Files with spb extension is mainly known to be used for a contact backup exported by Samsung Kies management software for various Samsung smart phones.

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the SPB file extension!

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SPB file extension - Samsung Kies exported phone contacts library

What is spb file? How to open spb files?

File type specification:

Backup file type icon Backup file type

File extension spb is mainly related to Samsung Kies, a software used for communication between latest Samsung devices, such as Samsung Galaxy or Samsung Omnia and possibly other.

The spb file contains list of contacts from Samsung devices saved in Samsung Kies program. There is currently no way how to convert this file.

However, users who would like to have their contacts saved in VCF file format, can try these few steps:

  1. Open your Samsung Kies software
  2. Open your last saved spb file
  3. Save the file again in VCF format in the file name area
  4. Go to the default folder where spb files are saved (C:\Users\ _\Documents\samsung\Kies\PIMS\)
  5. Locate the vcf file.
  6. Select all contacts and copy them in a directory (contacts)
  7. Connect your Samsung device to PC and copy the directory (contacts) in to the SD card
  8. Disconnect your Samsung device
  9. Select the contact icon
  10. Press left key and select Import Contacts From SD

Updated: November 8, 2023

The default software associated to open spb file:

Samsung Kies icon

Samsung Group logoSamsung Kies  Microsoft Windows software

Company or developer:
Samsung Group

A free software developed by Samsung for communication between latest Samsung devices. It is used for data backup, data transfer between portable device and pc, multimedia management, firmware upgrade and much more.

Samsung Kies for Mac icon

Samsung Group logoSamsung Kies for Mac  Apple macOS / Mac OS X software

Company or developer:
Samsung Group

Samsung Kies for Mac allows users to back up, copy, and transfer content stored on Samsung smart phone or tablet with Mac, and other devices with a simple click and drag.

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Extract contacts from SPB files

Help how to open:

You can open this type of .spb file only using Samsung Kies. Various versions of the file may require a particular version of Kies.

How to convert:

You can convert the contents of .spb file to VCF or CSV format directly in Samsung Kies. Some export functions were restricted in latest version of Kies.

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List of software applications associated to the .spb file extension

Recommended software programs are sorted by OS platform (Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android etc.)
and possible program actions that can be done with the file: like open spb file, edit spb file, convert spb file, view spb file, play spb file etc. (if exist software for corresponding action in's database).

Click on the tab below to simply browse between the application actions, to quickly get a list of recommended software, which is able to perform the specified software action, such as opening, editing or converting spb files.

Software that open spb file - Samsung Kies exported phone contacts library

Programs supporting the exension spb on the main platforms Windows, Mac, Linux or mobile. Click on the link to get more information about listed programs for open spb file action.

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