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Registered: ‎10-11-2008
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synchronizing one way only



I have been struggling trying to figure out how to configure the BB desktop software to synchronize data only one way, from Outlook to the device, i.e. applying MS Outlook updates and additions to the device and not vice versa.


I went through the sync operation many times a few thousand entries in the address book). I experimented with the settings asking to accept changes/additions one-by-one and applying the same setting to all future changes but I have not been able to configure and execute a "one-way" syncronization operation.


Any help in explaining what I am doing wrong, and how I could achieve a one-way (Outlook >>> device) synchronization operation would be greatly appreciated.



Alex Donnini

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Posts: 16,194
Registered: ‎07-23-2008
My Device: Torch 9850/ Playbook
My Carrier: VerizonWireless

Re: synchronizing one way only

Hi and welcome to the forums!


Go to synchronization, upper left hand corner is synchronization configuration, click on it. The grey "reset configuration" radio button

will be active now, press it. It says :resetting configuration information') now go back and click on the synchronization

configuration button. You are now taken to the setup wizard. On each option on the bottom it says "two sync" as a default option.

You can see where you can change it to one way, either to device or to outlook.



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