Google Contacts Version History

24 versions

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Version 0.7.12 130.4 KiB Works with Thunderbird 17.0 - 24.*

Fixed: cannot create group from Thunderbird

Version 0.7.11 130.4 KiB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 - 21.*

Fixed: cannot load contacts with TB21

Version 0.7.10 130.4 KiB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 - 20.*

Some bug fixes

Version 0.7 130.1 KiB Works with Thunderbird 15.0 - 20.*

[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 0.6.41 187.9 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 20.*

Fixed compatibility issue after Thunderbird 14

Version 0.6.40 128.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 15.*

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 0.6.39 126.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 9.*

Fixed: cannot retrieve photos

Version 0.6.37 119.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 8.*

* 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 0.6.36 119.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 6.*

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

Version 0.6.35 121.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 3.1 - 5.*

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

Version 0.6.34 115.0 KiB 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 0.6.33 111.0 KiB 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 0.6.32 111.0 KiB 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 0.6.20 105.0 KiB 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 0.6 107.0 KiB 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 93.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: fail to sync on some environment

Version 0.5.55 93.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: Group mapping setting does not work

Version 0.5.54 93.0 KiB 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 96.0 KiB 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 94.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

Fixed: do not sync address fields correctly

Version 0.5.50 95.0 KiB 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 87.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

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

Version 0.5.10 72.0 KiB 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 55.0 KiB Works with Thunderbird 2.0 - 2.0.0.*

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