How to Copy Outlook Contacts to a Galaxy Tablet

Three Parts:Checking Your Android VersionGetting Samsung KiesCopying Contacts from Outlook to Tablet

Samsung has a proprietary syncing software called Kies, which allows users to easily synchronize contacts to and from their Samsung devices. Outlook is one of the programs that Kies allows you to sync with your Samsung device. You can import and export your Outlook contacts to easily get them on your tablet for your convenience.

Part 1
Checking Your Android Version

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    Go to Settings. Kies has two versions that support devices running particular versions of Android. Head to the settings menu by swiping down from the top of your screen, and tapping the Settings button in the upper right corner of the notification panel.
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    Go to Above Device/Phone. In the Settings app, scroll to the bottom and tap “About Device/Phone.”
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    Check the Android version. Under “Android version” on the next screen, take note of the version number that appears.
    • You will need to download the version of Kies for that particular Android version.

Part 2
Getting Samsung Kies

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    Go to Samsung Kies website. On your favorite computer Internet browser, head to this web page:
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    Select the right Kies version for your Android. On the page, you will see two versions of Kies that you can download. Click the link for version 3 if you have a device running Android 4.3 or later, and version 2.6 for devices released before September 2013.
    • The installer should begin downloading shortly after clicking the link.
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    Run the installer. When the download finishes, click the file at the bottom of your browser window to run it.
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    Install Kies. Click “Next” on the setup wizard to proceed with the installation. The default settings should be enough for your purposes.

Part 3
Copying Contacts from Outlook to Tablet

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    Run Samsung Kies. Do this by double-clicking on the Kies icon in the desktop.
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    Connect the tablet to your computer. Connect your device to the computer with the USB cord supplied with the device.
    • Kies should detect the device and display the device name at the bottom of “Connected Devices.” Click the device name on the left column.
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    Click on the “Sync contacts and schedule” button. You can find this on the leftmost panel.
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    Sync contacts. Under Personal Information, tick the box to the left of “Sync contacts with” and click the drop-down box to the right of it. Select “Outlook” from the choices in the drop-down menu.
    • Click the “Sync” button on the upper right corner, and Kies should sync the contacts, adding them to your tablet.
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    Check if syncing was successful. See if your data has been updated by clicking on “Contacts” under the device name in Kies. The synced contacts should be listed there and can then be used to send emails, messages, etc. using your Galaxy tablet.
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Categories: Tablet Computers | Android