Google Sync uses Microsoft® Exchange ActiveSync® to let your users synchronize their Google Apps mail, contacts, and calendars to their mobile devices. They can also set up alerts (sound or vibration) for incoming messages and upcoming meetings.
Google Sync is enabled by default on Google Apps domains. Google Apps for Business, Education, and Government domains can enforce security policies on Google Sync devices. To learn more, see Google Apps Mobile Management.
Which devices support Google Sync?
- Google Sync works with iOS, Windows Phone, and Windows Mobile devices. Direct your users to Google Sync for your phone for setup instructions.
- Android doesn't require Google Sync, but connects natively to Google Apps. Learn more at Get Mail and Calendar on your Android.
- Google Sync is still in beta. Read Known Issues with iOS before enabling Google Sync with iOS devices.
- Setting up a new ActiveSync account on a user's device might remove existing data on the device. Back up the user's data before you set up Google Sync on the device.