How to Check Free-Busy information on your Windows Mobile Device (ver. 5.x, 6.x)

When Windows Mobile 5 was released it was released without the ability to do GAL lookup.  To deal with this a add-on was developed from the product team that allowed you to do both GAL Lookup and check Free-Busy.  Well in Windows Mobile 5.0 GAL lookup was added but we still don’t have Free-Busy look…

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Microsoft Office Mobile 6.1: Upgrade for Microsoft Office 2007 file formats

Update for Windows Mobile 5 and 6 A free download is now available for devices with existing Office Mobile installations. http://www.microsoft.com/downloads/details.aspx?FamilyID=4b106c1f-51e2-42f0-ba32-69bb7e9a3814&DisplayLang=en This free upgrade works only for Windows Mobile powered devices that have an earlier version of Office Mobile. If your Windows Mobile powered device does not have Office Mobile applications, this upgrade will not…

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How To enable FIPS (3DES) for use in Exchange Activesync with SSL

When you setup Exchange Activesync in Exchange Server 2003 or 2007 by default it is setup to use SSL with 128bit RC4 Encryption.  There is a way to increase the Encryption from RC4 to 168bit 3DES Encryption that is FIPS Certified.  SSL with 3DES can be implemented by making a change on the Exchange Frontend or CAS server. …

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How to Get Exchange ActiveSync to work on a Single Exchange Server (Error Code: 85010014)

Take from: http://blogs.msdn.com/nickmac/archive/2004/05/10/129376.aspx Issue: You have a Single Exchange 2003 Server acting as both your front End Server and your Back End server.  When you try to Sync you get the following error Code on the Device: 85010014  Resolution: These are the revised steps that were originally outlined in: KB817379 Cannot Access Exchange Server 2003 by Using Outlook Mobile Access…

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How To set your "File As" format to be uniform in Outlook Contacts

The problem with entering contact information on your Phone and Outlook and anything else that may be syncing with your contacts is that a lot of the time you end up with information they may not be entered in a uniform way.  The File As attribute is often one of these problems where some contacts…

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Exchange 2003 Activesync Usage and Reporting

The need for getting information on users using Activesync as well as devices connecting to the environment has become a big ask for a number of customers. While all the information is on the Exchange Frontend Servers there isn’t any way to get this information from the Exchange GUI. Here I’ve taken a few Scripts…

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Third-Party Certificates Compatible with Windows Mobile Powered Devices

The table below lists known third-party Secure Sockets Layer (SSL) certificates from trusted root certification authorities that have a root store presence in Windows Mobile powered devices. *Prices of third-party SSL certificates vary by company, warranty coverage, encryption level, applications, and many other factors. Please check with the appropriate certification authority to find out specifics…

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How to Extract CAB files from the Activesync Installer and copy them to your SD Card

A lot of times you want to be able to install all your applications directly from you SD card, but most applications don’t make that easy.  Most of the time all you get from the application vendor is the PC installer.  To get the CAB file you can normally do the following:  Most applications make it easy…

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Accessing Sharepoint on Windows Mobile

The need for accessing Sharepoint on Windows Mobile is becoming a huge ask and this week I’m going to take some time on the various ways you can get to your Sharepoint sites via Windows Mobile 1. Using new features in Exchange 2007 with Windows Mobile 6 What you need: Exchange 2007 both CAS server and…

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How to Play WAV or Voicemail files on your Windows Mobile Device (Codec Support)

May companies these days are moving to Unified Communications, and with ease of use and the ability to receive voicemails via e-mail the ask of listening to those voicemails while your away from your desk has become quite popular. The Issue This issue has been that you can’t listen to these voicemails from time to…

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