Before installing BirdieSync and synchronizing, please check that you have a recent backup of your data. You'll find more information on how to backup your data in this thread.
- Install ActiveSync or the Windows Mobile Device Center if it is not installed
- Connect your mobile
- Wait for the end of the synchronization
- Close Thunderbird and Sunbird
- Launch BirdieSync installer then read and strictly follow all the recommendations (especially at the end of the installation)
If you don't want to have your items categories (cards, events, tasks or mails) still selected in ActiveSync/WMDC options when you reinstall BirdieSync later:
- Synchronize your mobile
- Uncheck categories in ActiveSync/WMDC options
- Disconnect your mobile
To uninstall BirdieSync:
- Close Thunderbird and/or Sunbird
- Launch BirdieSync uninstaller
- Launch Thunderbird and/or Sunbird to remove BirdieSync extension in the current profile (the extension will be automatically removed, you don't need to do particular operation)
- Manually uninstall BirdieSync on your mobile.
Note: If your are under Windows Mobile 5.0 and get an error while uninstalling BirdieSync on the mobile, please refer to this thread.
- Uninstall BirdieSync
- Upgrade Thunderbird and/or Sunbird if you need to.
- Install new BirdieSync version
- Launch Thunderbird or Sunbird
- Configure BirdieSync options
If BirdieSync options is not displayed in Thunderbird or Sunbird Tools menu or if the version number of BirdieSync extension is incorrect after upgrading BirdieSync:
If you have no BirdieSync options displayed in Thunderbird or Sunbird Tools menu or if the version number of BirdieSync is incorrect, there might be a problem with Thunderbird or Sunbird extension manager cache. The operations described hereafter for Thunderbird are also available for Sunbird, even if the profile directory is different (C:\Documents and Settings\<user name>\Application Data\Mozilla\Sunbird\Profiles\<profile id>)
Before any operation, do backup your Thunderbird profile:
C:\Documents and Settings\<users name>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\<profile id>\
("Application Data is a hidden folder, check that you can see hidden files (in File Explorer options))
In the profile of Thunderbird: C:\Documents and Settings\<users name>\Application Data\Thunderbird\Profiles\<profile id>
After having backuped the following files, delete them:
Check if you can now access to BirdieSync options.
If BirdieSync 1.x constantly replaces your girlfriend's phone number with your mother's one, this forum is for you...
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