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Calendar & Contacts Sync: Set Up Your iPhone or iPod Touch PDF Print E-mail
Written by Zack MIlls   
Sunday, 13 September 2009 14:46

http://www.google.com/support/mobile/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=138740

OS Version 3.0

Requirements and Upload

1. Make sure your device has version 3.0 firmware or above. You can check your current version by going to Settings >GeneralAboutVersion. To upgrade, follow the instructions at http://www.apple.com/iphone/softwareupdate/.

2. Perform a sync with iTunes to ensure that Contacts and Calendars from your iPhone are backed up to your computer.

Note: Mail sync is not yet supported. You may receive error messages if you attempt to turn on Sync for Mail.

Getting Started

1. Open the Settings application on your device's home screen.
2. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
3. Tap Add Account....
4. Select Microsoft Exchange.

Enter Account Info

5. In the Email field, enter your full Google Account email address. If you use an @googlemail.com address, you may see an "Unable to verify certificate" warning when you proceed to the next step.
6. Leave the Domain field blank.
7. Enter your full Google Account email address as the Username.
8. Enter your Google Account password as the Password.
9. Tap Next at the top of your screen.
9a. Choose Accept if the Unable to Verify Certificate dialog appears.
10. A new Server field will appear. Enter m.google.com.
11. Press Next at the top of your screen again.



12. Select the Google services you want to sync. Currently only Contacts and Calendar are supported. Now supports Email

13. Unless you want to delete all the existing Contacts and Calendars on your phone, select the Keep on my iPhoneoption when prompted. This will also allow you to keep syncing with your computer via iTunes.



You've set up Google Sync for your iPhone. Synchronization will begin automatically if you have Push enabled on your phone. You can also open the Calendar or Contacts app and wait a few seconds to start a sync. 

Next learn how to choose which calendars to sync, if you'd like to enable multiple calenders. 

Tip: If your business, school, or organization uses Google Apps, your administrator will first need to enable Google Syncbefore you can take advantage of this feature.

 

OS Version 2.2.x

Requirements and Upload

1. Make sure your device has firmware version 2.2 or 2.2.1. You can check your current version by going to Settings >GeneralAboutVersion. Google Sync won't work on earlier versions of the firmware. 
To upgrade, follow the instructions at http://www.apple.com/iphone/softwareupdate/. If your iPhone or iPod has firmware version 3.0, it's important that you follow different setup instructions.

2. Upload any Contacts and Calendars from your phone to your computer before proceeding. The iPhone will delete Contacts and Calendars during setup. 
Learn how to upload your Contacts with iTunes: Instructions for PCInstructions for Mac

3. The contacts that are replaced on your device will be the contents of your My Contacts group. This is the only group supported at this time, so make sure to clean up your My Contacts before syncing. 
Tip: If you have a Mac, make sure that Synchronize with Google in the Address Book app is OFF. Otherwise all of your contacts will sync to Address Book. 

Note: Mail sync is not yet supported. You may receive error messages if you attempt to turn on Sync for Mail.

Getting Started

1. Open the Settings application on your device's home screen.
2. Open Mail, Contacts, Calendars.
3. Tap Add Account....
4. Select Microsoft Exchange.


Enter Account Info

5. In the Email field, enter your full Google Account email address. If you use an @googlemail.com address, you may see an "Unable to verify certificate" warning when you proceed to the next step.
6. Leave the Domain field blank.
7. Enter your full Google Account email address as the Username.
8. Enter your Google Account password as the Password.
9. Tap Next at the top of your screen.
10. A new Server field will appear. Enter m.google.com.
11. Press Next at the top of your screen again.




12. Select the Google services you want to sync. Currently only Contacts and Calendar are supported.
Make sure that you have uploaded your data before proceeding.

13. Press Sync twice when warned about data loss.



You've set up Google Sync for your iPhone. Synchronization will begin automatically if you have Push enabled on your phone. You can also open the Calendar or Contacts app and wait a few seconds to start a sync.

Next, learn how to choose which calendars to sync, if you'd like to enable multiple calenders. 

Tip: If your business, school, or organization uses Google Apps, your administrator will first need to enable Google Sync before you can take advantage of this feature.

 


Last Updated on Friday, 09 October 2009 15:46