How to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android

Many people tell us to make Gmail contacts backup. It is really good for us especially when we get a new smartphone or lost our cellphone and thus all our contacts. However, it is not so easy to fix the issue on How to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android phone or tablet. In order to sync Gmail contacts to your new Samsung Galaxy S6 or other Android phone or transfer contacts from Lumia to Android in an easy way, you will need a professional third-party tool for help. This article is written to tell you how to make Gmail contacts sync to Android devices, such as Samsung Galaxy S8 (Plus).

In fact, you can now download the free trial version of the professional Gmail contacts to the Galaxy S7 / S8 transfer program for help. The tool is called Wondershare MobileGo for Android. With the professional tool, you can sync backup contacts in your Gmail account to your Android Address or your Android phone in an easy way. You just need to wait for a minute to finish the task. In addition, the tool also helps if you don’t have a Gmail account on your Android device.

Want to have a try? Please just download the free trial version of Wondershare MobileGo for Android here, which is the number one tool for Android contacts backup & restore. Then please install it on your computer and then launch it. I will tell you How to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android with this tool as follows. Just join us to sync Gmail contacts to your Samsung Galaxy S8 phone!

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How to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android

Step 1: At the very beginning, please connect your Android with your computer through a USB cable. Also, you can do the connection via wi-fi. When the connection is done, the tool will start detecting your Android device and display the content on the device. You can preview the contacts on your Android device in the starting window. Files on Android phones are in a category with music, videos, photos, contacts, SMS, apps, and files. Just click each category to view your files.

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Step 2: Here is how to sync Gmail contacts to Samsung Galaxy S8 Android phone. If you ever saved Gmail account on your device, you can input these contacts to your Android device in just one click.


Please click “Setting” button, and then select “Accounts & sync“. Then you need to tap Gmail and choose the selection “Sync Contacts” and click “Sync Now“. Then just wait for a few minutes. The tool will start doing the task for you automatically. You can click “Contacts” in the left tree column after the task, all contacts are stored there.

Step 3: You can also get your Gmail contacts if you don’t have Gmail account on your Android device. Please just sign in your Gmail account and then follow the sequence of “Gmail” > “Contacts“. Then choose contacts that you want to transfer to your Android and click “More“. You will then see a drop-down list, just choose “Export“. Please now select a vCard format and click “Export” to locate these Gmail contacts to someplace on your computer. Then you can view or check them on your computer whenever you want.

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Great job! You have already synced Gmail contacts to Android. Just try it yourself to fix the problem on How to Import Contacts from Gmail to Android. For iPhone users, please switch to import contacts from Gmail to iPhone.  

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