Sync Services continues to be a hot topic for Outlook 2011 POP and IMAP users. If you don’t know what type of account you have, see below. This article will answer the most frequently asked questions for sync. For additional sync questions see this page for help.
What are Sync Services?
Sync Services is a central database on your Mac that keeps track of applications and devices that share information. Currently, you can . . .
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Sync Services is a central database on your Macintosh computer that keeps track of applications and devices that share information. You can use Sync Services to synchronize your Outlook contacts with other applications, such as the Apple Address Book and MobileMe.
If you have an Exchange account, you do not use the Sync Services central database. You are syncing to the data on the Exchange server. For this reason, you’ll have fewer issues with sync . . .
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If you don’t have an Exchange account, you’ll find there is no calendar sync available for syncing your calendar events to iCal or iPhone. This feature is coming in an update. Before you ask, no date has been announced. Your choices are to 1) wait before upgrading, 2) upgrade and use Entourage for email, 3) use iCal for your default calendar until the update or 4) move to Apple Mail.
Andy Ruff, Lead Program Manager . . .
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Script to sync categories in Entourage with groups in the Address Book so you can sync the category to your cell phone. . . .
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Share one account with multiple users or multiple computers with different platforms and email applications. Includes info on IMAP and POP accounts as well as IMAP providers. . . .
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Entourage’s support of Sync Services keeps confusing many users: while the contacts in Entourage show up just fine in Address Book, a number of problems appear with Entourage’s calendar and iCal. A number of users have been creating their calendar entries in iCal and are surprised to discover that, even though they have enabled calendar syncing in Entourage’s preferences, nothing seems to be happening. However, this is not the case; Entourage’s calendar does sync to . . .
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When Steve Jobs announced the iPhone at Macworld 2007, I was one of the thousands of attendees gawking at the phone in its crystal case flanked with security guards. The announcement generated more questions than answers. As an Entourage 2004 user and a prospective iPhone owner I wanted to hear “… and it will sync with Entourage!” but nobody knew until a short while before the iPhone was released in June that it would indeed . . .
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