Synching workstations outlook with G mail for CONTACTS


my partner has been using G mail. all his contacts are there.
he wants to move to outlook.
first question,   how does he synch a " virgin " installation with outlook to populate his contacts FROM Gmail.

Second question -      can he synch outlook with more than one computer and google  ?
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David Johnson, CD, MVPOwnerCommented:
yes using imap
contacts will not sync, neither will calendar items
you can export your contacts from gmail into a .csv file
Click Gmail at the top-left corner of your Gmail page, then choose Contacts.
The preview doesn't support export functions
select go to old contacts    From the More actions drop-down menu, select Export....
    Select outlook format
    Choose whether to export all contacts or only one group.
    save the file
in Outlook Select the People Pane
File / open and export / import/export
import/exportImport from another program or file
select your .CSV that you saved above
select whether or not you want duplicates to be imported and then press ok

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intelogentAuthor Commented:

 i will try it on monday and write back
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