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).

learn more… | top users | synonyms (2)

0
votes
0answers
36 views

Is it possible to access the service, Google uses to sync their Google Keyboard?

I don't know if that sounds dumb or if this belongs here as it is only kind of an Android related question but I thought if someone can help me, it's an Android expert. I would like to know if I can ...
1
vote
1answer
361 views

Google Account Sync, high battery usage of Google Play Services

I have a similar question like this one. I recently (since 2 days) also have a very high battery wastage (keeps only less hours while it used to keep the whole day). In the battery settings the chart ...
6
votes
4answers
4k views

Facebook contact sync no longer working: “Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly”

As of a couple of weeks ago my Galaxy S3 (running Android 4.1.1) no longer syncs contacts from Facebook. I have the Facebook app installed and calendar and the gallery are syncing fine but the ...
2
votes
3answers
30k views

How to delete synchronized pictures?

I've chosen allow Google to synchronize information from my email to my phone, but the result is not as interesting as it sounds! I see some pictures in the Gallery that I wouldn't have in my phone, ...
6
votes
1answer
3k views

Markdown note taking with Dropbox sync

How do I do all of the following with my Android phone? Read markdown-formatted notes stored in my Dropbox folder Show it as HTML in Android Optional editing from the phone FWIW, the iPhone ...
1
vote
1answer
3k views

Where can I find the photos autosynced by Google?

My Android phone autosyncs all the photos I took to my Google account. Where could I find it? I'm using Google cloud services to sync photos. I tried looking at my Google Drive, but it says that I ...
0
votes
0answers
684 views

How to sync personal dictionary between devices (Google Keyboard)?

I also have installed Google Keyboard app on my tablet and have selected my main Google account as the sync account. The dictionary was initially empty but I have added some words. I also pressed ...
0
votes
1answer
577 views

Sync Google Reminders with calendar

There any way / program for synchronization Google Reminders, which use for Google Now, with calendar? I need this because I have cloud calendar (btw this cloud on the google too :) and so ...
-1
votes
1answer
128 views

Sync Issue from Phone to Gmail contacrs

I deleted all my contacts from my android phone But have all of them in my gmail account, What will happen if i sync my accounts ? means It will copy all contacts to phone or delete all ...
0
votes
2answers
158 views

Having multiple same numbers in one contact after sync with my google account

I synced all my contacts from my Huwai Honor 3c mobile to my gmail account which resulted in all contacts having more then 50-60 entries of one number e.g: Contact name "John" Phone number ...
0
votes
1answer
838 views

Youtube 5 is always syncing on Android 2

since I updated my YouTube app from the pre-installed version to 5.5.30 on my Android (version 2.3.5, kernel 2.6) which is running on a Samsung GT I9003, YouTube tries to sync something all the time. ...
0
votes
0answers
40 views

Friends not syncing in contacts?

I just had a strange sync problem with Google contacts. I normally do not use Google circles. Contacts are just in "My Contacts". However for one of my friends I happened to add him to "Friends". ...
1
vote
2answers
3k views

How can I select the apps to sync when auto-sync is turned on?

When I turn on auto sync it sync all my accounts like Google, Twitter, Facebook, BBM etc. How can I set auto sync to sync only selected accounts so that only my Google or Twitter account will be ...
5
votes
3answers
9k views

Why has my Android phone stop updating calendars, mail etc?

As question says above. It used to update every few minutes, but recently I've had to manually refresh each of the applications to get it to run Thank you
1
vote
1answer
260 views

Quick way to sync now

Is there a quick way to do a sync now? The long way is to go into Settings, then Accounts, then tap the account name then tap the three dot menu and choose Sync now, but this is a bit long winded. It ...
1
vote
1answer
153 views

SyncMe Failed to connect to computer, isConnected failed: ECONNREFUSED (Connection refused)

I have a new router (RT-N18U), and a new HDD, set it up to work with SyncMe Wireless. It all worked pretty well, I synced my phone ok. Then I synced my wife's phone as well. It started ok, 50% of her ...
0
votes
0answers
57 views

Google account sync preferences no longer granular?

I just got a new phone running Android 5.1.1 (LG V10), and Gmail seems to be indicating that it won't receive push notifications unless I turn on "auto sync". This seems to include syncing "Google ...
7
votes
2answers
19k views

Upload my own videos to Google Play?

Is it possible to sync my own video with Google Play Video (like in Google Play Music)? I know that it's not possible on Google Books, I am wondering how about videos. What will be a good ...
0
votes
0answers
157 views

weird problem with auto sync on LG G2

sorry for the long post I need your help with a weird problem. I usually don't write in forums, instead search for solutions for a similar problem that someone else has asked before (and usually find ...
0
votes
0answers
45 views

authentication error in play store and sync error in gmail

I am desperate trying out every possible methods found in youtube, I have rooted my phone recently and also deleted host file accidentally. My phone is Micromax gold a300, can't even install new ROM ...
0
votes
3answers
3k views

Google Tasks not syncing (events do) on the phone

I have a OnePlus One running CyanogenMod 12. I started using tasks within Business Calendar 2 PRO app heavily. They synchronize using google tasks. So I can see my tasks in google calendar. This ...
0
votes
1answer
16 views

Transferring music from computer

Why does my Android phone show up on the Widows Media Player Sync function as a Linux O.S? Transferred music files from the computer show up on the Android phone music app but will not play.
2
votes
0answers
98 views

KeyChain/KeyStore Backup

Is it possible to backup (local or Cloud) the keys from the keychain/keystore? I know the KeyChain is a system daemon which provides secure key storage. The keyStore will provide app-specific key ...
0
votes
2answers
382 views

xolo q1011 can't root

I have a xolo q1011. I tried to root but none of the methods vroot,towelroot,pieroot,sideload,cwm worked. Is there any other way to root my phone so that I can install cm ROMs. Its in version 4.4.2 ...
17
votes
6answers
7k views

Is there a music player that supports play counts and smart playlists?

I'm looking for a music player for Android that supports smart playlists and play count metadata like the iPod and iTunes. Ideally I'd like something that: Keeps track of statistics like last ...
12
votes
1answer
1k views

Android voice search doesn't recognize Exchange contacts

So I'm sure this is primarily because the contacts aren't listed in one of the linked gmail accounts. It's killing me because my dad can't use voice commands to call his contacts like he did on his ...
1
vote
0answers
184 views

Sync Facebook on different devices to avoid getting duplicate notifications

My wife has two Android tablets, a Nexus 2012 and a Dell Venue. If after using one tablet for a few days, she uses the other, then she gets a lot of Facebook notifications which she already got on the ...
0
votes
1answer
111 views

Google contacts party deleted, how to restore?

My phone has since this morning forgotten about a part of my contacts: it only displays some of them in my contact list, or only displays their email address and not their phone number. I don't know ...
0
votes
1answer
2k views

how to add / sync google calendar?

I have a Xaomi Redmi Note 4G and have installed PAC-ROM-asrupesh-UNOFFICIAL-PORT.zip from XDA - [ROM][PORT] PAC ROM UNOFFICIAL for Redmi Note 4G Single Sim. I followed the steps from the forum to ...
0
votes
0answers
322 views

Remove Viber contacts that are no longer Google contacts?

I deleted a bunch of contacts from contacts.google.com, and this synced correctly to my phone. However, I see a lot of contacts still exist as Viber or WhatsApp contacts. How can I get Viber to sync ...
1
vote
3answers
21k views

Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

How can I remove contacts from accounts I don't sync with anymore? Without being afraid of removing them from the "source" exchange account now or in the future? Background: When installing the email ...
0
votes
1answer
284 views

Sony xperia Z running Lollipop wont sync my contacts from google

My sony xperia Z wont sync all my contacts from google. I've tried re-setting the filter. Syncing contacts worked perfectly before upgrade. Now I've lost lots of contacts on my phone and it wont ...
5
votes
5answers
8k views

Contacts on Android: Delete limit exceeded

A few days ago I deleted all of my Android contacts (using the "Delete Contacts" app). Not a mistake, I really want to delete them. From that day, Android always shows a notification "Sync: Too many ...
8
votes
3answers
11k views

How can I force-link a Google contact with a Facebook profile?

Back when my HTC Desire had its stock Sense, there was an option to link Facebook accounts to Google contacts, by selecting them from the Facebook friends list. This created fields for my contacts ...
0
votes
0answers
34 views

Incoming email goes to multiple Gmail accounts

I have 3 Gmail addresses. When I sign up to receive newsletters, updates, etc. from a site with Account #1, those emails come to Account #1 inbox but also to Account #2 inbox, but not Account #3 ...
0
votes
0answers
65 views

Sync app data from previous time ( default google account sync)

I just did a factory reset on my LG G2 phone with Lollipop. I wanted to restore my app data (cause I wanted to keep old conversations in chat apps) so I used "Super Backup" to backup my App Data. But ...
1
vote
0answers
195 views

Mark an email as read when read on Gmail app

Sometimes I read my emails on my lg g3 but every time I open my mac I have those emails as unread. In other words, it seems that the gmail app does not mark the emails as read on the Google's server ...
0
votes
0answers
108 views

Android OneDrive Not Updated

When I access OneDrive from my Android, I get an old version of my PC created OneDrive. How do I access the current OneDrive folders/files that I have created via my PC. Note: Some files were ...
25
votes
5answers
1k views

How can I get my Chrome-synced bookmarks in an Android device?

I'm using Google Chrome and syncing the bookmarks with the built-in feature. How can I get those bookmarks in my Android device?
1
vote
2answers
185 views

How To Sync Data From Specific App(s) Across Multiple Devices

I know some are going to skip over reading this and just think this is regular Android syncing, I can assure you this isn't the same. I'm not talking about sytem, email, social media, or calender ...
0
votes
1answer
338 views

Where does Android store offline contacts and email account details?

Basically, I want to set up a home-rolled sync for these, but I have no idea where they live by default on a CyanogenMod without GApps. Could someone please help me out?
0
votes
0answers
164 views

Windows won't recognize my phone, tried Universal ADB Driver

I have an Alcatel One Touch Evolve 2. I'm trying to back up its text messages onto my PC, which is running Windows 7, by using Helium. When I start Helium with the phone connected in USB Debug mode, ...
9
votes
1answer
52k views

What precisely is CloudAgent process? Its files eats space like crazy

I have bunch of usual stuff going on in my phone (Samsung Grand, Android 4.1.2) like app auto-updates, Twitter, Dropbox, etc. Most of the time it's clear what the network-related settings for them are ...
2
votes
3answers
1k views

Google calendar created on PC won't show on galaxy 4 active

I have created a new calendar in my Google calendar and I can't get it to show up on my calendar on my Galaxy 4 Active. I cannot locate a menu icon in the calendar app on the phone to add the ...
0
votes
0answers
202 views

How to Synchronize Both Phone and Google Contacts with CardDAV Server?

I'm running my own CalDAV/CardDAV server (Radicale) and would like to be able to synchronize both my phone (device local) contacts and my Google contacts with my own server. The use case for this is ...
-1
votes
1answer
139 views

Samsung S4 Google Sync Settings Problems

When I am in settings, Accounts, Google, myemail@gmail.com, I see "Sync turned off. I select it and get a list of things I can sync. I can hit each and sync it, but there are no check boxes to auto ...
1
vote
0answers
364 views

S6 Android 5.0.2 account sync missing

I cant find option in ANdroid 5.0.2 to disbale or enable sync for a particular apps. Say i have 3 accounts and i want to enable contact sync just for one account, but in my case it is enabled for all ...
12
votes
1answer
6k views

How do I determine which app is syncing?

I frequently see the syncing icon in my notification bar, but every once in a while it gets stuck there, perpetually syncing something. I have tons of apps that do background syncs. How can I see ...
0
votes
1answer
37 views

I have a galaxy S3 and want to copy the data from my sdcard to my nexus 6 without a PC any ideas?

My Asus laptop is caput and I would like to get the SD card data onto the nexus 6, any idea maybe direct cable between both phones?
4
votes
2answers
262 views

How can I install apps from unknown sources using my Google account on the web?

I was wondering whether or not I can somehow remotely install applications from "unknown sources" i.e not having to copy the .apk file onto my device and then installing. For example, using the ...