Windows Mobile 6 – Contacts and Calendars

These instructions assume you’re setting up Contact and Calendar synchronization for a user called, please adjust the instructions to match your own email address.

  1. Start ActiveSync on your device
  2. Touch set up your device to sync
  3. Enter your Email address (
  4. Uncheck Attempt to detect Exchange Server Settings automatically
  5. Touch Next
  6. Enter your
  7. Check The server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection
  8. Touch Next
  9. Fill in the following fields
    1. User name: The “mailbox” portion of your email address (dave)
    2. Password: Your password
    3. Domain: The “domain” portion of your email address (
    4. Leave Save password selected to allow automatic synchronizations in the future.
  10. Touch Next
  11. Uncheck E-Mail and Tasks.
  12. Optionally select Calendar and touch Settings to control the date range of items loaded to the mobile device.
  13. Touch Finish
  14. The initial synchronization will start immediately, wait for it to finish.
  15. Touch Menu and then Schedule
  16. Set your sync frequency and peak times as desired.  Note that the less often you synchronize the longer your battery will last.
  17. Touch the X to close ActiveSync, synchronizations will happen automatically in the background based on your schedule.