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    Question Synching with Google

    Ok folks, I got a question regarding the enhanced GMail plugin and synching information between my Google account and my Storm2.

    I turned the Contact Synchronization on via the BIS/Email Settings, but it screwed all of my contacts up (erased many, others had multiple, duplicated entries). So I turned it off and restored my contact list from a previous backup file via Desktop Manager.

    I want to be able to sync my contacts, calendar and messages from my Storm2 to Google without the risk of losing info (or having my contact list all screwy). I used to have the Google Sync app about a yr ago on my Curve 8330, but I thought the Enhanced GMail plugin was designed so that I wouldn't need any other third party (Google) app?

    I recently registered for Google Voice and it recommended I use the Contacts in Google. I never really updates my GMail contacts before, just the Contacts on my Berry. Please help. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!




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    Haven't tried this plug in myself, but I've never been able to get the Google Sync app to work the way I wanted.

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    ok i may can help u out . whats the issue u having again

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    Quote Originally Posted by MrWireless31 View Post
    Ok folks, I got a question regarding the enhanced GMail plugin and synching information between my Google account and my Storm2.

    I turned the Contact Synchronization on via the BIS/Email Settings, but it screwed all of my contacts up (erased many, others had multiple, duplicated entries). So I turned it off and restored my contact list from a previous backup file via Desktop Manager.

    I want to be able to sync my contacts, calendar and messages from my Storm2 to Google without the risk of losing info (or having my contact list all screwy). I used to have the Google Sync app about a yr ago on my Curve 8330, but I thought the Enhanced GMail plugin was designed so that I wouldn't need any other third party (Google) app?

    I recently registered for Google Voice and it recommended I use the Contacts in Google. I never really updates my GMail contacts before, just the Contacts on my Berry. Please help. Any suggestions would be greatly appreciated. Thanks!

    Delete your Google account on the VZ BIS site and resend your service books. Go to your Google contacts and export them for backup and then delete them all. Go back and create your Google account on BIS again, check sync contacts and resend your service books. Log into your email settings on your phone and it should give a security and run through the setup process. All should work perfectly. I'm using it and whenever I make changes to my contacts it shows up within seconds. And that sync is 2 way.

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    Quote Originally Posted by cj100570 View Post
    Delete your Google account on the VZ BIS site and resend your service books. Go to your Google contacts and export them for backup and then delete them all. Go back and create your Google account on BIS again, check sync contacts and resend your service books. Log into your email settings on your phone and it should give a security and run through the setup process. All should work perfectly. I'm using it and whenever I make changes to my contacts it shows up within seconds. And that sync is 2 way.
    +1 this is what i did. only i soon disabled it cause i use contact categories. so i can have different lists ony my berry. like personal, business, etc. when they sync with google sync this info is lost. so after my initial sync i turned it off. wish it worked a little better.

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    cj100 and nrw2001 thanks for your suggestions, I'm in the process of doing this now... will let you know how it turns out, thanks alot!

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    I made a mistake in my last post. Disregard this message.

    Thanks
    Last edited by petewell; 11-07-2009 at 05:21 PM.

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    so far it still didnt work, getting duplicates and missing contacts even after following the above directions

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