Short for "synchronize", this tag is for questions about synchronizing an Android device with "the Cloud" or simply with other devices. Please use the more specific tags if your issue is with e.g. 'active-sync' (MSExchange) or 'rsync' (see full tag wiki for details).

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Contacts not synced after factory reset

I factory reset my Moto G (Android 5.1) yesterday. After restart my some contacts were not synced in the phone. I checked at Gmail. Those missing contacts are not even showing in Gmail. I also tried ...
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ICal Events Not Showing Up In Device Calendar

I have a Sony Xperia Z with Android 5.1.1, and I'm trying to get events from calendars I subscribed to on Google Calendar's web interface to show up on my stock calendar app. Specifically, some of the ...
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How to backup/sync your entire unrooted android phone online or on pc? [duplicate]

I have tried many methods but I couldn't get the results I wanted. My phone is not rooted. I'm looking way to sync all my apps, photos, setting and able to restore all of my apps, photos, setting ...
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How to sync 2 folders using NFC between two Android devices running slightly different Android OS versions

I have a Sony Xperia Z3 running lollipop and another jiayu s3 running Android 4.4. Both of them have NFC. I want to sync a folder in internal storage from one phone with another using Android NFC ...
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How can I disable automatic Facebook photo sync?

Device: XPeria P Android: JB 4.1.1 I recently enabled automatic photo sync, but I could not remember how I did it. Now, all of my photos gets synchronized to Facebook, and my data/3G charge is ...
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disable sync contacts to facebook notifications

A few times a day I get this notification asking me to sync my contacts. I do not want to. While other posts have suggested I disable SNS Application, on my Galaxy S7 this does not exists.
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How do I auto sync files between my Android device and Windows PC over USB?

Is there a software that can auto sync files from certain folders of our choice between Android device and Windows PC(Like the Camera folder or Music folder)? I am tired of manually copying those ...
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Google play unable to update (New question 2016)

Note : I know myself that this question was asked several times earlier in the past, But those solutions never helped me. Let me brief. Problem : Unable to update/Install google play store apps This ...
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App wasn't installed after 100% downloaded on play store due to insufficient storage

After a completion of my update,that app was not installed on my phone due to insufficient storage.I don't have SD loop Card and that app which I have updated recently was lost. Any idea? or Do I have ...
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hg g4 cell not syncing to outlook calendar invites even though both on same time zones

I have an HG G4 its set to Central time zone. I have Microsoft outlook and calendar through work its also set for CST. when I get an invite through my outlook it shows up correctly on my laptop ...
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How do I turn off text to email syncing for Galaxy S6? [duplicate]

Somehow I've got text messages syncing to my email account. I can't figure out how to stop a copy of all text messages going to my email. I hope someone can help me with instructions. Thanks!
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Which system service apps could I disable to protect my privacy

I have a non-rooted Samsung Galaxy Note 4 with a Google account and would like to know what system, root and service apps I could disable. The purpose of this is, I want to stop or making it difficult ...
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Sync of contacts without internet [duplicate]

If mobiles internert is off and i saved any contact on google account,then where it is stored actually before getting sync?
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Any way to sync Bookmarks between Android and Blackberry?

Is there any way to sync my Bookmarks between my BlackBerry Torch and My Samsung Tablet?
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Recover pending text messages deleted before sent

Last night I got a number from a girl, I tried to send her a message, but it hung on "message sending". I decided to delete the message without saving the number to my phone, and the whole thread ...
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How can I control which apps are able to use the data connection while roaming?

I am planning a trip to abroad and need to use my Android phone while roaming. But i couldn't disable all data roaming because i need my company emails. So i want to disable WhatsApp, Facebook, ...
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Why are calendar events spontaneously appearing in my phone, or Is My Phone Haunted?

Today my phone beeped during class reminding me of an event I never added to my calendar. It said, 'Jason 2/24/16'. Later today I have another event which I never added, 'Jason 2/24/16 3:30p'. ...
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Android contact names does not match Google

I've been plagued by this issue many times: If I add a contact in Android (5.1.1 SliM ROM), it gets synched to my Google Contacts as it should. But if I change the name in Google Contacts, this ...
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LG Optimus L70 Google Apps Gone

I dropped my phone and the battery fell out. When I put it in and turned on my phone, all my Google apps were gone! Play Store, Chrome, etc. My accounts won't sync; I get this play services error and ...
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I don't want CamCard to sync to my contacts

This may sound funny, but I just want CamCard to store the contact information from the business card I scan with it. I don't want it to be added to my contacts or any account (like gmail). So ...
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Transfer of data from PC to Samsung Note 8 GT N 5100 using USB cable is very very slow

Transfer of data from PC to Samsung Note 8 GT N 5100 using USB cable is very very slow.Have changed cables as well. Same Issue
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Direct backup from Titanium Backup to DropBox

Device: Samsung Galaxy S4, with root I was wondering if it would be possible to make my backups straight to DropBox, without needing to save the files to my phone first. I had TiBu upload to DropBox ...
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How to sort Google Account on Setting

lot of email currently signed in to my phone. I accidently remove my email due Google Play Games problem. I want to my email back at top on list. Is there any a way to do it? Thank you
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Newly created contact randomly disappear on Android

I have Sony Xperia Z3 compact running on Android 5.1.1 and experiencing problem with contacts. When I'm creating a new contact by default it creates it on my google account (instead of phone memory). ...
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Sync/save android chrome bookmarks to google account

need to save/sync android chrome bookmarks to google account. sync is on, on chrome android dev, but it hasnt synced or saved bookmarks. i haven't found a way via google, in house. pls help with in ...
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Synch a phone to Linux PC without Google

Is there a way to synch the SMS/Calendar/Contacts/what not (I am not talking about files, and pictures, etc.) to a Linux (Ubuntu) PC? The quirk is to bypass Google in the process.So I would envision ...
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Some Google contacts are not synchronized

I am a long time user of Android and Google and have all my contacts in Google Contacts, synchronized on my phone. So do my wife and my children. Within the same domain (managed via Google Apps) I ...
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How to ensure accurate import of Google contacts on first-time device setup?

I'm about to buy my first Android phone. I have a "newbie" question about contacts. I understand that when setting up the new phone, I'll enter my Google account details, and my Google Contacts will ...
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Android 2.3.3 and scheduling gmail sync intervals/avoid “push”

Android 2.3.3 Gingerbread (Casio Commando gz1 c771) Gmail app version 2.3.6 No scheduling option for gmail sync with Android 2.3.3 or gmail 2.3.6 Can only toggle sync on/off. If on it's it's in ...
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How can I know which apps are currently connecting to the Internet?

I have a Samsung Spica running Eclair (rooted). I've noticed on a number of occasions that inspite of the Autosync option turned off, the sync icon appears in the notification bar. By default, Gmail, ...
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want amazon prime video on android tablet

I HAVE a Toshiba wt10-a tablet and want to access my amazon prime video account to download and watch movies. I am not a techie, 😆. All other devices are iPhones and kindles and want the Toshiba ...
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Sync/share Android Calendar Note 3 to Galaxy S5

Is there a way to sync or share the Calendar on our Android phones: Note 3 and Galaxy S5? This is the calendar that came on the phones. It doesn't show up under Applications Mgr. We also use "Our ...
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Android and iTunes

Is it possible to sync an Android phone with iTunes? If so, are there any limitations?
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Contact synchronization slows down my phone and dialer

I am using Canvas Nitro A311. The problem with the phone is that its contacts and dialer are always slow. Might be because of contact synchronization process of Gmail accounts. I, turn the auto sync ...
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How can I specify a default contact for merged contacts?

I have some contacts on my phone that appear in all or some of: my phone my google contacts skype facebook Thankfully, Android allows me to link that contacts, so that I have only one entry in my ...
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Someone stole my phone and I bought the same one n turned other one iff. I would like my contacts restored to my new o home n SIM card

Restore contacts from old SIM to new sim. I've tried Google downloading apps. I had the AT&T address but it won't work
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In a Google account (sync), what is the difference between Contacts and People details?

For a Google account, you are allowed to sync Contacts and People details. What is the difference between these two?
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How to update a text file using both a desktop text editor and an android phone?

I do most of my text edits on my desktop (using a text editor), but sometimes I'd like to edit them on my phone. I know that one alternative is creating a shortcut to my desktop text file, dragging it ...
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App data sync service

Which service is responsible for syncing app data? On my phone (KitKat) it doesn't sync any more. The error is: "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly." Last sync was on ...
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How to force Google Photos to sync photos to the cloud?

I just took a picture with my phone and a few seconds later I refreshed Google Photos on my computer and the picture was there. But then I took a second picture and five minutes of refreshing later ...
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How do I reverse “sync turned off” in my Google account?

Under the Settings -> Accounts -> Google, there's an account in the Accounts section and under that it says "sync turned off." When I tap on it there is a list of services that can be synced (e.g. App ...
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Purpose of “sync” in stock mail app (Android 5.1.1)

How does sync differ from fetching mail (IMAP)? Does it sync data to my google account, or is it just double checking (syncing) the folder structure etc. with the mail server?
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Integrating outlook and android

I currently use Outlook on the desktop and I am trying to integrate my outlook data with my android phone. Samsung S5. I don't sync with the cloud with office 365 as I have my own domain. The old days ...
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How to move (ICSDroid) Calendars to the Phone section

This questions splits this question into smaller parts. Living without Google So first of all I would like to find out, how I can move the 2 ICSDroid calendars to the Phone section. I think with ...
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Forwarding or syncing SMS to another Android phone

I have two Android phones and I am looking for a way to foward SMS messages to another phone and let me answer with my first number. I don't have both phones with me all the time, but still want to be ...
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Sharing Browser Links between PC and Phone

I'm starting a wiki to compile a short list of browsers, apps, extensions, etc. that allow users to easily link or bookmark webpages between their PC and phone. This is ultimately just a "best apps" ...
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Dead Samsung Note 4

I dropped my phone in the pool and now it won't turn on. I took it to a repair place and was advised that it was to far gone. I have about 3000 photos on the internal memory (stupid me didn't back ...
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Deleting photos on Google+ doesn't delete them on local storage on my phone

I'm still getting used to the Auto Backup functionality in the Photos app. I turned this feature on and all my photo's are correctly synced to Google+. When I delete a photo on my phone (Nexus 5) it ...
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Sharing photos between two accounts

My wife and I use Google Photos to share pictures between our devices. We like it because it has Auto Backup and automatically syncs pictures between our two phones. To make this work, though, she ...
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Push Android Exchange Calendar to Google Web Calendar

Let me start off by saying this question is essentially an updated version of Access synced Exchange calendar from desktop browser but not a duplication I have a work phone with Exchange access over ...