1. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    Morning -

    Has anyone been using Google Sync (Exchange) lately? Does it seem to handle email, calendar and contact syncing better since it's initial release?

    Thanks in advance

    04-15-2010 09:54 AM
  2. sting7k's Avatar
    It works great.
    04-15-2010 10:59 AM
  3. anon(153966)'s Avatar
    ...does one still have to MOVE items to deleted, vs. actually deleting them?
    04-15-2010 11:00 AM
  4. sting7k's Avatar
    I don't know what you mean. When I delete an email on my iPhone from gmail then go to gmail on my laptop that email is now in the trash. Is that what you want?

    It has always been like that with Google Sync for me. What you are describing sounds like IMAP.
    04-15-2010 11:40 AM
  5. spiderman001728's Avatar
    if you press delete then the mail still stays in the ALL MAIL folder. If thats what u mean
    04-15-2010 11:57 AM
  6. big9erfan's Avatar
    What you are describing sounds like IMAP.
    Naw, I use GMAIL in an IMAP configuration and when I delete things from my iPhone or my Outlook and go look at the web interface they are in the trash folder and will be deleted in 30 days.

    The only reason I don't use the exchange option for mail anymore is that I had a very hard time finding old emails I needed when away from a computer. Has Google addressed this yet? I was only able to ever find things that went back about 45 days or so, then it stopped.
    04-15-2010 12:11 PM
  7. jsntrenkler's Avatar
    I use google sync for my wives iPhone, it works really well.
    04-15-2010 12:54 PM
  8. sting7k's Avatar
    Aw I see now. I don't really delete emails anyway except for the few newsletter things I get each week; like from iTunes. And it's even rarer for me to look at anything but the inbox. With many GB of space why delete anyway?
    04-15-2010 01:22 PM
  9. gurustevie's Avatar
    Google Sync works great for me, anything I do on my phone is updated on their site pretty much straightaway.
    04-16-2010 02:32 AM
  10. BENGRIMM's Avatar
    Google Sync is the best it works so smooth , I cant wait till 4.0 so I can have more that one exchange account
    04-16-2010 02:08 PM
  11. HockeyFan's Avatar
    I just found out that Google has push email and calendaring for the iPhone. No more Mobile me for me!
    04-23-2010 06:19 PM
  12. big9erfan's Avatar
    My only problem with the Google push for email is that it greatly limited my ability to find old emails. Is that still the case?
    04-23-2010 06:44 PM
  13. lungho's Avatar
    My only problem with the Google push for email is that it greatly limited my ability to find old emails. Is that still the case?
    This is an issue for me as well. Email retention on the iPhone mail client and Google only goes back 1 month at the most. That's it. The same goes for any custom folder you may have created save to mail or whatever.
    04-23-2010 07:19 PM
  14. medimaging's Avatar
    Im new to owning an Iphone but have had my Ipod touch for a year.. not the same thing at all, ive realized.

    I use Outlook 2007 at my office for all of my email accounts, calendar and contacts. I posted a question here previously about easily syncing the Outlook calendar and contacts without always plugging into Itunes. Companionlink was suggest but I really need something free. Plus web based would be great in case i need to access info from home.. or wherever.

    So, I set up an exchange account with Google Cal which worked out nicely enough and then downloaded Google sync to my PC (windows xp) to automatically sync with Outlook every ?? minutes.

    I thought I had my solution until EVERYTHING showed up as duplicates. I have two of every contact and calendar entry. So i turned OFF the "sync contacts" under the exchange account and it removed all of the dup contacts but it did not solve my dup calendar entries. If i turn that off too, it defeats my whole purpose of having the exchange set up in the first place.

    Any ideas on this considering that I am basically "bound" to Outlook.

    I want to have the freedom of using outlook at my desktop and accessing my google account from wherever, and have everything synced.
    04-30-2010 09:20 PM