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Nexus 6 - sync with MS Outlook

Discussion in 'Android Devices' started by jj14x, Nov 5, 2014.

  1. jj14x

    jj14x Android Expert
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    With all my Android devices, I've never been able to sync my Gmail contacts/calendar with MS outlook.

    The only options were to get a 3rd party paid app that would do that on the side, and that was not very reliable. Other option was to get a paid Google apps account.
    Google had their calendar sync app till recently, and they decommissioned that earlier this year.

    So, I moved my contacts/calendar storage to outlook.com and have been using that reliably. Everything seems to work ok, but when creating a new contact on my Nexus 5, the people app would default to the gmail account, and I had to scroll down and choose the outlook.com account instead. A bit of a hassle.

    Fast forward to now - reading Google Nexus 6 Smartphone Phablet | Nexus 6 Reviews & Specs | T-Mobile I see the following:

    Easily sync w/ Microsoft Outlook
    Stay in sync with your Contacts, Calendar, and Email in Microsoft Outlook


    Is Google now providing an option to sync contacts/calendar with MS outlook? Does anyone have more information about this? (T-Mo sales reps have no clue)
     



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  2. zipred

    zipred Android Expert

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  3. jj14x

    jj14x Android Expert
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    Thanks. It is a $30 (one-time) cost, but unsure how good it is. Just curious about the verbiage on T-Mo's site - maybe Google is providing something native?
     
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  4. Geese1

    Geese1 Well-Known Member

    My boss at work uses CompanionLink, and it works out well for him:

    Companionlink

    I helped set it up for him, and so far he's been pretty happy with it. He's had it for a couple of years now, so even though it's a paid app, it might be worth looking into.
     
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The Nexus 6 release date was November 2014. Features and Specs include a 5.96" inch screen, 13MP camera, 3GB RAM, Snapdragon 805 processor, and 3220mAh battery.

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