What is Google Sync?
Google Sync uses Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® to let users synchronize their Google Apps mail, contacts, and calendars to their mobile devices. They can also set up alerts (sound or vibration) for incoming messages and upcoming meetings. If you are interested in this service, download and follow the instructions below.
Which devices support Google Sync?
- Google Sync works with iOS, Nokia, SyncML, Windows Phone, and Windows Mobile devices. Android doesn’t require Google Sync, but connects natively to Google Apps.
- BlackBerry devices using a Google Apps Connector for BlackBerry Enterprise Server don’t use Google Sync to connect to Google Apps. Google Sync for BlackBerry, although it has a similar-sounding name, is a separate service and it doesn’t use Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync®.
- Google Sync is still in beta. Read Known Issues with iOS before enabling Google Sync with iOS devices.
- Setting up a new ActiveSync account on a user’s device might remove existing data on the device. Back up the user’s data before you set up Google Sync on the device.
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