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

Having all your contacts from your Exchange Server Mailbox easily accessible with your Google contacts on one platform is convenient. With a two-way contact sync, you can sync your Exchange Server Mailbox contacts with your Google account.

Moving forward, any additional contacts you save to your Gmail will automatically sync to your Exchange Server. This article will outline how two-way contact sync between an Exchange Server Mailbox and a Google Contact List.

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.


Two-Way Sync Contacts Between an Exchange Server Mailbox and Google

  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. In order to two-way sync Exchange Server contacts users will need to Click on “Exchange Server” as their source type and select User Mailbox.Exchange Server Select User Mailbox
  3. 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 . Exchange Server Validation
  5. Select the Mailbox Folder you would like to sync.  Select the Mailbox Folder you would like 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. 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. Type in a Spoke name and click create. Select Google
  12. Next, right click your spoke, and select “Sync Options”. From there you will be taken to a new window, click the box which says, “Allow Hub to create and sync items in this spoke.” This will enable you to two-way sync Google contacts between the Hub and your spoke. 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 sync Exchange Server Mailbox and Google contacts for the current spoke. You can also edit any synchronization options for each of your spokes below. 
    Exchange Server Sync Now

    More About CiraHub! 

    In response to the demand for a two-way sync solution for shared contacts and calendars, Cira Apps Ltd. created CiraHub. CiraHub is a many-to-many two-way sync solution platform for organizations running Microsoft Enterprise Applications. With CiraHub users can two-way sync Exchange Server Mailbox and Google contacts with mailboxes, public folders, CRMs and more. Click here to learn more about how you can start a CiraHub trial today!

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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.