Syncing data on iOS devices vary greatly depending on the mail and calendar accounts of the user. Here are some tips on wirelessly syncing your personal data such as reminders, contacts, calendars, notes, and bookmarks with your Apple iOS device.
Apple's iCloud service so far, has the simplest syncing program to setup but is the most capable to synchronize the widest range of data types. Its integration with the built-in iOS apps makes it more convenient to use. To set up iCloud storage on a Mac, simply go to the iCloud preference pane, type in your credentials, and select the
It is very possible to sync data such as contacts, notes, and calendars with the free services of Google. These include Gmail accounts, Gmail contacts, Google Apps accounts, and Google Calendar. It may not be as easy and simple to do as syncing with iCloud, but it can be done.
Set up your Google account on you iPhone or iPad by following these steps:
1. Go to Settings
2. select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
3. select add Account.
From here, you can select from the three account types. Each account type has specific features, to best suit your needs.
iPhone and iPad users who have accounts linked to Microsoft Exchange can sync their contacts,
To sync the iOS device with Microsoft Exchange, just follow these steps:
1. Go to Settings
2. Select Mail, Contacts, Calendars
3. Add Account
4. Select Microsoft Exchange
5. Type in your credentials
6. Tap Next and follow the given prompts and you're all set.
iPhones and iPads are powerful gadgets. Make sure your device can serve you well by maximizing its potential. Having the capability to sync your accounts in one place will make life easier for you and your contacts, whether they be family members or business associates. Knowing how to use these features will allow you to enjoy your iOS device even more.
© Athena Goodlight (reposted from 2012)