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How to transfer contacts from Windows Phone to Android without PC by PhoneSwappr

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Hello everyone, recently I purchased A new Android Phone for Myself – Xiaomi Redmi 1S , and i wanted to transfer contacts from my existing Nokia Lumia 520 to my new Android Phone but the Windows Phone simply didn’t allow to transfer contacts using bluetooth 🙁 Also the methods available on net were either too bulky or they required PC access 🙁 . Hence, i started looking around for some alternatives to transfer contacts from windows phone to android and found this one as the best and most reliable – PhoneSwappr App! All i did was installing the app on my Windows Phone and Android and the rest was easy! because of the Simple User Interface.

Features of PhoneSwappr

  • Supports transfer of Contacts from Windows Phone to Android/iPhone as well as vice versa .
  • Stores the Contacts from your device on the Cloud for 7 days, providing you enough time to store the contacts.
  • All the contacts are encrypted with a security key which is only given to you.
  • The App can be installed on Multiple devices thus, allowing download of contacts to multiple devices where a large number of contacts need to be shared between two or more phones.
  • No need of any registration/Account Sign-Up! 😛 😀

Tutorial

  • First of All download and install the appropriate PhoneSwappr version on your Phones, depending upon their OS.
    Click here to Download PhoneSwappr for Windows Phone.
    Click here to Download PhoneSwappr for Android.
  • Now, First of all Install the application on both the phones 🙂 , After you install it Open the App on your Old Phone/ Phone from which contacts have to be retrieved , You’ll see a Screen like this –
  • Here select the Option “Send Contacts to Cloud”  All your contacts will start getting uploaded to the Cloud, and once all the contacts are uploaded you will be shown an image with the key/pin as shown below. (Please Note down this Pin as we will use it later to retrieve our contacts ).
  • Now  open the PhoneSwappr app on your New phone and select the option “Get contacts from the Cloud”. Here’ s please enter the Pin which we have noted down earlier to start the contacts download! . It will start downloading contacts as shown below – and once it gets downloaded you will be presented with a completion screen as shown below –

That’s it! 🙂 You have now transferred contacts among your devices in quick-time with total ease that too for FREE! I hope you liked this article and it helped you out of trouble 🙂

33 Comments

  1. mel January 9, 2015

    Thanks a bunch for this

    Reply
    1. Yusuf June 24, 2015

      Thanks buddy 🙂
      good app.

  2. Amritha February 7, 2015

    Thanks a lot. It really saved a lot of my time!!.

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    1. Chaitanya February 7, 2015

      You’re welcome Amritha :), I saved a lot of time myself too using this method!

      1. Ramesh August 13, 2015

        No one will be thank you enough! Such a great a help you did to me by posting such a great and very simplified app. The instructions are extremely outstanding.

        Thanks a lot!

  3. Jay February 23, 2015

    Thanks for such an easy and simple solution….

    Reply
  4. peter faller February 25, 2015

    does not move over all the contacts

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    1. Chaitanya February 25, 2015

      Hello Peter, it did move all the contacts present in the “Phone” memory, however contacts which came from cloud or facebook need to be re-synced again in rare cases. Thanks!

  5. Sharma February 25, 2015

    This was awesome. Thank you.

    Reply
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  7. yuvraj March 23, 2015

    Thanks much for saving my valuable time

    Reply
  8. Irene April 7, 2015

    Thank you so so much for this. just awesome

    Reply
  9. Daniel June 6, 2015

    Great, thanks!

    Reply
  10. darthriderz June 9, 2015

    Didnt work when i tried.

    Reply
  11. anitha June 30, 2015

    THANK YOU SO MUCH

    Reply
  12. Ed August 14, 2015

    Chaitanya i wanna marry u!!
    u are the man!!

    Reply
  13. Manish September 19, 2015

    Amazing…… Thanks a ton

    Reply
  14. MITH October 2, 2015

    Really Thanx

    Reply
  15. Chandu October 13, 2015

    The best app for transferring the contacts. Save huge time.

    Reply
  16. madhuraj October 23, 2015

    Thank you so much. You have been of great help. God bless you !!!

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    1. Chaitanya October 23, 2015

      You’re welcome Madhuraj, happy that this article helped you. God bless you too 🙂

  17. Victor November 1, 2015

    This is awesome, very friendly app, very easy to use and quick as well

    Reply
  18. Mimi December 8, 2015

    Brilliant piece there! Thanks.

    Reply
  19. Sundaram Natarajan January 5, 2016

    Hi I have downloaded PhoneSwappr App on both my devices Nokia 525 and Mi4I I have got the contact but while saving the contact it is asking me to making 47.7 payment. Could some body help on this.

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    1. A.Antony Joseph August 13, 2016

      Dyes.For me also l had to pay the said amount.ls it ok?

  20. Gene February 8, 2016

    Hi Sundaram, I too came across same msg to pay 47.7. Do let me know if you found anyother alternative to copy contacts

    Reply
  21. RORY O CONNOR DUBLIN February 11, 2016

    Useless. Transferred nothing to my Andriod phone-gave me 1434 unknown contacts with no numbers attached

    Reply
  22. David February 11, 2016

    The transfer is no longer free. Per contact it seems a a small amount R11.30 in South Africa but when you add that up for a couple of hundred contacts it becomes exorbitant. I think this spells the death of this app.

    Reply
  23. Dheeraj February 24, 2016

    The app asks for a payment of 50 rs

    Reply
  24. Ranjana May 17, 2016

    hi its chargeable

    Reply
  25. Nipun June 9, 2016

    I used this app but it didn’t move all my contacts on Xiaomi MIUI 7. The only method which worked for me was to download contacts from outlook.com in CSV file, convert it to VCF and then paste it to my phone and import from it. This way it worked. Heres a detailed guide how to do it: http://goo.gl/Mk5P31

    Reply
  26. Rajeeb das October 31, 2016

    The App is goo but just before copying all the contacts to the new phone it is asking to pay Rs 47. This is just surprising.

    Reply
  27. Vikramjit Deb Roy June 17, 2017

    Phone Swappr is no more available as free app in windows store:

    Here is the BEST SOLUTION: How to transfer contacts from window’s phone to Android without internet.

    Step1: In your window’s phone install the app “contacts+message backup” from window’s store.
    The ‘contacts+message backup’ app when installed does not show up in the list of installed apps. It instead adds an entry to the settings app called ‘contacts+message backup‘ which can be used to back-up the contents. Here’s how to backup, step by step.

    Step2: When installed, go to Settings and scroll to the end of the list and select contacts+message backup.

    Step3: Tap on agree to accept the license terms.

    Step4: Tap on backup, select the items to backup viz contacts, SMS and MMS and finally tap on backup again to start the backup process. Make sure you have memory card in the phone where contact back up will be stored.

    Step5: Once the back-up is over, remove the SD card and insert it in your Android device.

    Step6: In your Android device, go to contacts setting, then go to Import/export. Select Import from SD card option, then select the option where you want to save the contacts viz. phone memory or Google account or other cloud account. Your contact transfer is done:…. 

    Reply

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