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Sync Google Apps with Outlook 2010

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I thought when I set up a Google Apps account in Outlook 2010 that the contacts with automatically sync since it is set up as IMAP.  What am I missing since only the email synced.
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Mags
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Google has a googleappssync that will properly setup outlook and sync email and contacts.
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by:Clark Kent
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Hi Dfig,

As you should know that IMAP connection don’t need any kind of parameter to sync data.

Might be, there is issue with the structure of the top level folder in Outlook. Be sure about the location of folder while creating them. (Structure them under the appropriate main folder).

Take more help from the given source: https://support.google.com/a/answer/163644?hl=en

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Clark Kent
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IMAP only syncs email.

If you want to sync contacts, calendars, etc (and you are running Google Apps for Work/Edu/Gov), you need to install Google Apps Sync for MS Outlook.  It creates a new account that sees Google Apps via the MAPI interface, takes a snapshot of the current data, and syncs with Gmail, Calendar, Contacts, etc.

It is a free component of Google Apps for Work / Edu / Gov
https://tools.google.com/dlpage/gappssync
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Thanks guy...I'll work on this tomorrow and let you know.
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Worked like a charm!!
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