How to Sync your Android device contacts with Gmail

G mail Android syncOpen Source, all of the Android phones are open source as these devices work on platform of Google’s operating system. Due to its open source nature developers can develop the applications as per the needs and requirements. All the developed applications are show cased in the Google’s Android Market place where there are applications ranging from free to paid giving a wider choice to choose from for all your entertainment and business needs. Since Android comes from a powerful company like Google which is a pioneer in revolutionary applications like You tube, Google translate, Google Docs, Google Earth, Google Latitude, G Mail to name a few and list goes endless which we use it on daily basis.

Ranging from Android version 1.6 to 2.1 to the latest version Froyo 2.2 these phones are highly customizable as these phones come with a revolutionary capability of syncing videos directly into your you tube account or also can create, manage and sync all your contacts with Google’s G Mail.

Creating and syncing contacts with the G Mail is very easy, with a simple procedure you can achieve this, all you will need is an Google’s Android device, an active G Mail account, a list of phone contacts and obviously also a GPRS connection or if your phone supports Wi Fi connection then even Wi Fi will do which is required you to open G mail account from your Android device.

1. First, all you need to do is to log into your G Mail account from PC or laptop, once you get logged in, select the contact icon which is located on the left hand of the screen. As soon as you click on this icon, you will be directed to contact management area, now click on “+” signed icon. After clicking on “+”, you will be asked to create a new contact. Now, input all of your contacts and once done with all the entries you can click on the save link. Now, repeat this process until all of the contacts get saved.

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2. Now, it’s time to log into your G Mail account from your Android device where contacts are stored. Once you login, go to the main menu on the device and select the contacts icon. Drop down the check box to bring the list of options. Select the account from the available list which is select the G Mail account. Once you select the account, turn on the sync contacts option.

3. Now you have successfully synced the account with your Android device and all contacts will be transferred from the device. It allows you to conveniently have a backup of all your Gmail contacts. This helps a lot when phone gets stolen or crashes down or even if it suffers from memory loss. As all the contacts are synced with your G Mail account, you can retrieve on any of the smart phones as a replacement device not necessarily to be Android.

So, in just 3 easy steps you have successfully managed to sync all your contacts with G Mail.

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