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We recommend that you upload them to Google Mail using iTunes. (PC instructions here.) Don't forget to make sure they're in the "My Contacts" group, as that's what we'll then sync back down to the phone. It's a pity that the iPhone won't let you upload them on the initial sync, but at least the iTunes option isn't too painful...
You can do this easily with no additional software. Just follow the steps outlined here on Google's site. I use this to sync my Google Contacts and Calendar. It works very well! Edit: Please note that this currently only works for Contacts and Calendar and does not sync your email. You will have to set up your email separately.
I found this after 10 seconds on google search, which seems to explain everything you want to know, and yet more: http://www.linux.com/news/software/applications/8226-how-to-sync-evolution-with-googles-pim-apps A little-known feature in Evolution is the ability to synchronize your Evolution Contacts with Gmail's Address Book. This is a great way to get ...
Google actually uses the Microsoft Active Sync Protocol that essentially turns your GMail account into a Microsoft Exchange type of account. Check out: http://www.google.com/mobile/products/sync.html#p=apple
I run Google Calendar Sync on my machine at work which has worked great!
Google takeout should let you do it, as would the contacts page under gmail. A new phone under the same account would sync it too. In addition, android device manager should let you locate or wipe your phone remotely
Have you checked Google contacts? http://contacts.google.com/ If you synced to google, you should see your contacts there. There's no guarantee they're all there. Sometimes you end up adding to the phone, not to Google. But you should see some. You can also download a few ways, including spreadsheet, or vCards.
What better way than trying it out. I was sure of what I've to say, but I did try out scenarios you mentioned. Details below: The People App in Windows 8 does list Contacts from all of your accounts and shows information combined from Google, Facebook and other connected accounts. However information from sources remain independent. They are not updated ...
Check out either Google Sync or NuevaSync, both work in a similar way to MobileMe, but using the Exchange ActiveSync protocol
Honestly, just hang in there until Snow Leopard, and its Exchange support for Address Book. Until then, just try to only add information through http://google.com/contacts, and perform a manual sync to pull the updates back to address book. And make sure you regularly backup your address book and your google contacts, I've had one or the other blown away ...
I have personally synced my iPhone contacts (and calendars) with my Gmail account by using the "Exchange server" option from the "Mail, Contacts, Calendars" setting of my iPhone. Generally easy to set up, iPhone contact sync with Gmail is the preferred way for me to export-import iPhone contacts. Here is a quick summary: Go to your iPhone Settings and ...
Assuming you have a Mac, and you're syncing MobileMe contacts to your Address Book: Open up Address Book, highlight all your contacts, then click File > Export > Export vCard. Save the resulting vCard archive somewhere. Open up http://google.com/contacts, click Import > Choose File, and select your archive. If you have Windows, just export your ...
Use gSyncit instead. It costs $15. However, it: supports Outook 2003, 2007, 2010 Can sync to Multiple Google accounts (including Google Apps for domain accounts) Can sync not only contacts, but also calendar, tasks etc. Is actively supported by the developer, unlike Google Calendar Sync (which is suffering from bit-rot) I used to be a Google Calendar ...
Google has some apps that will keep Outlook and GCal in sync, also check the following out for some help. Google Calendar Help
There's an option in iTunes to do this. It's where you set contacts, you can select Google contacts, and provide your login/password. This works fine on a PC, most likely Mac too. It did throw in a ton of junk contacts for me too though; lots of one-off addresses that I used once showed up. Took a while to delete all that, but now it works great.
It's extra software and it isn't free, but Spanning Sync's website says that it can sync your Gmail contacts with Address Book (and your Google Calendar with iCal).
Skype imports Gmail contacts. http://www.skype.com/intl/en-gb/allfeatures/importcontacts/
Why not use Pidgin ? Pidgin supports almost all chat protocols (including Facebook) and you get to have a common chat log. To keep the logs in sync, use a service like Dropbox. One problem with just installing DropBox, it can only sync what’s in it’s folder. We can’t move the chat logs folder of pidgin, so we need to create symbolic links, and ...
Google Sync (which is built into SL's address book only syncs the following: -People's names and job titles -Company names -Email and postal addresses -Phone numbers -IM names, including the type of service -Notes -Photos (on Mac OS X 10.6 only) (ref) I'm seeing the same behavior in my google contacts too, it syncs everything but group membership.
If you use BBDB to store your contacts in Emacs, then you should take a look at ASynK : ASynK is the only software today that can do bi-directional sync between bbdb and google. In fact even Outlook (on Windows) and CardDAV are supported by ASynK. i.e. you can sync your BBDB to outlook, to an ownCloud installation or to Google - it's all ...
You can get to your contacts here if you are logged in: https://www.google.com/contacts/
The site seems to be incompatible with the Image Search by Cooliris extension. When I disable it, the page works.
Have you tried the Google Contacts plug-in? I haven't used it myself but it looks like it works for some at least. Also, if you don't update your contacts often you could just download a copy of all your contacts from Google and import them into Thunderbird. I did this for a user and they seemed to like this solution. It's not a great one if you use both ...
Here's what I ended up doing, but ought to be a better way... Save the list as a text file (open it, File, Save As..., Text File (*.txt)) and convert them to the CSV format Gmail likes with the following Python script: import sys import csv for distlist in sys.argv[1:]: with open(distlist) as fin: reader = csv.reader(fin, dialect="excel-tab") ...
Everything you want to know about contact syncing is identified here. I think the functionality you mentioned is indicated at point #4. 4. Address Book groups syncing Currently, groups are not synced to Gmail. We're hoping to add this functionality in the future.
I don't imagine there's a good answer on the calendar side of things. Impedance mismatch between Diary and other stuff. On the contacts side of things, there's some work done on BBDB-to/from-vCard. http://www.emacswiki.org/emacs/BbdbExportImportSync describes some of it. The seemingly most complete import/export is trebb/bbdb-vcard at GitHub. Again, ...
The Emacs wiki mentions emacs-g-client for access to Google calendar. It was written in 2007, which is old by web service standards, so it may or may not still work.
1) I have used MS Outlook (I know, boo hiss) and it will support up to 3 email addresses and syncs well using the Google Apps sync tool 2) While you can create new contact groups in GMail, I have yet to find a way to automatically migrate them. If anyone figures this out it would make my life easier. 3) Though Gmail only contains a single field for ...
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