How to transfer contact from Nokia to Android ?

How to transfer contact from Nokia to Android ?
I just transfer my Nokia E71 to Android Phone Samsung Spica I-5700
It will same with a lot of Nokia Phones, included.

Nokia 5700 XpressMusic · Nokia 6110 Navigator · Nokia 6120 Classic · Nokia 6121 Classic · Nokia 6124 classic · Nokia 6290 · Nokia E51 · Nokia E63 · Nokia E66 · Nokia E71 · Nokia E90 Communicator · Nokia N76 · Nokia N81 · Nokia N81 8GB · Nokia N82 · Nokia N95 · Nokia N95 8GB . Nokia 5730 XpressMusic · Nokia 6210 Navigator · Nokia 6220 Classic · Nokia 6650 fold · Nokia 6710 Navigator · Nokia 6720 Classic · Nokia 6730 Classic · Nokia 6760 Slide · Nokia 6790 Surge · Nokia C5 · Nokia E52 · Nokia E55 · Nokia E71x · Nokia E72 · Nokia E75 · Nokia E5 · Nokia N78 · Nokia N79 · Nokia N85 · Nokia N86 8MP · Nokia N96

You can follow the instruction below to do the transfer.



In Nokia Phone

  1. Press ‘Contact’, Options -> Mark/Unmark -> Mark All
  2. Options -> Copy -> To Memory Card
  3. It may display ‘Remove existing contacts from memory card?’, press ‘Yes’
  4. All your contacts will save in your sdcard, by (contact-name.vcf) files.
  5. Plugin the USB cable, it will detect by PC, and choose Mass Storage.
  6. You will see a lot of .vcf files in /sdcard/Other/Contact/
  7. Copy all .vcf files to one of the folder in your hard disk.

The following is instruction for Android Phone.


In Adnroid Phone

  1. Plugin your Android phone, and mount as USB storage.
  2. Copy all .vcf files to your sdcard root directory.
  3. Disable the USB storage and unplug the cable.
  4. Main Menu -> Contacts -> Menu -> Import/Export -> Import from SD card -> Phone-Only
  5. It will search for all .vcf files, Select ‘Import all VCard files’

All your contacts will be available in phone.

Good Luck

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  • Ajeeth

    Dude help me I have 2000 contacts, I am able to copy all of the contacts but certain contacts have more than 4 mobile number, it only takes the default number, kindly assists? Pls

  • MP

    agree with Ajeeth

  • http://Hartley Robert

    Thank you sooooooo much. This saved me hours if I had to type them in one at a time.

  • Ken Campbell

    Thank you very much for taking the time to record the above transfer instructions for contacts from Nokia to Samsung. I’d tried everything that the phone had to offer without success. Your instructions, unlike so many on the Net actually worked and could be followed.

    You proved to be a time and grey hair saver.

    I will be checking your site first in future to see if you have information on what I require. Cheers…

  • K

    Simple and best, taanks

  • Omkar

    Simply GR8…

  • christina

    thans you very much. This article was very helpful

  • Bones

    Nice and quick tutorial. Thanks

  • SOS

    Amazing how simple this procedure is but manufacturers don’t tell you anything. I did what you said in the E71 portion and then I just transferred the SD card into my Lenovo – Bingo ! Thank you !

  • Kirang

    Awesome! it worked! Thanks a lot!!

  • Zuber

    thanks for your help, it worked well!!

  • ecninad

    mine is express music and it’s not working :( I’m only able to copy from phone to sim and from sim to phone :(

  • Sankunju

    exxxxxxxxxxxxcellent, thanks a lot buddy!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • surendra

    Nice and quick tutorial. Thanks

  • Juuso

    I´m not sure, but I assume this transfer works only in PCs (Wintoosa), not in MacOSX, I do get the copying work in nokia E75, but the bluetooth does not find any contacts anymore in MAc (in none of the folders seen in bluetooth browser or in nokia decice browser for Mac, neither in Kies nor in Finder window… I did get the Android to sync with my macBookPro but I still have my contacts in the f….king Nokia, did safety copies of 3 former Nokias too (E7 and A 95) but those files do not open anymore since the phones are totally dead – the usb-connection-outlet was broken and therefore was not possible to plug in for power… this is somewhat “interesting” …

  • Juuso

    Ahh, had BIG diffilulties, but at last I got the contacts to my macboopro via taking the lovely SMALL memorycard to my Mac and AHH I FOUND MY CONTACTS and got them to mac table… I guess the export to Android will be a lot easier. Goodbye NOKIA´S… it´s been a long time with you (and i am finnish, nokia was born here as Mobira…!), now I expect the chinese wisdom to do it a lot easier… :D

  • Louis

    This worked! Thanks a million juzhax!!

  • Eugen

    Ochenj prosto i ponjatno! SUPER!!! Molodec!

  • Saj

    Thank u loadz… :) I was wasting hours finding a way.. Tried so many options and was fed up with this… Finally, found this and it worked fine… :) thanks again for your kind support… :)

  • Al
  • Rahul

    Thankyou so much…

  • Srinivasan KS

    brilliant – this was cake walk. many thanks

  • sathish

    Super. Very Nice idea.
    SO simple… & so easy…….. Thnks a lot dear

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