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    Transferring contacts to your new phone

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    Transfer contacts Android

    There are several ways to transfer contacts to your new phone. Select a transfer method that best suits your situation.

    Transferring contacts using a PC

    You can use a PC to transfer contacts from several phone brands, including iPhone, Samsung, HTC and Nokia.


    You need:

    • An Internet-connected PC running Windows®
    • A USB cable for your old phone
    • A USB cable for your new Android™ phone
    • Your old phone
    • Your new Android™ phone

    Using the PC Companion program to transfer contacts

    If you are transferring contacts using a PC, use the PC Companion progam. It's free, and the installation files are already saved on your new phone. PC Companion also offers a range of other features, including help to update your phone software.

    To install PC Companion

    1. New phone: Turn on your new Android™ phone and connect it to a PC using a USB cable.
    2. New phone: Tap Install to install PC Companion on the PC.
    3. Computer: If a popup window appears, select Run Startme.exe. In the new popup window that appears, click Install to start the installation and then follow the instructions to complete the installation.

    To transfer contacts to your new phone using PC Companion

    1. Make sure that PC Companion is installed on your PC.
    2. Open the PC Companion program on the PC, then click Contacts Setup and follow the instructions to transfer your contacts.

    Transferring contacts using an Apple® Mac® computer

    For detailed instructions on how to use an Apple Mac computer to transfer contacts from your old device, go to Transfer your contacts.

    Transferring contacts using synchronisation accounts

    Your device works with popular online synchronisation accounts such as Google Sync™, Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®or Facebook™. If you have synced the contacts in your old device or your computer with an online account, you can transfer your contacts to your new device using that account. For more detailed information about synchronisation, see Synchronising your corporate email, calendar and contacts

    To synchronise your phone contacts with a synchronisation account

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
    2. Press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90, then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
    3. To set up a synchronisation account, tap Add account and follow the on-screen instructions. If you have already set up a synchronisation account and you want to sync with that account, tap the account, press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90, and tap Sync now.

    Transferring contacts from a SIM card

    To import contacts from a SIM card

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal , then tap Icn sony app phonebook .
    2. Press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90 , then tap Import contacts.
    3. Tap SIM1 or SIM2 to select a SIM card that you want to import contacts from.
    4. If you have set up a synchronisation account, you can choose to add the SIM card contacts under that account. Or you can choose to only use these contacts in the phone. Select your desired option.
    5. To import an individual contact, find and tap the contact. To import all contacts, tap Import all.

    Transferring contacts from a memory card

    To import contacts from a memory card

    1. From your Home screen, tap Icn sony home apptray normal, then tap Icn sony app phonebook.
    2. Press Icn sony 11ni and menu k90, then tap Import contacts > Memory Card.
    3. If you have set up a synchronisation account, you can add the imported memory card contacts under that account. Or you can choose to only use the imported contacts in the phone. Select your desired option.
    4. If you have more than one vCard file on the Memory card, a list appears showing different batches of phone contacts, with the corresponding dates for when they were created. Select the batch you want to import.

    Receiving contacts from other devices

    To receive contact data sent using Bluetooth™ technology

    1. Make sure you have the Bluetooth™ function turned on and your phone set to visible. If not, then you cannot receive data from other devices.
    2. When you are asked to confirm whether you want to receive the file, tap Accept.
    3. Drag down the Notification panel and tap the file you received to import the contact data.

    To receive contacts sent using a messaging service

    1. When you receive a new text message, multimedia message, or email message, open the message.
    2. The received contact data appears as a vCard attachment. Tap, or touch and hold the vCard file to open a menu so you can save the contact data.
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