The Missing Sync for Android 2.0 - Requirements

This page lists everything you need to use The Missing Sync for Android 2.0, including which versions of Android OS are required, the different Fliq apps - popular on Google Play (formerly Android Market) - that you need to sync some features, and the Mac and Windows PC requirements to sync, transfer, and backup your vital contacts, calendars, notes, tasks, media files and more.


  • Requires Android 2.0 and higher.
  • Contacts, Calendar, Tasks and Notes sync requires Wi-Fi or Bluetooth connection.
  • To sync tasks, download our free Fliq Tasks from Google Play (formerly Android Market).
  • To sync notes, download our free Fliq Notes from Google Play (formerly Android Market).
  • To sync calendars, download our free Fliq Calendar via Google Play (formerly Android Market).
  • To transfer bookmarks, download our free Fliq Bookmarks from Google Play (Android Market).
  • Devices must support Phone functions to transfer your Call and SMS log to your computer.
  • Third party software may be required to view documents and files transfered to the phone.
  • Visit Mark/Space Support for any additional considerations specific to your Android device.

Windows PC Requirements

  • Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP1), or Windows 7 (32-bit/64-bit), Windows 8
  • Windows Administrator Account required for installation and usage
  • .Net Framework 3.5
  • Apple iTunes 9.0 or later or Windows Media Player 11 required to sync music and podcasts┬╣
  • Microsoft Outlook 2003, 2007 or 2010┬▓ (full installation versions) must be installed and configured to sync contacts, calendars and tasks. 64 bit Outlook supported
  • QuickTime, version 7 or later required to sync video
  • To sync via Wi-Fi, the Android phone and Windows PC must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network
  • To sync media files via USB, some Android devices require USB driver software to be installed on Windows in order to connect to a PC properly. Contact the manufacturer of your device, if the driver software is not automatically installed by Windows
  • Internet access required for product registration and device pairing

Mac Requirements

  • Mac computer with an Intel processor, PowerPC not supported.
  • Mac OS X 10.5.6 Leopard or later, including Mac OS X v10.6 Snow Leopard, Mac OS X v10.7 Lion and Mac OS X v10.8 Mtn Lion. OSX 10.9 Mavericks not supported
  • iTunes 7.4 or later required to sync music
  • iPhoto 5.0 or later required to sync photos
  • iCal 2.0.5 or higher required to sync calendars
  • Microsoft Entourage 2008 required to sync contacts, calendars, tasks and notes with Entourage
  • Outlook 2011 required to sync contacts, calendars and tasks with Outlook for Mac. Service Pack 1 required to sync calendars and tasks. Notes sync not supported.
  • QuickTime, version 7 or later required to sync video
  • To sync via Wi-Fi, the Android device and Mac must be connected to the same Wi-Fi network
  • Internet access required for product registration and device pairing

¹ For Windows-based PCs, The Missing Sync supports Outlook 2003, 2007, 2010 - full installation, 32-bit and 64-bit. You must have Outlook installed to sync contacts.
  For Mac computers, The Missing Sync supports Entourage 2004, 2008, Apple iCal, and Microsoft Outlook 2011. Notes sync not supported in Outlook 2011.
² Android devices cannot play DRM-locked music, video or ringtones. All other media types are supported, including iTunes Plus music.
³ Viewing documents may require third party software installed on your Android device.
Note: Contacts sync is not supported on Nook Color
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