How to Transfer Contacts without Backup Assistant

Backup Assistant is not compatible with the Motorola Droid, Motorola Devour, and HTC Droid Eris. If you have one of these devices, you will need to import or export a .CSV file to transfer contacts. Please see the instructions below on how to do this:

  1. Export the contacts as a .*CSV using one of the following Personal Information Managers.

  2. Import the .*CSV contacts into Gmail™.

    If you do not have a Gmail account, follow the instruction below:

    • Navigate to
    • Fill out the Create an Account form and submit.
  3. Log into the existing Gmail account on the new Android™ device. The contacts will sync automatically over the air.

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