Among the many exciting features of Apple’s version-4 iPhone OS is the long-awaited ability to sync to multiple Exchange ActiveSync servers. The new software, now dubbed iOS 4, can synchronize mail, contacts, and calendars between many different services that use Microsoft’s Exchange ActiveSync protocol, including Microsoft Exchange 2003, 2007, and 2010 and Google’s Gmail service.
When Apple announced the iPad, I was puzzled that Microsoft Exchange email support was not listed. Happily, Apple updated the iPad site and Microsoft Exchange support is now included.
Is your non-3GS iPhone locked out of your Exchange 2007 ActiveSync server after upgrading to iPhone OS 3.1? It’s a feature, not a bug! Here’s how to get older iPhones up and running with Exchange Server 2007 SP1!
Along with native over-the-air CalDAV and ICS support, iPhone OS 3.0 also introduces LDAP integration. Although LDAP is somewhat less common than the calendaring features, it still has a significant share of the directory market and is found in all sorts of products. Home users are unlikely to encounter it, since Google, Yahoo, MobileMe, and […]
On close examination of iPhone OS 3.0, I have discovered how to enable direct over-the-air subscription to Internet calendars!
This blog post is probably out of date. If you want to set up Exchange ActiveSync, you should instead consult one my guides: iPhone Exchange ActiveSync Setup iPad Exchange ActiveSync Setup iPhone ActiveSync Troubleshooting iPad ActiveSync Troubleshooting iPhone OS 3.0 was released today, and I’ve had a chance to play with it for a bit […]
As the release of iPhone OS 3.0 nears, I set out to discover how the new OS changes the iPhone’s ability to synchronize data with Microsoft Exchange servers using ActiveSync. What follows here is my deductions so far, and is of course subject to change when the new OS is released!
One of the major advances introduced in iPhone software version 2.0 was the ability to sync over-the-air to Microsoft Exchange servers using Microsoft’s ActiveSync protocol. This was introduced to much fanfare with the iPhone 3G and is available on older updated iPhone and iPod Touch units, too. Google and NuevaSync also offer over-the-air calendar and […]
Here’s a surprise benefit from the iPhone 2.0 Exchange ActiveSync ability: I was able to finally move my iPhone’s “home” sync from the PC to the Mac! For the most up-to-date information, see my iPhone Exchange ActiveSync Guide! This post is part of my series focused on integrating the iPhone with Microsoft Exchange using ActiveSync: […]
One of the most common questions I’ve been hearing after I published my articles on how to set up Exchange ActiveSync with the iPhone 2.0 software is whether or not you need an enterprise data plan from AT&T in order to use it. There were conflicting rumors going around prior to the launch, and AT&T […]