Syncing Google Mail Contacts with IOS 7 Devices

Posted on 2013-10-01
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Last Modified: 2014-11-12
I need to figure out a way to sync google mail corp directory (contacts) on ios7 devices.

I have tried setting up the mail account as gmail and there is no option to sync Contacts, only mail, calendar and notes.

If i set it up as Exchange, there is the option to sync the contacts, but when i go into contacts and select my Corp Directory, it doesn't work. It only shows my local contacts.

I have tried a few things online but none seems to be working.
This is kind of urgent, can you please help.

Question by:cheto06

Accepted Solution

Nathan P earned 2000 total points
ID: 39538007
This isn't really Exchange Server related.

If you use Corporate Gmail / Google for Business / Google Apps, you might need to use Google Sync (which treats Google like it's an Exchange server):

If you just use regular 'I don't pay for Gmail' kind of Gmail, you have to use CardDAV to sync your contacts to an iOS device:

Author Comment

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Sorry for that but didn't find the proper section to put it under.
We tried these suggestions and a few others with no luck.


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Did you get this to work?  I followed the video but it's not syncing.

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