How to Sync Outlook Contacts with Android

As much as you would like to have your Outlook contacts on your Android device, most Android device users know that it can be very difficult. In most cases, you can’t sync Outlook contacts to your Android device without using third-party software. Syncing Outlook contacts to Android, therefore, becomes a matter of finding the best third-party tool to use.

Lucky for you, we have a program that will help you sync Outlook contacts to Android in a few simple steps. With it, you can bypass all the problems associated with syncing Android contacts and save a lot of time. It doesn't require an internet connection, just the device, and a USB cable.

Part 1: Find a Reliable Tool to Sync Outlook Contacts with Android

One of the best third-party tools to help you sync Outlook contacts to Android, dr.fone-Transfer comes equipped with all the tools you need to make the process as easy as possible. As a data transfer tool, dr.fone-Transfer is designed to make the transfer of data from your device to your computer or vice versa simple, reliable and very quick.

These are just some of the advantages you can expect to enjoy when using dr.fone-Transfer:

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  • It can be quite useful in the transfer of data between your Android device and computer. You can transfer contacts, music, photos, videos and so many more.
  • It supports more than 7000 Android devices and all versions of the Android OS including Android 8.0.
  • It provides a platform to manage all aspects of your Android device on your computer including the ability to install or uninstall apps on the device.
  • You can also use dr.fone-Transfer to import/export and also manage all types of data on your device including photos, contacts, messages, videos and many more.
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Exporting contacts to your Android device can be done in a single click since dr.fone-Transfer will organize the contacts on your PC based on location. All you have to do is connect the device, select the contacts and the program does the rest.

Part 2: Prepare to Sync Outlook Contacts

Before we get to the actual process of syncing your Outlook contacts to Android, we recommend you do the following to get ready:

  • Backup all the data on your Android device before attempting the sync process. This to prevent complete data loss in case something goes wrong.
  • You may also want to disable the anti-virus software on both the device and the computer. This will prevent the anti-virus from interfering with dr.fone-Transfer’s processes.
  • Ensure that the USB cable you have is working correctly. You may also want to enable USB debugging on your device to make it easy for the program to recognize the device.

Part 3: Instructions on How to Sync Outlook Contacts with Android

With all the above done, here’s how to use dr.fone - Transfer to sync Outlook contacts to your Android device (and the other way around):

Step 1: Once dr.fone is installed on your computer, launch it and from the main window, select “Transfer” to open the tool you need.

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Step 2: Connect the Android device to the computer using the USB cable. The program should easily recognize the device.

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Step 3: Click on the “Information” tab and then click on “Contacts.”  Select the contacts you want to export and then click on the Export icon > "to Outlook 2010/2013/2016"

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Step 4: The program will then begin syncing the contacts in your Outlook account with the device. Keep the device connected until the process is complete.

Step 5: If you would like to import contacts from Outlook to Android, click the Import icon and then select "from Outlook 2010/2013/2016" from the option list.

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Syncing Outlook contacts to Android is a process that most Android device users recognize as quite difficult. Without the right third-party tool to use, the process might very well be impossible to accomplish. But

dr.fone-Transfer conveniently organizes the contacts on your computer to make it very easy to transfer them to your Android device in a single click.

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