Actually, it is a piece of cake to transfer or sync contacts to Nexus 5. Not only from an old phone, but also from Gmail, vCard files or other, can you move the contacts to it. In the following part, we are going to show you two methods about how to transfer contacts to Nexus 5 with ease.
Path 1: Export contacts to Nexus 5 from a phone
Do you want to sync contacts to Nexus 5 within one single click? Then you are just at the right place. To achieve your goal, you need a powerful data transfer tool. We here strongly recommend you to try the Wondershare MobileTrans, which is specially customized for you to switch contacts from a Symbian phone, an Android phone or even iPhone, iPod touch or iPad to Nexus 5 within one click.
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Step 1: Connect Nexus 5 and the other device to the PC
Install and launch this data transfer tool. Then connect both your Nexus 5 and the other phone with the PC via two USB cables. When the connection is set up, this tool will detect them automatically and then display them in the main window. If you want to transfer contacts from an Apple device, remember to install iTunes beforehand.
Step 2: Switch contacts from a phone to Nexus 5
To transfer contacts only, you have to remove the irrelative marks. After it, click Start Copy and then the tool will automatically transfer contacts to your Nexus 5. During this process, keep your devices always connected with the PC.
Path 2: Move contacts to Nexus 5 from Gmail, vCard file, Outlook and iCloud
If you only have Nexus 5 at hand and you need to do the contacts transfer, what will you do about it? No worry. The Wondershare MobileGo for Android comes to help. It is an Android data manager that empowers you to transfer contacts from iCloud, Gmail, vCard file, Windows Address Book, and Windows Live Mail to your Nexus 5 effortlessly.
Prepare work: download the Wondershare MobileGo for Android first.
Step 1: Connect your Nexus 5 with the PC via USB cable or WiFi
To connect your Nexus 5 with the PC, a USB cable will do. If you want to connect it wirelessly, you have to install MobileGo APK file on your Nexus 5. After connected successfully, your Nexus 5 will show up in the main window with its contents categorized in the left column.
Step 2: Sync contacts to Nexus 5 easily
From the left column, click Contacts to reveal the contact window. All contacts will be displayed in the right panel, including the ones saved in Facebook, Twitter, Gmail and more. Navigate to and click the Import/Export button in the top. Then a drop-down list will appear, select Import contacts from computer. There are five options open to you: from Windows Live Mail, from vCard life, from Windows Address Book, from Outlook Express and from Outlook 2003/2007/2010/2013. Select one and import the contacts. If you want to transfer contacts from Gmail, Facebook, Twitter and iCloud to your Nexus 5, you have to sign in them first and then they will be shown in the contact window too. Just click the one you need to transfer the contacts to Nexus 5 now.