Okay, so I have my iPhone currently set up to sync with my Microsoft Exchange set up at work, where my outlook has all my contacts.
I also have mobile me set up to sync with my Yahoo address book.
Is there anyway to get these all into one large "cloud" - rather than having the two address books? Ideally I would love to have mobile me = exchange = yahoo. Right now, on my iPhone, I have some contacts listed twice, some listed with different information (and yes, that means I need to update some contacts), some people even listed three times (mostly due to yahoo).
- 01-07-2010, 12:35 PM #2
- 01-07-2010, 02:01 PM #3
No. exchange will not allow you to export or copy or sync their contacts anywhere else for security reasons.
you're stuck doing it by hand to keep them in sync
I generally will export the contact as a vcard (in Outlook choose a contact, file-save as) and then that can be imported into many other apps.
Mobile Me will sync only with certain desktop apps. to keep yahoo in sync you need some other method to sync them together which I don't know about.
Last edited by flyingember; 01-07-2010 at 02:05 PM.
- 01-07-2010, 05:38 PM #4
- 01-08-2010, 06:52 PM #5
their activesync slot is taken by exchange and google contact sync over the air requires this slot
it may fix yahoo being evil but moving to google doesn't change that they still have to keep two sources even by hand.
I keep myself happy by only keeping work contacts in exchange and personal contacts in mobileme. if I have the same person twice their work info is in one contact and personal info in the other.
Last edited by flyingember; 01-08-2010 at 06:57 PM.
- 01-12-2010, 08:18 AM #6
- 01-12-2010, 10:21 PM #8