How can I retrieve contacts exported to my SD Card?

Gaurav Doshi December 27, 2011
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I have an HTC Desire. I recently updated to Android 2.3.3. Before updating, I took my contacts and backed them up on an SD Card via the Export All option. Once I was done, I tried to import my contacts from the SD Card but I receive an error. I also tried third party software to open the .VCF file in excel, outlook, etc but the error I keep getting is “Cannot open this file, this file either corrupted or in use by another program.” How can I retrieve my contacts?

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  1. tony
    August 29, 2012 at 3:44 am

    How do I retrieve contact. From SD card

  2. Sumit Joshi
    July 18, 2012 at 9:43 am

    how to copy contacts from memory card to phone contact list ?

  3. Susendeep Dutta
    December 27, 2011 at 5:34 am

    While moving your contacts,have you performed this step -

    Go to People -> press Menu button -> Import/Export -> Export Contacts to SD Card.

    How to export and import android contacts -

    http://www.techpavan.com/2011/05/23/how-backup-restore-contacts-android-phone-quick-easy-steps/