USB cable. After getting a menu as shown, you should follow the steps to enable USB debugging on your phone. After that, press "USB debugging opened" and "Next", this software will detect your smart phone immediately.

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Step 2. Install USB Driver, Scan Samsung Phone Data

As soon as it detects your mobile phone, this software will install USB driver on your computer at once. A few minutes later, it will start to scan your phone data after finishing the previous process. Now you can see that apart from contacts, all files on your Samsung mobile phone are listed on the menu, including Apps, Music, Photo, Video, Book, Contacts, and so on.

Samsung Assistant main menu

Step 3. Selectively Export Samsung Contacts to PC

In this step, you should preview contacts first by touching the "Contacts" and "All contacts" option. After viewing them one by one, you can select your needed contacts and click the "Backup" icon. After setting the output location, you will get all contacts on computer in a short time.

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By the way, as you can see that this Coolmuster Samsung Assistant can display the whole files on the menu, if you want to backup other files, like text messages, music, photos, videos, etc. to computer, this software can be still available. Just download one and follow the steps to give it a try.

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