Learn how to transfer contacts using a PC (Windows or Mac) on your Sony Xperia Z. You can use a PC to transfer contacts from several device brands, including iPhone, Samsung, HTC, and Nokia.
- An Internet-connected PC running Windows® or
- An Internet-connected PC running Mac
- A USB cable for your old device
- A USB cable for your new Android™ device
- Your old device
- Your new Android™ device
Using the PC Companion program to transfer contacts
If you are transferring contacts using a PC, use the PC Companion program. It's free, and the installation files are already saved on your new device. PC Companion also offers a range of other features, including help to update your device software.
To install PC Companion
Sony Xperia Z: Turn on your new Android™ device and connect it to a PC using a USB cable.
Sony Xperia Z: Tap Install to install PC Companion on the PC.
Computer: If a popup window appears to notify you about available PC software, select Run Startme.exe.
Computer: Click Install to start the installation, then follow the instructions to complete the installation.
To transfer contacts to your new device using PC Companion
Make sure that PC Companion is installed on your PC.
Open the PC Companion program on the PC, then click Contacts Setup and follow the instructions to transfer your contacts.
Transferring contacts using an Apple® Mac® computer
For detailed instructions on how to use an Apple Mac computer to transfer contacts from your old device, go to Transfer your contacts and follow the same instructions mentioned above.