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I'm using OS X Lion on a MacBook Pro. I know I can use iTunes to sync music, apps, contacts, calendars, and such with iOS devices. What are my options for syncing a Windows Phone device?

  • please mark this question as answered or tell us what you still need to know. thank you! – flooooo Apr 30 '12 at 14:20
  • And what does one do if they don't have Mountain Lion? We are still on Snow Leopard, and are still leery of Lion. Now what. Bluetooth doesn't work either. – Martha S. Lawton Aug 19 '13 at 19:00
  • SKYDRIVE is about all I figure ... TRYING it now. – Martha S. Lawton Aug 19 '13 at 19:31
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Just use Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac to sync your Windows Phone data with your Mac machine.

Windows Phone 7 Connector for Mac is a simple, easy-to-use program for Macs that you can use to:

  • Sync music, movies, TV shows, and podcasts from your existing Apple iTunes library to your Windows Phone or Zune HD

  • Sync pictures and videos from your existing Apple iPhoto library to your Windows Phone or Zune HD

  • Retrieve pictures and videos taken on your Windows Phone and automatically import them into your existing iPhoto library
  • Browse and preview media items stored on your Windows Phone or Zune HD
  • Download and install operating system updates for your Windows Phone

Requires a Mac computer running Mac OS X version 10.6.6 or later

  • link does not take us to the correct place... – miguelmpn Jul 28 '16 at 16:19
  • that link was for the "old" Windows Phone 7... unfortunately I don't know if there's such an app for Windows Phone 8.x or Windows Mobile 10. – Pedro Lamas Jul 29 '16 at 22:05
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To sync contacts and calendars you may use some service like Google Mail/Calendar.

I don't know any "offline" sync option to sync directly.

Mac OS X (since 10.7) provides you the ability to sync your local calendar with Google or Yahoo!.

Another option would be using an Exchange server (your own or a hosted one).

  • A few too many "I think"s in this answer. – row1 May 17 '12 at 12:53
  • You're free to propose edits to my post if it doesn't fit your needs. – flooooo May 18 '12 at 9:07
  • I mean to say that you shouldn't post answers if you aren't sure of something. The answer should be definite and not maybe. – row1 May 18 '12 at 9:32
  • @row1 - Would you prefer unsure answers that you can try out yourself, or no answer at all? Many responders may not have a good way of testing their own solutions, even when they feel fairly confident about them. – Katana314 Aug 28 '13 at 14:00
  • @Katana314 the original answer read a bit more like a series of guesses rather than a confident answer. It reads fine as it is now. But my second comment was perhaps a bit strict. – row1 Aug 29 '13 at 2:57

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