How to Transfer Contacts from Lumia to Android

Just when you are happy and rejoicing on having got a new phone for yourself, you find out that transferring contact and other data from your old Lumia device to your new phone running on Android isn’t easy. Well, don't worry, as there are ways of avoiding this trouble.

Transferring contacts from a Lumia to an Android is a very extensive process. Also, it requires you to have some technical knowhow. The process comprises of two steps. In the first step, contacts from the Lumia device have to be exported to an Outlook account and downloaded in the form of a .csv file. Then in the second step, this .csv file needs to be uploaded to Google contacts. Once the contacts have been stored in the Gmail account, you need to sign in to his Android device using the same Google account to have all his contacts synced to his Android device.

Here we will discuss two much simpler methods to transfer contacts from Lumia to Android in this article.

Part 1: Transfer Contacts using Wondershare MobileTrans

MobileTrans Phone Transfer is a wonderful and cost effective data transfer tool for us to transfer our contacts, music, videos, messages and more cross different platforms. In order to transfer contacts from Lumia to Android, you are supposed to know MobileTrans at first, since it can help you easily get it done.

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Steps to transfer contacts from Lumia to Android

Step 1: On the Start screen of your Lumia phone, swipe down from the top and tap All Settings->Backup. Sign in your Microsoft account and then select the contacts to backup. Normally your phone will automatically back up your contacts to your microsft account.

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Step 2: Open Wondershare Mobiletrans, select "Restore from Backup" mode on the interface, then select OneDrive from the options.

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Step 3: Sign in your OneDrive account and let the program scan the backup file. This process might take a few seconds. Connect your iPhone to the computer, then the program will recognize it automatically.

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Step 4: Select the Contacts and click Start Transfer. The contacts will be transferred to the Android phone in a few seconds.

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Part 2: Transfer Contacts from Lumia to Android using Outlook and TunesGo

To transfer contacts using an Outlook account you will need a lot of will power, time and energy along with a PC, a Lumia phone and an active internet connection. Follow these instructions to begin:

Step 1 To sync contacts from your Nokia Lumia to your Outlook account, follow these steps:

1. Go to the “People” app on the windows phone, scroll to the bottom to locate “…” and then go to “Settings.”


2. From the screen that appears, locate “Accounts” and select “Add an Account”.


3. From the following screen, go to “Microsoft Account” and enter your Outlook account password and sign in.


4. All the contacts in your Lumia will be synced with your Outlook account.

5. To get these contacts on your laptop or computer, go to your web browser and type in . Sign in using your Microsoft account username and password.


6. Once you have logged in, locate “People” in your account.


7. The address book will open up and you will notice that all contacts from your Lumia will now be in your Microsoft account.


8. Go to Manage->Export to and other services. You will be required to enter a location where you wish you save the .csv file you are just about to create. Enter your desired location and hit the enter key and a .csv file will be downloaded to that location.


Step 2 Now to import the Outlook contacts to your Android phone, proceed as follows

1. Open up your browser and type in Sign in to Gmail using your email and password.

2. Go to Gmail->Contacts.


3. From the menu bar at the top locate “More” (next to Add contact). Go to More, from the drop down menu that opens, select “Import”.


4. Click “Choose File” and locate the .csv file you just saved. After selecting the file, hit “Open”.


5. Your contacts will now be saved to your Gmail account. Now, sign in to your Android device using the same Gmail account you saved you contacts to. The syncing option is already enabled when you sign into your account for the first time.

Step 3 Transfer contacts from Lumia to Android by TunesGo

Wondershare TunesGo is also a good choice for you to transfer your data from Lumia to Android. It enable you to transfer different type of files between different OS.

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  • Steps to transfer contacts from Lumia to Android by TunesGo

    1. Download Wondershare TunesGo to your laptop or computer. Wait for the installation to complete and run TunesGo.

    2. Connect your Android phone to your laptop or computer via USB cable. TunesGo will display it after recognizing it.

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    3. Select Information tab. In the contact management window, select group from which you want to export and backup contacts, including your Phone Contacts, SIM Contacts and Accont Contacts.

    4. Go to Import -> Import contacts from computer->from Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013. Select “Import” and wait for the process to complete and then detach your Android device from the laptop or computer.

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