How To Transfer Contacts - Sony Xperia C3 Dual

How To Transfer Contacts - Sony Xperia C3 Dual
How To Transfer Contacts - Sony Xperia C3 Dual

Learn how to transfer contacts on your Sony Xperia C3 Dual. There are several ways to transfer contacts to your new device. Find out more about choosing a transfer method at sonymobile.com.

Transferring contacts using a computer

Xperia Transfer is an application within the PC Companion and the Sony Bridge for Mac computer programs that helps you to collect contacts from your old device and transfer them to your new device. Xperia Transfer supports several device brands, including iPhone, Samsung, HTC, BlackBerry, LG, and Nokia.

You need:

  • An Internet-connected computer.
  • A USB cable for your old device.
  • A USB cable for your new Android device.
  • Your old device.
  • Your new Android device.

To transfer contacts to your new device using a computer

  • Make sure that PC Companion is installed on the PC or that Sony Bridge for Mac is installed on the Apple Mac computer.
  • Open the PC Companion application or the Sony Bridge for Mac application, then click Xperia Transfer and follow the instructions to transfer your contacts.

Transferring contacts using an online account

  • If you sync the contacts in your old device or your computer with an online account, for example, Google Sync, Facebook or Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync, you can transfer your contacts to your new device using that account.

To synchronise contacts to your new device using a synchronisation account

  • From your Home screen, tap , then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Menu icon, then tap Settings > Accounts & sync.
  • Select the account that you want to sync your contacts with, then tap Menu icon > Sync now.

Note: You need to be signed in to the relevant sync account before you can sync your contacts with it.

Other methods for transferring contacts

  • There are several other ways to transfer contacts from your old device to your new device. For example, you can copy contacts to a memory card, use Bluetooth technology, or save contacts to a SIM card. For more specific information about transferring the contacts from your old device.

To import contacts from a memory card

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Press Menu icon, then tap Import contacts > SD card.
  • Select the file that you want to import.

To import contacts using Bluetooth technology

  • Make sure you have the Bluetooth function turned on and that your device is set to visible.
  • When you are notified of an incoming file to your device, drag the status bar downwards and tap the notification to accept the file transfer.
  • Tap Accept to start the file transfer.
  • Drag the status bar downwards. When the transfer is complete, tap the notification.
  • Tap the received file.

To import contacts from a SIM card

Note: You may lose information or get multiple contact entries if you transfer contacts using a SIM card.

  • From your Home screen, tap Apps icon, then tap Contacts icon.
  • Tap Menu icon, then tap Import contacts.
  • Select a SIM card.
  • Select where to store your contacts.
  • To import an individual contact, find and tap the contact. To import all contacts, tap Import all.

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