Add iCloud account to Outlook v15

You can add your iCloud email to Outlook v15 but there still is no sync for CalDAV and CardDAV. This mean no sync for contacts and calendars with iCloud, Google, Yahoo, AOL or any account that uses CalDAV and CardDAV. If you want sync for contacts and calendars, get a Microsoft online Exchange account for $4/month for 50 Gb. Exchange will sync message, contacts, calendars, notes and tasks.

Currently, Outlook v15.9 does not auto setup . . .

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Confused over what syncs in Outlook 2011?

Mail sync is determined by the type of account (POP, IMAP, Exchange) you have. Sync for contacts and calendars is not an option for POP or IMAP accounts.

Apple has deprecated Sync Services in Mountain Lion and it no longer works reliably.

[Added Nov 17, 2013- Sync Services is no longer supported on Mavericks. Syncing with an iPhone via iTunes is not supported in Mavericks.]

You can no longer sync with an iPhone or iPad . . .

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Configure Outlook for Mac to use iCloud email aliases

Apple’s iCloud service (formerly Mobile Me, formerly .Mac) offers email aliases for every account. Aliases are a feature common to many email services. iCloud allows each account to enable up to three additional email addresses without having to pay for or manage three additional accounts. They are useful as temporary addresses for online purchases to avoid spam or as long-term addresses that are more memorable than the account name.

For example, if my iCloud account . . .

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OS X 10.8 removes iTunes sync support with Outlook for Mac

Update: After a few comments from folks saying they are not seeing issues I retested syncing on a clean install of Mountain Lion and Office 14.2.3. Indeed, they’re correct. Syncing between Outlook for Mac and Mountain Lion’s Calendar and Contacts applications is working as expected. Although, I made efforts to test carefully the first time I can only assume I made a mistake in my efforts. Apologies to anyone I’ve misled.

 

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