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How do you Sync your Gmail contacts with a Windows Mobile

The process of manually entering your Gmail contacts in the address book of your Windows Mobile smartphone can be time consuming. In fact, this process even more frustrating if you regularly move from one device to another. Fortunately, the sync option in most smartphones, including Windows Mobile devices, makes it easier for you to use your Gmail contacts for different platforms. In Windows Mobile devices, this option made possible by Google Sync. Google recommends to make sure that you back up all contacts and calendars from your phone to your computer before continuing.


1. Start the Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync application on the Home screen of your Windows Mobile device.


2. Choose "Set your device to sync", "m.google.com" in the "Server Address" field, select "This server requires an encrypted connection (SSL)" and choose "Next."


3. Enter your Gmail credentials in the "User Name" and "Password" box, leave the "domain" box unchanged. If an error occurs due to the abandonment of the "Domain" field is blank, enter "Google" box.


4. Select "Next", select the "Contacts", click "Finish" and then click the "Sync" softkey. You have enabled the synchronization of your Gmail contacts on your Windows Mobile device.

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Not able to setup Gmail A/c on my windows based Samsun Omnia Pro B7320. Please advice step by step process to follow. Also provide Server and necessary IP Details


Samsung Omnia Pro B7320 use Windows Mobile 6.1 . The WM 6.1 accept only application (.cab) , there's no application developed by google to use gmail as a application .

But I will give you how to Set Up Push Gmail on your Windows Mobile Phone :
To add a Gmail account to your WM and push notification :

  1. Launch ActiveSync on Windows Mobile device (under Start or Start '`programs.)
  2. Tap set up your device to sync with it
  3. Enter "m.google.com" under server adress
  4. Make sure this server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection is cheked.
  5. Tap Next.
  6. Type your full Gmail adress under user name:
  7. Type your password under Password:
  8. Enter "google" under Domain:
  9. Choose Next
  10. Make sure E-mail i checked.
  11. You can also check contacts and calendar to sync your address book and calendar with your Gmail contas and Google Calendar respectively. Make sure you have backed up your existing Windows Mobile contacts and calendar.
  12. Tap Finish.
  13. Select Sync.

Jun 17, 2011 | Samsung Omnia Pro B7320 Smartphone

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transfer Palm to IPhone


Bring up Palm Desktop. Make sure your Palm phone is synced up. Show the Address page, select all contacts (Ctrl-A), and export them with File, Export vCard. This puts all contact information into a single file as a sequence of vCards.

Bring up Windows Address Book. You can find this in Start, All Program, Accessories, Address Book.

Using Windows Explorer, drag the vCard file you created in step 1 to the Windows Address Book window. I had never used Windows Address Book, so it was empty. If yours isn't empty, you'll have to decide whether you want to merge your contacts.

When you drop the file, you'll get a window asking you to confirm the first contact. Press OK. Another window will come up for the second contact. Press OK until all windows are gone. It's easiest to hold down the Enter key.

Bring up iTunes with your iPhone plugged in. Go to your iPhone page, to the Info tab, and configure it to sync from Windows Address Book. Click Apply in the lower-right corner of the window.

Sync your iPhone. Verify that your contacts transferred over.

Tell iTunes to stop syncing with Windows Address Book, since you probably only wanted a one-way sync. Your contacts will be backed up anyway by iTunes, so the Address Book sync feature doesn't buy you much.

Oct 29, 2009 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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Contact names not appearing


its possible that you have double contact names.. make sure that your sim card address book is empty.. only use the phone contact list

Jul 09, 2009 | RIM BlackBerry Curve 8310 Smartphone

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downloading contacts from Palm to iphone


Just save the contacts as described above "Bring up Palm Desktop. Make sure your Palm phone is sync'ed up. Show the Address page, select all contacts (Ctrl-A), and export them with File, Export vCard... This puts all contact information into a single file as a sequence of vCards."
Then send the file you saved as an e-mail attachment - using any mail (i.e. gmail, yahoo, outlook, etc) - to your i-phone e-mail. Open this email on the i-phone and push the attachement - it then asked you if you want to add these, click (push?) yes, and select eithr merge or new and voila you got them.

Jul 27, 2007 | Apple iPhone Smartphone

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