Using Google Calendar Sync Utility with Outlook

Using Google Calendar Sync Utility with Outlook

Use the Google Sync utility to sync a Gmail calendar with an Outlook calendar.

Connect Gmail Calendar to Outlook

Connect Gmail Calendar to Outlook

How to add a read-only Google Calendar to Outlook using the Internet Calendar feature.

Syncing Outlook with an Android smartphone

Syncing Outlook with an Android smartphone

How to sync an Android phone with Microsoft Outlook's calendar, contacts, and tasks.

Remove Prefix and Reformat Phone Numbers

Remove Prefix and Reformat Phone Numbers

Outlook VBA code to remove the +1 country code prefix and reformat phone numbers in Outlook Contacts before syncing to a smartphone.

View shared calendars on a mobile device

To view other user's shared Exchange server calendar's on an iPad, iPhone, Windows mobile device,Android, or BlackBerry, you will need to copy the calendar to a folder in your mailbox in order to see it on the device.

Using a Large Exchange Mailbox on a Small Drive

How to configure Outlook to sync only recent messages when you have a large Exchange mailbox and a small hard drive common on ultra-portable laptops and Windows tablets.

Understanding Outlook and Live Mail "Categories"

I've had a few questions about categories in Office Live Mail accounts not syncing to Outlook using the Outlook connector. This isn't a problem with Outlook or the connector but rather with the use of the term "Category" in Hotmail/Live accounts. Hotmail lets you assign contacts to categories; Outlook lets you assign categories to contacts.  

Blackberry Desktop and Outlook Sync Failure

Blackberry Desktop and Outlook Sync Failure

How to repair Blackberry and Outlook 2010 sync capability.

Outlook and iCloud Sync Issues

Outlook and iCloud Sync Issues

We're seeing a lot of questions (and complaints) about the new iCloud service and Outlook integration. Users with POP3 accounts seem to have the most problems (but could benefit the most from iCloud), since the data is local to one computer and iCloud moves it all into the cloud. We have solutions to many of the problems.

Syncing Outlook Tasks with Hotmail and Windows Phone

Syncing Outlook Tasks with Hotmail and Windows Phone

Outlook 2013′s Active Sync support "fixes" this problem – task sync to Outlook.com and to the mobile devices that sync with Outlook.com. We get the occasional question asking when the Outlook Connector will support syncing Tasks with Hotmail.  Over the past several weeks, I've had several users ask if the Hotmail Connector is going to