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Thanks for sharing this. I tried out syncing iCal with GCal using CalDAV a few months ago, but it was never all that reliable - I was getting occasional error messages for every calendar, which became annoying - and I went back to Spanning Sync, for good. Now I know that I made the right choice.

Keep up the great work!


How annoying! The whole point of "standards" like CalDAV is to prevent this sort of thing. I hate feeling like a civilian casualty in the war between Apple and Google.


Hi I just bought this program, which seemed like pretty good value.

All I want to do is synch my Address book on my macbook pro with my Google Contants. It goes through the motions but nothing appears in my address book :/

This whole thing is turning me off apple, which I never thought I would say. Life was so simple when I used outlook on windows with google synch.

Anyway, can you tell me I am supposed to see my google contacts in my address book. I dont even use calendar synching that seems to be OK natively. I just want my contacts.

Byron Shaheen

Hi Mike,

Can you please contact us at support@spanningsync.com so we can assist you with this issue. Please create and include a troubleshooting report (Advanced-> Create Report) with the email. I'm sure we can figure out what's causing the problem and let you know what needs to be done to get it working properly.



Byron Shaheen



i used SS but it does not delete events on the google side, even, according to that post, this problem only occurs if i sync directly from ical. So what is from with my setup?


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