Part1. Transfer Contacts From Windows Phone to Galaxy S7/S8 via Google Account
If you want to transfer Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S7/S8 by using a Google account, you will need to first sync your Windows phone with your Microsoft account.
Step 1. After having ensured your data is synchronized, sign in to the Microsoft account in question on your computer.
Step 2. On the upper-left part, choose the dropdown menu next to Outlook. Pick people, then manage and finally Export to save a file on the desired location on your PC. The file should be named WLMContacts.csv
Step 3. When you have downloaded the file, head to the Gmail website and log in with your Google account data.
Step 4. Once you opened the Gmail, notice the Gmail button on the upper left part of the screen. Click on the contacts to open the Contacts screen.
Now choose the Import option and pick the file you saved during the step 2.
Step 5. You will see the contacts are imported, which completes the second part of the transfer Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S7 process.
Step 6. Now take your phone and navigate to Settings and then Accounts and Sync.
Step 7. Choose Add account and then pick Google and add an existing account.
Step 8. Finally, find the Google account you’ve just added and choose to synchronize contacts and perhaps some other data you need.
Part 2. Transfer Contacts from Windows Phone to S7/S8 Via Phone Swappr
Phone Swappr is a very useful app if you intend to transfer Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S8/S7, as it will enable you to do this quite easy. Make sure to find and install the Phone Swappr app on both of your phones. You can find the app in the Windows Store or on Google Play.
Step 1. Open the app on your Windows phone and choose the Sync contacts option which is offered to you.
Step 2. Choose Send contacts to cloud, as you will first need to export your contacts to a cloud where they will be saved.
Step 3. You will get a Confirm message. Before clicking yes, please note that your contacts are saved for only 7 days, after which they will be deleted and you need to repeat the process all over again.
Step 4. You will see a message that synchronization is in progress. Please be patient, as it might take a couple of minutes, depending on the number of your contacts.
Step 5. Once the process is finished, you will see a completion message. The important thing to notice here is the PIN code at the bottom. Write it down somewhere where you won’t lose it.
Step 6. Take you Samsung Galaxy S8/S7 and open the Phone Swappr app. From the options you have at your disposal, choose Get contacts from the cloud.
Once you have clicked this, a field for entering the PIN code you wrote down will show up. When you confirm the code, you will automatically download the files from the cloud into your phone, which completes the transfer Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S8/S7 process.
Part3. Restore Windows Phone Contacts to S8/S7 from Onedrive with MobileTrans
Wondershare MobileTrans is an excellent software for performing a transfer between two mobile devices from any creator. Not only you can transfer contacts, you can move around any kind of data, which is why this software is one of the best out there. You can download MobileTrans from its official page on the Wondershare website, the installation process is extremely easy and won’t take more than a couple of minutes.
Before you can use MobileTrans for transferring your contacts, you need to sync your Windows phone contacts to your OneDrive account.
How to sync your Windows Phone contacts with OneDrive
Step 1. Find and choose settings in the All apps screen.
Step 2. Pick Email+accounts and then choose Add accounts.
Step 3. Choose Outlook.com and enter your account data. Note that your account data will be saved. Choose Sign in.
Step 4. You can automatically sync your contacts to OneDrive with your Microsoft account. Once you are asked for backup, choose the Yes answer.
You can now head on to the other part of our instruction on transferring contacts from Windows phone to another device with using the MobileTrans software from Wondershare.
How to restore Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S7 from Onedriveby using MobileTrans
Step 1. Once you have installed Wondershare MobileTrans, launch the software.
Note that if you want to transfer photos, videos or music, you can choose Phone to phone transfer and make a direct transfer.
However, since we now want to transfer Windows phone contacts to Galaxy S7, you will choose Restore from backups options. In the window that shows up next, go ahead and click on Onedrive.
Step 2. Use a USB cable to connect your destination device (in this case Samsung Galaxy S7), and then choose sign in and enter your Microsoft account data. Note that this has to be the same Microsoft account you used for backing up your phone book.
When you are connected to your OneDrive successfully, you will see that MobileTrans software automatically recognizes the contents of your backup and lists them in the middle of the screen.
Select Contacts and then click on Start Transfer to start the process. You will need to be patient, as the process can take several minutes.
Step 3. Once the process is finished, you will get the message of its successful completion.
Part4. Transfer Contacts and other content from Windows Phone to S7/S8 Directly
How to Transfer Contacts and other Data from Windows Phone to Samsung Galaxy in 1 Click!
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Step 1. Connect your Windows Phone and Samsung Galaxy S8 to your computer. Then click Phone to Phone Transfer. MobileTrans will detect it soon.
Step 2. Check Contacts and other files. After you select the files, click Start Transfer. Then your Winphone contacts will be tranferred to Samsung Galaxy directly.