3402 Views 7 Replies Latest reply: Jul 20, 2009 3:11 PM by jmpage2
This may not work after all unless you SYNC at work with Itunes and then use the google sync for Microsoft© Exchange ActiveSync. Backup your contacts and phone before tryng it.
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You are describing an Activesync with Google Calendar, Contacts etc. and an Itunes sync (at work) with my Outlook/Exchange. Has someone verified that this is do-able?
I am troubled by the fact that when an Exchange Activesync (or Google's implementation of Activesync) is used, it removes any other Calendar and Contacts from the device.
If what you suggest is possible, then I might as well set up Exchange Activesync with my work server and do an iTunes sync at home for my personal stuff.
I am afraid that that might not work .. and that it is either all Exchange Activesync, or nothing. It does not like to co-exist with another Calendar and Contacts on the device.
Am I correct?
I had setup my home email (mobileme) along with its calender and contacts. Then, at work, I setup microsoft activesync account. When I had tried to do it last year, the active sync was replacing the other calender and contacts. Now, with iphone 3.0, both coexist and are happy.. in the contacts, when I look at the groups, it shows two groups, work and home! Contacts of both groups can be seen together or separately. Same goes for my calenders. Hope this helps.
I am also interested in some kind of solution along the lines described here. Here's my scenario;
I got my 3G iPhone in November of 2008 and synchronized it with the Exchange server at my work. This resulted in the deletion of all contacts/calendar information that was on my home PC.
I then purchased an iMac (2009 model) as well as getting new 3GS phone a short while ago.
All of my contacts and calendars reside on my 3GS phone (synch'd to Exchange) but I would like to synchronize them back to the iMac. I cannot find any way to do this. I tried pointing the Contacts application to my companies webmail Exchange server but I never see the contacts show up and I don't see a log entry, etc, telling me what is going on with this.
Is there any way to do what I am trying to accomplish without setting up a Mobile Me account?