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Sync two T650s

I have both a Sprint and Cingular T650. I've synched them with the same username and everything works great...Except when new contacts are added, only the first device synched gets the new contact. Any idea how this can be resolved? I'd prefer to not have two usernames (one for each phone).

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Re: Sync two T650s

Although I have no specific experience with synchronizing two devices, I have found related information, which I'm sure you already know of. Thinking of the synchronization process it does make sence that you experience that data is missing on one handheld, since the last hotsync from a desktop perspective was to the same device. The way to get around it is to make one of the handheld a "master" and the other a "slave" and once you have synchronized the master you should synchronize the slave making sure that desktop overrides handheld. Most references state that synchronizing to two handhelds with the same username could cause unexpected results. In short don't do it - use different names!

Posted on Sep 12, 2005

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