Solved Syncing or copying contacts across multiple platforms


Hairy Scot

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Perhaps I an being naive, but I do think that there must be an easy way to keep my list of contact synchronised across multiple platforms.
However that does not seem to be the case.
Typically one has to export the contacts as a CSV file and then import that file upon which one is presented with a questionaire as to how to map the various entries.
Is there no other way?
 

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Perhaps I an being naive, but I do think that there must be an easy way to keep my list of contact synchronised across multiple platforms.
However that does not seem to be the case.
Typically one has to export the contacts as a CSV file and then import that file upon which one is presented with a questionaire as to how to map the various entries.
Is there no other way?
All my contacts are on my Google account. They automatically sync on all my devices. If you use a 3rd party app, you must grant it access to your Google account, so it can sync and update all the contacts automatically.
 

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Hairy Scot

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All my contacts are on my Google account. They automatically sync on all my devices. If you use a 3rd party app, you must grant it access to your Google account, so it can sync and update all the contacts automatically.
Doesn't work with Skype or Hotmail.

However, I have just discovered that my email app, Mailbird, can do all that I want to do.
 
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    Windows 10 Pro 21H2 Build 19044.1503 and Windows 11 Pro 21H2 Build 22000.493
    Computer type
    PC/Desktop
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    Custom Build
    CPU
    Intel Core i5 @ 2.70GHz
    Motherboard
    Gigabyte B560 HD3 (U3E1)
    Memory
    16.0GB Dual-Channel DDR3
    Graphics Card(s)
    Intel UHD Graphics 750
    Sound Card
    Realtek High Definition Audio XSplit Stream Audio Renderer
    Monitor(s) Displays
    DELL U2718Q, DELL U2913WM, SAMSUNG TV
    Screen Resolution
    3840x2160, 1920x1080, 1920x1080
    Hard Drives
    INTEL SSDSC2BW240A4 (SSD)
    ST31000528AS
    ST6000DM003-2CY186
    ST2000DM001-9YN164
    ST4000DM005-2DP166
    Seagate Expansion SCSI Disk Device (SSD)
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