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I could not find an entry for HTC Desire in the supported Anrdoid phones so I'm just wondering if all 2.2 devices are supported or if the list is specific to phone and installed software versions etc?

Update: Android is listed generically under supported manufacturer and model but I found a stumbling block regardless of my initial query above.. I am on the basic package ..
On re reading (https://one.ubuntu.com/basic/) Everyone gets the basics… for free! The option to Sync contacts with a mobile phone is for a fee.

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Can you please clarify what list you mean? –  elmicha May 7 '11 at 18:06
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To clarify.. one.ubuntu.com/mobile Contacts sync (at bottom of page) Sync all phone contacts with your Ubuntu One personal cloud address book "wirelessly" Manual and automatic options Supports Android, iPhone, Blackberry, Nokia and 1000s of other phones. Search for your phone to see if it's supported. one.ubuntu.com/phones/public Phone Finder Manufacturers: HTC Models: Desire (not listed) Manufacturer: Android Models: Android For this phone, we support: –  Peter May 19 '11 at 13:30
    
Oops sorry about previous response which closed before I had finished, let me clarify.. I was checking if the HTC Desire is supported for contact sync (one.ubuntu.com/mobile) See Contacts sync (at bottom of page) On selecting Search for your phone (one.ubuntu.com/phones/public) Phone Finder Manufacturers: HTC Models: Desire not listed On a second look I found Manufacturer: Android Models: Android For this phone we support music sync –  Peter May 19 '11 at 13:38

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If you wanted to know if Ubuntu recognize HTC Desire, the answer is yes. I can't think of anything else that would make it "supported".

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Many thanks for the response Chriskin. I know the simple thing to do would be to try and set it up but my reluctance comes from an issue while sync was in beta. I tried it and it caused a Nokia to lock up and do strange things. Don't want to cause any problems on my precious Desire :-) so was hoping to find out if anyone else is using it on the HTC Desire. On a second look at the supported phones I did find a generic entry Android under Manufacture and Android under associated Model which gives me a little more confidence, my original search was specifically for HTC and Desire –  Peter May 19 '11 at 13:53

As far as I know there are no native Ubuntu applications for HTC Desire (I am an owner of HTC Desire :) ). The only thing I could say is that HTC Desire is supported by media players (like Banshee), so you are able to sync music files. I would like also backup/restore contact information in HTC Desire. So please let me know if you find a solution.

Good luck.

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wammu/gammu can probably do that for you –  Chriskin May 7 '11 at 19:32
    
I checked Gammu support, yet there are no HTC Android phones supported by Gammu. –  Vincenzo May 7 '11 at 19:40
    
strange - i am pretty sure i have connected to mine from there. You can always use google's sync , by the way. It will backup your contacts to gmail –  Chriskin May 7 '11 at 19:59
    
I do not want to sync my contacts with public services. I would be glad having offline copy of contacts and SMS messages. –  Vincenzo May 7 '11 at 20:02
    
Thanks for response Vincenzo. Tend to agree with your comment on public service sync, I would have a reluctance to give google any more information than they already collect on me without my express knowledge or permission however I would be far more inclined to sync on UbuntuOne. Not sure what Gammu is but will use Alta Vista :-) to find it and check it out. –  Peter May 19 '11 at 13:59

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