What is Google Sync?

Starting Jan. 30, 2013, only Google Apps for Work, Drive for Work, Government, and Education customers can set up new devices with Google Sync. Learn more

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 Work, Drive for Work, Education, and Government domains can enforce security policies on Google Sync devices. To learn more, see Mobile Management.

Which devices support Google Sync?

  • 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.
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