Quick Note: Email Server Search

The other day I was on the way to a potluck with some new friends and I was running late (somehow I always underestimate how long cooking really takes).  On my way over I remembered that the location had changed earlier that week and I didn’t actually know where I was going.  Checking my email…


How to Access the Company Directory

Did you know that you can search your company directory on your phone?  All you need is a Windows Mobile phone and an Exchange account. How do I get to the company directory? Open Contacts->Menu->Company Directory What can I do in the Company Directory? You can enter a name, email address, or office location and…


Finding Contacts FAST for Communication

Recently I’ve posted a few tips about working with contacts and it has been mostly focused on access from the contacts application or Smartdial.  I thought I should touch briefly on integration of contacts into other areas like messaging and calendar that make it really quick and easy to communicate with your contacts. Personally my…

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Saving Information to a Contact

Creating a new contact from scratch is straight-forward enough both on the desktop and on your phone through the contacts application.  But sometimes you have information you want to store before you have the contact itself.  You may not have cut-paste access to this data or even if you did you want an easier way…

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Smartdial: Combining Calls and Contacts

In a recent post I talked about the introduction of Smartdial to WM Professional and described a bit of what it does.  In a nutshell, it provides you with a filterable list of calls and contacts.   But I thought I should say a little bit more about the “calls and contacts” part of that…

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Windows Mobile Professional: Smartdial

Here’s another new thing in WM6 that I am particularly fond of – smart dial for WM Professional (Pocket PC).  Sure, this is old hat to WM Standard (Smartphone) users, but I like the touch experience and am thrilled to have access to this feature now on my WM Professional.  For those of you who…

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Call History Per Contact

In WM6 we did a bit of work to make it easier to track your call history with a particular person.  So, in addition to being able to see your entire call history you can now get individual call history from your contact card.  This is a feature I’m particularly fond of, so I thought…

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Windows Mobile 6 is here…!!!

Drool… After sooo many months of development, it’s finally here.  Public! We can write about it.  We can show it off.  Yes!!!!! Over the next few days developers, testers and program managers in the Outlook Mobile team will write about features they worked on here.  But lets do some high-level overview here. So what’s so cool about…

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Some cool devices for the Holidays…

First, please accept my apologies for being away for so long.  I took some vacation (okay, a lot of vacation days) and training.  Rest of the time was spent frantically catching up.  I’ll be taking nearly all December off, so happy holidays.  I figured I’d write about some cool devices before taking off. This is…

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QnA: Can I configure a default root folder for my IMAP account?

Question: I have recently moved to the windows mobile platform and am having trouble with Outlook and IMAP. Is there any way for me to configure the root folder fore IMAP in the settings? My IMAP folders are under ~/mail/ of my account and Outlook Mobile unfortunately tries to get all the folders under ~/…