How to sync your Android contacts to gmail

In this article you will find out different ways that you can use to sync your android contacts to Gmail with few clicks.This helps a lot when your phone get lost or stolen.

sync your Android contacts to gmail

It’s always better to have your important data on cloud so that you can access it from anywhere.

You will need

SIM card and Gmail in your PC both with internet connection.

Follow the steps

If you had not already added your Gmail account to your android to it first by going to Settings>> Account and .vcf >>Add Account. 

Next go to your home screen >> Contacts >> setting>> account >> gmail  >>and make sure the active sync is on for gmail.

syn android contacts wit google

Log in to your Gmail account on your PC. Navigate to Contacts (top left) and you will find your phone contact automatically sync there.

syn android contacts wit google

 

There are no contacts available there what should i do know

Ok , so you find no contact there , don’t worry the same thing happen with me.

Reason: Contacts entered on the phone or sim memory are sync to Gmail.

Solution: Move the  contacts to from sim  memory to gmail memory.

Follow the steps:

Go to contacts >> setting >> More >> Import/Export >>Select Import from SIM card >> Create contact under account >> Select the gmail option.

How to sync your Android contacts to gmail

After all contacts has been copied refresh the sync gmail contacts once again.

Now check your gmail on your desktop and you will find your phone contacts this time.

How to sync your Android contacts to gmail

Method II

1) On your android Navigate to CONTACTS  >>  settings >>  Import/Export

Now look for the option which lets you send .vcf file to your gmail account (I found this option to be with different name on different devices)

Fill in the email address and send the mail

Login to your Gmail on your pc look for the mail you sent — under the attachment  click on“Import to contacts” — and it will automatically import to your Gmail contacts

How to sync your Android contacts to gmail

 

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