How to Export Contacts via .VCF File

Objective

  • Exporting contacts via .VCF file

Environment

  • All Republic Wireless phones except Alcatel A30

Resolution

For Android 7.1 Nougat and below

  1. Open the App drawer
  2. Tap Contacts
  3. Tap the three dots at the top right of screen
  4. Tap Import/Export
    • Note: On a Samsung Galaxy phone, tap Settings first
  5. Tap Export to .vcf file
    • Note: On a Samsung Galaxy phone, tap Export
  6. Name the .vcf file and save

For Android 8.0 Oreo and higher

  1. Open the App drawer
  2. Tap Contacts
  3. Tap the three dots at the top right of screen
  4. Tap Select All
  5. Tap the share icon (three dots connected by two lines)
  6. Tap Gmail
  7. Enter the email address you'd like to send the exported list of contacts to
    • Note: If you're exporting the contacts to save as a backup, you'll likely want to send them to your own email address

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