If you have multiple Android devices or you’re planning on purchasing a new smartphone in the near future, you know that all of your Google contacts will be viewable by any Android device you associate with your Google account. But what about those contacts isolated to your phone’s local storage? Since those aren’t stored in your Google cloud, they won’t be available to other devices. So, how do you solve that conundrum?
Follow these steps to export your contacts:
- Open your Contacts (on some devices, such as the Moto X, it may be labeled People)
- Tap the app’s menu button (this will either be the device menu button, such as with the Samsung Galaxy S4, or the overflow menu, which is denoted by three vertical dots)
- Tap Import/Export
- Tap Export to SD card (if an SD card does not exist, tap Export to USB