It’s 2019, saving each contact one-by-one is a thing of the past as Android backs up all the contacts automatically to the default Gmail account of the device. Quite often people change their Gmail account and start cribbing about losing their contacts stored on the previous Gmail account. Thankfully, there’s a way that allows users to transfer all the contacts stored in the previous Gmail account to the new account. Here’s how one can do that:
Login credentials of both old and new Gmail accounts
Working internet connection
Method 1: Using the PC or Mac
1. Head to ‘contacts.google.com on your PC
2. Click on the ‘More’ option
3. Choose ‘Export’ option from the drop-down menu
4. In the next step, select all the contacts you want to transfer and export it as ‘Google CSV format
5. Click the ‘Export’ button and choose the location on your PC where you want to save the file
After exporting the CSV file, logout from the source Gmail account and Login using the account credentials of the new account. Here’s instead of ‘Export’ choose the ‘Import’ option, select the CSV file and click Import.
Now, delete the old Gmail account, add the new account and wait for it to sync all the contacts on your phone.
Method 2: Using an Android device.
1. Open Google Contacts app on your phone. If it is not installed, download it using Google Play Store
2. Tap on the Menu button
3. Scroll down and choose the ‘Settings’ option
4. Choose the option ‘Export’
5. Now, remove the old account and add the new one
6. Once done, head back to the Contacts app
7. Tap the Menu button
8. Choose the Import option from the Import/Export section
9. Now, Tap ‘Import from storage’ and select Google from the prompt
Source : GADGETSNOW