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How to Export Samsung Galaxy Contacts To Outlook 2016, 2013, 2010, 2007

Published By Kumar Raj
Aswin Vijayan
Approved By Aswin Vijayan
Published On January 23rd, 2024
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Are you looking for an easy solution to export Samsung Galaxy Contacts to Outlook? In this article, we will provide you the best solution to transfer contacts from Samsung Galaxy to Outlook.

Are you one of those users who have more than 1000 names in their Samsung Galaxy S3 / S4 / S5 contacts list. Many Samsung Galaxy users face this problem as large number of contacts will take more space in the device. The Samsung Galaxy automatically backups all the data, hence increasing the internet data usage and all other applications runs concurrently which results in hang up of your device. Then, soon you will realise the need to import contacts from Samsung Galaxy to Outlook.

As Outlook is a desktop based email client, we can save more contacts than our Samsung Galaxy handset. The uncomplicated method to this problem is to convert Samsung Galaxy contacts to MS Outlook.

Let’s discuss the problem through a user query
“I have around 2000 contacts of my organization which I store in my Samsung Galaxy device. The problem is my phone started to slow down due to less space. I want to transfer Samsung Galaxy S4 contacts to Outlook to free the space of my device. Can anybody provide me a solution to export contacts from Samsung Galaxy S4 to Outlook.”

Benefits of Using MS Outlook

1. Customized Folder
Multiple folders can be combined in one folders to help in viewing the contacts files in many ways.
2. Multiple Contacts Folder
Different types of contacts can be grouped separately in Outlook Address Book. One set of contacts can be easily exported from one device to another.
3. Large Contact Notes
Samsung Galaxy has shorter contact notes when compare to Outlook 2016 / 2013 / 2010 / 2007 / 2003 / 2000. Outlook gives larger contact notes of 16 KB.
4. Business Productivity
Outlook is widely used email client when it comes to business organization. It provides better stablity as compared to other email services.

How to Export Samsung Galaxy Contacts to Outlook

Now, we will discuss about the process to transfer contacts from Samsung Galaxy to Outlook.
Method 1
On your Android phone go to contacts app, select “Contacts” tab.
1) Open menu by clicking the “Menu” button.
2) Select the “Import/Export” option.
3) Select “Export to SD card”.
4) Copy the file which was exported from SD card (should be a different name like 000001.vcf) to your machine.
5) Run Import Export application to import resulting card files to Microsoft Outlook :
a) Select the first task in wizard tasks.
b) Choose Outlook contact folder to import Samsung contacts to.
c) Choose a location where a vCard file from SD card is saved in the second location.
d) Choose duplicate management settings according to the desired needs.
e) Click “Finish” to complete the import.
Method 2
On your Samsung Galaxy, Open Contacts Application.
1. Click on “Contacts” option.
2. Click on “Menu” option
3. Select “Import/Export” tab
4. Select “Download .vcf file”
5. Download that VCF file into your device and then copy that vCard file to your PC
6. Now, Open your Outlook account by clicking on your profile
7. Click on File >> Import/Export >> Import a .vcf file
8. Now, you can see your Samsung Galaxy into Outlook by clicking on Contacts tab

Limitations of Manual Methods

There are many limitations of manual method. Some of them are mentioned below:
1. Manual Method is a very lengthy process.
2. High Technical knowledge is required
3. Chances of contact information misplacement

Alternative Solution

As you can see this is a very long procedure and if any of the steps turn wrong, the whole data will be corrupted. So to avoid this,you can use automated solution: vCard Importer that helps to import Android VCF to Outlook.

The tool comes with numerous functions and it also supports Windows 8 and all further versions of Outlook including Outlook 2013.


Now we know how to export Samsung Galaxy Contacts to Outlook. As we have seen manual methods are way too lengthy process. So, it is highly recommended to use the vCard Importer Tool. The tool will efficiently convert Samsung Galaxy vCard into PST and then that PST is imported into Outlook.