Parent page: Evolution

Introduction

This page provides instructions, packages and configuration files for syncing Nokia phones with the Evolution suite.

This guide assumes you're using Ubuntu Hardy or later. The software being used is pretty new so no guarantees it will work with all devices.

Upstream Overview

The free software phone synchronization situation is a bit of a mess. The main alternatives are four somewhat competing implementations:

There is also an older project called Multisync (http://multisync.org) which used to be standalone and now is just a gtk GUI to opensync (so it supports the same devices). Notice it is available as package "multisync0.90", while package "multisync" is the old obsolete non-opensync-based one.

What software should I use for my phone?

General compatibility information:

Look up your phone in the following list:

Model

Tested with

USB

Bluetooth

Nokia 3250

Opensync

Nokia 6120 Classic

Opensync

Channel 13, works but hangs while disconnecting

Nokia 6220 Classic

Opensync

Works

Channel 10, but can't get it to work

Nokia 6220 Classic

EvolutionSync

Works

Works perfectly

Nokia 6310i

Gnokii Opensync?

Nokia n73

Opensync

How to do it

Depending on your phone model's entry above, one of the following instructions will work best for you. If your phone isn't listed, try them in order:

Other resources


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NokiaEvolutionSyncing (last edited 2011-07-28 11:50:04 by derry-manley)