Thunderbird (TB) syncing Calendar with MyPhoneExplorer (MPE)
I have been successfully using MPE to sync my TB calendar on a WIN7 PC to a MOTO 6 phone for a long time. With help from Toad Hall here I now have TB working fine on my new WIN10 PC. However, after a week of trying I have not succeeded to implement MPE. I have tried MPE support with a nil response. If anyone here has any ideas including any alternative programs to MPE I would be very pleased to hear from you.
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Which calendar service are you using? There are TB add-ons for syncing calendars and contacts with services such as google, outlook.com and others, that don't require any additional app for the phone, beyond the standard calendar apps.
Thanks sfhowes for replying. I have been using TB Lightning calendar on PC with MPE calendar for Motorola Moto G6 android phone.
Do you have any recommendations? jack
For google calendars, the Provider add-on is popular. There are versions for TB 60 and 68:
TbSync works with several providers:
Thanks again sfhowes for replying with the links. I have had a look at these and initially I can't see how this helps me to interface with MPE or some other Android smartphone program. When I was looking for a program a few years ago that interfaced Windows with Android, MPE was the only one I could find.
Are you suggesting that I change the Lightning calendar to say a Google calendar (using one of your links) that might help with MPE?
Does anyone else have any knowledge of alternative programs to MPE? jack
The point is, is that if you set up a calendar on your phone, e.g. the google calendar is integrated with the gmail mail app, outlook.com calendar is integrated with the outlook Android mail app, and then add the calendar as a network calendar in Lightning, you really don't need MPE for that purpose.
Thank you sfhowes for your assistance. Unfortunately I have had to deal with other pressing matters over the last few days. I am hoping to get back to sorting this out in the next few days. I now really rely on having a calendar that is synced and if I don't sort it I might have to abandon Thunderbird for eg Google's gmail etc which I desperately don't want to do.