2016/10/27

How to Import CSV File to Contacts on Samsung

"How can I import CSV file to contacts on Samsung? I shall never know about how to fix that common case, please help me." Actually to say, I also have no knowledge about how to import CSV file to contacts on Samsung before, now a guide on here can teach us how to deal with this trouble. Learn detail steps below.

What is CSV meaning, a part of users do not have this concept. Comma-separated values(CSV) file stores tabular data (number and text) in plain text. Many contacts files are saved in CSV format. Almost all popular email services and clients can import and export contacts and name cards in CSV file format, such as Gmail, Hotmail, Outlook mail, Windows Live Mail and many others. In this demo, we will be using a Samsung Galaxy mobile phone to show you how to add CSV contacts to mobile phones.

How to import CSV contacts to Samsung mobile phone?
Samsung offers Kies for its users to manage their mobile phones. You can download this free software here to back up and restore Samsung phones, transfer data between mobile phones and computers. There will be only two steps to import contacts from CSV file to Samsung mobile phone. Check out details below.


Step 1: Add CSV contacts to Kies. Run Kies on your PC or Mac. We are using Kies for Windows in this demo. Then go to Contacts Library, click Open contact file button to browse to your CSV contacts file saved on your computer and load it into Kies.
Step 2: Transfer CSV contacts from computer to Samsung mobile through Kies. Now connect up your Samsung phone to computer through USB data cable. Make sure to unlock your phone.

Step 3: Then Kies will detect your USB connection. Your Samsung phone will be listed at the Connected device area of Kies. Select any or all contacts in your CSV file, then click Transfer to device button from the top to starting copying selected contacts from CSV file to Samsung mobile phone through Kies.

Kies will not delete or overwrite existing contacts on Samsung phone during this transfer process, so you do not need to worry about data loss on the phone. If you lost or deleted contacts by mistake, you can refer to this tutorial to recover deleted contacts from Samsung mobile phones.

If you do not have the USB data cord, you can also transfer contacts from computer to mobile phone through email. You can’t restore contacts from CSV to Samsung directly. To achieve that, you need firstly convert CSV to vCard VCF file using Kies, then attach the new VCF contact file to an email and send it from your computer; after that go to check your email on Samsung mobile, download VCF contact file to your Smartphone and import contacts from VCF to Samsung mobile.

This method also works with other Smartphone, such as iPhone, iPad, Lenovo, HTC, LG, Motorola, Nexus, Huawei and so on.

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