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How To Transfer Contacts Using PC On Sony Xperia Z
How To Transfer Contacts Using PC On Sony Xperia Z

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.

You need:

  • 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.