Sync Live with Outlook

Sync Outlook contacts, calendar, tasks and notes with Live

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You need CompanionLink for Outlook!


  • $49.95
  • Pay once
  • Free updates and patches
  • Free phone support
  • $14.95
  • Renews automatically every 3 months
  • Free upgrades to future versions of CompanionLink Free phone support
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With CompanionLink Pro, you can sync more devices, more Act! fields, and do real-time sync between Act! and Outlook.
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Sync with Microsoft OutlookSync with Live
Product Features Express Pro
Device Profiles 2 5
Realtime sync between Act!, Outlook, and Lotus Notes (DoubleLook/DoubleNotes mode) -
Sync multiple folders/databases to the same device -

Learn more about CompanionLink Pro

How It Works

Sync Outlook contacts, calendar and tasks with your account (formerly known as Windows Live Hotmail). Two-way sync is fully supported so you can make changes to data anywhere.

Outlook Data We Sync

  • Contacts
    • Syncs all common contact fields, including (but not limited to):
    • Name
    • Addresses
    • Phone numbers
    • Email addresses
    • Birthdays
    • Contact notes
    • Contact photos (for devices that support contact photos)
    • Categories
  • Calendar
    • All calendar event details
    • Recurring and all-day events
    • Reminders
    • Accepted meeting invites (with list of attendees)
    • Multiple Outlook calendars (Requires CompanionLink Pro )
    • Categories
  • Tasks
    • NOTE: CompanionLink provides the option to sync Outlook tasks with Google Tasks or Google Calendar. More info
    • Task priorities
    • Due dates
    • Categories

What You Need

  • CompanionLink for Outlook on your PC.
  • Microsoft Outlook.
  • An / Windows Live Hotmail account.

Supported versions of Outlook

  • Outlook 2000 and higher
  • Outlook Business Contact Manager 2007 and 2010
  • 32-bit and 64-bit versions
  • Works with Microsoft Exchange folders that are visible within Outlook. More info

  • Want to sync multiple Outlook folders? You need CompanionLink Pro

Getting Started

  1. Install CompanionLink on your PC and configure it with your / Windows Live Hotmail username and password.
  2. Select which data types you wish to sync - contacts, calendar and tasks.
  3. Once configured, hit "Synchronize" and your data will sync between Windows Live and your PC. You can view your data from any web browser by logging in to your / Windows Live Hotmail account.


The CompanionLink home screen makes it easy to see an overview of your sync configuration.

Select the applications you wish to sync - CompanionLink gives you full control over your data.

Select different folders to sync with for each data type - CompanionLink works with your data structure.

CompanionLink Professional

CompanionLink Professional gives you advanced configuration options for working with multiple mobile devices and CRM databases.

We recommend Pro if you want to:

  • Sync multiple PC databases
  • Sync multiple devices
  • Advanced sync options for ACT!
  • Realtime sync between two PC databases

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Sync your Outlook Categories with Android, iPhone and iPad

Categories provide a great way to organize large amounts of data by breaking things into smaller, more manageable groups.

CompanionLink for Outlook, used in conjunction with DejaOffice, allows you to map your Outlook categories (with color!) to your mobile device.

Sync your Outlook contact photos to your device

CompanionLink is able to sync contact photos to the following devices and platforms:

  • Android devices with DejaOffice
  • Apple iOS devices with DejaOffice (Coming soon!)
  • BlackBerry devices
  • Google Contacts
  • Windows Phone 7.5 devices (Contact photos are supported only when syncing via Google. CompanionLink does not sync contact photos with Windows Live. If you wish to sync contact photos with Windows Phone devices, use CompanionLink for Outlook)