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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How do I sync calendars using Funambol?

I have set up a local Funambol server and created an account. Then I installed Funambol Sync 9.0.1 on my android device (HTC Desire, CyanogenMod 7.0.3 stable (Android 2.3.3)) directly (by APK) because ...
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Will Dropbox re-upload a changed file if I don't access it from within the app?

I know that when I edit a file from within Dropbox (using an external application), after I close said file Dropbox uploads the updated version. Does this also work if, once I have accessed the file ...
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Is there any way to sync my Outlook calendar to my Samsung Galaxy S without Kies?

I am trying to sync my Outlook 2010 calendar to Samsung Galaxy S using Kies. For some reason, it doesn't sync. Kies has a nasty habit of hanging, so I would really like to use something else, if ...
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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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Restrict particular apps from syncing depending on current WiFi connection

Is there an app that will allow full sync functions to only occur when connected to particular white-listed WiFi and / or keep selected accounts from syncing when on other away / public / non ...
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Best way to auto-synchronise music between HTC One and PC

got my new HTC One today and now i wanted to set up something that i can put all my desired music for the smartphone in a folder on the pc and then they get automatically synchronised on the ...
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Sync contacts to more than one google accounts

I have two gmail accounts on my android. When I first use it, I synced all the contacts to the one account. Now I want to sync all the contacts again(I have added many contacts since then) to the ...
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Contacts Sync problems: phone contacts not syncing to Google

I had some problems syncing my GMail contacts onto my phone, so I: did "Clear Data" for the Contacts app re-imported all my Google contacts from a CSV file into the "Google" account on the phone. ...
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Can Droid 2 Global sync with Outlook 2010? Esp concerned with tasks

Considering getting a Droid 2. I use Outlook for all calendar, contacts, and tasks. Although it is seamless for calendar items and contacts, task management is critical for me. I am not impressed with ...
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problems with sync of contacts to google

my samsung galaxy europa seems to sync ok with my google account. but the contacts do not appear in my google account on the web [whereas updates to calendar and email do]. any advice appreciated.
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Exchange Inbox Doesn't Sync

I am using the default mail client exchange. The client syncs all folders except my Inbox. It synced one time on Jan 10 when I set it up and that was the only successful sync. All other Exchange ...
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Is is possible to sync my Samsung Galaxy S with an exchange account, but only the calendar, not the emails?

I managed to sync my Galaxy Samsung S running Froyo with an exchange server. But I am really only interested in the calender data, not the emails. Someone knows how to do this ?
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what backup/sync app is recommended for android phones (without computer)? [closed]

good software to automatically sync and backup your files without having to connect it to a computer via USB
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How to Create Additional Google Play Account Under 1 Google Account?

I have just set up new Google Account on my tablet that uses new Google Play account. I want to add another Google Account that I use as main that already has history of apps I bought in the past and ...
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How Google Contacts sync works?

I want to know the process of syncing contacts between Android Contacts and Google Contacts. The direction of sync, effect of updating contacts etc.
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Samsung S3 wont sync

I recently bought a Samsung Galaxy S3 but it takes forever to connect with my laptop and i am unsure why this is. Can anyone help with this?
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Alternative to Photosync to sync pictures into Picasa

The version of Photosync I have installed fails to upload pictures after I take a few dozen of them in a short period of time. Is there an alternative app that will work and not take too much memory ...
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Android not syncing anymore

My wifi doesn't turn green anymore, just stays grey/white, therefore my google apps do not sync anymore. I have internet. HTC Desire 2.3.7 Any help?
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Stock ICS email app refusing to auto-update or notifications

Galaxy Nexus with Android 4.0.1, all other apps seem to sync and notifiy fine. The email app has the settings: Inbox update frequency: 5 mins Email notification: Checked It doesn't appear to be ...
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Is it possible to delete my Facebook account and not lose the info synced to my Evo?

Last weekend I turned off the automatic sync feature on my phone and deleted my Facebook account. It appeared that all of the info on in my calendar was still there so I thought I did all that I ...
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How do I transfer contacts from my PC to my phone, without putting it in Gmail?

I have a Sony Ericsson Xperia Neo. I want to copy my outlook contacts to my phone without gmail. This is my first time I bought a Android. It seems great, but one thing I do not like is that I have to ...
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How can I download entire folders/albums or songs from my PC (over wifi, BT, or USB) to my phone to take on the go

I have tens of thousands of songs on my PC organized by artist/album in folders, and would like to be able to view my collection and manage what comes with me when I travel. Ideally I could browse and ...
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MS-Exchange contacts are not synching even though mail and calendar syncs fine

For a while now my contacts quit synching on Android with an Exchange 2010 server. Calendar and Mail syncing still works, both directions. This problem is described elsewhere ( e.g. here ) and I tried ...
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Turn off syncronisation of contacts in CyanogenMod

I want to use my phone with the google calender, but I don't want to upload all my contacts from my phone to google. How can I achieve this? I said in the contacts App under Settings that the App ...
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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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Sync contacts and calendar from Outlook 2010 on my laptop with Android phone, avoid data in cloud?

I'm looking to buy a new Android phone, but before I do, I need to know that there's a reliable way of keeping the contacts and calendar data on the phone in sync with the data in Outlook 2010 on my ...
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Deleted all Google Calendar events by mistake (web). How to I push my local android calendar to the web?

I just deleted ALL my events from Google Calendar (website) by mistake! My calendar events are still intact in my Nexus 7 because I have not synchronized after the mistaken deletion. I would like ...
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Syncing between Windows 7 and Android Jellybean with Winamp

I want to sync my Samsung Galaxy S3 4G to my Windows 7 PC with Winamp so I can easily sync playlists to and from my phone and computer. So I followed the instructions in Winamp's official blog: ...
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LG Optimus G and Mac OSX

I just got an LG Optimus G from my carrier, and was extremely excited for it! I finished recovering my documents and such, and then I went to load my music and pictures... But my Mac isn't recognizing ...
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Sync mp3s between 2 android devices?

I've a galaxy and a Samsung tablet. I download many mp3s on the tablet and I'd like to be able to sync them with the phone and vice versa. Any app for this? I am talking about lots of files, so ...
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How to sync contact photos from phone back to google contacts?

I have updated my contact photos in my phone and then I wanted to update my google contacts. The sync of contact data is working fine, but the photos aren't being synced. Is there anyway I can fix ...
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Google Calendar events created on the phone won't sync

In my 2.3.7 Android phone, when I use the Google Calendar application, I can see all the events that are listed in my Google account, as I would see them in the browser in my computer, but when I ...
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How is filing a contact under “Phone (Google)” different from the others?

I thought managing contacts in Android would be the easiest of tasks, but I have found myself in doubt now that I have an Android phone running Android OS 2.3.6 (Gingerbread). If I file a contact ...
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Transfer all Contacts in Phone and Sim to Google Contacts [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: How to move phone contacts to Google? I am using my New Samsung Galaxy Y mobile phone. In My Contacts, I see that some are in SIM Memory, Some are in Phone Memory while ...
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Maintaining apps and setting of one device in sync with another

Is there some way of passing on settings and apps from one device to another on a regular basis?
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Mounting as USB drive before syncing?

I'm going through the different alternatives to synchronize my ICS-based Samsung Nexus with Outlook. While sync works fine over wifi, I'd rather use USB which The Missing Sync is supposed to be able ...
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How do I force the ICS browser to finish syncing bookmarks?

I have a brand new Acer A200, and I upgraded it to ICS (4.0.3). I set up sync with my Chrome bookmarks, but it's been a few hours now and it doesn't seem to be finishing the sync - I've got the ...
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nytimes app - transferring marked articles - from old device to new one

Switching from HTC Aria (Android 2.2?) to Galaxy Nexus (Android 4.0.2). I had lots of NYTimes articles saved as "Favorites" in the NYTimes app. My intention is to transfer this data so that it is ...
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<HTCData><Facebook> auto sync after changing ROM

I had stock rom for my HTC Wildfire S with HTC Sense and facebook. I had joined contacts - Google account and Facebook friends. Now I flashed to Cyanogen mod 7 and they are not synchronised. But I ...
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How to sync only Facebook contacts that already exists in phone for Android 2.2

Device: Samsung Galaxy Fit Android: 2.2 Froyo How can I sync only the Facebook contacts which already exists in my phone memory? I don't want to sync the contacts that are not on my phone memory.
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Sync issues Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 on MS Exchange mail account

My MS Echange mail sync won't work properly on my Samsung 10.1 Tab. It shows two flaws - whatever I try: INBOX Mail sync is simply not complete. On Push, Manual or Timed delivery I will nog get all ...
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Is there an app or method that will let me use a cloud-synced folder on the SD card? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Complete dropbox implementation for Android In my case I have a bunch of roms and save files I want to keep in sync across devices, the desktop dropbox app lets me store ...
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Make Google my default contact type on T-Mobile my touch 4G

New contacts sync to T-Mobile instead of Google unless I manually change the contact type EVERY time I add a contact to my phone. I want the default to be Google not T-Mobile
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HTC-Desire-HD Calls go to answer phone if emails / data is updating

a customer of mine has a HTC-Desire-HD that when Data is updating be it emails, weather or any other data app the customer can not receive any voice calls as they go straight to answerphone.. Data ...
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Gmail app does not refresh email read status

The first thing I like to do in the morning as I wake up is to read new emails in the Galaxy S. I refresh my Gmail account in the Gmail app, the mails show up, I read them and everything works ...
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News & Weather Widget Not Updating

I have a news & weather widget on my Nexus S home screen, set to show the weather for my current location. In its settings, I have it set to update once an hour along with automatic location ...
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Exchange 2010 calendar synchronization problem

I've had my HTC Incredible S for a couple of weeks now, and have only just succeeded in synchronizing my Exchange 2010 calendar with it. E-mail and contacts have been working like a charm from the ...
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Does Jorte synch with Google Calendar?

When I create events on Google Calendar, they don't end up in Jorte. Does Jorte truly sync events with Google Calendar or does it just import events when you set it up and then forget about it?
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How can I make my Droid2 push Facebook-originated contacts to Google?

On my Droid2 (Android Version 2.2) (System Version.2.3.20.A955.Verizon.en.US), I fully utilize the phone's ability to log into a Google, Facebook, and Twitter account, and link the contacts together. ...
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Select which Dropbox account to synchronize with when camera upload is on

I installed Dropbox on my rooted Samsung Galaxy SIII that runs Android 4.1.2. I have 2 Dropbox accounts, one personal, one Dropbox account for business. When turning on the camera upload, how can I ...