Sync2 for Outlook

Sync2 for Outlook

Average User Rating:
3.8
out of 156 votes

Quick Specs

  • Version:
    2.61.2616
  • Total Downloads:
    49,338
  • Date Added:
    Dec. 17, 2014
  • Price:
    Free to try (14-day trial); $39.95 to buy (Buy it now)

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1 stars

"Software Problems and Poor Support Attitude"

December 18, 2014  |  By bilofsky

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.61.2616

Pros

Synced my Outlook and Google calendars (when it wasn't trashing them).

Cons

Duplicated over 5000 entries in my calendars, hours before I had to leave for the airport. Support was snotty and wanted to sell me another product to fix it. Then it took them a week to fix the Google Calendar outage in November 2014. Finally, I learned while wrestling with transfer to a new laptop that it's only transferable for a year after purchase.

Summary

Sync2 has given me nothing but aggravation. Their software has created more problems than it solved, and their attitude toward customer support is most unhelpful.

All I asked of Sync2 was to synchronize my Outlook and Google (smartphone) calendars. Hours before leaving for the airport for a month on the road, I copied the Outlook .pst file from desktop to laptop, as I have been doing for years. Sync2 then proceeded to duplicate over 5000 entries in my calendars. This always worked fine with Google's sync, and I understand gSyncit handles it OK too.

Frantically, I contacted Sync2's online chat support. The tech first excoriated me for copying the .pst file, and then offered to sell me their product to deduplicate the entries. In other words, they have the technology to recognize duplicate entries but, unlike Google sync or gSyncit, wanted more money to do it.

Then, in the middle of the trip, Sync2 stopped working entirely. Apparently this was due to a change by Google, so that was understandable. But it shouldn't have taken them a week to get it working again.

Finally, I had to transfer the program to a new laptop. The program displays both a user and an installation code, neither of which is any use in reactivating on the new machine. For a new activation code, Tech support chat referred me to sales, which was closed. Finally I discovered that the original activation code (invoice number) worked just fine. Why the web site is mysterious on this point is beyond me. What I did discover on the web site is that after a year, I won't be able to transfer the activation any longer, but will have to buy a new copy.

Not likely. I can get two copies of gSyncit for less than one Sync2 license. That's what I suggest you do.

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1 stars

"very poor app and support"

December 16, 2014  |  By yoannhispa

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.60.2607

Pros

easy installation

Cons

I installed sync2 to sync my gmail calendar to outlook, and my outlook contacts to gmail.
* with the free feature, i couldn't sync the calendar from gmail, it didn't give me the option to add it. I thought i needed to buy the full version to enable it (which is what is written). It didn't work either with the full version
* it deleted contacts from my outlook. the "backup" didn't work, and contacts are gone. the backup then was grayed out as the data got deleted at once.
* it kept creating additional contacts with "no name". Even after cleaning up, it was still doing it. It looks it was extracting data from other contacts, maybe also deleting those.

I contacted the 4Team support by email, no response yet.
I called 4Team as i am still within the 14 days of and talked to a very rude person who was covering my voice and shouting I signed a contract, and they won't refund me.

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2 stars

"Unreliable"

December 11, 2014  |  By BirchCrafts

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 1.90.1000

Pros

When it works, it's convenient.

Cons

Wastes a lot of time

Summary

I run two community centres with numerous rooms that are hired by many different clients at a variety of times. It is critical that bookings on both the PC and Laptop synchronise otherwise there is a major problem. Getting it up and running was a total nightmare although support was very helpful in finally getting going after many hours of problems. Unfortunately I never know from one day to the next whether or not the bookings are up-to-date. I spent a long time on one computer yesterday updating all my bookings. Today the second computer will not update to the revised schedule of bookings.
I think it has been a complete wasted of money.

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1 stars

"major bugs makes it useless"

December 10, 2014  |  By fishing8

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.60.2607

Pros

It was easy to set up and what it did syn it did well. I did receive a prompt response when I submitted a big report and that's more than I can say for other small companies.

Cons

Didn't sync calendar events that I had accepted from someone else and were on my calendar - only events that I had created myself. I submitted the bug, they replied with a new version but unfortunately it didn't fix anything. I actually use this for work, which is why I was willing to pay for it instead of trying the free alternatives, so I really don't have the time to spent debugging simple problems.

Summary

I wish it worked...

Updated on Dec 10, 2014

Also created duplicate address book entries when I first synced

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5 stars

"Great product for synching your data."

December 02, 2014  |  By Wasoned

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.60.2607

Pros

What a great product. When you deal with numerous contacts and information, trying to keep them all in sync used to be a real headache. Not anymore with Sync2. A great product that does exactly what it says. Keeps everything in sync between your phone and Microsoft Outlook. Also the customer and tech support is really pleasant and helpful. I Highly recommend Sync2 it to everyone, you won't be dissappointed.

Cons

Haven't found any.

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3 stars

"Not a great product. Creates a lot of duplicate items."

November 26, 2014  |  By Scottyluck

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 1.90.1000

Pros

Fairly convenient way to sync between computer and Smartphone.

Cons

Be ware when your 1 year support and updates runs out. They are notorious for sending out and update that renders your purchased and owned version to render it useless and require that you buy an upgrade to get it working again. One should be able to continue to use the version they have even if the support and updates expire. They sent out an update after my 1 year expired to stop mine from working.

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5 stars

"Synchronization tool that didn't duplicate my calendar."

October 07, 2014  |  By Mitess

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.50.2574

Pros

Synchronize everything. No need to add data manualy. Saves lots of time. Using between my PCs and my Galaxy. Have tried other tools, none of them worked clean without duplicates, since I have started using Sync2 I do not have any duplicates at all. Really appreciate this soft.

Cons

This field should be optional, because I don't have what to write here.

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5 stars

"Excellent, does what you need it to do!"

September 23, 2014  |  By Westcoaster50

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.50.2574

Pros

Easy install and setup
No glitches....so far!
Doesn't take up a lot of resources.

Cons

If you have a lot of items to sync it can take a while not unreasonable

Summary

Researched several products for syncing my Outlook Calender with my Google Calender. Sync2 seemed to work the best.

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1 stars

"Beyond terrible"

September 18, 2014  |  By dhbaird

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.50.2574

Pros

Some of the package works. Only one time it totally destroyed my contact list with 2500 duplicates, triplicates.

Cons

Operationally the biggest problem I had was it's failure to copy all the archived messages to the same folders on the main server. But that problem was nothing like the terrible experience I had lately.

Had a catastrophic failure of the hard drive on the laptop. After trying to re-install the Sync 2 software I received an error message saying that I had to upgrade. All I wanted to do was reinstall the program I had already bought.

Tried calling support. No answer. Emailed and they said that my "support" had run out and that I needed to upgrade and pay them for the program all over again. They said that if I had de-authorized the laptop it would be no problem. How do you do that with a hard drive crash? This policy is nothing less than hostage taking and amongst the worst customer support I have seen in a long time!

Summary

I have been a developer myself and beta tester for other developers for Windows apps since Windows 2. In 30 years of interacting with vendors and developers I have never been treated so coldly than by this company.

Don't give them your $. Don't reward people for terrible customer relations or youi could be next!

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1 stars

"total waste of time."

September 01, 2014  |  By jachome

 |  Version: Sync2 for Outlook 2.41.2438

Pros

none unless you are into wasting your time.

Cons

would not launch under windows 7.

Summary

i downloaded from cnet and from the vendor's site. neither would launch under windows 7. wish i could give it less than one star. i would give it negative stars (a black hole?) for wasting my time. that would be more accurate.

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Full Specifications

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What's new in version 2.61.2616
Version 2.61.2616 includes fixes with Google Calendar synchronization.
General
Publisher 4Team
Publisher web site http://www.4team.biz
Release Date December 17, 2014
Date Added December 17, 2014
Version 2.61.2616
Category
Category Utilities & Operating Systems
Subcategory Data Transfer & Sync Software
Operating Systems
Operating Systems Windows Server 2008, Windows 2000, Windows Vista, Windows NT, Windows 7, Windows, Windows 2003, Windows XP, Windows 8
Additional Requirements Microsoft Outlook 2013/2010/2007/2003/2002
Download Information
File Size 22.33MB
File Name sync2_setup.exe
Popularity
Total Downloads 49,338
Downloads Last Week 130
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License Model Free to try
Limitations 14-day trial
Price $39.95

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