Don’t trust the cloud? Back up your Windows Phone contacts to an Excel file

Some people who have had bad experience in the past never quite trust that their data will not just go poof and disappear when Microsoft or Facebook’s servers go down.

For those people "Contacts Backup" makes it easy to export all your contacts to a Microsoft Excel file and email it to you for safe storage,

imageUnfortunately restoring from that Excel file is not possible on Windows Phone yet, due to security restrictions in the OS which means it can import only one contact at a time, but restoring from an Excel file is available on iOS and Android.

The paranoid can download the free app from the Windows Phone Store here, or read more at