A protocol which enables push synchronization of contacts, calendars, tasks, and email between ActiveSync-enabled servers and devices over HTTP, also includes mobile device management and policy controls.

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Security options grayed out

I have my mobile phone (Samsung Galaxy S2) running on ICS. Recently I activated Microsoft Exchnage ActiveSync to connect to my corporate email. It disabled all the security options like 'Pattern ...
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Cancel Exchange device administrator activation?

I was trying to add my Exchange account to my phone to confirm for a coworker that logging into the server was possible. I don't want to relinquish the device administrator controls as it's my ...
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Exchange mobile sync has been disabled using gmail

My Exchange mobile sync has been disabled twice already by the exchange server. The reason is that the corporate policy is to disable mobile sync when a connection is attempted from a different device ...
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Galaxy S2 SPH-D710 Exchange ActiveSync Settings & Mail Disappear? 4.0.4 Sprint

I have a user with a Samsung Galaxy S2, 4.0.4 on Sprint. She said she took her son to senior photos and when she got back to her truck with her phone sitting on the console, all the Exchange Server ...
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Issue syncing Exchange 2003 account email after ICS update

After upgrading to ICS on my Samsung Galaxy S2, I no longed receive e-mail from one of the Exchange accounts configured in the stock e-mail app. The Exchange 2010 account works fine. The Gmail ...
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Does Samung Galaxy S2 support the use of Client Certificates for ActiveSync?

Does Samung Galaxy S2 support the use of Client Certificates for ActiveSync ? Most other Android phones need to rely on TouchDown or other third party applications. Can anyone confirm if this is ...
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How can I save and protect sexy pictures sent by my girlfriend?

I'm traveling and my GF wants to send me some racy pictures. Of course I will accept that offer, but I need to save them on my phone in a safe way. My phone uses Activesync, so it's possible for my ...
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MS-Exchange contacts are not synching even though mail and calendar syncs fine

For a while now my contacts quit synching on Android with an Exchange 2010 server. Calendar and Mail syncing still works, both directions. This problem is described elsewhere ( e.g. here ) and I tried ...
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How to prevent android from auto-sync'ing gmail contacts and photos etc

I just got a Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and when I go into my settings then add an account and add a gmail account, it gives me an option to choose what I want to sync. I unchecked 'photos' and 'contacts' ...
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Sync Office 365 (Exchange) calendar with Android

I have a Nexus 4 and an Office 365 account. I cannot setup sync between Office 365 exchange server and the Android builtin Exchange account manager (called "corporate" in Android settings). What ...
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Using Activesync with folders in inbox

I recently purchased Note II and am using the stock email. This is a exchange connection and use rules to push email to folders. I can see the folders and get notifications when new mail arrives ...
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Exchange ActiveSync on Android: All flavours of Android are not equals

Just a quick question/remarks regarding the Support of Microsoft Exchange Activesync. I work in a big company (10.000 people in belgium) and we have to configure an Exchange client to read emails. ...
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Does Android support the Exchange ActiveSync policy “Encrypt storage card”?

Without middleware, without Google Apps, does Android support the Exchange ActiveSync policy "encrypt storage card."? According to Wikipedia, Android doesn't support the ActiveSync command to encrypt ...
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How to get back pattern lock with Exchange/ActiveSync account?

I have added an Exchange/ActiveSync email account to my Android phone. This required me to set the email application as a device administrator so that ActiveSync can control certain features of my ...
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Why does Exchange ActiveSync not keep more than 'x' days of mail?

I have a HTC Desire X. I have set Exchange ActiveSync to download past 3 days. However, why does it not keep older mails which are already downloaded? i.e. on Friday, I can see mails from Tuesday on. ...
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Galaxy S2 synced but no emails show

I have created an exchange account on a Galaxy S2. Upon creation of the account no errors were thrown or encountered. Yet when the user open email for this account "refreshing" keeps popping up and ...
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Bypassing Microsoft Intune Company Portal to access Exchange email and contacts?

I used to have Outlook for Android installed on my personal mobile to access my work email which runs on Office 365. I reinstalled it recently only to find that now I have to install Microsoft Intune ...
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Outlook.com app cannot be used with data/3G

I have been using the the Hotmail app to check my emails. Recently I downloaded the Outlook.com app since it is advertised for better performance and I preferred it's layout over the Hotmail app. It ...
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How can I select which folders to sync via Exchange ActiveSync?

I am using Exchange ActiveSync with Android version 4.1.2, but cannot find the option to choose which folders to sync within my mailbox. A technote on the Samsung website (albeit the US version) says ...
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Increase maximum outgoing attachment size

I'm looking for a way to increase the maximum attachment size for outgoing email in the default email app for Exchange / "corporate" email. e.g. I'm on local Wifi and it won't let me send a 9MB ...
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Can't sync appointments from server to phone

Verizon HTC Rezound, ICS 4.0.3. This seems to be a common problem, especially with ICS, but I have yet to find a definitive solution that works for me. I just got my new phone, and have gone through ...
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Exchange Active Sync email on Galaxy 10.1 disappears.

One of our reps has a Galaxy 10.1 and she has now for the 3rd time in two months complained about her corporate email disappearing, I’ve read a few of the posts here and on other sites and the one ...
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Exchange Calendar Sync can't edit turns reminders on

I have synced my Galaxy S II with exchange 2010 server. It has imported all my calendar events as expected, however it has set a reminder on all of the events. For example, in Outlook I have public ...
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ICS - Automatically syncing all exchange account folders

The standard e-mail client of ICS offers greater flexibility in choosing the sync. settings for individual folders of an exchange account. I use an exchange server for my e-mail and use several sub ...
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Which version of Active sync does every Android version use?

I discovered, that Google changed some things in the actual Active Sync / Exchange protocol on Ice Cream Sandwich, because I wasn't able to use the Lotus Notes Traveler as Exchange account on 2.3.7. ...
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Remove contacts from synced Exchange account, without removing them from the server

How can I remove contacts from accounts I don't sync with anymore? Without being afraid of removing them from the "source" exchange account now or in the future? Background: When installing the email ...
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How do I remove a Google Account from my phone?

My gal pal used my Galaxy S5 to sign into her Gmail. She Added "another account' to my g-mail but could not find a way to sign out when done. Now, all of her mail and calendar stuff is showing up on ...
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How to disable “security policy restricts use of html email”

I use AirWatch Agent and created an ActiveSync account to connect to my company's exchange server. Now, when I read emails they show up as plain text with the message "security policy restricts use of ...
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Lg Optimums L3 (e400f) Continuously Syncing Problem

My Lg Optimums L3 (e400) Is Always continuously syncing, from when I boot up till I shutdown, even when the setting is turned off. I think this started happening after I used the inbuilt power widget ...
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Exchange email syncs even if I disable it (only want to sync calendar)

I only want to sync Exchange calendar, not email. In the Exchange Account's options, I never checked "sync email", and it still synced after a few hours. I retried from scratch, and same thing ...
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Rooted Device + MS Exchange Mail = Security Issues?

I am using a rooted Epic 4G Touch (Sprint GSII) @ JB 4.1.2. I am accessing corporate email via MS Exchange ActiveSync. I have recently been told that a rooted device is not permitted to access MS ...
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Email doesn't sync anymore with Hotmail after the JellyBean update

My email app used to sync with Hotmail. After the Jellybean update it stopped syncing. I checked the settings: The peak and off-peak schedule are set to 'Push'. I also tested it with 15 minute pull. I ...
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Text messages sent from Outlook do not show in my Android's messaging folder

I can send and receive text messages with my Outlook 2010 on an Exchange 2010 server. Received text messages appear both on the phone and Outlook but sent text messages only appear on the device that ...
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ActiveSync/Exchange security policy

On my HTC DNA I recently changed from the integrated ActiveSync client to Touchdown. My corporate IT policy required a PIN to access the device when using the Android client. Now that I switched to ...
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Has anyone been able to setup a home server as a replacement for Google Sync? [duplicate]

Possible Duplicate: Suggestions for syncing data to someone besides Google? Funambol? Sync to my own server for contacts, sms and notes? Has anyone been able to setup a home server as a ...
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How to get back pattern lock with Exchange/ActiveSync account for Galaxt R?

I have added an Exchange/ActiveSync email account to my Android phone. This required me to set the email application as a device administrator so that ActiveSync can control certain features of my ...
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Galaxy S3 with 4.1.1 ActivSync contacts not showing

I have connected my S3 to my company's 2007 Exchange server through the native Microsoft ActivSync account settings. I get mail, calendar and contacts - then at some point, the contacts all ...
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Repeating Outlook calendar appointment on Android 2.3 calendar

I synchronize my Outlook 2010 calendar via an Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync account with my Samsung Galaxy SII (Android 2.3.5). It works pretty good, except for appointments with repetition. I ...
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Global Address Lookups on Galaxy SIII

I have setup my Exchange Mail using the default Samsung email app. Mail and calenders works great but I am not able to do Global Address lookups. Is this possible? How can do this?
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Galaxy S3 Active Sync is not working, any help?

I cant sync my business email on my Android mobile (a Galaxy S3 with Android 4.0.4). I tried to set up a business email account but all I get is unable to connect to server after I'm done with the ...
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S2 not accepting activesync password

I had gone on a holiday to Singapore and had inserted a local SIM card. After a day, the phone stopped accepting my original password which was for the active sync. I am now back in India. How do i ...
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Stock Android 6 (Motorola Moto G 3rd gen) has no 'Exchange ActiveSync' account option

I own a Motorola Moto G 3rd generation that's running Android 6 Marshmallow. I'm trying to do two way contacts/calendar syncing with my outlook.com account. By using the Microsoft Outlook app, one ...
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Email syncing on WiFi only

I have a user with a new Nexus 5X. It is configured to sync his personal (Gmail) email and work (Exchange) email (using the Gmail app). Gmail syncs fine; however, Exchange will only sync when ...
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What is the difference between active notifications and push notifications?

I know what push notifications are. But recently, I saw the term active notifications and push notifications used interchangeably. I am confused if they mean the same thing or different things. Does ...
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Is there a way to retrieve images from a stolen phone [duplicate]

I was using HTC Desire 626 which was connected to my Google account. I lost it yesterday, or may be it was stolen (pickpocket) while I was visiting a busy street market in Pratunam, Thailand. When I ...
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Unlocking ex-employee's phone (exchange activesync but no google)

We have a staff member who has left and we need the files off their phone. The device (Moto G) is connected with ActiveSync to our exchange, we don't have a requirement for lock code in place, but ...
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Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly

Android S4 my "Calendar" under "Sync settings" in my Google account disappeared. Under the Google accounts at the bottom it reads "Sync is currently experiencing problems. It will be back shortly" ...
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Add contact to ActiveSync on Samsung phone

I have two Samsung phones connect to my Exchange email using ActiveSync. When I manually add a contact they are stored on the phone and not ActiveSync, how can I set the default storage mechanism to ...
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Exchange ActiveSync device agent strings for Android OS version

I am creating reports based off of our Exchange ActiveSync logs. One of the fields in the EAS logs is "Device Agent" which tells me the device type and what version of Android the device is on. An ...
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Microsoft Exchange ActiveSync - Contacts Storage

I use a Microsoft Exchange account for my business and use a Samsung Galaxy S3. If I sync my contacts to the phone from the exchange account, are they actually stored on my phone or SD card or are ...