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Old May 11th, 2011, 05:23 PM  
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Default Need to sync GS2 with Outlook.

I am moving from a Blackberry which is synced with Outlook to the Galaxy S2 arriving on Fiday.

I see there is a Samsung Kies program, does that work?

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Companion Link. www.companionlink.com


I will be using my phone on the AT&T network in Jax, FL

Any help would be great!

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I am moving from a Blackberry which is synced with Outlook to the Galaxy S2 arriving on Fiday.

I see there is a Samsung Kies program, does that work?

or

Companion Link. www.companionlink.com


I will be using my phone on the AT&T network in Jax, FL

Any help would be great!
Not sure if it's done through Kies. (Although that is the main connectivity program)

But the GSII has a built in, e-mail client that is notoriously good for exchange.
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I haven't tried synchronizing Android with Outlook through an Exchange Server, but if you don't have access to an Exchange Server, you can automatically synchronize Outlook (or Windows Live Mail) email, contacts, and calendar with your Android device, as long as you have a Hotmail, MSN Mail, or Live email account. Just add it to the standard Android email app. Instructions are here.

Any contact or calendar items will have to be on your Hotmail/MSN/Live account and will not be synchronized with Gmail (which is arguably a good thing) or be searchable with Google Voice Search (which is not a good thing since it works better than the built in voice dialer) but you can still use those contacts to make phone calls, send emails (from whatever account you choose), navigate, etc.

The caveat is that is that you need to keep your Outlook contacts and calendar events on a Hotmail/MSN/Live account in Outlook.
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Sync to outlook exchange server is built in. It will sync to email, calendar, contacts and tasks. Works fine as I use this for work now.
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What email service/server are you using? Just because someone is using outlook doesn't mean they have an exchange server or any server for that matter..... BUT if you are using an exchange server with an outlook client I would highly recommend not to "sync" with outlook it self. Unless you have major data plan issues and even then just sync while on a wifi network and you will be all good.

I would stay away from desktop syncing software as much as possible. We don't even allow for "syncing" via desktop clients at work anymore... There is no point, its better to sync directly with the server that way your info is up to date.
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Hotmail synchronizes email, contacts, and calendar between Outlook & Android, much like an Exchange Server, except that Hotmail does not synchronize Tasks, Journal, or Notes. (You don't even need to use Hotmail for email. You can use Gmail or something else if you like, and just use Hotmial as a synchronization repository for contacts and calendar.)
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This is my first post on these forums.
I presently have an iPhone 3GS and have ordered a Galaxy S2; still waiting for it to arrive here in Chicago.

In preparing to transition from iPhone and MobileMe to Android, I set up my calendar and contact stuff etc.. on Google.

I downloaded and then tried out Companionlink.
I am syncing it with Outlook 2010.

Setting it up was very easy; everything works very smoothly indeed.
For me, it is well worth the purchase.
No problems at all with regard to the Outlook to Google sync ito calendar, contacts, tasks etc..

Hope this helps.

Now just to wait for the Galaxy S2 to arrive.

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Default Problems with Galaxy S2 and Exchange contacts sync

I recently sync'd my new Galaxy S2 with my Exchange Server (Microsoft BPOS) and initially all fine - I have quite a large address book of 3000+ contacts.

Also sync'd and merged with Facebook and Skype contacts well.

However, while calendar and task updates all work fine and sync (bidirectionally) contacts do not. Whether I add a new contact on the phone or in Outlook/Exchange the contact does not update across.

Went to Settings/Sync, and forced a manual Sync now on Exchange account, does so (too) quickly but does not bring contacts up to date.

Anyone else with same problem or solution?

Called Samsung support but their only advice was to unsync and resync Exchange (losing all contacts on phone in process) or then try a factory reset. They suggested there was no limit to number of contacts, but clearly there must be (16GB only on phone memory, also used heavily by apps).

I can see other people on forums have similar issues, either with number of contacts or memory.

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Hi Pete, i have a GS2 and it is syncing with my microsoft exchange 2003 account no problems. however, i cant figure out how to sync my tasks. for some reason its not working. can you help me?
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Guys,

I downloaded companionlink and it basically does the job BUT - it builds its own app on the GS2 so you are not synching with the built in contacts/calendar etc. but with companionlink. Also, it does not synch all the use notes.

Another problem - because it basically synchs the Outlook to itself and not the GS2 this creates a problem if you want to use Viber, Skype etc because they get linked to the built in contacts and if you have over 1700 contacts like I have this becomes a huge problem.

Was anyone able to find a solution to synch with Outlook without having to use Exchange server?

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I found gsyncit, which syncs Outlook with Google. Costs a little bit but it's been basically pain-free syncing ever since - cos once it's all on Google, the Sammy syncs with that painlessly.

And, unlike Kies, it ...just works.
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Hi, Use Kies software from Samsung, it can sync perfectly with outlook. it also sync photo, video, music , calendar... no need to have other software for sync.
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You may download Samsung KIES here : http://www.softpedia.com/get/Internet/Telephony-SMS-GSM/Kies.shtml

I use for sync with my S2 with outlook. Perfect!
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It's weird how Kies works for some people and not others. Kies would sync very occasionally. Mostly it would say it had synced - but appointments, contacts etc had never been passed over.

If Kies works for you, then you're in easy street I guess. But I'd double-check it really is syncing, not just saying so.
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Folks - if we are talking about Sync directly with desktop Outlook client (not server) indeed this is a gap. I like many others do not want to store details and notes about my contacts on google servers where effectively the information becomes theirs to do want they like to target you with advertising. Read their terms, effectively they own the information also - not just you.

I have tried Kies, and if you have any kind of complexity in your contacts it fails. ie. I have 2 mobile phone numbers in one contact, or if you have assistant's name, etc then Kies fails. On the standard Kies sync you cannot do any field mapping and it does not pick up many fields, although you can field map when you do a one time import. If you search the forums there is a post somewhere which outlines field mapping issues.

I have just purchased Companion Link /Deja Office after a 14 day trial. It works very well. You can tell it which field goes where, it even synch colours and categories as well as FC task priorities that I use on the desktop (ie. they beat FC PlanPlus to market with Android product).

What Vilenko says above is only half true. Yes it loads into it's own database /apps basically because there is sadly no standard task or notes app. However if you set Deja Sync setting to sync back to Android contacts App. So once you do that it populates all your contacts in the right android standard fields - and you get all your phone logs showing up with names not numbers. So it daisy chains across to contacts. You can do the same for Calendar but I have it switched off & just use Deja Calendar which looks better anyway. This sync works in 2 way - so if you add a contact into Android it will make it's way to Deja Office then eventually back to Outlook.

ps. word of warning - make sure in Android Accounts and Sync setting (not Deja office) that you have your google account to only sync mail and not calendar, contacts otherwise it will daisy chain all your data across to the cloud also - which I was trying to prevent!

I have also tried MyPhoneExplorer - which is limited by no std task/notes app, same with GSync. Although I have kept MyPhoneExplorer because it archive SMS conversations, phone logs etc. that you can read on screen.

Hope this helps.
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I am new to the Android world as I have just bought a Galaxy S2. Lovely phone but now that I am working out some practicalities I am finding some problems. I am looking for an app that will allow me to sync with Outlook. I have tried Kies but it does not sync tasks and does not sync all the information from contacts (like the address!). It is possible I am not usuing Kies correctly but I was wondering if there are easier apps out there. I have thought about using Google but I am not comfortable with leaving my data on a third party server. Can anyone help?
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Some people suggested I use MyPhoneExplorer before, but I ended up using cloud syncing for my contacts, calendar and tasks. Apparently. You should look for Gsyncit or CompanionLink if you want to keep it on PC. I've since stopped using Outlook for Tasks on Android because Android doesnt natively support tasks (it supports events), because Google Calendar doesnt have tasks yet (its still in Beta).

What I do is that I sync Outlook Contacts and Calendar to Google, which are then actively synced to my phone (no data loss for me). Tasks on the other hand are managed by Producteev, a cloud based task organizer, which is then synced to my Astrid Tasks app on Android (which also syncs to Astrid.com for social/shared tasks with other team members if needed). Both Astrid and the Android calendar are shown onscreen via the Android Agenda Widget.

Oh I forgot to mention. Producteev is able to sync to Outlook tasks, so you may want to look at a cloud sync path of Outlook>Producteev>Android (Astrid/Taskos apps)
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As always: http://syncdroid.net & don't overlook existing threads.

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Did you read the second to last sentence of the OP?
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As always: Sync Android/Droid with Outlook/Exchange & don't overlook existing threads.



Did you read the second to last sentence of the OP?
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Thanks guys. I have had a look at Sync Android/Droid with Outlook/Exchange and they have several options to consider. It looks like companionlink looks like my best option at the moment. Unless anyone has any better ideas, I'll try that. Thanks for your help.
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Hi,

I am able to sync my S2 with my corporate outlook server but when I pull any contact from it, I am able to see only the email address and not other details. The same works fine with both iPhone and Blackberry.

Is there some setting which needs to be fixed?

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Hi, Use Kies software from Samsung, it can sync perfectly with outlook. it also sync photo, video, music , calendar... no need to have other software for sync.
If it sync perfektly with outlook for you, tell us how you do to sync the tasks?
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and now for a solution!!!! PLEASE ... ANYBODY... and dont say just use Kies
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I am able to sync my S2 with my corporate outlook server but when I pull any contact from it, I am able to see only the email address and not other details. The same works fine with both iPhone and Blackberry.

Is there some setting which needs to be fixed?

Thanks in advance.
Hi, please let me know if you find a solution, I can't see all contact's fields on Galaxy 2, which synced with Outlook.
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Default Solution is .... MyPhoneExplorer

After a day or two struggling with this very problem, i am happy to say that MyPhoneExplorer from the app market does the trick perfectly!!

It comprises of a PC app and a phone client. With the PC app you identify the Outlook folders that you want to sync. And the phone client communciates with the PC app via whatever communication link you establish (which includes tethering, Blue Tooth, WIFI, amongst others!). The app market provides the phone client and a link to the developer's website for the PC components and full usage details.

To sync (assuming all your setup has been done), i start the phone client, start the PC app, and select "Connect" from the PC app, and then the Sync button on the PC app. It does a full reconciliation, and you can override any updates. And you can have it log an HTML report of precisely what it did -- essential for sceptical persons such as myself!

It's free, but well worth a donation
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Click onto the "Connected Devices" on the top left corner of Kies (above the GT-I9100T), then select the "Sync" tab and choose Outlook.
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You are a Superstar. I have struggled with this problem for about a week now and was getting VERY frustrated, almost to the point whereby i re-activated my iPhone. Your tip to install MyPhoneExplorer worked wonders. Thank you so, so much. As you say the App is definetly free, but I WILL be making a donation. These guys are ace in my book.

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Thanks for the feedback, Deveng!

Of course, the Superstar is really the developer of MyPhoneExplorer, FJ from FJ Software ... I'm just a grateful user of his app, and glad that I could share the good news of it with someone else.

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Default sync with outlook with no exchange

I dont have a exchange server. and what I use
My email is imap, so email comes to both computer and phone
I use google calender sync on my computers to sync my outlook calender
to my google and phone

the only thing i dont sync is my contacts I initially used a program to sync
my contacts from outlook over to my google account not sure what that was now, but you can always use the import export featues in outlook and gmail
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Thanks for the feedback, Deveng!

Of course, the Superstar is really the developer of MyPhoneExplorer, FJ from [removed to comply with my limited account which cannot yet post links].. I'm just a grateful user of his app, and glad that I could share the good news of it with someone else.

There is a *warning* at androidforums.com/2448993-post101.html that this utility will delete data from your Outlook contacts! It says many "non-standard" fields will get destroyed during the sync and that only 16 "standard" fields get mapped. Does anyone care to discuss this possible limitation? I surely don't want data being dumped!
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There is a *warning* at androidforums.com/2448993-post101.html that this utility will delete data from your Outlook contacts! It says many "non-standard" fields will get destroyed during the sync and that only 16 "standard" fields get mapped. Does anyone care to discuss this possible limitation? I surely don't want data being dumped!
Their have been updates to the app since January. After the most recent one, i noticed that my phone had extra fields in some of the contacts, fields that were missing from earlier syncs.

So it's not that the data gets "dumped". In my experience, it's just that Outlook fields do not map 1 for 1 to Android fields. And where there is no matching field to receive data on the Android side, the data is still safe in Outlook. Plus, the evidence shows that the developer (FJ) is actively looking for ways to work around the discrepancies between Outlook and Android fields.

I can't find anything better: that doesn't expect me to have MS Exchange Server; that doesn't expose my entire device to the destructive bugs reported in Kies; and that doesn't expose my sensitive data to Google via CSV import in an exercise that is painful at best.

Can you? Or anyone else for that matter? I'm open to alternatives, i just can't find any so far.

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So it's not that the data gets "dumped". In my experience, it's just that Outlook fields do not map 1 for 1 to Android fields. And where there is no matching field to receive data on the Android side, the data is still safe in Outlook. Plus, the evidence shows that the developer (FJ) is actively looking for ways to work around the discrepancies between Outlook and Android fields.

What happens if you update a contact directly on your phone? When you sync again, does the newer phone record (with fewer fields) simply REPLACE the older Outlook record? Or are these records somehow merged/reconciled?
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What happens if you update a contact directly on your phone? When you sync again, does the newer phone record (with fewer fields) simply REPLACE the older Outlook record? Or are these records somehow merged/reconciled?
Good question, and i don't know the answer. But it might be a good idea to pursue this in the developer's own forum. Maybe you could even do some experiments yourself, and post your findings there.

I suggest starting at this topic, where you can add your support.



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Hi guys! How can I manage my Galaxy S2 agenda/calendar on my computer? I was very surprised not finding the possibility to do that through KIES: there's no option! It's very important for me to be able to plan my appointments in my calendar/agenda via computer.
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Hi, Using the exchange server, when I email someone from my phone and they receive the message on their iPhone/iPad exchange server - they can't reply! They can fwd, they can start a new message to me, but they can't reply - it crashes.

Anyone else have this problem? Any solutions?
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Lots of misinformatoin here, people saying there is no functionality to sync with Outlook through kies. Kies will do contacts, calendars, tasks and notes, plus media. Problem is, it doesn't work very well. Here's what I can tell you about my issue to date, November 9th with the newest version of Kies:

  • Downloaded newest version of Kies today, 2.1.0.11095_121
  • Have a new Samsung galaxy S2 LTE
  • Want to sync with outlook contacts, dates, tasks and notes which Kies is able to do
  • Attaching through a USB cable, have tried different ports and cables
  • Have USB debugging turned off in settings, which means the check-box is ON
  • I have all unnecessary tasks off
  • I have the box checked in the Kies program on PC to start when phone is plugged in, but that doesn't work
  • My phone is able to connect over the cable as I can go into the phone settings and connect turn on USB storage and I can see the phone in Windows Explorer
  • When I plug in the phone and start Kies, or start Kies and plug in the phone, it just tries to connect but with no luck
  • I am usually able to connect after re-booting the phone, or rebooting the Windows 7 x64 machine
  • When I finally get into Kies, the settings for Sync have are usually all gone from last time and have to be re-checked. But it does work. Sometimes when I get back in the settings are there, but for the contacts folder, it has some Chinese letters followed by the words: (10) test>testdd>test


This is nuts. Samsung is selling a whack of these phones, and needs to provide a reliable way to sync with Outlook. I come from the Blackberry world until last week, and Blackberry Desktop Manager worked first time, every time. I trusted it to do my backups which are at the heart of my business. I don't trust Kies at all.

Does anyone from Samsung monitor this forum? Are you doing anything about this? Is there a community forum that they monitor?


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I just unticked 'Accept all SSL certificates' and now my contacts are syncing OK with my exchange server - this has been driving me nuts.

I am not using Kies in fact I haven't even looked at it - I don't want a PC in the middle kind of defeats the point of a mail server.

My old Nokia E71 while not very exciting at least is easy to setup when there aren't many options to choose from!
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Barkychoc, does that mean you can now _without_issues_ sync Contacts, Emails, Tasks, Calendar directly (push) with your Exchange server in much the same fashion that the E71 does very well? I'm asking since we're considering migrating the company to Galaxy SII, but if it's THAT much of a hassle, we may reconsider and go iPhone after all...
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Thumbs up FREE Manual Contacts Transfer

1) Google: how_do_i_move_my_microsoft_outlook_contacts
(This is my first post so sorry I can't give you the link)

2) Follow the steps

3) Click on the Contacts located under your phone in Kies

4) Click on Import from PC

5) Follow the steps and make sure all the fields you require are allocated the way you want htem in your phone. Eg Mobile phone = phone 1

6) Click on Save to device
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Default Connecting your samsung galaxy s2 with outlook

Just switched from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy have had a few issues which had me cursing samsung i.e. how to improve battery life and sync up to outlook, which are very important to me building websites is my trade so I should be alble to work this out lol

After an hour actually sitting down and working it out I was a bit premature you just need to learn how, now I am impressed by samsung :-)

Anyway after looking for help in forums on how to sync outlook on my pc without having to download third party software like companionlink or pay anything for what I expect to be functionality that should be provided as standard I found all the imformation was pretty poor.

My approach: Forget opening kies on your phone and trying to sync to outlook - download it from the samsung website and install it on your pc. Connect your phone via cable or wireless (I did it through cable, as I feel this would be faster and more stable). Kies then picks up your phone (if it doesnt dicsonnect close kies and try again). After connecting the phone I just clicked the sync tab at the top and selected sync outlook and selected
contacts, schedules(calendars) and memos and it was simple and took less than a minute for around 200 contacts. I didn't make any additional setting changes to the phone whilst doing this.

There are a number of other useful features here too backing up your phone and ability to sync music and photos. Next time will try syncing wirelessly now all my contacts are in.

Another samsung peice of software which is free which you may also want to try is new pc studio... i didn't try this but didnt need to.

I think a lot of simple tasks can be worked out if well you got half hour and patience to work it out - well thats my case. Anyway need anyhelp give me a shout at lemonhead70 (at) hotmail.com - will try and help where I can.

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Just switched from iPhone to Samsung Galaxy have had a few issues which had me cursing samsung i.e. how to improve battery life and sync up to outlook, which are very important to me building websites is my trade so I should be alble to work this out lol

After an hour actually sitting down and working it out I was a bit premature you just need to learn how, now I am impressed by samsung :-)

Anyway after looking for help in forums on how to sync outlook on my pc without having to download third party software like companionlink or pay anything for what I expect to be functionality that should be provided as standard I found all the imformation was pretty poor.

My approach: Forget opening kies on your phone and trying to sync to outlook - download it from the samsung website and install it on your pc. Connect your phone via cable or wireless (I did it through cable, as I feel this would be faster and more stable). Kies then picks up your phone (if it doesnt dicsonnect close kies and try again). After connecting the phone I just clicked the sync tab at the top and selected sync outlook and selected
contacts, schedules(calendars) and memos and it was simple and took less than a minute for around 200 contacts. I didn't make any additional setting changes to the phone whilst doing this.

There are a number of other useful features here too backing up your phone and ability to sync music and photos. Next time will try syncing wirelessly now all my contacts are in.

Another samsung peice of software which is free which you may also want to try is new pc studio... i didn't try this but didnt need to.

I think a lot of simple tasks can be worked out if well you got half hour and patience to work it out - well thats my case. Anyway need anyhelp give me a shout at lemonhead70 (at) hotmail.com - will try and help where I can.

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Many complain about Kies but it has been good to me.

Always best to have on your PC to sync with Outlook. It also back up your GS2 with ease.
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Hello
I have a simular problem.
I just have a new galaxy S2; I sync my mails, calendar and contact with microsoft exchange server.Everythinbg is working fine till I install a second accound ( gmail)
I need it tp install other applications on the phone;
After installing the gmail accoint there is no contacts sync between the phone and my contacts in outlook. Calendar and e-mails are still working fine;
Can someone give my advise?

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Hi, Use Kies software from Samsung, it can sync perfectly with outlook. it also sync photo, video, music , calendar... no need to have other software for sync.
Hi Victor
I have GS2 and office 2010 with exchange server which I could not have access to server details and I connect my phone to kias and it did not sync with my contact in outlook.
When I select sync it was going to work for several mins and it did not sync.
can you help me?
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Hi, please let me know if you find a solution, I can't see all contact's fields on Galaxy 2, which synced with Outlook.
First uninstall all Sync softwares inclusing Kies, then from Outlook, use the "Import & Export" option to export & save your contact info as a *.csv file in the desktop.
Then close all outlook programs and Install Kies. After installation, connect your device and click on Import/Export tab of Kies: then Choose Import option, and then select the *csv file you saved in your desktop: remember that in the *.csv files, there is chance that certain fields such as Home Phone, Office Phone, Mobile etc may not match when imported into Kies. So, you need to use the field chooser option carefully for the first time. Once done, click Sync: and your contacts start Syncing. Remember this is only once you will need to do this. Then on, your data gets Synced when you make changes on either your PC or Galaxy.

As for Calendar and Memo, it is easy to do: let me know if you need help.
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I am a brand new Android user, just switching from Blackberry. I set up my Galaxy S II to sync with my Outlook Exchange server. Calendar, Mail, and Contacts seem to work fine. The settings also show that the device is syncing with Tasks. But for the life of me, I can't see where the tasks are located on the phone.

I have searched dozens of discussion lists looking for an answer to no avail. I tried an app from Basili (Tasks for Microsoft Exchange), but that didn't work even when I used the exact same settings that I entered into the S II to set up Outlook.

I realize this might be a common problem, but any help would be greatly appreciated.

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Check on the application screen - on my phone it is on the second page (Column 3, row 2)

Hope that help.

My outlook sync of tasks works fine
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Installed new Kies software, all looks ok, except when connected to the SGS2, in the Sync screen, the drop down menu options for contacts synch only includes : windows address book, google & yahoo, it does not include outlook.

As a result I cannot set up the synching with outlook.

Anyone have this experience or would suggest a likely way out of it?

p.s. I am using outlook 2000 sp2, perhaps Kies is not fully compatable with this version??
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Installed new Kies software, all looks ok, except when connected to the SGS2, in the Sync screen, the drop down menu options for contacts synch only includes : windows address book, google & yahoo, it does not include outlook.

As a result I cannot set up the synching with outlook.

Anyone have this experience or would suggest a likely way out of it?

p.s. I am using outlook 2000 sp2, perhaps Kies is not fully comaptable with this version??
I use Outlook 2000: it works well for me...
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I have problem of contacts not syncing - where is the 'Accept all SSL certificates' tick box you mention?

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I just unticked 'Accept all SSL certificates' and now my contacts are syncing OK with my exchange server - this has been driving me nuts.

I am not using Kies in fact I haven't even looked at it - I don't want a PC in the middle kind of defeats the point of a mail server.

My old Nokia E71 while not very exciting at least is easy to setup when there aren't many options to choose from!
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I recently sync'd my new Galaxy S2 with my Exchange Server (Microsoft BPOS) and initially all fine - I have quite a large address book of 3000+ contacts.

Also sync'd and merged with Facebook and Skype contacts well.

However, while calendar and task updates all work fine and sync (bidirectionally) contacts do not. Whether I add a new contact on the phone or in Outlook/Exchange the contact does not update across.

Went to Settings/Sync, and forced a manual Sync now on Exchange account, does so (too) quickly but does not bring contacts up to date.

Anyone else with same problem or solution?

Called Samsung support but their only advice was to unsync and resync Exchange (losing all contacts on phone in process) or then try a factory reset. They suggested there was no limit to number of contacts, but clearly there must be (16GB only on phone memory, also used heavily by apps).

I can see other people on forums have similar issues, either with number of contacts or memory.

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yes I have the same problem, only way I could get it to work properly was to un-sync it and re-sync it. No problem losing the info from the phone as it all comes back from Exchange when you re-do the account. Last time it all worked fine for quite a while, but now having same problems with contacts not syncing, so contemplating doing it again. Was searching to see if any other solutions, but haven't found any so far (further below in this forum is a suggestion about un-ticking Accept all SSL certs, which I eventually found, but didn't make any difference for me.
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