If you are looking for how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung using bluetooth, this guide actually works! Forget the packaged software, no downloads needed. This method of transferring contacts is free, easy, and doesn't cost you a thing.
How To Transfer Contacts From Samsung To Samsung
One of the first things that I wanted to do after getting my new phone, was to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung phones.
Then I ran into a problem. The packaged Samsung software didn't transfer contacts, and people wanted to charge a lot of money for other software. Sound familiar?
So, I found a solution to the problem of how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung. And it works brilliantly!
Basically, it uses bluetooth to export contacts from Samsung.
This also works on other devices when you want to transfer contacts from Android to Android. So, keep this easy to follow guide in mind for any future phones you buy!
Guide to Moving Samsung Contacts from phone
I thought that it would be a good idea to write this short guide about how to transfer contacts from a Samsung to Samsung Galaxy in order to help other people.
As it turns out, this guide to moving Samsung contacts has helped out hundreds of people over the last few years. And they're just the ones that have left comments!
Transferring Samsung contacts 2019
Updating this in 2019 Samsung users are still having problems. Even their own guide to moving contacts between Samsung phones is wrong. You would have thought Samsung would have fixed the issue by now!
Never mind though, this guide still works. Just follow the easy steps one at a time, and you'll soon transfer your contacts from one Samsung phone to another.
How to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung via bluetooth
Here's the step by step guide on how to transfer your Samsung contacts:
- Your Samsung phones (also works with other Bluetooth enabled phones).
- First of all, turn on the Bluetooth for both phones by swiping down from the top of the screen, and then pressing the Bluetooth icon. You will then need to swipe up from the bottom of both phones to access the “settings” menu, where you will need to make both phones discoverable. They should soon find each other, and you can then pair them up.
- After that, go into the old Android phone where you should Go to Phone>Contacts>Menu>Import/Export>Send namecard via
- At this point, a list of all your contacts is presented, and you will need to tap on Select All Contacts
- When these are checked, you should then Select Bluetooth> and then select your new phone.
- This will then transmit a small file from the old Samsung phone through to the new Samsung phone called a vcf or vCard.
- On the new phone, you then simply choose to accept the import of the contacts, and that is it… Your contacts from your old Samsung Galaxy S2 have been transferred to your new Samsung Galaxy S4 !
- Now, you should have successfully completed the Samsung import contacts task. It's really as easy as that!
I know from the kind comments that I have received that it has helped out quite a few people. You can check those comments out at the bottom of the page!
How to export contacts from Samsung
Remember, this method of how to transfer contacts from Samsung to Samsung via bluetooth works on all models. Transferring contacts between Android enabled Samsung phones with bluetooth works on all models, including the newer Samsung Galaxy S9 and A7.
It take less than five minutes, and involves no downloading of software.
In fact, it's quite surprising that Samsung don't actually mention how to transfer Samsung contacts from one phone to another!
You think there would be a simple to use Samsung transfer contacts button!
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S4 Samsung Battery problems
There is another things that may be of interest to you other than knowing how to transfer contact Samsung.
This is, is that the Samsung S4 has quite severe battery problems. It doesn't really show itself for the first few months of phone usage, but after that, the battery seems to run out in just an hour or two.
Samsung have admitted that there is a fault with this, but it is probably just easier to buy a replacement battery. If you are noticing that your Samsung S4 is losing charge far too quickly, then you might like to read this article – Problem With Samsung S4 Battery