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BeitragVerfasst am: So Apr 07, 2019 04:37 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

If you are saying MPE is syncing your phone to outlook, it should be set to sync to the Gmail calendar and contact account on your phone. Not sure why one would sync to the internal phone calendar and contacts so I am assuming that is what you do.

Anyway after that, I wanted google to sync that same Gmail contact and calendar account to the Google servers. Is thag what you are asking? Never heard from anyone that had success doing that, so never pursued. Logic says it should work but don't want to mess up my data.

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BeitragVerfasst am: So Apr 07, 2019 07:04 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

I enter all my calendar events and contacts on my desktop, i then sync to the phone.

As far as I can see I have one google account that I have selected under sync calendars.

I assumed this would sync calendar to google.

If it does not then why is it there to select
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BeitragVerfasst am: So Apr 07, 2019 17:38 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

Makes sense. And that google account is probably the same one you use MPE to sync to. I was trying to do the same thing as a fail safe cloud backup in case my outlook PST got corrupted. Never saw posts from someone that did this successfully however. Not sure why it shouldn't work. And how google would even know the difference between MPE populating the google calendar and contacts or someone manually entering the data.

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BeitragVerfasst am: Sa Apr 13, 2019 16:58 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

Can one of the many experienced and helpful members here weigh in? I am once again at a point where I am swapping out tablets for a few people using MPE.

I would like to continue to use MPE for phone sync to outlook pst and image backup to PC.
However I really need a solution to sync to tablets which would be sync phone to Google account in cloud and then sync tablet to google.


Any insight at all?

Two of us trying to do this. Must be a few more?

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BeitragVerfasst am: Do Apr 25, 2019 19:22 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

As someone that thinks MPE is great software, recommends it, and contributed in past, thought I would try one more time.

If FJ or one of the great contributors here could reply to my original question detailed above. Syncing phone to outlook desktop, AND Google cloud, and syncing a tablet to Google cloud....

Thanks,
BJB
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BeitragVerfasst am: Di Apr 30, 2019 21:31 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

Bill Irwin hat Folgendes geschrieben:
I made a change to the way I do my syncs to my phone and tablet with Outlook 2010. I was getting dups periodically when I had MPE set to sync Outlook to Google for both devices.

I trigger MPE from Windows Task Scheduler and wish it would stay in the background instead of grabbing the screen focus, without any sound, so that my typing elsewhere is lost and has to be redone.

I stopped my phone from syncing Contacts & Calendars and set it to sync only with Google, with the MPE Calendar Contact set to This Phone. The tablet syncs Contacts & Calendars with Outlook, which then it syncs to Google, which syncs updates to the phone.

This move has eliminated all my dups and allows changes made on one mobile device to sync to the other without having to be home and use MPE to perform the entire sync. This is much more versatile and useful.

Now, if we could just get MPE to recognize daylight savings so it stops syncing 14 GB of data to both devices, twice each year!


Bill,
I re-read your post from quite a while ago and upon further review, I think other than the DST issue you are doing pretty much what I want to do (although you are starting with your tablet)!

If I :
1) Sync my phone to outlook PST for a local backup.
2) Turn on phone sync to google and sync my google account on the phone for contacts, calendar and tasks....
3) then sync my new tablet to google. It will pull down everything the first sync.
4) then when I make changes on my phone, it will sync to google and update the tablet.
5) finally whenever I sync my phone to Outlook I will have a static local backup.

Will the above work without the duplicates that were mentioned?

Also, how many months will sync this way? I know with my PST and MPE it can go to the "beginning of time".

Thanks,
BJB
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BeitragVerfasst am: So Aug 11, 2019 06:09 Antworten mit ZitatNach oben

maid hat Folgendes geschrieben:
I am trying to get google to sync my calendar but so far failed.
Outlook on desktop sync fine to note 8.
Need google calendar to work???


I just saw this but do not know. I never got a response so still just syncing from my Note 8 to local outlook PST. Seems like a google cloud additional backup would be a great idea but have not read how to do it or if you get duplicates. MPE uses the google gmail account calendar and contact fields on the phone. Still works flawlessly for me.

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