How to import Gmail contacts to Android

By Max. D Gray. Updated: June 5, 2018
How to import Gmail contacts to Android

One of the handiest things about having a smartphone is that you can synchronize the contact lists of different services and everything will show up centralized in your calendar. For example, you can make it so that the calendar of your Android phone shows not only the numbers stored in your SIM or phone memory, but also those of your Gmail contacts. Their numbers, email addresses and other information. Would you like to do it? At we will tell you how to import your Gmail contacts to Android.

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Steps to follow:

The first step to import your Gmail contacts to Android by accessing the "Settings" on your Android phone. Remember that this is the application with an icon in the shape of a machine wheel, through which you can change most settings on your smartphone.


In Settings, find the "Accounts" section where all the application you have linked will appear such as: email, Facebook, WhatsApp, Dropbox... Among them find and click on "Google".


At this time, a list will appear with Gmail accounts you have registered (this may also be the only one). Click on the one you want to sync with your Android device.


A list appears with different aspects of the Gmail account you can sync with your Android phone; click "Contacts" and the synchronization will start. You can also choose to press the three vertical dots on the upper right corner and click on "Synchronize now".


If you now go to the contact list on your Android smartphone you will also see the contacts from your synchronized Gmail account. This is a very simple action that will help you have all the information from your Gmail contacts on your phone too.

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  • You can set it to automatically synchronize every few days or even daily.

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