Attend XDA's Second Annual Developer Conference, XDA:DevCon 2014!
5,778,719 Members 38,337 Now Online
XDA Developers Android and Mobile Development Forum

Move phone contacts to Gmail contacts?

Tip us?
 
borchgrevink
Old
#1  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 632
Join Date: Jul 2010
Default Move phone contacts to Gmail contacts?

Is this possible?

Would be great to avoid ever getting duplicates etc...
 
Curfish
Old
#2  
Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 35
Join Date: Apr 2010
back up your phone contacts to SD card....then delete your phone contacts.

Then import the backup you created and select import and google contacts they should then start sycing to your gmail account

hope this helps
 
borchgrevink
Old
#3  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 632
Join Date: Jul 2010
Quote:
Originally Posted by Curfish View Post
back up your phone contacts to SD card....then delete your phone contacts.

Then import the backup you created and select import and google contacts they should then start sycing to your gmail account

hope this helps
Thanks, but will the newly imported contacts end up in gmail??? Won't they just end up in phone again (as it was originally)?
 
Curfish
Old
#4  
Member
Thanks Meter 0
Posts: 35
Join Date: Apr 2010
No cause you are importing as google contacts so they will sync with gmail contacts

Sent from my GT-I9000 using Tapatalk
 
mike.sw
Old
#5  
Senior Member
Thanks Meter 23
Posts: 403
Join Date: Jul 2010
the only downside i see to this is that some of the contact's options are not available to google contacts. for example you can't set personal ringtone to google contact..
 
borchgrevink
Old
#6  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 632
Join Date: Jul 2010
Quote:
the only downside i see to this is that some of the contact's options are not available to google contacts. for example you can't set personal ringtone to google contact..
Could you add a phone contact "tab" later if you want?



Sent from my GT-I9000 using XDA App
 
borchgrevink
Old
#7  
Senior Member - OP
Thanks Meter 8
Posts: 632
Join Date: Jul 2010
Bump. Still wondering... Thanks

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes


Add Timestamps to Xposed Installer Logs with… Xposed!

If talking about the most interesting projects in the last few years, we must … more

Secrecy Goes Open Source, Assures File Encryption

As some of you may remember, a while back we spoke about Secrecy, an effective file … more

[APK] Google News and Weather Gets Material Design Makeover, Minor Maps Updates

Although Google has somewhat gotten out of the habit of their … more

Software Build Automation with Jenkins – XDA Developer TV

Many members of the XDA community come to learn and begin in the exciting … more