The Missing Sync is a feature packed software that provides the ability to synchronize Outlook Calendar, Contacts, Tasks and Notes with an Android device. Purchase of the product provides licenses to install The Missing Sync on 3 PCs/Macs.
The Missing Sync syncs through USB, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth connections. These provide a secure method of syncing to keep prying eyes off your data. It is also nice to have the ability to automatically sync through Wi-Fi or Bluetooth when you are in proximity of your wireless network without the need to tether a USB cable from PC to device. Just set it and forget it.
The Missing Sync requires several software parts to be installed. On the PC, the main The Missing Sync software is installed. On the Android, The Missing Sync client, Fliq Notes, Fliq Tasks, and Fliq Calendar are provided. The Missing Sync Client is securely paired to the Missing Sync on the PC with a password. Outlook calendar, notes, and tasks are synced to Fliq Calendar, Fliq Notes, and Fliq Tasks, respectivly. The Outlook contacts are synced to a separately created contact folder created on the Android.
There are a few items for your consideration. Sync takes place to the vendor's own calendar, notes, and tasks software. This can be a double edged sword, depending on your particular needs. While the Note and Task software is nice, having a separate calendar may pose problems on a rare occasion when other 3rd party software expects to find information on the native calendar and cannot find it there. On the other hand, some seemingly benign software may want access to your calendar events and having your calendar secured in Fliq Calendar will prevent data mining.
A 14 day trial version is available if you download the software and click Register Later when asked to register. They do not advertise this trial option, but the download section may be found by clicking here. It was minor annoyance that the software forced me to enter my name and email address so the program could be registered when it came time. This is not necessary for other sync software.
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