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Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by Nahid, Jun 12, 2011.

  1. Nahid

    Nahid Well-Known Member
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    Hi, I am a new user of android. I used Nokia before and then I backed up my contacts and messages via Nokia PC Suite. But I heard that android syncs contact via gmail account automatically. I have set my gmail account and auto sync is active.

    Now my question is if I factory reset my phone then whould gmail account automatically restore my contacts?

    Can I use Kies software to do this. If yes, then how and which version?

    PS: my contacts are saved in phone, neither in SIM nor google account
     

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  2. mitra_jit2005

    mitra_jit2005 Active Member
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  3. atulalvenkar

    atulalvenkar Active Member
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    Store all your contacts in your google account you use to log into market. Then enable auto-sync and background data. Once done your phone will be in sync with contacts in google.

    Even when you move to a new android phone all your contacts should migrate automatically.
     
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  4. jaikrishna

    jaikrishna Active Member
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    If your contacts are not in google account then you would lose them on Factory Reset.
    The best and easy way to backup contacts is, In contacts, press menu button > Import/Export > Send namecard via > Select all >Send > Gmail > and send to your own gmail account.

    Yeah, and you can also back up via kies.
     
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  5. Nahid

    Nahid Well-Known Member
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    very thanks to 3 of you. finally I.ve found a safe way. I.ll export to memory card as vcf file which I can save and later I can restore it to both phone and gmail.
     

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