Google Contacts Version History

24 versions

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Version 0.7.12 133.6 kB Works with Thunderbird 17.0 and later

Fixed: cannot create group from Thunderbird

Version 0.7.11 133.5 kB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 and later

Fixed: cannot load contacts with TB21

Version 0.7.10 133.5 kB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 and later

Some bug fixes

Version 0.7 133.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 and later

[Fixed] Compatibility issues after Thunderbird 15
[Fixed] Cannot add a contact by copying a card from another address book
[Added] Newly support the following IM account: Google Talk, Yahoo!, Skype, QQ, MSN, ICQ, Jabber

Version 0.6.41 192.4 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

Fixed compatibility issue after Thunderbird 14

Version 0.6.40 131.1 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

Fixed: Adding a card to a mail list by dragging and dropping is not detected
Added: Options to sync main phone and work fax in Google
Added: Function to remove duplicates wrongly created

Version 0.6.39 129.0 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

Fixed: cannot retrieve photos

Version 0.6.37 121.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

* Fixed: failed to retrieve phone numbers and postal addresses
* Added: open stand-alone Google Contacts web (Tools->Open Google Contacts Web)
* Added: option to select postal address field to be synchronized with second address field in Thunderbird
* Fixed: add pseudo address option create duplicates
* Fixed: do not work with Thunderbird 7

Version 0.6.36 121.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

Added: Thunderbird 5 support
Added: option to add contacts to My Contacts group automatically
Added: structured postal address support

Version 0.6.35 123.9 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 and later

Added: upload/delete a contact photo
Added: view contact XML source
Fixed: group mapping for a custom group does not work

Version 0.6.34 117.8 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0b2 - 3.1.*

* [Fixed] Thunderbird freezes when a lot of contacts are retrieved
* [Changed] Remove "Maximum number of contacts" option. You don't need to specify the number any more.
* [Added] Add hidden options to option dialog. See experimental tab in the dialog.
* [Changed] Change layout of option dialog
* [Fixed] If it fails to retrieve a photo, it also fails to get rests
* [Fixed] Fail to synchronize soon after installation
* [Fixed] Warning about CSS is outputted to the error console
* [Changed] Backup of Thunderbird address books are saved as *.mab file
* [Fixed] A file which is not the oldest will be overwritten when the number of backup files exceeds a limit.
* [Fixed] Wrong number of backup files show in option dialog
* [Added] Working directories are removed when Google Contacts is uninstalled
* [Added] Support the department field
* [Fixed] Duplicated contact is added when editing a card after adding it
* [Fixed] Unnecessary updates will be recorded when a list is removed with Batch mode
* [Changed] Change protocol for communicating with Google's server from http to https
* [Fixed] Ctrl-k does not work
* [Fixed] Batch mode does not work if "Load contacts at startup" option is diabled
* [Changed] Check formats of photos. A file other than jpeg, gif and png are ignored
* [Fixed] Improve performance of retrieving photos
* [Fixed] Improve performance of rebuilding cards and lists
* [Fixed] Some photos are not retrieved fully
* [Fixed] Thunderbird crashed while retrieving photos
* [Fixed] If a photos is remove at Google side, it is not reflected to Thunderbird
* [Fixed] A suffix added in order to avoid conflict of list names will be duplicated such as My Contacts:1:1
* [Added] Support birthday without birth year
* [Fixed] If only birthday is changed at Thunderbird, it is not submitted to Google
* [Fixed] Removing a contact from a list by right-click menu is not submitted to Google
* [Fixed] Changing a list name is not submitted to Google
* [Fixed] Adding a card to a list is not submitted to Google
* [Fixed] Modifications of cards and lists are not recorded with Batch mode after synchronization

Version 0.6.33 113.7 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0b2 - 3.1.*

Fixed: progress bar will not stop if connection error is occurs
Fixed: cannot retrieve postal addresses if the conversion option is disabled
Fixed: cannot modify system groups on batch mode
Fixed: adjust group mapping options layout
Added: uniquify duplicated groups by adding suffix
Added: synchronize phonetic first/last names (yomi)

Version 0.6.32 113.7 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0b2 - 3.1.*

* Changes in v0.6.32
Fixed: Cannot save password if password is changed

* Changes in v0.6.31
Fixed: Primary Email will become same as Secondary Email when Primary is removed
Fixed: gmcont.XXX.org_name in prefs.js will increase infinitely
Fixed: exception will be thrown when a profile is shared among different OSs
Fixed: Batch mode and backup function do not work with Portable Thunderbird

* Changes in v0.6.30
Added: sync birthday fields
Added: sync nickname
Added: option to derive first and last names from display name
Added: sync web page fields
Added: sync custom fields
Added: sync contacts photos (read only)
Added: support Thunderbird3.1
Fixed: cannot copy/move cards from a Google account to another account
Fixed: a message pops up when sending a email
Fixed: failed to sync a card which was modified several times
Fixed: "mail list already exists" error is shown for system groups
Fixed: cannot add a card on batch mode
Fixed: cannot modify mail list on batch mode
Fixed: deleting items in Google is ignored in Thunderbird
Fixed: cannot remove primary email in Thunderbird

Version 0.6.20 107.5 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0b2 - 3.0.*

Fixed: duplicated groups will be created when a mail list is updated
Fixed: remove cs-CZ locale due to XUL error
Fixed: change web site URL
Fixed: cannot open option dialog with it-IT locale
Fixed: icon beside text setting does not work for address book window
Fixed: address book conversion option UI does not work
Changed: hide system groups for Google Apps account

Version 0.6 109.6 kB Works with Thunderbird 3.0b2 - 3.0.*

Added: A message is shown if no Gmail account is detected
Added: Show icon in the add-ons manager
Added: Add option to add a pseudo email address to a contact without email addresses
Added: Add vi-VN locale
Fixed: Support Thunderbird3
Fixed: Sync process does not finish completely at first sync after installation of the extension
Fixed: Group mapping setting UI does not work
Fixed: Add suffix to system group names to avoid conflict of names

Version 0.5.56 95.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: fail to sync on some environment

Version 0.5.55 95.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: Group mapping setting does not work

Version 0.5.54 95.2 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: Modification of a mail list is not synchronized
Fixed: Batch mode does not record offline activities

Version 0.5.52 98.3 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Added: auto reload option
Fixed: duplicated groups/contacts are created when multiple accounts are synchronized

Version 0.5.51 96.3 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: do not sync address fields correctly

Version 0.5.50 97.3 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Added: disk cache functionality
Added: read only mode
Added: option to map a group into an address book
Fixed: improve performance for retrieving many contacts
Fixed: fails to create backup file
Fixed: Thunderbird crashes on opening address book / finishing Thunderbird
Fixed: undo deletion is not work for batch mode
Fixed: cannot delete contacts
Fixed: organization name is not synchronized
Fixed: adding a contact to mail list is not synchronized

Version 0.5.12 89.1 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: cannot add/remove contacts
Fixed: cannot modify groups

Version 0.5.10 73.7 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

* Added: Convert Thunderbird and Gmail's address field and synchronize them (disabled by default)
* Added: Implement UI to custmize backup options
* Added: Gmail's system groups are synchronized
* Fixed: Some contacts will not synchronized when you synchronize more than 100 contacts by Batch mode
* Changed: Show alert when contacts will be deleted by default
* Fixed: Fails to retrieve password for an account
* Added: Clear all prefs when it is uninstalled
* Changed: Disable a functionality which excludes an account from sync accounts when its address book is removed
* Fixed: Fails to synchronize Gmail groups which include non-ASCII characters
* Fixed: Adding and removing email from a mail list is not synchronized
* Fixed: Improve a performance of Interactive synchronization

Version 0.4.20 56.3 kB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Added: Take snapshots of Google contacts and Thunderbird address books before synchronizing