Backup Contacts from Android to PC

Edited by Cristina2014, Eng, Doug Collins

This is a very simple way to backup your contacts just in case they might get lost.

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Steps

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    A backup is a safety copy of information
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    Especially for contacts, one of the most important information that stored in your phone.
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    Your Google account information is backed up automatically
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    That information includes the tablet's address book, Gmail inbox, and appointments within the Calendar. those are automatically synced to the Internet, thus a backup is always present.
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    To confirm that your Google account information is being backed up, heed these steps:
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    At the Home screen, touch the Apps icon.
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    Choose Settings.
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    Display your Google account information.
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    On a standard ROM, or what is called stock ROM version, Go to Settings, scroll down until you find the Accounts submenu
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    Select Google.
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    On some Samsung tablets, choose the General tab to find the Accounts item
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    Choose Google from the right side of the screen.
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    Touch the green Sync icon by your Gmail address.
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    The Sync icon, although it may appear slightly different on your tablet's screen.
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    Ensure that check marks appear by every item in the list.
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    Yeah, there are a lot of items
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    Each one needs a check mark if you want that item backed up.
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  13. 13
    Touch the Back icon twice to return to the main Settings app screen.
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  14. 14
    Choose Backup & Reset.
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    The command may also read as Back Up and Reset, or some such similar variation.
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    Ensure that a check mark appears by the item Back Up My Data
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