Windows 10: Sync iCloud Contacts with Outlook WITHOUT Mail

  1. ericnixmd's Avatar
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       10 May 2018 #1

    Sync iCloud Contacts with Outlook WITHOUT Mail


    I'm aware of the iCloud app for Windows that will add iCloud mail, contacts, etc. to Outlook, but that's not what I'm wanting.

    I would like to sync my contacts with Outlook, but not have my iCloud mail show in Outlook.

    Does anyone know of a way to do this or an app that would do it?

    Thanks!
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  2. Jimmyb's Avatar
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       11 May 2018 #2

    My outlook is synced for calendar and contacts only, in the Windows iCloud setting, select your preferences.
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       11 May 2018 #3

    I'll check again. Does it place iCloud contacts into Outlook?
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  4. Jimmyb's Avatar
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       11 May 2018 #4

    Yes, you will have an additional set of contacts, you just have to configure outlook to use them by default.
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       11 May 2018 #5

    @Jimmyb How do you do that?
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  6.    11 May 2018 #6

    FYI, Windows Mail supports iCloud mail, contacts and calendar syncing. It's what I use now.
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       11 May 2018 #7

    kekinash said: View Post
    FYI, Windows Mail supports iCloud mail, contacts and calendar syncing. It's what I use now.
    I have to use Outlook.
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  8. Jimmyb's Avatar
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       11 May 2018 #8

    ericnixmd said: View Post
    @Jimmyb How do you do that?
    In out look go to contacts, and set the preferred address book
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  9. ericnixmd's Avatar
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       11 May 2018 #9

    Am I missing something? I don't see an option to just sync contacts.

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