Nokia N8-00 - Synchronize content

Learn how to synchronize content between your device and a remote server.

About Sync

About Sync

qgn-prop-cp-conn-datasync.jpg Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Data transfer > Sync.

With the Sync application, you can synchronize your contacts, notes, and other content between your device and a remote server. After the synchronization, you have a backup of your important data on the server.

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Synchronize content between your device and a remote server

Synchronize content

Would you like to have your calendar, notes, and other content backed up and at hand, whether you are sitting by your computer or on the go with your cellular phone? With the Sync application, you can synchronize the important content between your device and a remote server.

Select Menu > Settings and Connectivity > Data transfer > Sync.

You may receive synchronization settings as a configuration message from your service provider. Your synchronization settings are saved in a synchronization profile. When you open the application, the default or previously used synchronization profile is displayed.

Include or exclude content types

Select a content type.

Synchronize data

Select Options > Synchronize.

Tip: To synchronize content between your device and Ovi, you can use the Ovi Sync application.

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About Ovi Sync

About Ovi Sync

qgn-menu-otasync-lst.jpgSelect Menu > Applications > Tools > Ovi Sync.

With Ovi Sync, you can synchronize contacts, calendar entries, and notes between your device and Ovi by Nokia. This way you always have a backup of your important content. To use Ovi Sync, you need a Nokia account. If you do not have a Nokia account, create one at www.ovi.com.

If you use Ovi Sync to automatically synchronize your contacts with Ovi, do not allow synchronization with any other service, such as Mail for Exchange, as there may be conflicts.

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Back up content to Ovi

Back up content to Ovi

Would you like to have your calendar entries, notes, and other content on your device backed up on Ovi? With the Ovi Sync application, you can synchronize the content between your device and Ovi manually or automatically.

Select Menu > Applications > Tools > Ovi Sync.

When you open the application for the first time, the synchronization wizard helps you define the settings and select the content to synchronize.

Define the content to synchronize

Select Options > Sync settings > Items to synchronize.

Synchronize manually

Select Synchronize.

Synchronize automatically

  1. To activate automatic synchronization, select Options > Sync settings > Auto-sync.

  2. To define how often to synchronize, select Options > Sync settings > Scheduled sync interval.

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