Manage Contacts on Google Pixel: How to Transfer, Backup & Restore, Merge Contacts on Google Pixel- Dr.Fone

Manage Contacts on Google Pixel: How to Sync/Transfer Contacts to Google Pixel

Sep 01, 2020 • Filed to: Manage Device Data • Proven solutions


Google Pixel and Pixel XL are the latest phones in the market. Google has produced the two items and they are much better than Nexus, a phone developed by the same company. The Google Pixel is 5 inch in size while the Pixel XL is 5.5 inches. The specifications of the two products include OLED screens, 4GB RAM, storage memory of 32 GB or 128 GB, a USB-C charging port, and 12MP camera on the back and 8MP camera on the front.

Free unlimited storage for photos and videos is also offered through the Google Photos app. The two phones have a power saving battery. The current prices are $599 for the 5-inch Pixel and $719 for the 5.5-inch Pixel Xl if purchases are made directly from Google or Carphone warehouse.

If you buy directly from Google or Carphone Warehouse, you also get a free unlocked SIM. More so, both the phones come with pre-installed latest version of Android (Nougat) and the Google’s AI-powered assistant Allo and Face Time-style app Duo. These features make the two products to compete not only with Google but also with the Android partners of Google.

Part 1. Importance of Contacts

Communication is the primary reason why we all posses a phone and that communication cannot occur without having contacts at our disposal. Contacts are very essential even in conducting business. Some business meetings are announced through messages and calls. We also need contacts to communicate with our loved ones or families when we are not close to them. Besides, in case of emergency we all need contacts to call for help from those far from us. Contacts are also used in transactions to send or receive money through the phones.

Part 2. How to Backup and Restore Contacts on Google Pixel

How to manage contacts on Google Pixel? How to backup and restore contacts on Google Pixel? Many people would simply export the contacts to a vCard file and keep it somewhere. But they may be in trouble when:

  • They forget where the vCard is kept.
  • They have accidentally lost or broken the phones.
  • They have deleted some important contacts out of mistakes.

Do not worry. We have Dr.Fone - Phone Backup here.

Dr.Fone - Phone Backup (Android)

Backup and Restore Contacts on Google Pixel with Ease

  • Selectively backup Android data to computer with one click.
  • Preview and restore backup to any Android devices.
  • Supports 8000+ Android devices.
  • There is no data lost during backup, export or restore.
Available on: Windows Mac
3,981,454 people have downloaded it

Simply follow this guide to backup contacts on Google Pixel:

Step 1: Launch Dr.Fone and connect your Google Pixel to your PC. Click "Phone Backup". The tool will recognize your Google Pixel and it will be displayed in the primary window.

connect to manage contacts on google pixel

Step 2: On the interface, select “Backup” or "View backup history".

backup contacts on google pixel to pc

Step 3: After you have selected "Backup", Dr.Fone will check all the file types. To backup the contacts on Google Pixel, select the Contacts option, set a backup path that is easy to remember on the PC, and click on "Backup" to start backup.

select contacts and backup contacts on google pixel to pc

Since you have backed up the contacts of Google Pixel, following the below instructions to restore them:

Step 1: In the following interface, click on the "Restore" button.

restore contacts on pc to google pixel

Step 2: All the Google Pixel backup files will be displayed. Select one and click "View" in the same row.

view and restore contacts on pc to google pixel

Step 3: You can now preview all the files in the backup. Select the file items needed and click "Restore to Device".

select file items and restore contacts to google pixel

Part 3. How to Transfer Contacts between iOS/Android Device and Google Pixel

Now it comes to transfer contacts from phone to phone. Whether you want to transfer contacts between Google Pixel and an iPhone, or between Google Pixel and another Android phone, Dr.Fone - Phone Transfer can always make contact transfer an easy-to-follow and convenient experience.

Dr.Fone - Phone Transfer

Simple Solution to Transfer Contacts between iOS/Android Device and Google Pixel

  • Easily transfer every type of data from iPhone X/8 (Plus)/7 (Plus)/6s/6/5s/5/4s/4 to Android including apps, music, videos, photos, contacts, messages, apps data, call logs etc.
  • Works directly and transfer data between two cross operating system devices in real time.
  • Works perfectly with Apple, Samsung, HTC, LG, Sony, Google, HUAWEI, Motorola, ZTE, Nokia and more smartphones and tablets.
  • Fully compatible with major providers like AT&T, Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile.
  • Fully compatible with iOS 11 and Android 8.0
  • Fully compatible with Windows 10 and Mac 10.13.
Available on: Windows Mac
4,683,556 people have downloaded it

Transferring contacts between iOS/Android device and Google Pixel is pretty easy. Learn how to do it in one click:

Step 1: Launch Dr.Fone and connect both devices to PC. Click "Phone Transfer" in the main interface.

transfer contacts to Google Pixel

Step 2: Select the source and destination devices. You can also click "Flip" to switch the source and destination devices.

transfer contacts from iPhone to Google Pixel

Step 3: Select the Contacts option, and click "Start Transfer" to make the contact transfer occur.

Part 4. How to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Google Pixel

It is really a boring thing to find that there are many duplicate contacts in your Google Pixel phone book. Some of them may be stored repeatedly when you move contacts from SIM to phone storage, or when you save some important contacts forgetting about repeated records.

You may say that it is easy to merge contacts on the phone.

But what about you have lots of duplicate contacts? What about you want to merge by name, by number, etc.? What about you want to view them first before merging?

Dr.Fone - Phone Manager (Android)

Best Android Manager to Merge Duplicate Contacts on Google Pixel

  • Effectively manage contacts from PC, such as bulk adding, deleting, merging contacts in a smart way.
  • Manage, export/import your music, photos, videos, contacts, SMS, Apps etc.
  • Transfer files between Android and computer, including contacts, photos, music, SMS, and more.
  • Transfer iTunes to Android (vice versa).
  • Manage your Android device on computer.
  • Fully compatible with Android 8.0.
Available on: Windows Mac
4,683,542 people have downloaded it

Using Dr.Fone - Phone Manager is the easiest way to merge duplicate contacts on your Google Pixel. To do so, follow these steps:

Step 1: Start the Dr.Fone toolkit by double clicking its shortcut icon. On the Dr.Fone interface, click "Phone Manager".

merge contacts on Google Pixel

Step 2: Go to the Information tab, click Contacts and then you will find the Merge button. Click it.

merge contacts on Google Pixel from information tab

Step 3: All the duplicate contacts that have the same phone number, name, or email will be displayed for review. Select a match type to locate duplicate contacts. Leave all the checkboxes checked for better synchronization.

how to manage contacts on Google Pixel

Once the scanning is done, check the checkboxes from the displayed results for duplicate contacts to merge the ones that you want. Then click “Merge Selected” to merge all contacts or the selected ones one by one.

Dr.Fone is essential in managing, and transferring contacts. With this Google Pixel manager, it is easy to merge duplicate contacts in Google Pixel and it is also simple to backup and restore contacts. This Google Pixel manager is therefore the best phone management tool that is recommendable for all android and iOS users, including the new Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL users.

Bhavya Kaushik

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