How to backup your contacts with Norton Mobile Security?

Norton mobile security delivers the mobile users high-end protection against the Trojan horses, phishing scams, viruses, and the hackers. The specialized antivirus program designed for Android and iOS mobile devices also takes care of the protection of the network your smartphone or iPhone are connected to. Apart from this, one more significant feature of NMS is backing up your contacts.

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Enabling this feature would let you recover or restore the backed up contacts, in case you lose them or move to a new device. Below is the stepwise procedure for the same:

For Android-

  1. Open the NMS or Norton Mobile Security application that is already installed on your device
  2. Tap the fourth pillar at the bottom of the main window to access Device screen
  3. Tap Contact Backup
  4. Now, tap the cloud icon to begin the backup process
  5. Provide a name to the backup
  6. Hit Backup Now
  7. Wait until the process finishes!
  8. It’s done; you can restore them anytime!

If you experience a trouble while backing up your contacts, visit the customer support section at and get an immediate solution from an expert.

For iOS (iPhone or iPad)

To begin backing up your contact on the iOS device, first, configure privacy settings for Contacts. Follow these steps for the same:

(Please note that you will have to configure the Privacy Settings only for the first time after you install Norton Mobile Security. However, if you have already done this, then move directly to the process provided here to backup your contacts.)

  • Steps to configure privacy settings for Contacts

  1. Go to Settings on your device
  2. Tap Contacts from Privacy
  3. Now, move the slider to enable in front of Norton Mobile
  4. It’s done!!!
  • Steps to back up your Contacts

  1. Open the Norton Mobile Security application on your device
  2. Tap Backup
  3. Tap Backup on the Backup section
  4. Provide a name to your Backup
  5. Tap Ok
  6. Wait until the process finishes!
  7. Once done, tap OK

Your Contacts have been successfully backed up! For other errors associated with Norton setup or Norton Account call its customer service number.

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