Bristol Community College

Bristol Community College
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Configuring Windows Mobile 6.1 for Exchange

Configuring your Windows Mobile 6.1 device for Exchange so you can access Exchange calendar and email.

Before You Begin

These instructions apply to Windows Mobile 6.1. If you have Windows Mobile 6 instead of 6.1, refer to Configuring Windows Mobile 6 for Exchange.

Configure Exchange on Windows Mobile 6.1

To configure Windows Mobile 6 for Exchange, do the following:

  1. Click Start > Programs.
  2. Click ActiveSync.
  3. Click Menu > Add Server Source....
  4. In the Email address: box, enter your email address. Your email address is FirstName.LastName@bristolcc.edu.
  5. Make sure that the Try to get e-mail settings automatically from the Internet box is checked.
  6. Press Next
  7. In the User name: box, enter your username .
  8. In the Password: box, enter your password.
  9. In the Domain: box, enter bcc.local
  10. Make sure there is a check mark next to Save password.
  11. PressNext.
  12. In the Server address: box, type mail.bristolcc.edu
  13. Make sure there is a check mark in the box labeled This server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection.
  14. Click Next.
  15. You will now be asked what information you would like to synchronize. We recommend syncing e-mail, calendar, and tasks. If you use Outlook or Entourage on your computer to manage phone numbers and email addresses for people you call and email, consider syncing contacts as well.
  16. Select the desired items and click Finish.
  17. If Windows Mobile 6.1 does not start synchronizing automatically, click Sync.

Advanced Options

If Windows Mobile 6.1 is configured to synchronize E-mail, it will retrieve email messages that are three days old (or newer). If Windows Mobile 6.1 is configured to synchronize Calendar, it will retrieve calendar events that are two weeks old (or newer).

To synchronize email messages that are more than three days old, do the following:

  1. Click Start > Programs.
  2. Click ActiveSync.
  3. Click Menu > Options....
  4. Select E-mail.
  5. Click Settings….
  6. Click the drop-down menu labeled Download the past: and select the desired length of time. To retrieve all email in your Exchange mailbox, select All.

To synchronize calendar events that are more than two weeks old, do the following:

  1. Click Start > Programs.
  2. Click ActiveSync.
  3. Click Menu > Options...
  4. Select Calendar.
  5. Click Settings…
  6. Click the drop-down menu labeled Synchronize only the past and select the desired length of time. To retrieve all calendar events, select All.