1. Henry David's Avatar
    I made the mistake of trying to sync my iPhone with both of my laptops (work and home) and my work desktop (PC). Now I have a lot of duplicate contacts and calendar items although not every one is duplicated. When I delete a duplicate contact or calendar item on my iPhone, it deletes the one that is on my work laptop and desktop. I have not synced my iPhone with my laptop at home since this happened for fear that it will wipe out all of my contacts and calendar items. I am using Outlook at work and it is set-up to sync my desktop and laptop when I log on.

    I am not very savy when it comes to the syncing process. My goal was to have all of the inofrmation on all three computers be the same.

    Please provide some easy to follow advice on how to remedy this problem
    11-08-2009 02:39 PM
  2. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    i had the same issue...all my contacts were duplicated...i had to erase them one by one which was a PITA. Im not sure how u can have 3 comps with the same info but hopefully someone can chime in and help u out
    11-08-2009 03:17 PM
  3. spiderman001728's Avatar
    i hate that. its probably easier to delete duplicates on the computer than sync them back...if possible try using google sync for your contacts... its awesome and you never have to worry about syncing, losing or having duplicates again......i use it and made my whole family use it as well
    11-08-2009 03:25 PM
  4. Henry David's Avatar
    So I was thinking that I would have to delete the Apple software from all three computers, then delete the duplicates on the phone, then reinstall the Software and Sync my phone with just one computer. What do you think about this approach?
    11-08-2009 03:58 PM
  5. wabbit#IM's Avatar
    So I was thinking that I would have to delete the Apple software from all three computers, then delete the duplicates on the phone, then reinstall the Software and Sync my phone with just one computer. What do you think about this approach?
    you dont want to do this
    11-08-2009 04:13 PM
  6. Henry David's Avatar
    ok, then what do you recommend?
    11-08-2009 04:28 PM
  7. wabbit#IM's Avatar
    just pick 1 pc and sync contacts with, uncheck the other 2 when the phone is connected to it, or delete the sync partnership.
    11-08-2009 04:50 PM
  8. Hack-My-i's Avatar
    just pick 1 pc and sync contacts with, uncheck the other 2 when the phone is connected to it, or delete the sync partnership.
    That's probably the best option! That's what I did...
    11-08-2009 05:23 PM
  9. flyingember's Avatar
    you only want to sync contacts with one computer or else get a service like mobile me for one source and sync a second one directly
    11-09-2009 09:59 AM
  10. spiderman001728's Avatar
    just pick 1 pc and sync contacts with, uncheck the other 2 when the phone is connected to it, or delete the sync partnership.
    best way to do it !!
    11-09-2009 11:49 AM
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