Android has made everything possible. Being the innovator in its competitive world, the leader seems to be always ahead. Storing of contacts in your handset takes a lot of time, especially to type all details for each contact. But, you may now import Contacts from Facebook directly, with all details as email ids, address etc. if present in the Facebook account, to your Contacts list.
There is an official app available for this purpose, and is called the Facebook for Android. Some of you might already have this app in your Android device, but for others, you may download the same from the Android market. Following are the steps to imports contacts from your Facebook account to your Android device.
Steps to import contacts from Facebook to Android handset
- Open the app Facebook for Android.
- Now, register your Facebook account, which contains the contacts you want to import, with the app.
- After this, you need to enter into your Facebook account.
- In your Android phone, you will tap the menu option.
- Now, you will see a list of options to choose from. Click on Settings from the menu shown.
- Scroll down o view all the options shown to you in a list.
- Now, you need to select Sync Contacts from the options shown to you, which will let you copy the existing contacts from your Facebook account to your Android phone.
- There is a sub-menu of three options shown to you. You may choose any of the following:
- The first option is Sync All, which will enable you to import contacts, the photos you have tagged, your albums, and so on.
- The next option is Sync with Existing Contacts, which will import your friend’s contact from Facebook only for the existing contacts.
- The third option is Remove Facebook Data, by the clicking of which you may clear all the Facebook data which you have received from Facebook into your Android phone.
- So, you may choose either (a) or (b) to import contacts from Facebook, and then get all contacts you needed from Facebook automatically.
So, go ahead and try out importing your Facebook Contacts in your Android handset today. Let us know your comments below.