1. zeke009's Avatar
    As the title implies, I am a convert after 13 years. Anyway, initial setup was (mostly) flawless with one rather annoying exception.

    Everything is stored in Microsoft services; email, calendar, tasks, and contacts. For the life of me, I can't get my contacts to sync and appear in the Android contacts app. That makes texting and setting contact favorites rather difficult.

    Am I missing something? Have others had success and would they mind sharing how they did it?
    04-22-2017 09:30 AM
  2. VW Maverick's Avatar
    04-22-2017 09:44 AM
  3. Aquila's Avatar
    Welcome!
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    04-22-2017 09:48 AM
  4. zeke009's Avatar
    Welcome.

    See if this can help: https://android.stackexchange.com/qu...one-to-android

    Mav.
    Best guide ever! The steps changed a little over time and there was a tool (3rd party) that could fulfill it. I saw my old Gmail contact appear in Outlook instantly and on my phone. Thank you, my #1 issue has been resolved. Now, to finish setting up all the nice-to-haves.
    04-22-2017 10:08 AM
  5. BlackSheriff84's Avatar
    In the same boat matey.

    Got the GS8 a few days ago and have since berried my Lumia 950XL in the back garden, because I dunno if you've heard... Window Phone is Dead!

    I was also struggling getting my outlook contacts to show, after downloading the outlook app and playing around with the settings i finaly got them up and running. Sorry I can give the exact method I used.

    Dunno about you but I really would like to keep using my Microsoft Services, outlook email & calendar, cortanna, onedrive etc
    04-27-2017 12:11 AM
  6. BlackSheriff84's Avatar
    This is a good way to transfer you outlook contacts to your gmail account.

    However if you would rather keep using your outlook account as you main mailler, I would suggest downloading the Outlook app & setting up your outlook account then go to settings within the app and click on you outlook email address under accounts and switching on Sync contacts.

    after that you will need to go into your contacts app > settings > contacts to display > and select outlook

    then head to Manage contacts > Sync Contacts > and select which accounts you want to sync
    04-27-2017 12:26 AM
  7. gernerttl's Avatar
    In the same boat matey.

    Got the GS8 a few days ago and have since berried my Lumia 950XL in the back garden, because I dunno if you've heard... Window Phone is Dead!
    I hope it was a proper funeral.

    I had the Icon and moved back to Android (HTC) then iPhone. I've since came back into the Galaxy fold. To get Outlook contacts to work you need to go into Settings -> Accounts and set up the Outlook and OneDrive account. The contacts app will then pull the Outlook contacts in.
    04-27-2017 12:27 AM

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