How to synchronize Google Contacts with Kontact
Installing the Google Data API
To synchronize Google Contact and Calendar data, the Akonadi Google Data API must be installed on your system. Depending on your package manager, the install procedure may be different.
To install it, enter a terminal and type:
DEB based distributions:
sudo apt-get install akonadi-kde-resource-googledata
RPM based distributions:
yum install akonadi-googledata
This will install the akonadi-kde-resource-googledata package as well as its prerequisite, libgcal0
Configuring Kontact Integration
After installing the packages, go to thearea of the Kontact left navigation bar. Next, on the first panel, the panel, right click the window and select . Ensure that the is selected, and then click .
A pop-up window will appear that will ask for your Google account login credentials. Enter them and click F5 to update your contacts.. Check the box next to the akonadi_google_resource_0 and then press
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Your contacts have now been synchronized!