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Tubby Bartles

Actually, I love it. Google Sync allows me to just use Spanning Sync and have push to my iPhone. I don't need my MobileMe account and separate sync anymore. That will be quite a benefit.

One question though - I notice that my iPhone has crazy characters after every first and last name (it looks like a box with an X in it). Is that true of all iPhone syncs with Google, or unique to Spanning Sync users?


I also see some boxes in the adressbook of my ipod touch. (2 at the end of first and last name) but WITHOUT an X. The Gmail Compatibility mode didn't help. A solution for this would be very helpful. Thanks!

Erik Mallinson

I read that Google Sync only allows 5 calendars to sync. Is this true when Spanning Sync is installed as well?

Charlie Wood


After enabling Gmail compatibility mode, make some minor change to a contact in Address Book so Spanning Sync will push changes. This should clear the boxes. If not, contact us at support@spanningsync.com.


Charlie Wood


Spanning Sync will continue to sync all of your calendars to your Mac, but Google Sync will only sync up to 5 of them to your phone. Google is working with Apple to fix the bug that causes this restriction, so hopefully it won't be an issue for long.

If you need more than five calendars synced to your iPhone, you shouldn't use Google Sync yet, and should instead use iTunes to sync your Mac to your iPhone.


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