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Google Contacts is a great way to collect and manage your contacts on an external platform. You can also synchronize the contacts managed there with other devices.Synchronizing means that changes in the contacts are automatically transferred to all devices that are also linked to the Google contacts. If you add a contact on one device, it will automatically appear on the other. We'll show you how to do this below.

Sync Google contacts with Android devices

If you already have an address book stored in your Google account, this is the easiest method. Because this synchronization even works if you are not using the Google Contacts app, but a different app to manage contacts. The contacts are then automatically integrated into the contacts app you are using.

Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Sync Google contacts with iPhone

Google contacts can also be automatically synchronized with the iPhone. Then your Google contacts will be automatically integrated into your address book. Follow our step-by-step instructions or take a look at the quick start guide.

Sync Google contacts with other devices

A direct one (automatic) synchronization with other devices is often not possible. In mail administrators you need to have your Link your Gmail accountso that the contacts are imported from it. In many programs you can integrate your contacts by first exporting the Google contacts and then in the corresponding program import. Then the contacts are integrated, but will not automatically synchronized.

Quick Start Guide: Sync Google Contacts with Android Devices

  1. Open the System settings.
  2. There you select in the area "Users"the sub-item"Accounts" out.
  3. Then tap that Google account and set the slider at "contacts"on. Normally this is switched on automatically.

Quick guide: syncing Google contacts with iPhone

  1. Open the iPhone settings.
  2. Then tap "Accounts & passwords".
  3. Choose "Add account".
  4. Tap on Googleto link a Google Account.
  5. Now you have to get your Email address / linked phone number enter and then your password. Confirm both steps with "Further".
  6. Then place the slider next to "contacts"around and tap"To back up".
    If contacts are already backed up on the iPhone, you have to decide whether you want to save them on the iPhone to keep or Clear want.