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Unfortunately, it's doing what it's supposed to do. When you change the contact in your T5, it still has the old one on your PC. When it goes to sync, it thinks they are two different contacts (because they are different), so it adds the updated one to your PC, and the old one to your T5 resulting in both the old and new being in the T5 and your PC. It is easy to fix, although aggravating.
Try right clicking the HotSync Manager icon in your toolbar and for the Contacts section make the handheld overwrite the desktop. I think it goes back to "sync" after you perform the sync, but you better double check my advice :)
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yep. sync your google contacts w your iphone.. then dis associate it with google. then set up icloud to sync contacts it will now use cloud to sync contacts if you have contacts allready on icloud make shure you have it their also.. duplicatles will show up and most likely wont appear...
Sync your phone with Outlook
make sure it has copied all the contacts over to the PC.
Delete all contacts in the phone
Connect phone to PC via PC Sync
Press the Sync button in PC Suite
Click on settings and change the 'contacts' to 'phone only'
I had the same problem on the connection and it turned out just to be so simple as some dust/dirt in the connection surface for the sync cable. I fixed it by cleaning the connection surface with isopropanol. That helped.
Check what is the action set to address book (contacts) conduit in the HotSync manager in System tray, make sure that it is set to "Synchronize the files" or you can change it to "desktop overwrite handheld" then perform a Sync.
I had this exact same problem did everything U discribe. I even change cables stood in the wind facing north and sacrificed a small animal (hahaha) I called Palm, they said do ahard reset. (haha) reinter 24 day of data manually into the desktop, I dont think so. Then I shut down all the conduits but calender. then I set the conduit to have the handheld over-write the desktop. PROBLEM solved!! No data loss No hard reset No re-entering data. I then folowed up with several test syncs in several conduit configs, including test data in both desktop and handheld. hope this helps.
You may have tried Exchange ActiveSync in VersaMail
When you setup an Exchange ActiveSync account in VersaMail, you are asking your Treo to synchronize email and your calendar with an Exchance 2003 server. In order to prevent duplicates, VersaMail disables Calendar synchronization via HotSync while the account exists on your Treo.
So if you are an Exchange ActiveSync (EAS) user, you have a choice; you either sync wirelessly or you can delete the EAS account in VersaMail and can then sync your Calendar via HotSync. You cannot do both unfortunately.
I suggest that you create an additional subfolder under your main contacts for your master contact list and use the main contacts file as your list for syncing with your treo. Once you have your contacts moved around you need to change your setting on the sync to have your pc override the handheld. I use pocket mirror to sync with and it's a fairly simple setting to change. I would also suggest that you export your contacts to a back up .pst file before doing the sync. If it messes up on you with duplicates or something you can alwaws just delete the contacts and import them from your back up. I recently cleaned up my duplicates on a treo 600 using this method.
This is how I got it working. Don't use wireless sync software, someting is definitely buggy with it.
Here is what I did to resolve sync errors:
1. Perform a hard reset on the Palm
2. Go to the Palmone folder on your hard drive (C:\Program Files|PalmOne. Look for the Backup folder. Rename this folder Backup Old.
3. Connect the Treo to your computer.
4. Right click the Hotsync icon in the taskbar and click Custom.
Change the four Outlook conduits (Calendar, Contacts,Tasks,Memos) to Desktop overwrites Handheld.
5. Run a Hotsync with the Treo. It should sync without errors. If you need to install additional applications you can add them now