Congratulations on the new iPad mini! You can follow the steps below to have your Gmail Contacts sync to your iPad mini:
- Tap Settings > Mail, Contacts, Calendars > Add Account > Other > Add CardDav Account.
- Enter the following information in the fields:
- Server: google.com
- User Name: Enter your full Google email address
- Password: Your Google account password
- Select Next at the top of the screen to complete the setup.
- After you have completed the setup, open the Contacts app on your device. Syncing should begin automatically.
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