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    Syncing Outlook Contacts with Phone via

    I had to remove all of my contacts from my phone (reason is too long to explain) and now want to sync my contacts from Outlook to the phone via EAS. My concern is that when I start the sync process, the phone will send the empty contact list to Outlook, thereby wiping out all of my contacts. If this possibility exists, is there a way to ensure that the sync goes from Outlook to the phone only, and not the other way around? Thanks.

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    Windows 8 Pro

    I thought that if you manually added your account to the phone the contacts list for that account gets downloaded from that account and added to the phone.
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    Thanks Wullail. Things have gotten somewhat out of control between my phone and computer; many of the contacts on the phone now have someone else's number and email address, in addition to their own. It'll be awhile until I figure it out.
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    Win 8 Pro 64 bit

    When you do a hard reset all your contacts are pulled from The contacts remain untouched. I've hard reset my phone a few times and have always been able to restore all my contacts. Log into and see if the contacts are ok there. If they are, restoring should be fairly simple.
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    Windows 8 Pro

    If you want to be sure your contacts are safe, you can export them to a file before you make any changes. Do this from Manage at the top of the People page.
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