Join Christopher Breen for an in-depth discussion in this video Syncing Google contacts, part of Mac OS X 10.8 Mountain Lion Tips and Tricks.
You know that you can sync iCloud contacts between your Mac, iOS devices, and the…iCloud website. And you're probably aware that exchange…accounts have synced contacts as well. But what about Google?…Well, let's take a look. We'll go to System Preferences, and select…Mail Contacts and Calendars. Now, if you look at a Google account, you…don't see any mention of contacts even though, let me go to Safari for this,…Gmail Support's contacts. So, how do I get the contacts that are in…Gmail into my contacts? Well, there are a couple of ways.…
So, in context go to Preferences select accounts, and then select on my Mac.…Note the synchronize with Google option. Just enable that.…Agree to whatever they say, because if you don't you can't do this and enter the…e-mail address for your Google Account as well as its Password.…And click OK. It makes a connection.…Close Preferences, and let's see if we have some synchronicity between the two.…
Scroll down the list of contacts, and sure enough, here is Homer Ifniff here and…
- Creating smarter Smart Mailboxes
- Sharing and delegating calendars
- Syncing Google contacts
- Discovering hidden tricks within contact headings
- Scheduling startup and shutdown
- Copying files via Bluetooth
- Using a remote disc
- Creating password-protected archives
- Creating a bootable installer drive
- Repairing your keychain
- Resetting your login password
Skill Level Intermediate
1. Mail Tips
2. Calendar Tips
3. Contact Tips
4. System Preference Tips
5. Finder Tips
6. Tips for Troubleshooters
Repairing your keychain1m 48s
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