Transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

Gone are the days when Nokia phones used to be the leading mobile phone in the market. It has fast replaced by smartphones given their additional excellent features and also their size. The fact also that Nokia has recently switched its operating system to Windows has increasingly drove off its loyal customers. With a Samsung phone in handy transferring contacts manually from a Nokia, contact list proves to be tedious and above all time consuming. The good thing is there are a couple of professionally designed tools to help make the process simple with minimal errors being made.

Part 1: Use Nokia Ovi Suite to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

To transfer you contacts from a Nokia cell phone to Samsung, you can opt for a free method. Samsung Company has its Samsung Switch app which can help you to transfer and backup your photos, contacts, messages with ease. This process is only possible if the Nokia phone has Nokia Ovi Suite. The two apps can be downloaded free from the Internet. Here is the process:

Step 1. Downloading the Nokia Ovi Suite

Go to the Nokia Support Site and look for the download link of the Nokia Ovi Suite. Select the download option and install the app.

Step 2: Selecting What to Transfer

Start the app and look for the part written "Tools". After clicking it, go to the "Option" part and choose "Contacts."

How to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

Next, go to "Microsoft Outlook Express" to synchronize the contacts and click OK.

Step 3: Transferring contacts through Microsoft Outlook Express to the Samsung Switch App

After synchronizing the data to Microsoft Outlook Express, run the Samsung Switch App to get the contacts from the Outlook Utility. Connect the Samsung Android device to the computer to complete the transfer process.

How to sync contacts from Nokia to Samsung

However, this free method of transfer appears to be a bit complex, given the fact that you may still have to create a Microsoft Outlook Express account and go through all the verification processes. Given that you have to download both apps then install them and follow some relevant guide to transfer the contacts, lots of precious time may have to be invested in what could otherwise be a simple process. That is why professionals have come up with better and user-friendly software to save the situations.

Part 2: Transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung in one-click with Wondershare MobileTrans

With the advancement in technology, individuals spend money on the recent smartphones with the hope of finding one with best features. The truth is there the one at hand can serve you best if you can maximize its potential. For quick, secure and efficient transfer of contacts functionality, Wondershare MobileTrans offers you nothing less than quality service.

MobileTrans Phone Transfer allows you to transfer not only contacts but also messages, documents, photos, app, music, calendar and videos from your old cell phone to a newbie. With contacts with additional information such as company name, job title, and email address, this tools will automatically copy paste them.

This software supports a large number of mobile phone types regardless of the type of network. With Wondershare MobileTrans at hand, you don’t need to be worried about how to transfer the contacts manually and time taken in doing so.

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  • Easily transfer photos, videos, calendar, contacts, messages and music from Android to iPhone/iPad.
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  • Support Samsung Galaxy S7 Edge/S7/S6 Edge/S6/S5/S4/S3 and Samsung Galaxy Note 5/Note 4, etc.
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 or Mac 10.12
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Step 1. Run MobileTrans on the PC

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Firstly download and install Wondershare Mobiletrans on your computer. On the first window that opens, choose "Phone to Phone Transfer" mode.

Step 2. Connect the Phones

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Next, get both phones connected to the PC via USB cables. It may take a few seconds for the phones to be recognized. After the phones have been connected, you can click the Flip button on the top to switch the source device and the target device.

Step 3. Select Contacts and click "Start Transfer"

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All kinds of files that can be transferred will be shown on the screen. Select contacts and click on "Start Transfer" and transfer process starts immediately. The items being transferred will be displayed on your screen. Those which have been fully transferred will be marked as "Success". Note that, if you disconnect either of the phones while transferring process is ongoing, the process is interrupted and you may not be able to get back all your data. After the process is complete, click on "OK" button to end the process.

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How to transfer contents from Nokia Windows Phone to Samsung device with MobileTrans

To transfer contacts from Nokia Window phone to Samsung using MobileTrans is not a direct procedure because MobileTrans cannot read Windows phone contacts directly. First you will be required to backup your contacts to One Drive. Finally, restore them to your Samsung phone. Here is a step by step guide to allow phone to phone transfer of contacts

Step 1: Backup to One Drive

How to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

Tap the Windows Logo and go to "People" on your phone.

Step 2: Go to Settings

How to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

Tap on the "More" button to reveal settings and tap on the "Settings."

Step 3: Click on "Add Contacts"

How to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

Click on the part written "Add Contacts". This takes you to a part labeled "Add an account", next to "Get apps". Next, choose "Microsoft Account" and click on "Sign In"

Step 4: Choose Back-Up

How to transfer contacts from Nokia to Samsung

This finishes the process and the contacts are now synced up on OneDrive.

Step 5: Restore from One Drive to Samsung device

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When the backup process is completed, you can now restore your contacts to a Samsung device. This is simply done by selecting "Restore from backup" option then "OneDrvie" from the pop-up screen. Sign in to your One Drive account and "Contacts" will be selected by default from the list. Click on "Start Transfer".

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The whole process is easy and it is only a matter of minutes before you have whole the contacts and data transferred to another phone. Do not take the long route to transfer your contacts to Android just because you are using a Windows phone.

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