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Questions tagged [sync]

The process of establishing consistency among data from a source to a target data storage.

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Transferring data, settings & apps between WP7 handsets?

What's involved in transferring between WP7 handsets? Obviously I'd like to move as much as possible from the old one with as little hassle as possible. Obviously, I move my SIM over, but what else? ...
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Is there a way to sync podcasts wirelessly without Zune?

First off, Marketplace in the UK does not have Podcasts so that is ruled out. I can get the podcasts onto my phone using Mac Connector but when I do this the 'Subscribe' link under the podcast on the ...
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Can Mac Phone Connector Sync to Picasa?

Windows Phone Connector for Mac allows you to sync your photos with your iPhoto library. I don't use iPhoto and there is no option to sync with Picasa. Is there any workaround/hack that will allow ...
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How can I sync the profile picture of my contacts to my online Live.com account?

I am trying to get the most out of the People Hub. I have spent a lot of time linking profiles and adding pictures, but I don't see the profile pictures in my Live Account on the web. All I can see ...
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Windows Live password not working (.edu domain)

My Windows Live account is actually a University of Massachusetts domain, it is also my outlook account and my developer account. Since the beggining of Windows Phone, my settings account page shows "...
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Is an unfavorited track in an autoplaylist of favorites going to be removed from the device?

I have a pretty big music library, which exceeds the device's memory size, and I sync only favorited tracks by creating an autoplaylist. I listen them for some time, and then I decide to unfavorite ...
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How do I get other calendars (shared) from my gmail account to sync to my windows phone?

I currently have my google account hooked up to my windows phone 7.5 (mango) device and it works fine, syncing my email, calendar, and contacts. However, it only seems to sync my main calendar, not ...
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How to change the master computer properly?

I had two PCs. One of them was the one I was syncing my phone with, but I've disassembled it. I've enabled syncing on the other one, but all music+videos+pictures from the old relationship are marked ...
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How exactly sync option “as items arrive” works?

There is an option to sync Hotmail e-mails (others have too) that says "as items arrive". How exactly it works? It is something like Hotmail does in Desktop when pinned in IE9 (long pooling) or ...
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Syncing email drafts in Windows Phone

I am currently using HTC Radar, and I have used Android phone earlier, in the android phone, even the drafts are also synced for gmail (it is gmail app for android). In the HTC Radar, I dont see ...
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Is there any way to workaround the “error code 80072f0d” when syncing against an Exchange server?

At our work the certificate for connecting to our Exchange server has expired, generating a Error code 80072f0d when I'm trying to sync my work emails. Is there anyway to make the sync work ...
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Is there a way to sync emails to the server immediately after they are read?

My Gmail messages don't sync immediately to the server after they are read/deleted/modified on the phone. You need to wait for the next sync cycle or press the sync button to manually sync it. I am ...
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How to sync my Windows Phone with iTunes (Windows)?

I want to sync my music and videos with my iTunes library on Windows 7. Is it possible? Or must I use some other, Microsoft-specific, bit of software in order to accomplish this task?
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How can I sync my Windows Phone device with my Mac?

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?