Android switch to Nextcloud Contacts

The following guide describes how to switch your Android contacts from internal or Google to Nextcloud.

If not already enabled, you need your Nextcloud administrator to enable the "Contacts" app first:

  • My Account -> Apps -> Contacts -> Enable

On your Smartphone:


  • Now launch the android "Contacts" app, got to Menu -> Settings -> Import
  • Select "Import from SD card or internal storage"
  • !!! Select DAVx address book "Contacts" !!!
  • Select the .vcf file created during backup above
  • Wait until import has finished
  • Open the nextcloud website and check if all contacts are visible here.