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Back Up and Restore Your Contacts

Make sure you don’t lose your contacts by backing them up to your phone’s storage or microSD card (if you inserted one).

Back Up Contacts

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > people app icon People.
  2. Tap more options icon > Manage contacts.
  3. Tap Import/Export contacts > Export to phone storage or Export to SD card.
  4. Select an account or type of contacts to export.
  5. To help protect your data, tap Yes, and then set a password for this backup. Be sure to remember this password. You’ll need to enter it again when importing contacts. If you don’t need a password, tap No.
  6. Tap OK.

Restore Contacts

Note: You can only restore contacts that were backed up using the Export to phone storage feature.

  1. Tap home key > apps list icon > people app icon People.
  2. Tap more options icon > Manage contacts.
  3. Tap Import/Export contacts > Import from phone storage or Import from SD card.
  4. If you have more than one account set up, tap the type for the imported contacts.
  5. If you have multiple backups available, select the backup you want to import, and then tap OK.
  6. Enter the password you’ve set for this backup, and then tap OK.