Transferring contacts from Outlook to Android 2010 is a seamless process that can be accomplished in just a few simple steps. In this tutorial, we will guide you through the process, ensuring that your important contact information is successfully transferred to your Android device.
Step 1: Exporting Contacts from Outlook
If you haven’t done so already, the first step is to export your contacts from Outlook. To do this, follow these steps:
- Open Outlook on your computer and navigate to the “File” tab at the top left corner of the screen.
- In the dropdown menu, select “Options”.
- A new window will open. From this window, select “Advanced”, then scroll down and find the “Export” section.
- Click on the “Export” button.
- A new window titled “Import and Export Wizard” will appear. Choose the option that says “Export to a file”, then click on “Next”.
- Select the file type as “Comma Separated Values“, then click on “Next”.
- Select the “Contacts” folder from which you want to export contacts, then click on “Next”.
- Browse to choose a location where you want to save the exported file, provide a name for it, and click on “Finish”.
Step 2: Importing Contacts into Android 2010
Now that you have exported your contacts from Outlook, it’s time to import them into your Android device. To do this, follow these steps:
- Connect your Android device to your computer using a USB cable.
- On your Android device, swipe down from the top of the screen to open the notification panel and select “USB for charging”.
- In the USB connection options, choose “File Transfer”.
- On your computer, open the folder where you saved the exported contacts file from Outlook.
- Create a new folder on your Android device’s internal storage or SD card to store the contacts file. You can name it anything you like.
- Copy and paste the exported contacts file from Outlook into the newly created folder on your Android device.
- Disconnect your Android device from your computer.
- Navigate to the “Contacts” app on your Android device.
This may vary depending on your specific device model and software version.
- In the “Contacts” app, tap on the menu icon (usually represented by three vertical dots) and select “Import/Export“.
- Select “Import from storage” or “Import.vcf file“. If prompted for permission to access files on your device, grant it.
- Browse and select the contacts file that you copied earlier from Outlook.
If you have multiple vCard files, you may need to repeat this step for each file individually.
Congratulations! You have successfully transferred contacts from Outlook to Android 2010. You can now access your contacts on your Android device and enjoy the convenience of having all your important contact information readily available at your fingertips.
Remember, keeping your contacts synchronized between devices is essential for staying organized and connected. By following these simple steps, you can ensure that your contact information remains up to date across all your devices.