Second GMail for address book backup.

Discussion in 'Android Lounge' started by G35 Mass, Dec 25, 2009.

  1. G35 Mass

    G35 Mass Member
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    Here's the situation I have.

    The GMail account I have and registered to my cell phone when I got it is an account I've had since the first few weeks GMail was in beta by invitation only over 5 years ago. Needless to say, I have hundreds of contacts in that account.

    When I activated my Droid, they ALL came over. What a mess. The Verizon guy emptied my contacts on the phone and uploaded my phone book from my BlackBerry.

    I want to sync my Droid's address book to a second gmail account I made just for this purpose, but I can't get them to sync over. How do I delegate my phone's contacts sync with that second Gmail account?

    I added it under Gmail and logged in. Under Contacts > Accounts, that account sync is ON for contacts and auto-sync & Background data is checked.
     

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  2. takeshi

    takeshi Well-Known Member
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    IIRC you can use groups to control what's synced with Android.
     
  3. HippPop

    HippPop New Member
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    As far as I know, Synchronicity is the good choice to backup/restore Gmail address.
    http://www.egg-on-egg.com/
    If you have Blackberry and Android which are synced with gmail, they can share same address book.
     
  4. nyydynasty

    nyydynasty Well-Known Member
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    what if you use Kies to export the contacts then import them into gmail contacts ... ?
     
  5. snapper.fishes

    snapper.fishes Well-Known Member
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    That would be the simplest option.
     

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