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Syncing contacts/calendar to mobile devices

Hi All

If I go to Control PanelInternet OptionsPrograms (TAB) my E-mail is set to
MS Outlook, my calendar has no option in the drop down selection and I can
only select "Address Book" in the Contact List.
When I try sync my mobile device it is syncing to the "Address Book" and not
my MS Outlook "Contacts" or "Calendar".

How do I correct this so that I can select the appropriate programs in the
Internet properties window?

Thanks
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I have a Calendar that needs to be shared to 5 users (and eventually more in the future) that will be accessed almost exclusively from their mobile devices (assorted Android and iOS devices). The problem is that after doing extensive research it seems that the native clients for both Android and iOS don't support Shared Exchange Calendars, only the Default Calendars.

I tried doing some research into 3rd party mail/calendar clients but none of them specify this as a feature so I can't know for sure without going through them one by one. Which I'm willing to do if it's necessary but I'm hoping one of you may have some specifics that will save me time. But I'm open to any and all solutions to this problem, not just 3rd party clients.

Here are my parameters though:
-I need some users have read/write access and some users have read-only access
-The calendar needs to be viewable from Android/iOS phones and PCs

Thank you.

newbie, here.

i am a contractor.  my engagements are typically 4-12 months in length.  some clients allow syncing of outlook (e-mail, contacts and calendar) to my droid device (evo 3d). i recognize concern with sensitive or proprietary information, but my current client does not currently allow syncing.

could someone share potential security solution(s) related to syncing outlook data to mobile devices?

thanks, in advance.

Hi :)

Exchange 2003 and Windows Mobile SmartPhone devices with DirectPush ActiveSync. Also using GFI MailEssentials with rules that forwards spam mail to the users Junk email folder (GFI does this by raising the SCL).

I've noticed that also spam-mail, that are classified as spam by Exchange, gets synced to mobile devices Inbox.

Is there a way to prevent this?

A new Guided Walkthrough: Sync Outlook Contacts & Calendars to Windows Phone 7 was released on April 15. This Guided Walkthrough helps you import or sync your Outlook contacts and calendar information with your Windows Phone 7. bit.ly/hvb1d5

I am running exchange 2003 in F-B envoirenemnt.
i have forwarding for all mails to mobile device (033344444444@ufone.com or 0xxxxxxx@mobilinkgsm.com) through active directory. But never receive any mail. However if i forward mails to other hotmail or yahoo address, its fine. Also If i send mail directly on mobile device then it received.

Any idea ?

I have my contacts set up in Outlook 2007 in categories and would like to
only sync certain categories to my Windows Mobile 6.0 device. I am using
ActiveSync 4.5. Is there a way to limit which contacts go to my device?

Is there a resolution yet to the problem that Outlook contacts with
extensions add an "x" before the extension when using Active Sync to sync to
a Windows Mobile PDA phone? That "x" prevents the number from being dialed at
all when selected from contacts list on the device. Changing the "x" on the
device to "," allows the number to dial (and actually also dials the
extension after a pause depending on how many ","s added), but the number
does not then sync back properly with Outlook (plus - I have hundreds of
contacts that would need to be changed manually - a real pain!).

Thanks

HI all,

I am using Outlook 2007 to show 3 Google Internet Calendars with its
default Calendar Service.

I can nicely see in overlay mode all events/ bookings in the calendar
but when i sync outlook using Windows Mobile Device Center 6.1 runnin
on vista windows to a mobile 5 device i can only get the default
exchange calendar syncd not my google calendars. How can i make "Other
Calendars" to sync in Windows Mobile Device Center!

Please help.

Cheers,
Sandeep

I am trying to get this issue figured out. I have exchange 2003 and I have users that all share a public contact list and calendar. They want to be able to view them on their android and palm devices. I don't want to have to use 3rd party software. Is this possible? I know active sync does not support this but didn't know if there was a work around or not. Any ideas???

Thanks for your response.

I am trying to get this issue figured out. I have exchange 2003 and I have users that all share a public contact list and calendar. They want to be able to view them on their android and palm devices. I don't want to have to use 3rd party software. Is this possible? I know active sync does not support this but didn't know if there was a work around or not. Any ideas???

Thanks for your response.

I am running Windows Vista Beta 2 - Outlook 2007 Beta 2.

I have imported everything from my old personal folders and have 2 email
accounts setup and downloading email, and everything appears to be working
very well.

When I hook up my Windows Mobile 2003 device it is recognized and it will
allow me to setup sync for files, mobile favorites and notes, but states that
"Outlook has not been configured" to sync contacts, calendar or E-mail.

I have looked for how to configure Outlook 2007 Beta 2 to sync with a mobile
device and can't find how to do that. I specifically want to sync calendar
and contacts with my device.

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quite nice feature of adding attachments to appointment - could add for
example an image with piece of city map to appointment, but such attachments
are not synced to mobile device (email attachments do).

Is it missing feature of outlook or something can be done to sync calendar /
appointment attachments to winmobile?

if missing feature - did anyone tried with new office 2010 resp winmobile
6.5? may be something improved?

quite nice feature of adding attachments to appointment - could add for
example an image with piece of city map to appointment, but such attachments
are not synced to mobile device (email attachments do).

Is it missing feature of outlook or something can be done to sync calendar /
appointment attachments to winmobile?

if missing feature - did anyone tried with new office 2010 resp winmobile
6.5? may be something improved?

Hello all,

I'm looking to get active sync working so our mobile devices can sync with exchange 2007 externally using activesync. After reading various threads and other various websites on the net it is clear that we need a SAN certificate for our exchange server. This is not a problem we will be doing this. What i need to know is that can i use the same external URL for OWA and ActiveSync i.e. mail.domain.com

The reason i ask is that we have ISA server 2004 STD edition with SP3 that will be publishing both services - OWA and ActiveSync. The problem here is that ISA 2004 does not support the use of SAN and always processes the first entry in the SAN cert. I just to want know if the above will work with isa 2004 or not as i don't want to part with my cash on a solution that may not work.
I'm looking to get a SAN cert as follows:

mail.domain.com
autodiscover.domain.com
server.domain.local
server

I'm also looking to publish Outlook anywhere but this will be with another certificate (because of the SAN cert issue).
Any thoughts.

The mobile devices will be most mobile phones with active sync support etc and some windows mobile devices.

TIA,

Ash.

Hello,

I was just wondering to find out any solution for this issue:
How to sync manager's shared calendar in Outlook/Exchange environment to
his/her assistant's PDA?

Example:
Manager: Joe
Assistant: Mike

Joe has shared his calendar in his Outlook so that Mike can see Joe's
calendar from Mike's Outlook full client - this works fine

Mike has a PDA with Windows Mobile 5 installed. He can sync his Outlook
content (e.g. email, calendar) to this PDA using his credential (e.g. Mike's
username and password)

Mike wants to be able to see Joe's shared calendar from this PDA as well,
using his credential (not Joe's) - this is the problem, there is no option on
the Active-Sync to view/open shared calendar to be sync to the PDA.

Any help is greatly appreciated.

Regards,

Laurence Lau

I have recently had to upgrade to Windows 7 on my PC. For synch to mobile
device (HTC Touch Pro Sprint PCS) I am using Synch Center (Microsoft) on the
PC and Active Synch (Microsoft) on the device.

Contacts synch correctly - the synch goes both from device to PC and from PC
to device.

Calendar synch is not working. Synch from PC to device appears fine. There
is no synch from the device to the PC.

Also 50 recurring appointments on the device are throwing a message in the
device synch log. "Attention Required. The following appointments failed to
synch from the device:".

Outlook 2007 will only sync emails with my mobile devices (htc Touch and iPAQ
1940), not contacts calendar, tasks etc. I have Vista Home Premium


I just got a new computer that is running Win 7 Ulimate 64bit but my Office 2010 Pro is running 32bit.  My Windows Mobile Device Center is not letting me select any file to sync (Contacts, Calendar, e-mail, Tasks, Notes).  The funny thing is my old computer was upgraded to Win 7 / Outlook 2010 Windows Mobile Device Center worked on that system with no problems.

My Mobile Phone is running Windows Mobile 6.5 Professional

Outlook 2007 will only sync emails with my mobile devices (htc Touch and iPAQ
1940), not contacts calendar, tasks etc. I have Vista Home Premium


 I use Apple's MobileMe service to sync the calendars and contacts for several devices.  My main machine is  my PC XP running Office 2007.  It is the 'control' calendar.  I need it to sync with a Macbook pro and an iTouch via MobileMe.  Right now, it works well.  However, the new Mac Calendar will be running CALdav protocol.  According to Apple, Outlook will not support this so the reminder and other functions will no longer work.

Does Microsoft have any plans to adopt this generally accepted protocol so that their software will be compatible with the majority of sync programs?

exchange 2003/SP2

Every message sent by any user with windows1251 codepage in his FROM: field and subject line (also in CP1251) by some mistirious cause recodes into koi8-r when arriving to Mobile device (Qtek S200).

a scheme used for organizing Active Sync is: internet ->ISA 2004 -> Exch.FE -> Exch.BE

Does anybody know why header fields are being recoded and how to fix this?

My organization will be moving from Exchange 5.5 to Exchange 2007 (via ex 2003) very soon. Presently, we use Verizon's Wireless Sync to sync Outlook with any Verizon smart phone. Essentially, it works via a PC with Outlook installed, mail is sent to Nokia's Intellisync servers which then pushes it to the devices.

Does Ex 2007 have the native ability to push email and PIM info?  Is another component (like a BES) necessary? Does ActiveSync do this? I associate ActiveSync with a local 'PC to mobile device via cable' operation. Will it work with Palm devices or only Windows Mobile devices? Is it 'ready for prime time' or is it still "maturing" like so many applications from M$?

I realize these questions sound like theyre coming from one of the apes at the beginning of  "2001 A Space Odyssey", hooting and shaking a bone at the sky, but its been NT4 and Ex 5.5 for me for a long time and the organization is just now entering the 21st century.

Thank you very much.  

Now, where did I put that banana...

I would love some advice on the best solution for keeping my contacts and
calendar synced between my Mac and PC (and iPhone). I currently have a Gmail
account setup in Outlook 2007. iTunes has no problem syncing my Contacts and
Calendar when I connect my iPhone (it’s not perfect but that is due to iPhone
limitations).

So I just purchased a new Mac. I was able to setup Gmail (IMAP) without a
problem. However, I am looking for a solution to automatically sync my
Outlook contacts and calendar (both directions hopefully). I don’t know if
the new Entourage 2008 will help with this or if there is a better solution.
I tried publishing my Outlook calendar to Office Online, but for some reason
iCal (and Google Calendar) have problems subscribing to this Internet
Calendar’s URL. Any good recommendations are appreciated.

Thanks….Randy

Is it possible to sync multiple Outlook calendars to a Pocket PC running Windows Mobile 5, or am I restricted to just viewing the main one? I have a calendar for each employee and I'd love to be able to view them all on the move.

If it isn't possible conventionally, does anyone know of any 3rd party software which will enable me to do this? Or is it possible in Windows Mobile 6?


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