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    Default [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    I have seen some members here having difficulties to import their contacts to their new Android phone. This trick is to help those.

    1. You need to be able to pass all your contacts to a .vcf file.

    This is how you do it on a Nokia phone but this also applies to other phones on which the process is similar.
    1. On your Nokia phone go to Contacts
    2. Go to Options > Mark/Unmark > Mark All
    3. Options > Copy > To Memory Card
    4. Connect your phone to PC
    5. Browse to /Other/Contacts/ on your phone’s memory card
    6. Copy all the .vcf files to a folder in your PC
    2. Now you have all your contacts in separate vcf files. Importing to your Gmail account would be a nightmare because you would have to do it one by one. To avoid this painful process, you should now unite all in one vcf file. To be able to do this, you need to open a DOS window on your PC by making "Start > Run" write "cmd" and it should open a window. Now browse to the folder you copied the vcf file by using the comand "CD". For example, if you have copied to the drive E: on the folder Documents>Contacts, you should type: "E:" and then "CD Documents/Contacts". To certify that you are on the right folder, you can type "Dir" and it should show you the vcf files.

    To convert to a unique vcf file type this command (as it is):

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    for /F "delims=" %i in ('dir /b *.vcf') do @more "%i" >> all.vcf
    Now, all your contacts are under one unique vcf file called "all.vcf" and you just need to import them.

    3. To import to Gmail just need to:
    1. Sign in to Gmail.
    2. Click Contacts on any Gmail page.
    3. Click the More actions dropdown menu and select Import...
    4. Click the Choose File button and locate the all.vcf
    5. Select the file and click the Import button.
    4. Now you can sync the Gmail contacts with you phone and they should appear on your phone.

    Good luck and I hope I helped.

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonas1975
    I have seen some members here having difficulties to import their contacts to their new Android phone. This trick is to help those.

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    Good luck and I hope I helped.
    Awesome post mate +5

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Quote Originally Posted by Apex666
    Awesome post mate +5
    Thanks mate. +1 back.

    Hope that this can help some members as I had to help a friend with this so I thought that posting a tutorial would help, specially the guys arriving to this OS.

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    +1 for tutorial

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonas1975
    Thanks mate. +1 back.

    Hope that this can help some members as I had to help a friend with this so I thought that posting a tutorial would help, specially the guys arriving to this OS.
    I am sure it will

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    great tut mate

    +1

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Quote Originally Posted by Jonas1975
    Code:
    for /F "delims=" %i in ('dir /b *.vcf') do @more "%i" >> all.vcf
    This command really helped me.. Thanks mate.. +1

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Your method is good but file gets big enough with more than 4000 contacts and with pictures.
    Samsung S3 Android, It does not support this big file.
    I want to know more.
    I have .vcf files more than 4000 Contacts.
    I have now taken S3 i9300.
    I am not able to recall more than 500 contacts anyways.

    Samdroid is Samsung base appliction but not suported more than 500 contacts.

    I want to have my all details in a contact .vcf file
    and all 4000 contacts of Nokia to be safe entries perfect as ever.
    Any Other Method ?
    Please do something.

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    Default Re: Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    Try to take backup through nokia suite and then convert it using samsung kies.

    Sent from my GT-I9300 using Tapatalk 2

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    Default Re: [Tutorial] Importing contacts (VCF) to Gmail (To sync with your Android Phone)

    It does not transfer complete information of VCF File / Contacts that are saved in last 8-10 years.


 
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