HTC Sync

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by bartjunited, Jan 15, 2010.

  1. bartjunited

    bartjunited Well-Known Member
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    Ive downloaded the latest HTC Sync verson & tried to connect the N1 to it.
    Using W7 on the laptop which recognises the device & installs drivers, however I dont get a HTC Sync icon on the phone & the app on the laptop doesnt recognise it either. I even enabled USB debugging but no luck.

    has anyone managed to do this as i wanna sync it with outlook for my contacts
     

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  2. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member
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    Apparently N1 does not support HTC Sync at all (maybe someone willl say I'm wrong?).

    Easiest way is to Export the Outlook contacts directory you want to use as a CSV file and then go into Gmail/Contacts and import it. The contact should then appear on your phone in seconds.

    The whole process takes just a couple of minutes.
     
  3. bartjunited

    bartjunited Well-Known Member
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    thanks for that

    problem i have is that when i used the Google Sync method to sync my contacts on my hero i found that during Synching with Gmail that gmail downsized any pictures that i had for my contacts.

    This meant that i would set up my contacts with decent pics & they would look fine yet when they sync'd with gmail that would look pixelated & crap so i stopped using this method on my hero & just used HTC Sync & outlook
     
  4. MartinS

    MartinS Well-Known Member
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    Can't comment on that as I sync my contacts from Outlook without pictures and then connect most of them to Facebook so the phone uses those contact pictures.

    I can't see an easier way of doing this on the N1. Maybe transfer by SIM and then add pictures - sounds a bit fiddly...

    I think the N1 is Google's way of forcing the customer to use their internet services - such as Gmail in this case.
     
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