How to Backup Contacts on an Android device – Super Backup

Backing up all your contacts to a single file can be useful very useful. They come in mighty handy when you want to a new device, plus a frequent backup to somewhere other than your Google account can give you peace of mind in any unforeseen circumstance.

Also, it’s really easy to do.

The application we’ll be using today to backup our contacts is called Super Backup. The great part about this app is that it’s free, with an paid version to remove ads.

Let’s start:

Open up Play Store on your Android device, search for Super Backup, or open this link on your device and hit install.

install super backup

Launch the App and head into Contacts

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Hit Backup and select where you’d like Super Backup to save your contact file:

backup contacts

You should now see a progress bar:

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Once the process completes, you’ll see a message saying that the process was completed successfully, also asking you where to upload the contacts if you’d prefer to:

backup contacts

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That’t it, you’ve successfully backed up all your contacts to a single file, copy this file to some place safe on your computer for later use.


Note: Make sure you copy the backup file to a safe location on your computer. You’ll need to connect your phone to your computer and navigate to the folder which you specified above. If you’ve uploaded the file somewhere you won’t need to do this.