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As I no longer have access to Outlook, I have to look for alternatives for managing mail, agenda's and contacts.

My first guess would be Thunderbird, but I wonder how well this syncs with HTC Sync as I never had any trouble setting it up with Outlook, I would prefer that it stayed that way.

So does anyone have any experience with syncing their Android phone through Thunderbird?

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Any reason you can't sync to Google and use Thunderbird as an IMAP client? –  Al E. Nov 3 '10 at 13:21
    
I can, but it's just that I prefer managing all these things on my desktop and Google's contact management sucks. So normally I used Outlook as an email client for all my email addresses and managing everything from one application. But I do have everything syncing with Google off course ;-) –  Ivo Flipse Nov 3 '10 at 13:54
    
Well, with addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/7307 and mozilla.org/projects/calendar you should be able to manage your contacts and calendar in Thunderbird and sync with Google. –  Al E. Nov 3 '10 at 14:18
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I'd recommend, rather, using Thunderbird as an IMAP client with the Google Contacts and Lightning add-ons ( http://addons.mozilla.org/en-US/thunderbird/addon/7307 and http://mozilla.org/projects/calendar). You should be able to manage your contacts and calendar in Thunderbird and sync with Google. So then your Thunderbird and phone will each synchronize to and from Google.

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