Configuring Your Windows Mobile Device

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Configuring Your Windows Device

The following components can be synced wirelessly with your Exchange account on your Windows Mobile device:

  • Email (inbox and all subfolders)
  • Contacts
  • Calendar items
  • Tasks

Configuring Email on a Windows Mobile Device

  1. On Start, flick left to the App list, tap Settings , and then tap Email + accounts.
  2. Tap Add an account > Outlook.

     

  3. Tap the Email address box, and then type your email address.
  4. Tap the Password box, and then type your password.
  5. Tap Sign in. If the phone finds your account settings, your email, calendar, and contacts will be synced to your phone, and you can skip to step 8. If not, continue to the next step.
  6. On the Outlook screen, enter the following information and then tap Sign in:
    • Email Address: Wharton email
    • Username: Wharton username
    • Password: Wharton password
    • Domain: Wharton
  7. If the correct settings can't be found, tap Advanced, do the following, and then tap Sign in:
    • Enter the server address: webmail.wharton.upenn.edu
    • In Show all settings, be sure to check that the Server requires SSL connection is selected.
  8. Click Done to complete the wizard. When the wizard has been completed, a connection to the server will be established and the items you selected (contacts, calendar, email, tasks) will be updated and synchronized.

Subscribing to COURSE Calendar Feeds

Follow the directions below to get your course schedule to appear on your Windows device using Google Sync.

A few points to know about calendar subscriptions:

  • They automatically update when the course information changes
  • You can NOT edit them
  1. From the Start screen on your Windows Phone, flick left to the App list, and then tap Internet Explorer.
  2. Tap the three dots, located at the bottom of the screen, and then tap Settings.
  3. Locate website preference, and tap Mobile version from the drop-down list. Press the back button on your phone to return to Internet Explorer.
  4. Tap the address bar, and enter http://m.google.com/sync/. If this is your first time visiting, tap Sign in with your Google Account.
  5. As soon as you're signed in, select your phone from the device list. Note: If you have multiple devices and don't know which one to select, yours should be listed as WindowsPhone and have a "Last sync" date value that is recent.
  6. Under the headings My Calendars and Shared Calendars, tap the check box next to each calendar that you want to sync with your phone. If you've already subscribed to your Wharton Course Schedule, it should appear as "Course Schedule" in the list. Tap Save. Note: The additional calendars selected will show up after your phone's next sync with Google (every 30 minutes by default).
  7. Start a manual sync with Google to see your new calendars by going to the Start screen on your Windows Phone. Flick left to the App list, and then tap Settings. Tap Email + accounts. Tap and hold the Google account, and tap Sync.
  8. To see your new Google calendars, go to Calendar on your phone. You should now see events for your secondary Google calendars. If you want to configure what calendars display, tap the three dots at the bottom of your screen, and then tap Settings. Note: All Google calendars selected should now show up and be turned on.

Subscribing to EVENT Calendar Feeds

Follow the directions below to get Wharton events to appear on your Windows device using Google Sync.

    A few points to know about calendar subscriptions:
  • They automatically update when the course information changes
  • You can NOT edit them
  1. From the Start screen on your Windows Phone, flick left to the App list, and then tap Internet Explorer.
  2. Tap the three dots, located at the bottom of the screen, and then tap Settings.
  3. Locate website preference, and tap Mobile version from the drop-down list. Press the back button on your phone to return to Internet Explorer.
  4. Tap the address bar, and enter http://m.google.com/sync/. If this is your first time visiting, tap Sign in with your Google Account.
  5. As soon as you're signed in, select your phone from the device list. Note: If you have multiple devices and don't know which one to select, yours should be listed as WindowsPhone and have a "Last sync" date value that is recent.
  6. Under the headings My Calendars and Shared Calendars, tap the check box next to each calendar that you want to sync with your phone. If you've already subscribed to your Wharton Course Schedule, it should appear as "Course Schedule" in the list. Tap Save. Note: The additional calendars selected will show up after your phone's next sync with Google (every 30 minutes by default).
  7. Start a manual sync with Google to see your new calendars by going to the Start screen on your Windows Phone. Flick left to the App list, and then tap Settings. Tap Email + accounts. Tap and hold the Google account, and tap Sync.
  8. To see your new Google calendars, go to Calendar on your phone. You should now see events for your secondary Google calendars. If you want to configure what calendars display, tap the three dots at the bottom of your screen, and then tap Settings. Note: All Google calendars selected should now show up and be turned on.

 

If you plan on checking your email on your wireless enabled Windows Mobile device, there are 3 options from which you can choose:

  • Webmail - Available to Wharton students who have email accounts. Once you are connected to the Internet, direct your browser to http://webmail.wharton.upenn.edu.
  • Microsoft Outlook - Syncing instructions can be found in your device's documentation
  • Pocket Outlook - Follow the steps below

Configuring Microsoft Outlook on a Windows Mobile device
Depending on what version of the operating system your device has installed on it, some of the configuration steps may slightly vary from those listed below.

  • From the Start menu on your device, select Programs.
  • Select Activesync.
  • In the Activesync window, select Menu (Menu is located in the bottom right corner of the screen) and then select Add Server Source. This will take you through a wizard for creating an email service. Enter the following information in the appropriate screens:
    • For Server Address enter: webmail.wharton.upenn.edu

Check the box next to This server requires an encrypted (SSL) connection. Click Next.

    • Next, Enter the following information in the corresponding boxes:
          • Username: Wharton username
          • Password: Wharton password
          • Domain: Wharton

Note: If you wish to enable auto-sync, check the box next to Save Password. If you decide not to choose this option, you will be required to enter your password when connecting to your email account.
 Click Next.

  • Select which items you would like to sync by placing a check in that item's box. The options include: Contacts, Calendar, E-mail, Tasks Note: The Calendar option offers individual settings for how far back to sync items.
  • Click Finish to complete the wizard.

When the wizard has been completed, a connection to the server will be established and the items you selected (contacts, calendar, e-mail, tasks) will be updated and synchronized.

Accessing Wharton Email from your Pocket PC

  • Now that the setup is complete, you can now access your email. To do this:
    • Click on the Start menu and select Messaging.
    • In the top left hand corner under the Start menu, click on the dropdown box.
    • Find the Wharton service and click on the plus sign in front of it to expand the list of folders.
    • Select Inbox.
  • To log into your email account:
    • Click the Connect icon on the bottom toolbar (the icon that has the hand holding a handheld device). This will connect you to your Wharton email.
    • If you did not opt to save your password, you will be prompted to enter it here.
  • After you are connected, Outlook will synchronize your email account, updating your mail folders. The very first time you connect to Outlook, the synchronization process may take a little while.
  • To log out of Outlook, simply click on the Connect icon on the bottom toolbar. This will disconnect you from your email service.

 

These directions are for students still on the Webmail / Exchange email service. For Google@Wharton users, go to the Google@Wharton section.

 

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