How do I sync my contacts to my Google Account?

Last modified : Jun 25. 2018
Google Account

When your contacts are synced to your Google account, it automatically syncs as long as you are connected to the Internet. Your Google account must also be signed into your device as well. If you login to your Google account onto a brand new device, your contacts will also automatically sync and will be visible on your device. 

Note: If you would like to learn How to create a Google account, please Click Here

You must be connected to the internet to follow the below steps.

Sync contacts to Google

Sync contacts to Google on Android OS 6 (Marshmallow)Click to Expand
1 From the Homescreen, Open the Contacts App
Open Contacts App
2 Select the top right 3 Dot Menu button, and tap Move Device Contacts to
Open the Settings
3 Select the account you wish to save the contacts to - Google or Samsung
Select the Account
4 Tap Ok to move the contacts across to the Google Account
Tap Ok to finish
Sync contacts to Google on Android 7 or 8 (Nougat or Oreo)Click to Expand
1 From the Homescreen, Open the Contacts App
Open the Contacts App
2 Tap the 3 Dot Menu button in the top right of the page and select Manage Contacts
Select Manage Storage in the settings menu
3 Tap on the Move Contacts from phone option
Select Move Contacts from Phone
4 Select Google Account and tap on MOVE at the bottom of the screen
Select Google account and Move

This process can take some time if you have a lot of contacts to save to your Google Account. You can check what is saved under your account by logging into

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