For Windows Phone and Android users, if they want to transfer files from one device to another device, the first thing they might think of is using a computer to do it. You just need to connect your two devices to the computer via USB cables, and then open the folders of the two devices and copy-paste the files you need manually.
It is the easiest way to transfer files between two phones through a computer directly. But there has the biggest problem that the files and folders were chosen will be transferred in the existing format. So, your photos, videos, music and other files cannot be recognized in your Android phone due to the incompatible of format. If you cannot open these files after transferring, it will be the useless operation.
Among them, the contacts will be the biggest problem because every handset stores contacts in the different format, so you may be not allowed to open contacts which you transferred from Windows phone in Android devices. Similarly, the text messages also cannot be transferred due to the incompatible of format.
Therefore, here I would like to share you several ways to move and transfer contacts from Windows phone to Android without restrictions. When switching from Windows phone to Android device, you may go through quite time-consuming and complicated process. But, now you can bypass those cumbersome steps to do it, just follow the above tutorials.
Step 1 Sign in to your Outlook account from desktop PC or tablet and click on "People" Solution from the drop down menu.
Step 2 Click on "Manage" and select "Export for Outlook and another service" from the drop down menu.
Step 3 Now, Outlook will automatically download contacts on your device in the form of .CSV file.
Step 4 Open Gmail, and click on Gmail's contact.
Step 5 Here you will see the below information, just click "import".
Step 6 After this, click on Choose File and select the Outlook contacts CSV file that you downloaded from Outlook. Then, click on import.
Step 7 Gmail will sync all the contacts from the Outlook's file and merge them with your existing contacts on Google, then you can start your Android devices to simplify sync Google's contacts with your phone's contacts and export contacts Windows Phone.
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Step 1 Download OneDrive app in your Android and Windows devices. After downloading, the app will prompt you to sign in using your Microsoft account.
Step 2 Sign-in your outlook username and password, then the app will open its homepage and display your existing content that you have stored in OneDrive.
Step 3 Open the OneDrive app on your Windows device that you want to transfer files and then click the icon “Upload” in bottom of the screen.
Notes: You can choose "Upload photos and videos" or "Upload files" to upload documents, audio files, and other supported formats.
Step 4 After choosing the files you need, you just need to click on the button “Upload”. The program will then upload these files to your OneDrive server automatically.
Besides, you can also upload all files that you want to transfer to your OneDrive account. And then turn to your Android phone and launch the OneDrive app, you can then see all files in the app, just choose the ones you want to transfer to your Android phone and download them at one time.
That’s all, you can easily transfer contacts between two different phones if you have to get an active internet connection to get access to files saved in OneDrive server. Besides, it may take a long time for the transfer according to the speed of your network. So, here is another solution that can solve this problem.
Mobile Transfer is a powerful software which allows you to transfer photos, videos, music contacts, messages and other files directly from Windows phone to Android, and transfer contacts from Android to Windows Phone. What's more, it can also restore your contacts from OneDrive backup of Win phone to your Android device.
Download the free trial version of Mobile Transfer on your computer first.
Works with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
The video for Transferring Contacts from Windows Phone to Android:
Step 1 After downloading the Mobile transfer, choose the “Phone to Phone Transfer”.
Step 2 Connect your Android device and windows device to your computer, then the program will detect your devices automatically.
Note: Click the “Flip” button on the program in order to switch the destination and source phones.
Step 3 Select the "Contacts" or other files which you want to transfer from Android to Windows Phone and click “Start Transfer” to start transferring. Besides, you should ensure both phones stay connected during the transfer process.
Transfer Contacts from Win Phone Backup to Android
Or you can firstly backup the Window Phone data to your computer, and then restore the backup to Android phone later.
Tips: Transfer Contacts from OneDrive to AndroidStep 1 Sign in your account (the account you used to back up contacts on OneDrive) and the password on the log-in page.
Step 2 Select File Types to Transfer.
Step 3 Transfer Contacts from OneDrive to Android