Applies to: Exchange Server 2007 SP3, Exchange Server
2007 SP2, Exchange Server 2007 SP1, Exchange Server 2007
Topic Last Modified: 2009-12-16
Exchange ActiveSync in Microsoft Exchange Server 2007 enables users to synchronize their mobile devices with their Exchange mailbox. Users can synchronize e-mail messages, calendar information, contact and task data, and manage Out of Office settings, e-mail signatures, and Deleted Items folders. This topic provides information about the different types of devices that synchronize with Exchange 2007.
Devices Enabled for Exchange ActiveSync
Users can take advantage of Exchange ActiveSync by selecting mobile devices that are compatible with Exchange ActiveSync. These devices are available from a variety of manufacturers. Most of these devices do not support Direct Push. However, they do support synchronization with Microsoft Exchange. For more information, see the device documentation.
Some of the mobile devices that are compatible with Microsoft Exchange include the following:
- Nokia Nokia offers Mail for Exchange on
their Eseries mobile devices. E-mail, calendar, and contact data
can be synchronized over a cellular network or a wireless LAN.
- Sony Ericsson Sony Ericsson offers
Exchange ActiveSync support on several of their newer
smartphone devices. They also support Direct Push through a
- Palm Palm offers two smartphones that
have the Windows Mobile 5.0 operating system. These devices
support Direct Push. Palm also
supports Exchange ActiveSync on the Treo 650 and 680
series smartphones. These devices do not support Direct Push.
- Motorola Motorola has its own
synchronization framework that enables over-the-air synchronization
through Exchange ActiveSync on a variety of its devices.
- Symbian Symbian Limited licenses
Exchange ActiveSync for use in the Symbian operating system.
This operating system is an open standard operating system for
Windows Mobile Software Feature Matrix
Mobile devices that have a version of Windows Mobile software as their operating system offer the greatest functionality when synchronizing with Exchange 2007. Table 1 illustrates some of the features that are available with different versions of Windows Mobile software.
Table 1 Windows Mobile software features
Windows Mobile 6.0
Windows Mobile 6.1
Windows Mobile powered devices with the Messaging & Security Feature Pack
All Windows Mobile powered devices
For More Information
For more information about how to manage Windows Mobile powered devices, see the Windows Mobile Center Web site.