How to Two-Way Sync Contacts Between Google and an Exchange Server Public Folder

With CiraHub, you can two-way sync contacts between Google and a Microsoft Exchange Public Folder. You can use two-way synchronization to update Gmail and Microsoft Exchange continuously. CiraHub’s flexibility allows users to utilize custom settings along with a variety of filters to control how the synchronization functions.

This article will outline how two-way contact sync Between an Exchange Server Public Folder and Google Contact Lists.

If you prefer videos like most of us, kindly watch the video below to see how to multi-way sync contacts between Google and other tools.


Syncing an Exchange Server Public Folder with a Google Contacts list

  1. First, Log in to CiraHub. You will be taken to the onboarding wizard. (See figure below.) Next, select the object you want to sync. In this example, the contacts object has been selected. Hub and Spoke Setup
  2. Next start the Hub and Spoke setup. Click on “Exchange Server” as your source type for your contact spoke and select Public Folder.
  3. In order to Two-way sync Exchange Server contacts, you will need to Enter your Exchange Sever Connector Login, Password, URL, and Exchange Version. If you are running an Exchange Server Version dated 2016 or later, select Exchange 2016 in your Connector Settings.  Connector Settings
  4. Wait for CiraHub to Validate your Exchange Server Settings in order to access your data. Exchange Server Validation
  5. Select the Public Folder you wish to sync. Select Public Folder to Sync
  6. Type in a Spoke Name and click Next.  exchange server spoke name
  7. Type in a Hub Name and click Create. exchange server hub name
  8. Select the option to add an Additional Spoke. add spoke
  9. Select Google as your source type for your contact spoke.Google- Select source type
  10. Enter a Gmail username and password to access your data, or CLICK sign in with Google in order to access any existing Google accounts you have already saved. If you enter an email under “invite user” it will allow you to access additional user mailboxes which you do not have control of. (You will not be able to add them as a spoke until the user grants permission). Google Sign in
  11. Users can two-way sync Google contacts in both directions, after they provide a Spoke name and click create.Select Google
  12. Next, right click your spoke, and select “Sync Options”.Sync Options
  13. Click on “Allow Hub to create and sync items in this spoke”. This will enable two-way synchronization from the endpoint to the hub database and back. Select Categorize Data in Spoke if you would like to filter out which items you would like to sync. allow hub to sync
  14. Click the Advanced tab to set up contact filtering settings. This would enable a user to synchronize and create Hub items based on specific criteria. Hubspot Advanced
  15. You can also enable Field Mapping to create customized Hub field data.  field map settings
  16. Click on “Sync now” to two-way contact sync Exchange Server Public Folder and Google. You can also edit any synchronization options for each of your spokes below. 
    Exchange Server Sync Now

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Jon Harris is a Technical writer with experience working for cybersecurity and tech related companies. He has a bachelor's degree in computer science and likes to read, hike, and fish in his spare time. He began his career in computer science before pursuing a career as a writer, and editor.