You may be in love with the ability to customize your Android devices but you should also know how to sync Contacts to a Gmail account from you phone. This will allow you to keep your Google contacts as well as other profiles to be synced to a Gmail account and keep your phone. You can easily to this process using some steps in order to sync and achieve all the changes.
You can update/root your phone’s firmware by syncing your contacts with a Gmail account. You are at risk for contact and SMS text messages to get lost or corrupted, or damaging data files when you try to update or root the firmware. Take a look at the article below in order to learn how you can sync stored Contacts to a Gmail account from Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ Plus.
You must first link your Contacts to a Gmail Account before you decide to move to a tutorial guide.
- Open the Contacts.
- Click the button for the Menu/ Settings.
- Choose to “Merge with Google” and confirm the choice. You can choose to use the default for your contacts if you have several Gmail accounts.
- You will see message pop up that will show you that you have merged successfully.
The way you can have your contacts synced to your Gmail account:
- Your device must first have Gmail installed.
- Go to the Settings once you have opened the App Drawer, you can then navigate to the “Accounts and Sync” option.
- Turn on the syncing services and accounts.
- From the setup of email accounts, choose a Gmail account.
- The “Sync Contacts” option must first be enabled.
- Click on “Sync now” and patiently wait for your contacts to be synced to a Gmail account.
- Click link for the Gmail text once the Gmail has been opened on you web browser that you will see at the top left of your Gmail account.
- Choose Contacts and you will notice that there will be a page for contacts to be stored on your Android smartphone.
You should have completed the process. Let us know in the comments if you have any specific questions regarding the guide.
Once you have synced/backed up your contacts on your Android device and also have rooted your phone and chosen to factory reset or changed your ROM, you will then have to sync your Gmail account to your device again and then you will get all contact numbers back on your phone. If not, you will lose all of your contacts on your phone.