How Do I Transfer Contacts From Android to Mac for Free?

Android, Android Transfer

Are you wondering how to transfer contacts from your Android phone to your Mac for free? Look no further, as we have got you covered!

In this tutorial, we will walk you through the step-by-step process of transferring your contacts seamlessly. Let’s get started!

Method 1: Using Google Account

If you are using an Android device, chances are high that you already have a Google account. This method utilizes the power of Google’s cloud services to sync and transfer your contacts effortlessly. Here’s how:

  • Step 1: Open the ‘Settings’ app on your Android device.
  • Step 2: Scroll down and tap on ‘Accounts’ or ‘Accounts and Backup’, depending on your device.
  • Step 3: Select ‘Google’ from the list of available accounts.
  • Step 4: Tap on ‘Sync Account’ or ‘Sync Now’ to ensure that your contacts are up to date.

Great! Your contacts are now synced with your Google account. Let’s move on to the next steps to transfer them to your Mac.

On Your Mac:

  • Step 1: Open a web browser on your Mac and go to
  • Step 2: Sign in with the same Google account that you used on your Android device.
  • Step 3: Once signed in, click on the three horizontal lines at the top-left corner of the screen.
  • Step 4: From the menu, click on ‘Export’ and select ‘vCard’ as the export format.
  • Step 5: Save the exported vCard file to a location on your Mac.

Congratulations! You have successfully transferred your contacts from Android to Mac using your Google account. Now, let’s explore another method that doesn’t require any additional accounts.

Method 2: Using macOS Contacts App

If you prefer not to use a Google account, you can transfer contacts directly from your Android phone to your Mac using the built-in macOS Contacts app. Follow these steps:

  • Step 1: Connect your Android phone to your Mac using a USB cable.
  • Step 2: On your Android device, swipe down from the top of the screen and tap on ‘USB charging this device’ or similar. Select ‘Transfer files’ or ‘File Transfer’ mode.
  • Step 3: On your Mac, open the Finder application.
  • Step 4: In the sidebar of Finder, under ‘Locations’, click on your Android device’s name.

You are almost there! Let’s proceed with the final steps to complete the contact transfer process.

  • Step 1: In Finder, locate and open the ‘Contacts’ app.
  • Step 2: Go back to Finder and select all the vCard files containing your contacts that you want to transfer.
  • Step 3: Drag and drop the selected vCard files into the Contacts app.

Voila! Your contacts will now be imported into the macOS Contacts app. You can access them anytime and keep them synchronized with your other Apple devices.

That’s it! You have learned two different methods to transfer contacts from your Android phone to your Mac for free.

Choose the one that suits you best and enjoy a seamless contact transfer experience. Happy syncing!

We hope this tutorial was helpful to you. If you have any questions or need further assistance, feel free to reach out. Stay connected!