Google Announces Plans to Drop Exchange ActiveSync Support

Tuesday Dec 18th 2012 by CodeGuru Staff

Leaving Microsoft somewhat surprised, Google's announcement that Exchange ActiveSync support will be dropped for new devices on personal Gmail accounts.

Starting January 30th of 2013, Google will no longer support Exchange ActiveSync for new devices on personal Gmail accounts potentially leaving thousands of users holding the stick with no way to sync their Outlook Exchange email with Google’s Gmail. Clearly Microsoft had not predicted this move by Google leaving them scrambling for a quick solution. So far that appears to be suggesting those users to upgrade to Microsoft’s new Outlook.com with Exchange ActiveSync. Read the full story here.

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