Sony Xperia M - Transferring Contacts Using a Computer

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Transferring Contacts Using a Computer

Xperia™ Transfer is an application that helps you to collect contacts from your old device

and transfer them to your new device. Xperia™ Transfer, which you can access from

within the Xperia™ Companion software, supports mobile devices that run on iOS/iCloud

and Android™. If you are switching from an iOS device, the App Matching feature

suggests the Android equivalents of your iOS apps.
To use Xperia™ Transfer, you need:

An Internet-connected computer.

Your new Android™ device.

A USB cable for your new Android™ device.

Your old device.

A USB cable for your old device.

You may not need your old device. For iOS devices, you can connect directly to iCloud or use

a local backup. For previously owned Sony devices, you can use local backups.

To Transfer Contacts to Your New Device


Search for and download Xperia™ Companion for Windows at or Xperia™ Companion

for Mac at if the

software is not already installed.


Using a USB cable, connect your device to the computer.


After successful installation, open the Xperia™ Companion software if it is not

automatically launched, and then click

Xperia™ Transfer

and follow the relevant

instructions to transfer your contacts.