gContactSync Preferences

To access the Preferences

  1. Open Thunderbird if necessary
  2. Go to the Tools menu and left-click on Add-ons
  3. Select gContactSync from the list of add-ons and click the Preferences or Options button


There are two tabs for preferences. The label of the preference is in bold, followed by a space and the default value in parentheses.

gContactSync Preferences

gContactSync has several options that you may customize to change its behavior, add or remove accounts, and fix bugs. You can access the Preferences dialog two ways: If you have the Address Book window open, just click on the gContactSync menu and click Preferences. Otherwise go to the Tools menu and click Add-ons. Then click Options (or Preferences) under gContactSync.

Main Preferences

Automatic Synchronization

Sync Behavior



Buttons and Menus

Contacts List

Address Book Contact Details


Address Book Backup Policy