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How do I sync my phone to windows live mail?

Discussion in 'Using Outlook' started by ratherbnsxm, Oct 12, 2009.

  1. ratherbnsxm

    ratherbnsxm

    Guest
    ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I have Home

    & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live Mail

    instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there or

    once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts, emails,

    etc. What can I do?
  2. Diane Poremsky

    Diane Poremsky

    Senior Member
    AFAIK, the sync center only works with Outlook, so if you need to buy

    outlook if you want to sync calendar and contacts, but you should check with

    the pocketpc experts to be sure.

    http://www.outlookforums.com/showthread.php?t=22205

    "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message

    news:847BF2FA-B013-43F4-84E3-802D76638397@microsoft.com...
    > ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I have
    > Home
    > & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live Mail
    > instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there or
    > once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts,
    > emails,
    > etc. What can I do?
  3. ratherbnsxm

    ratherbnsxm

    Guest
    "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" wrote:


    > AFAIK, the sync center only works with Outlook, so if you need to buy
    > outlook if you want to sync calendar and contacts, but you should check with
    > the pocketpc experts to be sure.

    > >

    > >

    >

    >

    > http://www.outlookforums.com/showthread.php?t=22205

    > "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > news:847BF2FA-B013-43F4-84E3-802D76638397@microsoft.com...
    > > ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I have
    > > Home
    > > & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live Mail
    > > instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there or
    > > once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts,
    > > emails,
    > > etc. What can I do?


    > Thanks, I assume the pocketpc folks are in another forum, I'll search for them.
  4. Diane Poremsky

    Diane Poremsky

    Senior Member
    yeah, there are some good online forums and microsoft has some at

    http://www.microsoft.com/communities/newsgroups/en-us/default.aspx

    http://www.outlookforums.com/showthread.php?t=22205

    "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message

    news:72B893CA-8B43-4DE7-8420-40B29DD1E11C@microsoft.com...

    > "Diane Poremsky [MVP]" wrote:
    >
    > > AFAIK, the sync center only works with Outlook, so if you need to buy
    > > outlook if you want to sync calendar and contacts, but you should check
    > > with
    > > the pocketpc experts to be sure.
    >

    >> > >

    >

    >> >

    >>

    >

    >>

    >

    >>

    > > http://www.outlookforums.com/showthread.php?t=22205
    >

    >> "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message
    > > news:847BF2FA-B013-43F4-84E3-802D76638397@microsoft.com...
    > > > ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I
    > > > have
    > > > Home
    > > > & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live
    > > > Mail
    > > > instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there
    > > > or
    > > > once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts,
    > > > emails,
    > > > etc. What can I do?

    >

    >> Thanks, I assume the pocketpc folks are in another forum, I'll search for
    > > them.
  5. Brian Tillman

    Brian Tillman

    Senior Member
    "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message

    news:847BF2FA-B013-43F4-84E3-802D76638397@microsoft.com...


    > ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I have
    > Home
    > & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live Mail
    > instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there or
    > once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts, emails,
    > etc. What can I do?


    You've stated your choices. ActiveSync works only with Outlook.

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  6. Brian Tillman

    Brian Tillman

    Senior Member
    "ratherbnsxm" <ratherbnsxm@discussions.microsoft.com> wrote in message

    news:72B893CA-8B43-4DE7-8420-40B29DD1E11C@microsoft.com...


    > Thanks, I assume the pocketpc folks are in another forum, I'll search for
    > them.


    microsoft.public.pocketpc.activesync

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  7. Terry R.

    Terry R.

    Guest
    The date and time was Mon Oct 12 2009 18:03:11 GMT-0700 (Pacific

    Daylight Time), and on a whim, ratherbnsxm pounded out on the keyboard:


    > ActiveSync on my windows smartphone will only sync with Outlook. I have Home
    > & Student Office 2007 which doesn't have outlook; it has Windows Live Mail
    > instead. So I either have to buy Outlook and transfer everything there or
    > once again live with multiple prgms for viewing & managing contacts, emails,
    > etc. What can I do?


    Does your phone work with Gmail? A lot of them do. If so, create a

    Gmail account and import everything there. For free. You can still

    Send As your WLM account in Gmail if you choose to.

    A month before I picked up my smart phone (Palm Pre), I created a Gmail

    account and set up my 9 email accounts to work within it, and set up a

    single contact list that I imported everything from my prior phone and

    email client. All I had to do on my Pre was enter my login info and it

    interfaces with Gmail perfectly. No longer do I have email contacts on

    my mail client, phone contacts on a phone, etc etc. No more syncing

    back and forth. Made my life much simpler.

    Terry R.

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