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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Import Contact in VCF File Manually from Phone to Gmail

In Samsung Galaxy S3 you can backed up your contacts manually by utilizing Import/Export option that you can find in the Contacts option. One of available option is export to SD card, this option will allow you to export your contacts to your SD card as .vcf file.

See also: How to Export Contacts to SD Card on Samsung Galaxy S3

Later, you can import this .vcf file to your Gmail. First, you need to connect your phone to the computer using a USB cable. Once your computer recognize the phone, you can then copy .vcf file to your computer storage.

How to import .vcf file to Gmail?
Once you've finished copying .vcf file to your computer storage, now you can start to add this file to your Gmail by following the steps listed below:
  1. On your PC, launch Browser by clicking the icon on your desktop.
  2. Go to Gmail by typing on the address bar.
  3. Login to your Gmail account.
  4. On your Gmail, click Contacts.
  5. Click More.
  6. In the drop down menu select Import.
  7. Click Choose File to select the vcf file that you've just saved before on your computer storage.
  8. Click Import button.
  9. Finish. Now your .vcf file has been imported into your Gmail contacts.

Importing backed up contacts to your Gmail account manually will help you to keep your contact synced with your Gmail when your phone is not auto synced with your Gmail. So, hope this helps :)


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