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How to Backup HTC Phone Contacts on Computer (PC/Mac)?

Keep a backup of your HTC phone data on computer is extremely important because we are unable to anticipate what would happens on our mobile phones. In one hand, keeping a phone data backup can free up the space of your HTC phone memory space and in the other hand, it is a good way to prevent your data from losing on your HTC mobile phone. Well, it is simple to backup media files like music, photos, videos, etc. from an HTC phone to computer, but how to deal with the contacts and text messages? Can we export them to computer directly with USB connection?

I'm sorry to tell you that the answer is "No". Contacts and SMS messages are stored in the internal memory of the HTC phone and we can not extract the read them on computer unless we can have an assistant program helps us. Here we highly recommend the Coolmuster Android Assistant, which is able to transfer all contacts, as well as job titles, company name, email address and more contact information from HTC One/Desire HD/Hero/Wildfire to computer and saved them in readable and editable CSV or XLS files, which can be opened easily with desktop applications.

Now, you can have a try with this program by yourself. It comes with both Windows and Mac versions. Just pick up the right version according to the computer system you are using. In the following paragraph, we will set Windows PC as example. Mac users can follow the same operations.

Steps to Transfer/Backup Contacts from HTC One/Desire HD/Wildfire to PC

Step 1. Link your HTC phone to computer and launch software

To begin with, connect your HTC mobile phone to the computer via a USB cable. Launch the software and let it detect your connected HTC phone. After detection, the information of your HTC device will be shown on the interface like the following picture, with all file types categorized on the top menu.


Step 2. Start to backup HTC phone contacts to computer

Since Apps, Music, Photo, Video, Book, Contacts and SMS can all be transferred. You just need to navigate to the "Contacts" option, press on it and then click on "All Contacts" from the left panel. Then, all the contacts will be displayed and you can mark those you need and click the "Export" button to begin the HTC to computer contacts transfer.

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Tips: You can restore the backup record to any Android phone by clicking the "Restore" button.

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