How can I get my contacts from Google?

This decade has seen technology evolve into some exciting gadgets. Probably one of the most significant changes happened in the mobile phones sector. Not only did they become smart phones, they also became an indispensable part of our lives. It has become almost impossible to spend even a day without our smart phones. 

These smart phones have so many different functions. Whatever it is, you name it, and a phone can most probably do it. But amidst all this, the primary function of a phone still remains the same- to make a phone call. Most of us save the contacts in our phone and leave it at that. And if you are someone who saves contacts straight to your phone storage, you might want to stop doing that. Just imagine if you lose your phone or it gets damaged due to some unfortunate accident. If you are someone who just saves the contacts to your phone storage, then you will be in dire danger of losing all that information if something happens to your phone. 

Reasons Why Google Wanted Contact Sharing:

This is why Google came up with the idea of allowing its users to sync or share google contacts in their phone to their Google account, that is, Gmail. Make sure you all do this because it will make sure that Google stores all your contacts in its online storage. This way, you will always be able to retrieve your contacts even if something unfortunate happens to your phone. 

So now that that is done, let us talk about what exactly to do in case something like losing your phone or damaging it happens. You might wonder what the steps are for the procedure of retrieving all your contacts. If you are bracing yourself for all sorts of complicated steps and technology you do not understand, well, there aren’t any! Yes you heard us right. What we are about to tell you are the most simplest of steps that will help you get your contacts from Google. 

So here is what you need to do. Once you get a new phone, go to the settings of the phone. In there, you will see the “Accounts and Sync” option. Click on that and you will be lead to a page asking you which account. Choose Google. Now insert your Gmail username or email id and your password.

After this, go to the account setting and chose to sync. This process might take some time. After it is completed, if you go your contacts, you will see that all your old contacts that were in your old phone has been uploaded automatically in your new phone. Now that was pretty easy, wasn’t it? 

So that is how you get to retrieve contacts from Google to your phone. It is a pretty easy process. Make sure you always save your contacts in Google account. This is the only way you can make sure you never lose them even if something happens to your phone. 

So the next time you have to get contacts from your Google account to your phone, you know what to do!

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