1. idontknowabob's Avatar
    Hi All,

    I'm new to WP and I am really enjoying it so far. Noticing a little bit of a learning curve when it comes to it though, but I'm a techie and enjoy it. I have a Windows Live account, Gmail account, and Facebook account all linked to the phone. Both my Windows Live and Gmail accounts are tied to the same password. When syncing my contacts through Google the contact photo that comes with it is junk. I read on this forum that a workaround would be to sync the contacts from my Windows Live account, then I can get high quality photos for my contacts.

    When I look at what I can sync from my initial Windows Live login, it's only email. How can I get all my contacts to sync through there as well?

    04-26-2012 07:02 PM
  2. jimski's Avatar
    Your primary Live ID account will only list email, but in reality it will also sync you contacts and calendar by default. You can control which accounts sync contacts in Settings>Applications>People.

    In People, open a contact, tap edit and tap on the photo to change it to whatever you want.

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    04-26-2012 07:15 PM
  3. idontknowabob's Avatar
    Thanks for the quick reply. When I go to Settings->Applications->People I see the accounts at the bottom, but when I click on Windows Live it only says:

    Content to sync

    I'm a little stumped...
    04-26-2012 07:28 PM
  4. gapost's Avatar
    Are you syncing the same contacts from both google and live? If so, why? It seems that you are asking which account will get preference for the displayed photos if you have the same contact with a photo in both live and google. Personally, I have tried both and use google and my contact photos, synced from Outlook, look good. Actually though, I never tried photos from live because you can't sync photos from Outlook with Outlook Connector.
    04-26-2012 07:57 PM
  5. jfa1's Avatar
    That may change with Apollo which suppoisedly is set to allow direct sync with Outlook again.
    04-26-2012 09:32 PM