Turn sync on or off

Google Workspace Sync for Microsoft Outlook

You can turn synchronization on or off for a specific product using Google Workspace Sync for Microsoft Outlook (GWSMO). Doing so allows you to control the products that sync with Outlook.

If you're an admin, you can also turn sync on or off for a specific product using the Microsoft Windows registry. For details, go to Turn off sync for a specific product.

Turn sync on for data types

  1. Click GWSMO "" in your Microsoft Windows taskbar notification area.

    If you can't find the icon, it might be hidden in the overflow area. To view all icons, click the up arrow on the taskbar.

  2. Select Turn sync modules on/off.
  3. Check the box beside each data type you want to sync. 

    Data types that aren't available are marked as Turned off by admin.

  4. Click OKand thenOK.

Next steps

To begin importing your data, go to Import your Outlook data later.

If you experience problems when using GWSMO, you can try to Re-sync or repair Outlook data.

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