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Old October 30th, 2009, 05:58 PM   #1 (permalink)
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I remain baffled that we can have a device so advanced as the Droid in our hands...yet Google has yet to release an easy way for us to sync our Microsoft Outlook contacts... o.O

I am in NO way affiliated with this guy, but I think I've found the best/easiest way for those of us that rely on Outlook for our contacts and calendars to stay in sync. Checkout gSyncit.

Yes, it's $15. But for that price, you get an integrated solution to Microsoft Outlook that will sync your contacts and calendar to you gmail account. So even if you don't have a gmail account for your email...setup a dummy account and set gSyncit to sync your contacts/calendar to it. Then just setup your Android device to sync with the same account. In the end, you basically end up with a free push system that will always keep your desktop and Android device wirelessly synced.

There are several other free sync solutions out there...but I've found most of them to be rather abysmal in their consistency and usability. In addition, gSyncit will sync contact pictures.

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I have a question please. I use my outlook with a yahoo account and have had this address for work for a long time. I am trying to figure out how to keep this address and utilize outlook as well as show that is my sending and receiving address.

As of now I have dumped my yahoo account into gmail which seems to be working. Then I added my gmail account to my outlook. Somehow I can't figure out which account I am viewing since I now have over 2000 old emails being retrieved by outlook. I installed gsyncit.

Which email do I use in outlook to make it look like it is coming from my yahoo address?

Thanx in advance if you can help
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I pulled the trigger and purchased last night. I like the integration and my calendar synced like a dream. However, my contacts are struggling mightily.

I keep getting error after error and it gets hung on sporadic contacts that have different "type" of contacts. I have to task manager and kill gSyncit, which in turns, kills my Outlook and therefore, never shuts down properly.

I have sent the reported errors to the developer and will wait for a response.
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Just downloaded the trial version of Companion Link and it managed to capture ALL contact information, contact pictures and ALL categories. For all the positives, the big difference is the cost. gSyncit and $15 and Companion at $40.

Companion synced everything I wanted to, but will be for a price in the future. Great software, just wish I hadn't blown $15 on gSyncit. Live and learn and will hope this helps anyone looking for a solution that isn't free.
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Are you stating that only the Contact are not being synced or the email and calendars as well?

I am stating that as my email stays synced as well as my calendar. I have yet to start working on the contacts but will attempt tomorrow.
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I will try campanion tomorrow! That was the app I was going to use to begin with.

gSyncit is currently deleting contacts (lucky I have back-up on other devices), I have had to stop my PC from scheduled pulls and go to mannual because I will lose emails and when it sync's sometimes my contact photo's are there and then the next they will not and last the sync with google & outlook screw up my "file as" on my outlook view and at times I have had just the number and company info but no "contact" name.

I am a normal BB user so it could just be me. Love this device so far but I am suprised the amount of time I have spent just trying to get a basic outlook sync. Thank you for the advice.
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Are you stating that only the Contact are not being synced or the email and calendars as well?

I am stating that as my email stays synced as well as my calendar. I have yet to start working on the contacts but will attempt tomorrow.

Calendar works fine. In fact there are no issues with calendar. It's the contacts that are just flat messed up with gSyncit.
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I will try campanion tomorrow! That was the app I was going to use to begin with.

gSyncit is currently deleting contacts (lucky I have back-up on other devices), I have had to stop my PC from scheduled pulls and go to mannual because I will lose emails and when it sync's sometimes my contact photo's are there and then the next they will not and last the sync with google & outlook screw up my "file as" on my outlook view and at times I have had just the number and company info but no "contact" name.

I am a normal BB user so it could just be me. Love this device so far but I am suprised the amount of time I have spent just trying to get a basic outlook sync. Thank you for the advice.
That was another issue I had with gSyncit (the missing contacts). I had mine backed up, but I was also continually getting errors with the sync on random contacts. I have multiple fields in almost all my contacts, but was getting the error on contacts that had minimum field (address, email, work phone) and then I would get an error on some that had multiple fields (address, work 1, work 2, email 1, email 2, etc.). Didn't seem to be a pattern.

Developer must have a life as I have not heard back that he even got my trouble tickets (you can send error report directly from the error - which is cool), so I certainly don't blame him for not responding right away, but that means support is limited certain days, hours.

I am a LONG time BB convert and LOVE this device, but you are dead on in that it seems so silly to have this wonderful phone and applications, but outlook (non exchange) seems so difficult and non existant. I happen to like Google, but it's PIM has very serious limitations to everyday functions for me (tasks, notes, contacts).
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I bought gsyncit and it so far appears to be worth the $15 investment. Still dismayed that Google doesn't offer something like this for POP users, in addition to the MS Exchange product.
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Forgive me as I'm a new Droid user - I've been a long time BB user. It sounds like gSyncit and CompanionLink allow you to sync Outlook Contacts, Calendar, Tasks, Notes, etc. What about syncing Outlook email? Will these applications sync email, or is there another way to do that?
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Just downloaded the trial version of Companion Link and it managed to capture ALL contact information, contact pictures and ALL categories. For all the positives, the big difference is the cost. gSyncit and $15 and Companion at $40.

Companion synced everything I wanted to, but will be for a price in the future. Great software, just wish I hadn't blown $15 on gSyncit. Live and learn and will hope this helps anyone looking for a solution that isn't free.
How did you get the contact pictures to also transfer over? I just tried the trial version. This didn't work for me. Oh and I also now have like 4 duplicates of all my contacts in Outlook (arrrghhhhh).
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How did you get the contact pictures to also transfer over? I just tried the trial version. This didn't work for me. Oh and I also now have like 4 duplicates of all my contacts in Outlook (arrrghhhhh).
With Companion Link, I didn't really do anything except tell it when and how to sync.

The one thing I didn't do was a 2 way sync the 1st time I loaded my contacts in to the Google cloud. I made sure that there were no contacts in Google contacts before I started the sync and did a one way sync the 1st time. After I synced all my Outlook contacts to Google, I then reconfigured the setting to do a 2 way sync.

I don't know if this will help you, but my contact list is backed up on my Outlook and everything I do, I make sure it is correct 1st and foremost, then the minor additions/deletions I then fell comfortable doing after my original backup from Outlook.
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I'm using gSyncIt for contacts only (using Google Calendar sync for calendar) and aside from one missing contact I'm aware of, haven't seen any issues yet...

The one missing contact is "#min" which is the number to dial to get a summary of minutes used on Verizon...not sure why gSyncIt chose to skip that contact...
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doesn't work with outlook 2000:

"Microsoft Outlook XP (2002), Outlook 2003 and 2007 (Outlook 2000 is NOT officially supported)."

And if you have 2003/2007, why not just use the free google sync tool?
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"Microsoft Outlook XP (2002), Outlook 2003 and 2007 (Outlook 2000 is NOT officially supported)."

And if you have 2003/2007, why not just use the free google sync tool?
Could you please include a link to the Google Sync tool? The Standard Edition that I looked at does not look like it sync's contacts. The Premier Edition is not free, so I am anxious to see what the free Outlook add-in is that you speak of.
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Could you please include a link to the Google Sync tool? The Standard Edition that I looked at does not look like it sync's contacts. The Premier Edition is not free, so I am anxious to see what the free Outlook add-in is that you speak of.
I overlooked this and discounted it cause it never worked with outlook 2000.

You are correct, it's just a cal tool.

You can export from outlook and then import from gmail, but that's not really a sync!

My bad!
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I downloaded the trial version of CompanionLink and it worked great - contacts, calendar all went perfect. I had a totally clean gmail account (no contacts, no calendar events, etc), so that helped. I still don't know how i will get my email - any suggestions? I was thinking of re-directing my email to a gmail account and syncing that way ... anyone tried this?
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At the moment it's not available, but markspace is releasing The Missing Sync for Android at any moment now. The Missing Sync is available for multiple platforms and seems to get good reviews as far as I know.

I'm waiting for it to come out myself to sync podcasts and music and such over wifi.
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doesn't work with outlook 2000:

"Microsoft Outlook XP (2002), Outlook 2003 and 2007 (Outlook 2000 is NOT officially supported)."

And if you have 2003/2007, why not just use the free google sync tool?
It appears CompanionLink works with Outlook 97 and newer. I've been using CompanionLink with Outlook 2002 the past several days with the Verizon Motorola Droid.

QUESTION: Is there an App /workaround that sorts the contacts by last name?
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Like many new Droid owners, I am seeking a way to sync contacts and calendar from Outlook; since I don't use Exchange, I downloaded the trial version of Companionlink. I immediately discovered a (for me) showstopper defect: events added to my Outlook calendar by associates located in other timezones are shown at incorrect times in both my Google Calendar and in the Droid's Calendar. I immediately reported this to Companionlink. The support person who responded threw a lot of chaff in the air, e.g. "you have too many events in your calendar". It took more than a week to convince him that this behavior is incorrect ("sync means the calendars should be identical, right?"). With my 14-day evaluation down to 3 days, I asked that Companionlink either state a time frame for correcting this defect, or acknowledge that it would remain uncorrected; the evaluation expired with no response to this request.

Think twice before relying on this company or its products.
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The only good thing about gsyncit was the prompt refund they gave me after weeks of problems.
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I too was Treo/Winmo/BB guy, where my contacts, calendar, tasks, memo, todo, all just sync'd easily. Being tech guy, purchased the phone knowing that this wasn't going to happen immediately on droid.

Using outlook and pop3, outlook runs my day.

To get email, I created another pop, and forward my main pop to the new one. The new one is the one I use with the droid. My mail is not in sync, but I get all email on my phone and computer. I do have to delete emails on my phone even after they have been deleted on computer.

As far as syncing other info from outlook, Keep your life in sync with The Missing Sync for Android from Mark/Space"

the missing sync for $40 looks like it will hopefully solve this. They are trying hard to get this out by the end of the year. It is a steep price, but if it works, it is easily worth it. With my BB, I would plug my phone into my computer every morning upon coming to work, and 2 sync of contacts calendars , and todos. I need to get that back!
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Thanks for the advise boatman. I installed "The missing sync for Andriod" and it works!!!. I have Outlook 2007 and connect through the wi-fi in my office to sync my contacts and photos daily. I takes a little while because I have 700 contacts but it works!!! The $40 bucks fixed my problem. Thanks.

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Verizon Motorola Droid -> connecting wi-fi to my office computer to sync contacts!! which google calander and email will not sync.
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Ok, I've read this thread and I just need a concrete answer.
I have a client whom I need to up with an outlook solution for his moto droid. He has an imap email account that goes with his outlook, and he uses the calender and contacts. What is the BEST solution to get it all synced? Companion, touchdown, the missing sync? And how do you set it up?
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For me gsyncit did not work. Instead I downloaded "Note Everything" app for android and exported notes to CSV. You just have to map out the fields a certain way - instructions are in the app. Really easy - works great.
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What I really would like to see is an app that RELIABLY and CONSISTENTLY synchs MS Outlook contacts, calendar, notes and tasks, WITHOUT GOING THROUGH GOOGLE and WITHOUT USING MS EXCHANGE.

The only app I have found that is remotely close to Palm-type synching is Companion Link/DejaOffice. However, having tried two versions of their SW (CL USB and CL Express), the results have been less than thrilling. For example, calendar events not all synching, different calendar events synching with each new synch, contacts not always merging with the Droid contacts app, inability to use the Droid "star" function in Droid contacts after synching with CL, exceedingly long synch times, etc. Frankly, it's been a bit of a nightmare.

Does ANYONE know of a better, non-Google integrated/non-MS Exchange, way to synch MS Outlook with Droid (similar to how I used to synch my Palm device with Palm Desktop)?
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For calendar, I use gSyncit (one way Outlook to Google Calendar) and it works great. I tried Google Calendar Sync and had a ton of problems (not syncing everything for one reason or another) in addition to the lack of features (like being able to sync to a non-primary calendar). Unfortunately my company has disabled the ability to directly sync with Exchange, hence having go go down this route. I don't use it to sync anything other than the calendar, though.
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joncarwash: I had the exact opposite experience of you. I purchased gsyncit, and it worked pretty well w my contacts, but terribly with my calendar! It doubled all my info from google to outlook. Items in outlook that were dismissed from up to 12 years ago where now showing back up in outlook when I synced!

gcal did a very good job for me on the calendar sync. I wish that they would just add in support for the contacts! Sorry to the OP for conflicting statements, I too would love to have a good solution.

I was recently at a national sales meeting where 2 others had a droid, and both said they had very good luck with companionlink. I might try that, though I am bothered about spending money on gsyncit and now on another program that doesn't have a stellar rating...
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I'm a little confused by all the 3rd party apps being discussed here. I have a Droid Eris and was syncing with Outlook with no problems and not using Google apps. I have outlook using MS exchange at work. Then 2.1 OTA came along and it wiped all of my contacts. When I re-synced everything got jumbled. For some asinine reason, you cannot access Sync Manager until after you hook up and sync so I could not choose the right option. Now I try adding family to the Sense favorites app and every time I sync it removes them from the favorites. Any solutions besides 3rd party apps? Why did it work fine in 1.5 and not in 2.1?
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What I really would like to see is an app that RELIABLY and CONSISTENTLY synchs MS Outlook contacts, calendar, notes and tasks, WITHOUT GOING THROUGH GOOGLE and WITHOUT USING MS EXCHANGE.

The only app I have found that is remotely close to Palm-type synching is Companion Link/DejaOffice. However, having tried two versions of their SW (CL USB and CL Express), the results have been less than thrilling. For example, calendar events not all synching, different calendar events synching with each new synch, contacts not always merging with the Droid contacts app, inability to use the Droid "star" function in Droid contacts after synching with CL, exceedingly long synch times, etc. Frankly, it's been a bit of a nightmare.

Does ANYONE know of a better, non-Google integrated/non-MS Exchange, way to synch MS Outlook with Droid (similar to how I used to synch my Palm device with Palm Desktop)?
It amazes me that review pundits ignore the most popular PIM in the world, "MS OUTLOOK." I guess if the media ignores it so does the developers.

Android needs to meet the business world as well as the kids.

Please, Android developers, integrate seamlessly with Outlook before Windows phones hit the market in October.
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Google Calendar Sync; granted, this syncs between Ouchlook on the desktop and Google Calendar on the 'net, and you then have to sync your phone and the 'net...

Then there is Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook®. Looks like the same deal--sync the desktop w/the web, sync the phone w/the web...
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Google Calendar Sync; granted, this syncs between Ouchlook on the desktop and Google Calendar on the 'net, and you then have to sync your phone and the 'net...

Then there is Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook®. Looks like the same deal--sync the desktop w/the web, sync the phone w/the web...
We want a solution that will sync at least contacts and calendar from outlook w a pop account (not exchange) and the droid. Tasks and memos hopefully as well.

gcal sync only does the calendar. Google apps syncs google apps. Palm/BB/Winmo all sync direct from outlook to the phone. Including tasks and memos.
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Haven't tried gsynchit or the google synch application yet, but have already tried Companionlink. With Vista/32 and Palm Desktop 6.2.1 (6.2.2 doesn't synch everything with my Treo650 correctly), Companionlink starts to run, then bombs and fails in the Palm Calendar. It's only been 6 business hours but still, no response from them as to why.

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Okay Folks,

I have the solution that works perfect! I am not an IT guy, but I refuse to be thrashed about by such an inept reality as not being able to adequately synch and edit calendars with my exchange server and Outlook.

My biggest gripe has been the inability to edit calendar events on the Droid X that were created on Outlook. In my case (which is probably yours too), I was able to edit events created on the handheld (either in Outlook or the handheld), but if created on Outlook, I could only edit them in outlook. The choice on the handheld (Droid X) was to delete it - ONLY!

So here's the trick, and it works perfectly:

Synch your handheld calendar with gmail.
De-select synching your calendar with your exchange server on the handheld.
Have your outlook synch with your exchange server

With these settings, you do not get double events, and you are able to edit to your hearts delight on the handheld. AND....because you are still tied into the exchange through your Outlook, folks can still see your calendar for scheduling meetings.

These setting allowed me to uninstall Touchdown, which worked but was a pain (I used it only to edit events. How silly.)

I hope this all makes sense.

Good luck!

DG
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I am the happy owner of a Droid X. I’ve owned many devices starting with a Sharp Wizard back in the 80s. I have come to realize that none of the devices are perfect, but the Droid X is pretty darn close.

As I said, I’m not a tech guy, but I refuse to be beaten down by “the system”. In this case, the baton wielding issue was the inability to synch with exchange and my Droid X. I found this to be inexcusable, as that activity is so common place.

I did purchase Touchdown, and it worked, but I didn’t like having to incorporate a work around on such a fundamental issue.

Side note – The acceptance of this type of work around reminds me of my days owning a BMW motorcycle that would hesitate. All of the owners not only grew to accept this fault, but began to defend it. I feel the acceptance of Touchdown as a quality (new and improved) solution over the resident calendar synching with exchange to be of a similar vein.

Anyway, back to the story. I persisted with my effort to make it work, and here’s what I came up with:

Gmail account (on web) is synchronized with my Outlook
Outlook (on desktop) is synchronized with Exchange

Droid X Settings Under Messaging
Exchange Account
Synch Contacts
Synch Email
Do not synch Calendar (This is key!)
Gmail Account
Synch Contacts
Synch Calendar
Synch Gmail

With these settings, everything flows properly, and touchdown can be removed from the Droid X.

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Just to throw another idea into the fray... There is an app available on the Market called VCOrgainzer. It is a paid app and costs something really odd, like $7.39. The Dev has a PC companion app that will either sync your stuff (all your stuff) to an internal PIM (which actually doesn't look too bad) or to Outlook. I have been using it about a month and it works great. I sync over a WiFi network directly to Outlook 2007. It doesn't use the cloud and as long as it is on either the phone or in Outlook, it ends up in both places. You might want to give this a try. I have had ZERO issues (knocking on wood while typing is somewhat difficult.)

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I did purchase Touchdown, and it worked, but I didn’t like having to incorporate a work around on such a fundamental issue.
It's not a workaround IMO. It has features I need that aren't available on any of the other Exchange clients that I've tested (HTC Work Email, RoadSync, Moxier). YMMV, of course.
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Hi everyone. I'm probably a future Droid owner, but I have a great doubt that I would like if someone could help me with. I'm using a Windows mobile phone, and I syncronize all my email folders perfectly with Outlook 2007. I want to know if Android has an app o program that syncronizes email folders apart from the calendar, contacts, tasks and notes. I've been reading for a couple of days diferent forums, apps markets, etc., but I really can't find this. Thanks for your possible help. Roman.
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I'm new to this Forum and totally new to the idea of Syncing Outlook with my Motorola Xoom/Droid (Honeycomb). When downloading Companion do I download it on my laptop or Xoom or both?
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I'm new to this Forum and totally new to the idea of Syncing Outlook with my Motorola Xoom/Droid (Honeycomb). When downloading Companion do I download it on my laptop or Xoom or both?
Hello KayMW,

In the end, I was unable to get the whole system to work flawlessly with outlook. I bailed completely, and am now using Gmail, Gcalendar, etc., etc. It works perfect!

I simply have my corporate email server redirect all professional email to my gmail. Once again, it works great.

Good luck.

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Hello KayMW,

In the end, I was unable to get the whole system to work flawlessly with outlook. I bailed completely, and am now using Gmail, Gcalendar, etc., etc. It works perfect!

I simply have my corporate email server redirect all professional email to my gmail. Once again, it works great.

Good luck.

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Thanks DG. Now that I have Outlook synchronized with Google calendar, how do I sync it with my Xoom tablet calendar so I can access the calendar when I'm not within a wifi hotspot?

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Thanks DG. Now that I have Outlook synchronized with Google calendar, how do I sync it with my Xoom tablet calendar so I can access the calendar when I'm not within a wifi hotspot?

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KayMW,

I'm no expert, but if no Wi-Fi is available, you'll need to sync via a cable. Whether it is wi-Dick or cable, your lastsync will remain on your Zoom and Outlook. Tricky,the Wi-Fi only. Insoluble accustomed to 3g synching in real time with Google. Good luck.
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This thread started over a year and a half ago... is there really still no easy solution for syncing between Droid and Outlook?

I got a D3 yesterday, after being on BB for the last 3 years, and quite frankly - I am addicted to the ease of synchronization between my BB and Outlook. (I use it for work and have no choice on the Outlook platform... and I really, really miss my synchronized notes, tasks, emails, contacts and calendar.)

I tried the Corporate Sync, but I'm getting login errors... I downloaded Touchdown, but even when I tell it to fetch emails from the last two weeks, it only returns with the handful of emails I've gotten since I installed it... (and it doesn't have notes and the calendar won't sync with the calendar widget on my homescreen.)

I need the older emails and I need an easy way to sync back and forth between my phone and my Outlook... help? anyone?
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I want a product/solution to sync Outlook to Gmail/Google. Then have my Droid sync to Gmail to pull down all of this information. Or some solution, so that Gmail and my Droid have the same information as my Outlook client.

I have 4 different Contacts folders in Outlook, not sub-folders that I would like to sync. I would like the name, name prefix, name suffix, contact pictures, company, address, email address, website, phone numbers, birthdays, anniversaries to be synced.

Will the product sync all 4 folders of contacts to Gmail/Google?

Will it create the same 4 folders with the contacts in them in Gmail/Google as they are in Outlook?

Will the product sync all Tasks?

Will products sync all calendar events?

Has anyone found a product that can match this wishlist?
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having had the og droid from day 1, a d2g and d3 now and coming from a BB here is what i learned.

1. if you have exchange, droid works great in sync with outlook on your desktop
2. if you have pop, works sort of ok, but not like BB. remember, with bb, it was going thru their server, not your pop.
3. with google calendar sync, you can sync outlook calendar very well.

But after all this time, pop/outlook still not as nice as BB
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Maildroid - problem(s) solved.
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Maildroid appears to work for email and doesn't support Exchange in its most common configuration of ActivSync.

This does not work for me as there is no mention of calendar, contacts, tasks.
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Ask the dev, I think it supports Exchange 2007.
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