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How to sync Gmail contacts with your mobile phone

Google Sync is needed to make your calendar and synchronize Gmail contacts with the device. However, Google Sync is not compatible with all devices. Google Sync for iPhone, Blackberry, Windows Mobile and Nokia E series and N series devices. You must have iPhone OS 3.0 or newer version of Google Sync. By configuring this feature, Google Sync will update the phonebook contacts from the device to your Gmail contacts. Because Google Sync is a two-way service, you can save time by adjusting a single platform, such as telephone or Gmail account.

Windows Mobile

1. Choose the Active Sync on the Home screen and select "Set up your device."

2. "m.google.com" type under the "Server Address" field and then check the option "This server requires an encrypted connection" box.

3. Log into your Gmail account by entering your data.

4. Select "Next", enter your full address and password in the "User Name" and "Password" and select "Next."

5. Check "Contacts", "Calendar" or "Email" check box, depending on the features you want to sync with your device, then select "Finish".


1. Visit the following page using your Blackberry browser: http://m.google.com/sync

2. Select "Download Google Sync" link by selecting the BlackBerry menu button, then select "Get Link".

3. Select "Download" is directed to a download page. Google Sync icon appears on your home screen.

4. Select the icon, move the cursor to the login section, enter your full Gmail address and password fields and click "Login". You are redirected to a welcome screen.

5. Read the summary information on the welcome screen and choose "Sync Now" button at the bottom of the Welcome screen. Standard Google Calendar and Contacts sync synchronizes automatically.

Apple Devices

1. Go to the homepage of the phone screen and then open the Settings application.

2. Select "Mail, Contacts, and Calendars" and select "Add Account".

3. Choose "Microsoft Exchange", and then all your e-mail account on Google's "Mail" field. Do not enter information into the "Domain" field.

4. Enter the email address from Google / Gmail account and password into the "User Name" and "Password" and select "Next."

5. Select "Cancel" when prompted by the message dialog "Unable to Verify Certificate".

6. Type "m.google.com" in the "Server" and select "Next."

7. Enable synchronization of Google services such as "On" next to "mail", "Calendar" or "Contacts."

8. Select "Delete existing contacts" if you just want to synchronize my contact group. "

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