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Active Synch for Android?

by tpetri / November 27, 2012 4:29 AM PST

I just got a Motorola MB612 running Android 2.2.2 and would like to use it to replace my HTC Touch Pro2. I use MS ActiveSynch on my Windows XP PC. I need to find if there is a viable app so I can synch my new phone with my Outlook apps. Any help/advice is appreciated.


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Clarification Request
(NT) There is no MS Active Sync. Did you try HTC Sync?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 27, 2012 4:30 AM PST
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by tpetri / November 28, 2012 4:16 AM PST

I use Microsoft Outlook on my old XP computer. I synch my contacts, calendar, etc. with my HTC phone using Active Sych and a USB cable. I am asking if there is a comparable application for the Android platform to accomplish the same thing. Clear?


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by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2012 4:21 AM PST
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I went to find "Active Sych" and can't find that. I owned a HTC Evo 4G and used HTC Sync but it's not like Microsoft's Active Sync but it does a fair job of syncing with Outlook. Be aware that folk do want more than what it did such as contact groups but it did the basics.

The Contacts and Calendar apps on Android are what they are and I'm sure you're feeling the usual pains.

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Let's say your post had typographic errors.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / November 28, 2012 4:31 AM PST

I can't tell as there may be an app called this or that. I really must take your EXACT words for such things when dealing with apps. tells us that Exchange ActiveSync is possible but you see that note about Android 4 and yours is at 2.2.2.

My old Evo 4G is back at 2.something and my new phone is 4.something. However Microsoft's ActiveSync is not available for Windows 7 so I can't test this for you.

-> This means you get to work with your Exchange support staff to sort this out.

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