Synchronize Gmail Contacts and Calendars with Outlook
Since Gmail is a free service from Google, we therefore should be looking if Google’s Google Apps Sync for Microsoft Outlook provides such feature? However, there is still some limitation for Google’s gadgets to work with Outlook for such integration:
Google only provides Google Apps Sync for its Google Apps customers rather than its free gmail accounts.
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What are CardDAV and CalDAV?
CardDAV and CalDAV are standard protocol API by IETF's RFC for contacts and calendars. Google is using those APIs at the backend to service they customers' needs for such information retrieval.
How do I Sync Google calendar with Outlook 2016-2019It is easier than a breeze with ECO:
- Download ECO from ECO's download page. (run setup.exe as administrator)
- Open Outlook 2016 and click on EVO's ribbon at the top banner.
- Click on Configure profile(s)and click Profile #6 with filling in your Gmail email account in space below Full e-mail address or username. Then click on TEST at the bottom.
- Because GMail uses OAUTH 2.0, you'll see an OAUTH authentication window during the account detection, just authorize it and continue.
When finished, click on Apply and Quit. Then, any newly added contacts, calendar under Gmail folder will be syncing in a bi-directional fashion. Any items that were added on your Android phone will be synced into Outlook.
There is also a video tutorial which can be found here: Sync Google calendar with Outlook
After all your Outlook calendar, contact and task entries are synchronized with Google's services, it will be very convenient to have one single master copy on Google cloud and distribute them across all your other PC, laptop, ipad, and iphones in a breeze.
Build your own Cloud service!
Mail Server Free
One of the easiest way is your download and install free mail server along with CardDAV and CalDAV addon (EVO Collboration Add-on). Once we have our own cloud environment ready, all Outlook's address book, calendars and reminders can be stored on cloud and shared with others. The solution and software I have just mentioned is not a bad choice for small and medium companies who like to run their own services rather than putting their business confidential information on the cloud.