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If you have a phone like the Z520i that is not supported by iSync, you can usually pair it with your Mac, but you can't enable Address Book syncing. But you may be able to get it working if you pair the phone with your Mac from the phone, and not from the Bluetooth app in OS X.

I have tried this with two unsupported Sony Ericsson phones on two different Macs running 10.3.x. You'll find it under Connectivity: Bluetooth: My Devices: New Device on your Sony Ericsson phone.
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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: JoolsG4 on Oct 22, '05 03:17:39AM
You may also like to check my site for iSync plugins for some unsupported SonyEricsson phones.

mobile.feisar.com

By looking at existing plugins you could easily make one for other phones.

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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: mickeymoose on Oct 23, '05 09:34:02AM

Didn't work for me and my Sharp GX15

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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: 3thanHunt on Oct 23, '05 02:10:40PM

The sync worked but now everytime i open isync it crashed !!.. Anybody else having this problem? btw i'm using V800 to sync to my ibook running on 10.3.9



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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: ciorci on Oct 28, '05 01:35:08PM
to work fine with Z520 & iSync follow this simple guide: In MetaClasses.plist, stored in /Applications/iSync.app/Contents/PlugIns/ApplePhoneConduit.syncdevice/Contents/PlugIns/PhoneModelsSync.phoneplugin/Contents/Resources/ , replacing each occurance of K750 with Z520:

<key>com.sony-ericsson.Z520</key>
        <dict>
                <key>Identification</key>
                <dict>
                        <key>com.apple.gmi+gmm</key>
                        <string>Sony Ericsson+Sony Ericsson Z520</string>
                </dict>
                <key>InheritsFrom</key>
                <array>
                        <string>com.sony-ericsson.irmc5</string>
                </array>
                <key>Services</key>
                <array>
                        <dict>
                                <key>ServiceName</key>
                                <string>com.apple.model</string>
                                <key>ServiceProperties</key>
                                <dict>
                                        <key>ModelName</key>
                                        <string>Z520</string>
                                        <key>PhoneIcon</key>
                                        <string>SEZ1010.tiff</string>
                                </dict>
                        </dict>
                </array>
        </dict>
(the entry SEZ1010.tiff, set the icon of Z1010, similar to the Z520). delete the phone from the Bluetooth preferences, and re-initiate a pairing from the phone. The checkbox "Set up iSync to transfer..." should be clickable. Tested with iSync 2.1 in 10.4.2

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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: Siamdive on Oct 30, '05 12:47:50AM

Thank you, very very much, that did the trick for me. Finally. I tried so many times, but it finally worked after doing a reinstall of iSync and copying and pasting your new code. What a mess. Anyway, I can now sync, but I cannot send SMS messages from my Address Book like I could before with my old Sony. Any ideas why, and if there is a work around or a fix? Thanks again.
John



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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: ciorci on Nov 01, '05 07:53:18AM

10.4.3 update give us official support for Z520 in iSync (and contain a new blue icon) but not solve the Address Book issue.
To fix this, edit the file /Applications/Address Book.app/Contents/Resources/Telephony.bundle/Contents/Resources/ABDeviceCommandSets.plist and modify the K700 entry with Z520.
it's all.



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Use iSync with some unsupported phones
Authored by: Trismegister on May 16, '07 12:22:13PM

I followed this advice and was able to have my BT Motorola V560 synch pretty well by text editing the MetaClasses.plist and replacing all occurences of V550 by V560.
Calendar and Phone numbers from the Mac address book synch fine but street addresses do not. Nevertheless this improvement alone makes my whole setup (phone, laptop) 100% more useful.<p>
I shall hunt around for any tips on address book record formats as i suspect the problem may be to do with BT's customisation of the standard US Motorola phone to UK field formats and prefences.



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