HTC Sync for TB?

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Will the Bolt be compatible with HTC Sync? I'm not all that familiar with it, but if not, is there another way to sync with my Outlook contacts and calendar?
 

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I have been using Google Calendar Sync on my desktop for a year and it keeps my Google account in sync with Outlook. Its really easy to set up and run.
 

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Damn you guys, I don't want to clean up my Gmail contacts, but I guess I might have to. I'd so much rather go to and from Outlook though.

Any word on HTC Sync? Are they making it available to all HTC Androids?
 

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Damn you guys, I don't want to clean up my Gmail contacts, but I guess I might have to. I'd so much rather go to and from Outlook though.

Any word on HTC Sync? Are they making it available to all HTC Androids?

Based on what HTC has done historically, they will likely ship HTC Sync with this device. But in the small chance they don't, you can just grab HTC Sync from somewhere on the interwebz and it should work fine

Also, +1 for Google Calendar Sync - truly the best Outlook syncing utility
 

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Does Google Calendar Syc sync up the Calendar, Emails, and Contacts or just the calendar?

The description tends to say that only Calendar events are sync'd (obviously I don't have an android phone yet, so I don't know). Would the HTC sync all three items?
 

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Does Google Calendar Syc sync up the Calendar, Emails, and Contacts or just the calendar?

The description tends to say that only Calendar events are sync'd (obviously I don't have an android phone yet, so I don't know). Would the HTC sync all three items?

Google Calendar Sync only syncs your calendar and events to the cloud, not your contacts.

There are ways to sync your contacts between Outlook and Android, but they are slightly more complicated. Still easy, though :)

I think HTC Sync syncs all three, however, but Google is your friend on this part as I can't answer with 100% confidence :p
 

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You can export your Outlook contacts and then just input them to your Google contacts and then they will sync with your phone it's easy.
 

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Google Calendar Sync only syncs your calendar and events to the cloud, not your contacts.

There are ways to sync your contacts between Outlook and Android, but they are slightly more complicated. Still easy, though :)

I think HTC Sync syncs all three, however, but Google is your friend on this part as I can't answer with 100% confidence :p

Could you elaborate on that export/import? I have 700 outlook contacts and 300 on Gmail and they're not synced up...I have a lot of work to do in merging them and I don't have the time right now. Is it an export from outlook to a csv then an import in the same sense?
 

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Could you elaborate on that export/import? I have 700 outlook contacts and 300 on Gmail and they're not synced up...I have a lot of work to do in merging them and I don't have the time right now. Is it an export from outlook to a csv then an import in the same sense?

Correct. If you know how to export your contacts from Outlook to a CSV file (a zillion links on Google if you don't know how to so this), you can then log into Gmail and select "Contacts" in the upper-left corner, then hit "More Actions" and then "Import" and choose your CSV file to upload

It's that simple ;)
 

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Correct. If you know how to export your contacts from Outlook to a CSV file (a zillion links on Google if you don't know how to so this), you can then log into Gmail and select "Contacts" in the upper-left corner, then hit "More Actions" and then "Import" and choose your CSV file to upload

It's that simple ;)

I need to transfer my contacts from Outlook to my phone without using GMail. Again, I have a lot of contacts in Gmail that I don't want on my phone.
 

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Alright, so all of my contacts are updated and synced in Outlook. Is there any way to sync these directly to my phone, maintaining all of the info, including categories?
 

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Does Google Calendar Syc sync up the Calendar, Emails, and Contacts or just the calendar?

The description tends to say that only Calendar events are sync'd (obviously I don't have an android phone yet, so I don't know). Would the HTC sync all three items?

Google Calendar Sync is only Calendar. However, it works very good. I'm using it now.

I don't know how HTC Sync works.

[HERE] is a new HTC Sense Website for sync/backup that is new and only available for the select crop of brand new HTC phones. I don't know how it works 'cuz you can't sign up until after you have a supported phone :)

There are a couple of specific Outlook<-->Android sync programs out there that I have found. [Here's one...] and [Another]. I haven't used either, but they look good.

-Frank
 

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I need to transfer my contacts from Outlook to my phone without using GMail. Again, I have a lot of contacts in Gmail that I don't want on my phone.
Sounds like your best bet might be to resign yourself to using Google only for syncing (IOW - a backup copy of your phone contacts). This procedure is assuming, as you said, you have contacts in your existing Gmail account that you don't want to sync and you don't want to cleanup. If so, you might want to set up a brand new Gmail account with empty contacts. Export your MS Outlook Contacts into a CSV file and then import them into your new Gmail account. After that you can just keep your phone synced with your new Gmail account. I just went through this on my WinMo phone. Not bad. Afterward, it works very good. Also, you can import/export either way whenever you feel the need.

-Frank
 

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It'll have sync...no worries. All the HTC phones have it, so I don't see why this would be any different.

I was poking around on the HTC site today...I think it was htc.com/support/www...an FAQ about HTC sync of sorts with some nice screenshots, and at the top it said the phones it supports. There were only eight or so listed...the Desire HD was there, but not the Incredible.
 

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I was poking around on the HTC site today...I think it was htc.com/support/www...an FAQ about HTC sync of sorts with some nice screenshots, and at the top it said the phones it supports. There were only eight or so listed...the Desire HD was there, but not the Incredible.

The hyperlinks you mentioned were for "Most Searched" and "Most Popular". If you use the drop down menu to pick your phone, it's in there. HTC supports ALL of their phones with Sync. I promise you.

https://forums.androidcentral.com/e...Fwww.htc.com%2Fus%2Fsupport%2F&token=xheYabGL

^ there's the one for the Incredible...