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  • Blog Post: Texting a Non-Mobile Number

    Commenter Jakub Anderwald notes how hard it is to send a text message to a home or work phone. I totally agree. These days many people have more than one mobile number and yet we only have space for one mobile number on our phone. As a result people have to store alternate mobile numbers as “work” or...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Can I save mails on a storage card?

    Question: I have a T-mobile SDA. There is a limitation of base memory size on the phone. I would like to move my outlook folder to default on the micro SDA card rather than on the main memory of the phone. I sync with my corporate email and I get a error of low storage space. Any help with this would...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Can I sync with multiple Exchange Accounts?

    Question: Hi there. I am trying to find out if I can configure profiles for outlook mobile to use different exchange servers just like you can on desktop outlook. Is this possible and how would this impact on direct push and syncing. I want to use work and personal exchange accounts on the same device...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Voice tags - where are they stored?

    Question: Struggling to find the answer to this question. Recently lost my voice tags during a reset (WM5 smartphone). Would like to know where voice tags are stored so I can back up folder. Answer: The stock Windows Mobile does not include a voice tags software. The one you see in your device is most...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Can I configure a default root folder for my IMAP account?

    Question: I have recently moved to the windows mobile platform and am having trouble with Outlook and IMAP. Is there any way for me to configure the root folder fore IMAP in the settings? My IMAP folders are under ~/mail/ of my account and Outlook Mobile unfortunately tries to get all the folders under...
  • Blog Post: QnA: How come some Outlook fields are not sync-ed to device?

    Question: Why does pocket outlook not contain all the phone number fields that outlook has? Specifically the "Other" and "Other fax" fields are missing in a pocket outlook contact. This means that the phone numbers for many of my contacts (over 200) do not appear on my new smartphone. Is there any workaround...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Can I sync my device with Outlook 2003?

    Question: I am told that I can NOT sync my Treo 650 (unlocked) to my Outlook 2003. I work from home on my laptop. I do not connect to any company server. I have internet DSL connection through my ISP provider which is also my email provider. With that type of set up is it possible to sync email from...
  • Blog Post: QnA: How many accounts can I have?

    Question: I'm using an Imate Jasjar device bearing outlook mobile,, and my question is very simple: I find that it is not possible to me to create more than 5 email accounts in this device. Is there a limitation for account-creation, or am I doing something wrong? Answer: Due...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Dude, what's wrong with IMAP???

    Since a vast majority of questions we get are IMAP related, let me just come out and say it. We have an issue with IMAP :( Basically we do not fully support IMAP namespaces. According to Wes Salmon, our awesome SDET in Messaging, some servers use delimiters that we do not recognize, but would if we...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Selecting an account from outlook mobile to send with

    Question: I'm fairly new to the outlook mobile scene, and I have a question about an outlook feature and its equivalent in outlook mobile (smartphone - Treo 700w). I have two POP3 email accounts listed in my outlook to send/receive with. I do this so I can sync it to my phone and get both personal...
  • Blog Post: QnA: Can I sort e-mails in the sent-items folder by recipient?

    Question : I want to know if i can sort the sent items folder by "Sent to" instead of "Sent By" which is obviously myself.. I find it strange that this is not a sort option. Answer (by Liang Chen, one of our Messaging Dev Leads): No you can't. With its current design the email list view is optimized...
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